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Baltimore Sun
October 13, 2009
Hopkins president Daniels undergoes surgery
Johns Hopkins angle: JHu President Ronald J. Daniels will be recovering for approximately eight
weeks after surgery Monday morning to remove a mass behind his pancreas.

WBAL TV Baltimore
October 13, 2009
Hopkins President Daniels Undergoes Surgery
Johns Hopkins angle: JHU President Ronald J. Daniels will be recovering for approximately eight
weeks after surgery Monday morning to remove a mass behind his pancreas.

Frederick News-Post (AP)
October 13, 2009
Hopkins president undergoes surgery
Johns Hopkins angle: The Associated Press reports that JHU President Ronald J. Daniels will be
recovering for approximately eight weeks after surgery Monday morning to remove a mass behind his
pancreas.

New York Times
October 13, 2009
A Conversation With Carol W. Greider
On Winning a Nobel Prize in Science

Johns Hopkins angle: A Q & A with SoM's Carol Greider, who shared this year's Nobel Prize in
medicine.

Baltimore Sun
October 13, 2009
Flu hits hospital visitor policies
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Johns Hopkins
Children's Center updated their policy Monday to restrict anyone 16 or younger from visiting.

WJZ.com
October 12, 2009
Hospitals Begin To Bar Children To Slow H1N1
Johns Hopkins angle: This report states that because of H1N1 concerns, the Johns Hopkins
Children's Center announced Monday that no one under 16 can come in and there can be just two
visitors per patient.

TIME.com
October 19, 2009 issue
Can Health-Care Workers Be Forced to Get Flu Shots?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that at Johns Hopkins Hospital, personnel who choose to
get a flu shot are provided with a colored clip to attach to their hospital ID. The article
quotes Aaron Milstone, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine who is a member of the
hospital's infection-control committee.

Washington Post
October 13, 2009
Employers Are Pushing Ineligible Dependents Out of Plans
Johns Hopkins angle: Heidi Conway, senior director of benefits, is quoted in a story about
benefits eligibility audits, an increasingly common practice at employers, including Johns
Hopkins.

Washington Times
October 13, 2009
H1N1 flu risks high for healthy youths
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from John Bartlett, a professor and infectious
disease specialist in the School of Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
October 13, 2009
Fresh treatment of 'Falstaff' at Kennedy Center
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Nancy Roldán, a pianist recently retired from the
Peabody Conservatory faculty.

Maryland Daily Record
October 13, 2009
JH Hospital tops again
Johns Hopkins angle: For the 14th straight year, the National Research Corp. has given The Johns
Hopkins Hospital its Consumer Choice Award for the Baltimore region.

All About Jazz
October 13, 2009
The State of the Piano 2009: Cyrus Chestnut and Jessica Williams
Johns Hopkins angle: This recording review mentions that Cyrus Chestnut was trained in classical
music at the Peabody Institute.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 12, 2009
Yo-Yo Ma gives voice to Chinese composer
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature about composer Angel Lam states that Christopher Theofanidis is
her musical mentor at the Peabody Institute of Music and Yale University — two schools where Lam,
29, is now enrolled for graduate degrees.

Forbes (Reuters)
October 13, 2009
UPDATE 2-Bank of China exec to take up senior IMF post-source
Johns Hopkins angle: Bank of China Ltd. Vice President Zhu Min earned a doctorate at JHU.

Denver Post
October 13, 2009
Study spots signs of dropouts
Johns Hopkins angle: About 100 high schools account for 70 percent of all of the state's dropouts,
according to a study by Johns Hopkins University that examined schools in Denver, Pueblo, Adams
12, Aurora and Jefferson County.

The Guardian (UK)
October 13, 2009
Improbable research: the hundred trillion dollar book
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece mentions research by WSE economist Steve Hanke.

Jakarta Post
October 13, 2009
New govt quota system to preserve coral reefs
Johns Hopkins angle: This story states that a 2003 Johns Hopkins University study revealed
Indonesia's 85,000-square-kilometer coral reef area is home to a third of the world's coral and a
quarter of its fish species.

