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October 16, 2009
Hopkins leads U.S. in research, development spending, report says
Johns Hopkins angle: The Johns Hopkins University led the nation in research and development spending in fiscal year 2008, according to a new National Science Foundation report.

WBAL Radio (Baltimore)
October 16, 2009
Johns Hopkins Tops The Nation In R&D Funding
Johns Hopkins angle: The Johns Hopkins University led the nation in research and development spending in fiscal year 2008, according to a new National
Science Foundation report.

New York Times
October 15, 2009
Smoking Bans Reduce Heart Attacks and Disease
Johns Hopkins angle: Lynn Goldman of the School of Public Health was quoted in this Associated Press story.

Baltimore Sun (AP)
October 15, 2009
US report finds workplace, restaurant smoking bans reduce nonsmokers' risk of heart attacks
Johns Hopkins angle: Lynn Goldman of the School of Public Health was quoted in this Associated Press story.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
October 15, 2009
Smoking bans are boosting public health, new study says
Johns Hopkins angle: Lynn Goldman of the School of Public Health was quoted in this Associated Press story.

MSN Malaysia News (AFP)
October 15, 2009
Smoking bans linked to heart health: study
Johns Hopkins angle: This Agence France-Presse story quotes Lynn Goldman of the School of Public Health.

New York Times
October 15, 2009
Weak Dollar? Not So Much in China
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS economist Jon Faust commented in this article.

The Washington Post
October 15, 2009
Report: Smoking bans protect nonsmokers' hearts
Johns Hopkins angle: This story contains comments from Lynn Goldman, an environmental health specialist at JHU.

Maryland Daily Record
October 16, 2009
Editorial Research Bonanza
Johns Hopkins angle: This brief mentions that Johns Hopkins won the most in grants for federally funded research economy. It also mentions Carol Greider's Nobel Prize win for medicine.

Maryland Daily Record
October 16, 2009
On the Move-Business Edition
Johns Hopkins angle: This column of briefs states that gastroenterologist Anurag Maheshwari has joined the staff of the Institute for Digestive Health and
Liver Disease at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. He was formerly a faculty member at JHU's School of Medicine. This column also states that Steven W. Koehn, director of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ Forest Service, was sworn in as president of the National Association of State Foresters. He previously taught forestry at JHU's School of Professional Studies in Business Education. The column mentions that Adam F. Falk, dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, has been appointed president of Williams College.

Washington Post
October 12, 2009
On Leadership: A Confluence of Traits
Johns Hopkins angle: Yash Gupta, dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, discusses the characteristics that would earn someone a Nobel Prize in leadership.

WBAL TV-11 Baltimore
October 15, 2009
E-Mail Scam Hacks Accounts, Uses Personal Info
Johns Hopkins angle: WSE computer security expert Avi Rubin is interviewed in this story about security breaches. A video report is also posted.

Houston Chronicle
October 15, 2009
Nobels show women have the brains for science
Johns Hopkins angle: This column about women in science quotes Carol Greider of the School of Medicine. Greider shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in  medicine.

Bernama (Malaysia)
October 16, 2009
Russia In U.N. Rights Dock For Journalist Murders
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters story quotes Ruth Wedgwood of SAIS.

MyFoxMemphis.com
October 15, 2009
Raising Awareness for Women Candidates
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS's Erika Falk is interviewed about the impact that media bias has on female political candidates.

San Antonio Express (Texas)
October 16, 2009
Bills lack medical error fixes
Johns Hopkins angle: Peter Pronovost of the School of Medicine is quoted.

Panorama.com (Armenia)
October 16, 2009
D.Satter: Opening of the Armenian-Turkish border not tied with Nagorno-Karabakh settlement
Johns Hopkins angle: The Armenian-Turkish border will open prior to Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement, according to David Satter of SAIS.

Jackson Sun (Tenn.)
October 16, 2009
Community notes: Tomlin leading Johns Hopkins to successful year
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins University sophomore Hewitt Tomlin , a former Trinity Christian Academy standout, has completed 65.6 percent of his passes for the Blue Jays this season.

Cayman Net News (Cayman Islands)
October 15, 2009
Stuarts pays tribute to founder and Cayman business icon
Johns Hopkins angle: Speaker Andrew Bacevich, Professor of International Relations and History at Boston University, was formerly a fellow at SAIS.

