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The Washington Post
November 29, 2009
How much of leadership is symbolic?
Johns Hopkins angle: Yash Gupta, dean of the Carey Business School, participated in this blog about the
substance and symbolism surrounding President Obama's first state dinner.

Baltimore Sun
November 29, 2009
Top hospitals dispute cost rankings
Johns Hopkins angle: Edward D. Miller, dean and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, is quoted in this article.

Wall Street Journal
November 29, 2009
The Arabs Have Stopped Applauding Obama
Johns Hopkins angle: Fouad Ajami, a professor at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies and a
senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, authored this opinion piece.

The Washington Post
November 29, 2009
The Treatment of Kenny Farnsworth
Johns Hopkins angle: Melissa McCarthy, a professor in the Johns Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine,
is quoted in this magazine cover story about a man who called 911 routinely for medical issues and now has
an endless stack of bills that he is unlikely to ever pay.

Wall Street Journal
November 29, 2009
Honduran Hopefuls Look Past Zelaya
Johns Hopkins angle: Riordan Roett, a Latin America expert at JHU’s School of Advanced International
Studies, is quoted.

Wall Street Journal
November 28, 2009
Honduran Leaders Hope Vote Will End Standoff
Johns Hopkins angle: Riordan Roett, a Latin America expert at JHU’s School of Advanced International
Studies, is quoted.

The Washington Post
November 28, 2009
Racial pawns in the battle for same-sex marriage
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece was written by Taylor Harris, a graduate student in the writing
program at JHU.

The Washington Post
November 30, 2009
The rising titans of '98: Where are they now?
Johns Hopkins angle: Jeong H. Kim, who studied electrical engineering at JHU, is one of nine up-and-coming
Washington, D.C.-area entrepreneurs featured in this article.

New York Times
November 28, 2009
Seeking the Best Medical Care Prices
Johns Hopkins angle: Jonathan Weiner of the Bloomberg School of Public Health is quoted.

TIME
November 27, 2009
Medical students don't always report needle injuries
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece mentions a survey conducted by researchers at JHU’s School of Medicine, in
which medical residents explained that a combination of complicated reporting processes, fear of negative
reviews from instructors and simply embarrassment often prevented them from reporting accidents with
needles.

The Washington Post
November 26, 2009
How a lobbying campaign helped make Thanksgiving a national holiday
Johns Hopkins angle: Dorthea Wolfson, associate program chair of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences,
is quoted.

CIOL News Reports
November 30, 2009
Now, mobiles can diagnose acute appendicitis
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature reports on a study led by Asim F. Choudhri, a clinical fellow in
neuroradiology in the School of Medicine. Choudhri is quoted.

PhysOrg.com
November 30, 2009
Smart phones allow quick diagnosis of acute appendicitis
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from the study’s lead author, Asim F. Choudhri, a
clinical fellow in neuroradiology in the School of Medicine.

Daily India (ANI)
November 30, 2009
Smartphones may help diagnose acute appendicitis
Johns Hopkins angle: Using a smartphone equipped with special software, radiologists can accurately
diagnose acute appendicitis from a remote location, according to a study led by Asim Choudhri of the School
of Medicine.

New Statesman (United Kingdom)
November 26, 2009
Two sides of the Coin
Johns Hopkins angle: This column quotes Michael Vlahos, a member of the senior staff of the National
Security Analysis Department at JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

Telegraph (UK)
November 30, 2009
Political storm brews for Pakistan's president
Johns Hopkins angle: Hasan Askari of JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies is quoted in this
Agence France-Presse piece.

USA Today
November 30, 2009
'Hoarders' digging up drama, helping compulsive pack rats
Johns Hopkins angle: Jack Samuels of the Bloomberg School of Public Health is quoted.

San Francisco Chronicle
November 29, 2009
Health care lessons from Europe
Johns Hopkins angle: Gerard Anderson of the Bloomberg School of Public Health is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
November 30, 2009
Anger at Baltimore County pensions likely to last
Johns Hopkins angle: Krieger School sociologist Matthew Crenson is quoted.

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
November 30, 2009
Building bridges to families
Johns Hopkins angle: Sidebar material to this story mentions research by Joyce Epstein and Mavis Sanders of
the Everyone Graduates Center at JHU.

Maryland Daily Record
November 26, 2009
On the Move - Business Edition
Johns Hopkins angle: Five Maryland hospitals received the Medal of Honor for Organ Donation from the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services, including Johns Hopkins Hospital.

