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Foreign Policy
September 11, 2009
The Ultimate AfPak Reading List
Johns Hopkins angle: SAIS adjunct professor Peter Bergen offers a reading list on Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Wall street Journal.
September 11, 2009
9/11 and the 'Good War'
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece was written by Fouad Ajami, a professor at SAIS and an adjunct fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution.

Maryland Daily Record
September 11, 2009
Letters to the Editor
Johns Hopkins angle: This letter mentions Johns Hopkins Hospital

New York Times - Room for Debate blog
September 10, 2009
What Was Missing in Obama's Speech
Johns Hopkins angle: Lisa C. Dubay, an associate professor and director of Policy Studies in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, wrote a commentary, "What Does 'Affordable Mean?" related to President Obama's healthcare proposal.

Baltimore Sun
September 10, 2009
Stimulus can make roads safer
Johns Hopkins angle: A letter by Keshia Pollack, director of the Occupational Injury Epidemiology and Prevention Training Program at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Alicia Samuels, communications director of the school's Center for Injury Research and Policy.

Baltimore Sun
September 11, 2009
Video prompts ACORN firings
Johns Hopkins angle: In the video described in this story, a man claims to be a Johns Hopkins graduate student.

HealthDay
September 11, 2009
Young People at High Risk of Death Worldwide
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes from a journal commentary written by Robert W. Blum, a professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Tech Journal South (Research Triangle Park, N.C.)
September 11, 2009
BioMarker Strategies lands $1.7 million
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that the scientific founder of Biomarker Strategies, Douglas Clark, is a pathology professor in the School of Medicine.

FoxNews.com
September 11, 2009
Pneumonia Bugs Kill 1.2 Million Children Every Year
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters wire story includes comments from the study’s lead researcher, Kate O’Brien, an associate professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Thaindian News (Thailand)
September 11, 2009
Pneumococcal disease kills an Indian child every four minutes
Johns Hopkins angle: This IANS story quotes Mathuram Santosham, professor of international health and pediatrics at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and James Watt, a researcher at the school.

Bloomberg News
September 11, 2009
Japan Should Cut ‘Useless’ Missile Defense, DPJ Official Says
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi, a senior Democratic Party of Japan official. According to the article, Yamaguchi, holds a Ph.D. in international politics from JHU.

TamilNet.com (Sri Lanka)
September 11, 2009
US bemoans Sri Lanka inaction on camps, reconciliation
Johns Hopkins angle: This article excerpts comments made by Robert Blake, U.S. assistant secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, during an address Wednesday at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
September 11, 2009
Experts sound alarm over cyber security at Pitt conference
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Thomas Longstaff, an instructor in the Whiting School’s Engineering for Professionals program and a member of the senior professional staff at JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

PBS Online NewsHour
September 10, 2009
Study: H1N1 Replicates, Spreads Faster Than Seasonal Flu
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from Andrew Pekosz, an associate professor in microbiology and immunology in the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Summit Daily News (Colorado)
September 11, 2009
Chamber music shines at Alpenglow
Johns Hopkins angle: This preview of the Alpenglow Chamber Music Festival mentions that one of the performers will be violinist Kyung Sun Lee, who studied at the Peabody Conservatory.

Renal and Urology News
September 11, 2009
Study: Women Fare Better After Severe Trauma
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes lead investigator Adil Haider, assistant professor of surgery and co-director of the Center for Surgery Trials and Outcomes Research at the School of Medicine.

HealthJockey.com
September 11, 2009
Pancreatic tumor may be averted thanks to autoimmune responses
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Ivan Borello, an associate professor of oncology with the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.

Los Angeles Times
September 11, 2009
William Trombley dies at 80; journalist reshaped The Times' coverage of higher education
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Trombley earned a bachelor's degree in history from JHU.


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HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS
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Wall Street Journal
September 11, 2009
The Children of 9/11 Grow Up – Opinion Journal
College students talk about how the attack shaped their lives.

Associated Press
September 11, 2009
Students burn midnight oil at Boston college
This semester, Bunker Hill Community College is offering two classes on the graveyard shift – beginning just before midnight and running until 2:30 a.m. – in a move to accommodate an unprecedented boost in enrollment.

The Economist (U.K.)
September 10, 2009
It still pays to study
Since much of the cost of higher education is forgone earnings, its advantages are even clearer at a time when jobs are scarce.  Taking into account tuition fees, lost earnings while studying and extra taxes paid, a male graduate is still $82,000 better off in net present value terms than one whose education ended with the equivalent of a high-school diploma.

Huffington Post
September 10, 2009
College and the Recession - Opinion Piece
At Sarah Lawrence, the college where I teach, our endowment has been hard hit by the recession, and so have the incomes of our students' parents.

Inside Higher Ed
September 11, 2009
Impact on the Healthy
As H1N1 spreads, it leaves uninfected students unsure about whether to go to crowded frat parties or to fill a football stadium on game day.

Chronicle of Higher Education
September 10, 2009
Duncan Urges Colleges to Help Underperforming Schools More
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan urged universities on Thursday to get more involved in helping to improve underperforming schools, by forming partnerships with local school districts, establishing charter schools, and improving teacher education.

Reuters
September 10, 2009
Harvard and Yale endowments suffer heavy losses
Harvard and Yale said on Thursday their endowments lost roughly 30 percent of their value last year.  In recent years both invested heavily in hedge funds, private equity funds and timber, relying on these alternative asset classes to add billions to their endowments.

Bloomberg News
September 10, 2009
Yale to Cut $150 Million Annually Through Fiscal 2014
The school will cut staff and non-salary spending by 12.5 percent, President Richard Levin and Provost Peter Salovey said in a statement today. Yale said in December it would have an annual budget shortfall of $100 million in fiscal 2010, a gap that would grow to $300 million by 2014.

Washington Post – The Answer Sheet blog
September 10, 2009
TRACHTENBERG: What Is a College Education For?
Answering that question is Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, president emeritus of George Washington University, a professor of public policy and a man with any informed and sometimes unorthodox ideas about higher education.

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