Baltimore Sun
October 16, 2009
Francis A. Conlon dies at 63
Johns Hopkins angle: Conlon was a credit manager at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Delmarva Now
October 15, 2009
Violet Richards Nichols
Johns Hopkins angle: Nichols was a Peabody Conservatory alumna.

HealthDay
October 16, 2009
Smoking Bans Good for Non-Smokers' Hearts: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins angle: This article focuses on a report released by a U.S. Institute of Medicine committee chaired by Lynn R. Goldman, a professor of environmental health sciences at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is quoted in the piece.

Baltimore Sun
October 16, 2009
Study: smoking bans cut heart attack risk
Johns Hopkins angle: This post from the Sun’s Picture of Health blog includes a quote from Lynn R. Goldman a professor of environmental health sciences at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, Tex.)
October 16, 2009
Smoking bans are boosting public health, new study says
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about a U.S. Institute of Medicine study includes a quote from Lynn R. Goldman, a professor of environmental health
sciences at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Los Angeles Times
October 16, 2009
Anti-smoking laws reduce heart attacks, report finds
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Lynn R. Goldman a professor of environmental health sciences at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, who chaired the panel that produced this report.

Canada.com
October 16, 2009
U.S. report confirms smoking bans cut heart attacks
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters wire story about a U.S. Institute of Medicine study includes a quote from Lynn R. Goldman, a professor of environmental health sciences at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Yahoo! News - Creators Syndicate
October 16, 2009
A Big Difference for Science and Medicine
Johns Hopkins angle: This syndicated column by Susan Estrich discusses the significance of the Nobel Prize win by Carole Greider of the School of medicine.

Seattle Times
October 16, 2009
Bush military policy faces review
Johns Hopkins angle: This Bloomberg wire story quotes James Mann, Foreign Policy Institute Author-in-Residence at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

KDKA-TV (Pittsburgh)
October 15, 2009
H1N1 Flu Causing Some Concern For Hospital Visits
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on hospitals, including Johns Hopkins Hospital, that have changed their policies of visits by children because of
H1N1 concerns.

The Warwick Advertiser (New York States)
October 15, 2009
COLLEGE NOTES
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions that Raafay Syed of Warwick was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2009 semester at the JHU.

The Pueblo Chieftain (Colorado)
October 16, 2009
Domestic violence cases tough to figure
Johns Hopkins angle:
This article reports on a domestic violence seminar, in which one of the workshop leaders was David Thomas, an instructor at JHU.

Jackson Sun (Tennessee)
October 16, 2009
Community notes: Tomlin leading Johns Hopkins to successful year
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions that JHU sophomore Hewitt Tomline, who attended a local high school, is having an outstanding season on the
university’s football team.

Forbes.com
October 15, 2009 online - Forbes Magazine dated Nov. 2, 2009
At Our Throats
Johns Hopkins angle: This throat cancer article includes comments from researcher Maura Gillison and mentions that she received her doctorate and oncology training at JHU.

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The Hill - Pundits blog
October 16, 2009
Getting kids to college
Why do we make so many college kids mortgage their future through student loans?

Chronicle of Higher Education
October 15, 2009
Colleges Need to Measure Quality Based on What Students Learn, Lumina Leader Says
Jamie P. Merisotis, Lumina Foundation president, says, what is considered a "quality" education often has little connection with the actual knowledge that
students gain.

London Times, U.K.
October 15, 2009
America's 'melt' is swamped by an undergraduate deluge
Fears of mass dropouts prove unfounded as institutions struggle with record intakes.

New York Times
October 16, 2009
At A&M, a Dance of Decorum for Obama Visit
Amid protests by conservatives over the president’s visit for a campus forum with the first President Bush, Mr. Bush appealed to Aggie pride and called for
renouncing politics.

Inside Higher Ed
October 16, 2009
Hot Seat
As frustration mounts in Congress and on campuses, the Department of Veterans Affairs attempts to explain a backlog of nearly 30,000 GI Bill benefit
payments.

Star-Ledger (N.J.)
October 16, 2009
Princeton opens some of its dorms to mixed-gender accommodations
Princeton University will allow male and female undergraduates to share apartment-style dorm rooms under a mixed-gender housing program.

Johns Hopkins University