WJZ.com
October 12, 2009
NAACP Concerned Over Baltimore Leadership
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS political scientist Matthew Crenson was quoted.

New Scientist (U.K.)
October 12, 2009
Asteroid isn't just a dry heap of rubble
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to related 2008 research by a team that included Andrew
Rivkin of JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

BritianNews.net
October 13, 2009
Scientists may have found first direct evidence of water ice on asteroid's surface
Johns Hopkins angle: This report notes that APL's Andrew Rivkin and Joshua Emery of the SETI
Institute in Mountain View, California, in 2008 found hints that the asteroid 24 Themis, which
sits in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, could have water ice on its surface.

New Kerala (India)
October 13, 2009
Scientists may have found first direct evidence of water ice on asteroid's surface
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI wire story refers to early research on this topic conducted in part
by Andrew Rivkin of JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

CNS News
October 13, 2009
Baltimore Schools Embrace Anti-Meat Movement with ‘Meatless Mondays’
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Meatless Mondays are promoted by the Johns Hopkins
Center for A Livable Future.

Rexburg Standard Journal (Idaho)
October 13, 2009
Swine flu vaccine's here -- do you want it?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that the CDC will be working in concert with Harvard
Medical School and Johns Hopkins University to monitor any side effects of the H1N1 vaccine.

World Television and Business News
October 13, 2009
Terry Keenan Leaves Fox News
Johns Hopkins angle: Keenan earned an undergraduate degree in mathematics at JHU, according to
this story.

The Montana Standard
October 12, 2009
Baucus' chief staffer worked for giant health insurer
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Sen. Max Baucus' top staffer on health reform, Liz
Fowler, is an attorney who also has a doctorate in public health from JHU.

The Daily Mail (Charleston, W. Va.)
October 13, 2009
Wise aims to quell rate of dropouts
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to a dropout problems policy brief that included
information from the Krieger School’s Center for Social Organization of Schools.

Salem News (Mass.)
October 13, 2009
Fundraiser will assist families of cancer patients
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature refers to a foundation that aims to support families who need to
travel to the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. 

Baltimore Sun
October 13, 2009
Towson's Mangione named CAA Player of the Week
Johns Hopkins angle: In women's soccer, Johns Hopkins junior Jessica Hnatiuk (John Carroll) was
named Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week and in football, Johns Hopkins strong
safety Colin Wixted, a senior, has been named the Centennial Conference Defensive Player of the
Week.

New York Times
October 13, 2009
Richard W. Sonnenfeldt, Nuremberg Interrogator, Is Dead at 86
Johns Hopkins angle: Sonnenfeldt studied electrical engineering at JHU.

Baltimore Sun
October 13, 2009
George C. Wilson, railroad worker
Johns Hopkins angle: Wilson was a longtime volunteer at the Wilmer Eye Institute and won the
Conner Volunteer of the Year Award.

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New York Times – The Choice blog
October 12, 2009
Which Colleges Make the Best Neighbors?
The president of Westfield State College in Massachusetts has compiled a list, highlighting the
good works of 25 colleges. The University of Pennsylvania tops the list.

Inside Higher Ed
October 13, 2009
In Search of Evidence, and Acceptance
A gathering was held last week to start framing an agenda for a new research center that the
University of Phoenix is creating.

Washington Post
October 13, 2009
College's Staff Is All Thumbs -- and Proud of It
A new study has confirmed what George Washington University students already knew: Their school
officials are obsessive Twitterers.

Associated Press
October 12, 2009
College cutbacks make it harder to earn degrees
Deep budget cuts are forcing colleges to lay off instructors and eliminate some classes, making it
harder for students to get into the courses they need to earn their degree.

Associated Press
October 13, 2009
Slain Yale student memorialized by university
About 150 classmates, professors and others gathered at Yale's historic Battell Chapel for a
private memorial service for Annie Le, the 24-year-old found strangled in a school laboratory.

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