The Australian
November 27, 2009
General revealed behind eminent lines
Johns Hopkins angle: This review of "Tell Me How This Ends: General David Petraeus and the Search for a Way
Out of Iraq," is by Linda Robinson, a writer-in-residence at SAIS.

Korea Times
November 29, 2009
Pyongyang’s Talking Points
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary was written by Tong Kim, an adjunct professor at SAIS.

Modern Healthcare
November 30, 2009
The cost of murder
Johns Hopkins angle: Tina Cheng, a division chief and associate professor of pediatrics at the Johns
Hopkins Children's Center and co-author of several journal articles on hospital-based violence prevention
programs, is quoted, as is Philip Leaf of the School of Public Health.

The Washington Post
November 27, 2009
More than the beer will bring you here
Johns Hopkins angle: Matt Welch, a graduate student at Johns Hopkins, is quoted in this story about a new
restaurant and bar in Washington, D.C., with a large selection of beers.

The Washington Post
November 26, 2009
A hit on the head and no error for a thankful softball player
Johns Hopkins angle: A young softball player is successfully treated for a brain tumor at Johns Hopkins
Hospital.

Baltimore Sun
November 27, 2009
Holiday film guide stays true to Christmas spirit
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature story quotes Peter Dans of the School of Medicine.

Ghana News
November 29, 2009
Electronic Voting Machines and a New Era of Fixing Elections
Johns Hopkins angle: WSE computer science professor Avi Rubin is quoted.

The Commercial Appeal (Memphis)
November 30, 2009
Memphis family answers "call" of ministry
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Claire Matheny is a chaplain at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Charlottesville Daily Progress
November 29, 2009
Region’s nonprofits braving recession
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that according to a 2008 report by the Johns Hopkins Nonprofit
Economic Data Project and the Connect Network, nonprofits in the city and the counties of Albemarle,
Greene, Fluvanna, Louisa and Nelson generated more than $934 million in revenues, or 3 percent of the
state’s nonprofit revenues, in 2005.

Lancaster New Era
November 29, 2009
Can't miss work, child sick ...
Johns Hopkins angle: Allison Agwu of the School of Medicine comments in this article.

Baltimore Sun
November 27, 2009
Hereford High seniors tackle particle physics
Johns Hopkins angle: Krieger School physicist Bruce Barnett is quoted.

Baltimore Sun Blogs
November 30, 2009
A poor excuse for high Baltimore medical costs
Johns Hopkins angle: This Jay Hancock blog mentions that expenses at the Johns Hopkins Hospital were far
above the national average and far above that of the standard-setting Mayo Clinic, according to an article
that appeared in the newspaper previously.

Modern Healthcare
November 30, 2009
Virtual realities
Johns Hopkins angle: This story includes comments from Elliot Fishman, a physician and director of
diagnostic imaging and body CT for Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
November 28, 2009
Retail growth is sneaking into Remington
Johns Hopkins angle: This Jacques Kelly column mentions the impact of Johns Hopkins' presence in Baltimore
City.

Khaleej Times
November 29, 2009
Europe lacks means, will for Afghan war
Johns Hopkins angle: Kurt Volker, now managing director at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at JHU’s
School of Advanced International Studies, is quoted.

Hamilton Spectator (Canada)
November 28, 2009
Luxury hospitals offer limos, lobster
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story on luxury hospitals, Johns Hopkins Hospital boasts a
tuxedo-clad wait staff and oriental rugs.

Hartford Courant
November 30, 2009
Teen athletes need heart screenings, study suggests
Johns Hopkins angle: The tragedy of a young athlete dying is sometimes compounded by the discovery that he
or she had an undiagnosed heart condition. A new study, led by Aurelio Pinheiro of the Johns Hopkins School
of Medicine, suggests that comprehensive screenings could be the answer.

WIBW.com (Kansas)
November 28, 2009
Hand Sanitizer: How it Protects You
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes Andrew Pekosz, associate professor of microbiology and immunology at
the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Montgomery Advertiser (Alabama)
November 28, 2009
Care of elderly added to UAB studies
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes John Burton of the School of Medicine.

IT News for Australian Business
December 1, 2009
Malware hidden in English language text
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to research led by Joshua Mason of the WSE’s Department of
Computer Science. The piece includes comments from Mason.

Bloomberg,com
November 30, 2009
Celgene Cancer Pill to Triple Sales on Data Threatening J&J
Johns Hopkins angle: This wire story quotes Ivan Borrello, an associate professor of oncology in the School
of Medicine.

AllAfrica.com
November 27, 2009
Satellites Identify Mosquito Breeding Sites
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from lead researcher Gregory E. Glass, director of the
Environmental Surveillance Core at the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute.

Chicago Sun-Times
November 30, 2009
'Hoarders’ digs up drama
Johns Hopkins angle: The feature about “extreme pack rats” refers to a 2007 JHU study that found similar
chromosome patterns in families with at least two hoarders.

Forbes.com
November 29, 2009 Online – From Forbes Magazine dated December 14, 2009
Income During Inflation
Johns Hopkins angle: This column is written by Steve Hanke, a WSE professor of applied economics.

Philadelphia Inquirer
November 29, 2009
Hormone boosts for men get a test
Johns Hopkins angle: This health feature quotes prostate surgeon Patrick Walsh, a professor of urology in
the School of Medicine.

NPR.org (National Public Radio)
November 30, 2009
Seven Things You Didn't Know About The Senate Health Bill
Johns Hopkins angle: This report refers to a 2007 study led by Gerard Anderson, a professor in the
Bloomberg School of Public Health, concerning gaps between rates charged to self-pay patients and those
charged to other payers.

Bloomberg
November 30, 2009
In-Geithner-We-Trust Bond Market Gets Lowest Yield
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that Timothy Geithner earned a Master of Arts in international
economics at Johns Hopkins.


Madison Eagle (New Jersey)
November 27, 2009
Madison executive named to Christie transition team
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Gov.-elect Chris Christie has named Dennis M. Bone of
Madison, president of Verizon New Jersey Inc., to his transition team. This piece notes that Bone earned a
master’s of science degree in counseling from JHU.

The Courier-Journal (Louisville. Ky.)
November 28, 2009
Thomas More loses on FG in last second
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that Alex Lachman's 43-yard field goal as time expired lifted
Johns Hopkins past previously unbeaten Thomas More College 31-29 in the second round of the NCAA Division
III football playoffs on Saturday.


Baltimore Sun
November 29, 2009
Blue Jays advance on last-second field goal
Johns Hopkins angle: JHU’s football team beat Thomas More 31-29.

Baltimore Sun
November 28, 2009
Hopkins football team heading to Ky. for NCAA playoffs
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reported that the Blue Jays football team would face undefeated Thomas More
the following day in 2nd-round game.

The York Dispatch (Pa.)
November 29, 2009
York College women drop to 3-3 on season
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports story reports that the JHU Blue Jays women's basketball team used a
relentless offensive rebounding effort to best the York College Spartans 75-66 in a non-conference battle
on Sunday.

Baltimore Sun
November 26, 2009
Charles W. Ellis Jr.
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Ellis studied at Peabody.

New York Times Blogs
November 30, 2009
Ari Kiev, Psychiatrist to Traders, Dies
Johns Hopkins angle: Kiev trained at Johns Hopkins, according to this blog.

Baltimore Sun
November 30, 2009
Myra Roseman
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary reports that Roseman, a retired bacteriologist and research associate
with the department of epidemiology at what is now the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,
died Nov. 21.

Houston Chronicle
November 28, 2009
Architect David Scoular dead at 67
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary states that Scoular designed medical facilities and research
laboratories — his clients included Harvard, Johns Hopkins and Stanford, and he consulted in Saudi Arabia
and Turkey — but his greatest influence was in Houston.


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HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS
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Chronicle of Higher Education
November 30, 2009
Harsh Economy Drives New Brand of Communication From the Top
Starting last fall, many presidents stepped up their communications, some making monthly or even weekly
addresses to faculty and staff members, students, parents, and alumni.

Inside Higher Ed Quick Take
November 30, 2009
Upbeat Assessment of Direct Student Loan Program Capacity
The U.S. Education Department's inspector general issued a positive assessment last week of the
department's ability to help colleges transition to the government's direct student loan program.

Washington Post
November 30, 2009
The best and brightest take a detour
An increasing number of high school graduates are passing over top-drawer public and private universities
to become honor students at community colleges.

Associated Press
November 30, 2009
Medical students learn from cadavers
Before first-year medical students lay their hands on the living, they learn anatomy from the dead.

Associated Press
November 29, 2009
AP Impact: For-profit colleges haul in gov't aid
An Associated Press analysis shows surging proportions of both low-income students and the recently boosted
government money that follows them are ending up at for-profit schools.

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