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Boston Globe
September 29, 2009
Physicist named Williams College president
Johns Hopkins angle: Adam F. Falk, dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, was named president of Williams College.

Bennington Banner (Vermont)
September 28, 2009
Falk named new Williams president
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about the selection of Adam Falk, dean of the Krieger School as the new president of Williams College, includes comments from Paula Burger, JHU’s dean of undergraduate education and vice provost, and Daniel Weiss, former dean of the Krieger School.

North Adams Transcript (Mass.)
September 29, 2009
Williams names new president
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about the selection of Adam Falk, dean of the Krieger School,includes comments from Paula Burger, JHU’s dean of undergraduate education and vice provost.

The Washington Post
September 29, 2009
Gay Men Help Study Aids
Johns Hopkins angle: Joseph Margolick, a professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and head of the Multicenter AIDS study, is quoted in this article.

The Washington Post
September 29, 2009
Pre-Preschool
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about new devices aimed at helping babies learn before birth, quotes JHU developmental psychologist, Janet DiPietro, an expert in fetal development.

The Washington Post
September 28, 2009
World Bank's Zoellick says wary of more Fed Power
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that World Bank President Robert Zoellick was to deliver a speech at SAIS.

Wall Street Journal
September 29, 2009
Zoellick Sees 'Other Options' to Buck
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that World Bank President Robert Zoellick spoke to an audience at SAIS.

Worcester Telegram (Mass.)
September 29, 2009
Hopkins dean named new Williams College president
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS Dean Adam Falk is named the 17th president of Williams College.

Albany Times-Union
September 29, 2009
Physics scholar to lead Williams
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS Dean Adam Falk is named the 17th president of Williams College.

Baltimore Sun
September 29, 2009
City schools recognized for school lunch program
Johns Hopkins angle: The Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future will recognize Baltimore City public schools for creating an organic farm and incorporating local foods into school lunches.

New York Times
September 28, 2009
World Bank Head Sees Dollar’s Role Diminishing
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of World Bank President Robert Zoellick's speech yesterday at SAIS.

Toronto Star
September 29, 2009
World Bank questions Fed's power
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of World Bank President Robert Zoellick's speech at SAIS.

The Desert Sun (Ca.)
September 29, 2009
World Bank head: G20 proposal a 'good start'
Johns Hopkins angle: McClatchy News coverage of World Bank President Robert Zoellick's speech at SAIS.

UTVi.com
September 29, 2009
Fed may wait too long to raise rates
Johns Hopkins angle: This Bloomberg News story provides coverage of World Bank President Robert Zoellick's speech at SAIS.

Merco Press
September 29, 2009
Weakening dollar and rising Euro and Yuan, anticipates World Bank
Johns Hopkins angle: South Atlantic News Agency coverage of World Bank President Robert Zoellick's speech at SAIS.

Baltimore Sun
September 28, 2009
World Bank president says he opposes giving more authority to Federal Reserve
Johns Hopkins angle: World Bank President Robert Zoellick gave a speech yesterday at SAIS.

Business Day
September 29, 2009
Dollar may not always be king — Zoellick
Johns Hopkins angle: World Bank President Robert Zoellick gave a speech yesterday at SAIS.

Australia.to
September 28, 2009
World Bank Head Acknowledges Shifting Global Order 
Johns Hopkins angle: IPS coverage of World Bank President Robert Zoellick's speech at SAIS.

New York Times
August 29, 2009
Pregnancy Is No Time to Refuse a Flu Shot
Johns Hopkins angle: This article was co-authored by Ruth R. Faden, director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics.

Bloomberg News
September 29, 2009
Yen Weakens Against Dollar on Speculation Japan May Intervene
Johns Hopkins angle: WSE economist Steve Hanke is quoted.

KTUU.com (Alaska)
September 29, 2009
Most parents will opt against swine flu vaccine for kids
Johns Hopkins angle: Researchers at Johns Hopkins will be following up with people who get the H1N1 vaccine and later become sick, to see if the two are related.

Baltimore Sun
September 29, 2009
Watson expected to spark interest in Champions Tour
Johns Hopkins angle: This story states that Tom Watson raised more than $3 million for the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins, including donating a $1 million annuity he earned from the Senior Tour.

Washington Times
September 29, 2009
Dollar's days of dominance may end
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick's speech yesterday at SAIS.

People’s Daily Online (China)
September 29, 2009
World Bank chief says economic crisis remaking global power relations
Johns Hopkins angle: World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick's speech at SAIS.Advanced International Studies.

Tiscali (United Kingdom)
September 29, 2009
Zoellick says wary of more Fed power
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters wire story reports on World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick's speech at SAIS.

United Press International
September 28, 2009
World Bank: U.S. economic power may fade
Johns Hopkins angle: This UPI wire story reports on World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick's speech at SAIS.International Studies.

BBC New Online
September 29, 2009
Probe's pass and brake at Mercury
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature on NASA’s Messenger space probe includes comments from Eric Finnegan, a mission systems engineer from JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory, which is managing the mission for NASA, and APL instrument scientist Noam Izenberg.

RIA Novosti (Russian Information Agency)
September 29, 2009
NASA probe to make closest flyby of Mercury
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from said Ralph McNutt, a project scientist at JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory, which is managing the Messenger space probe mission for NASA.

Boulder Daily Camera (Colorado)
September 28, 2009
Spacecraft, carrying CU instrument, makes final Mercury flyby
Johns Hopkins angle: This article focuses on a University of Colorado instrument aboard NASA’s Messenger space probe.

KATU.com (Portland, Ore.)
September, 29, 2009
Doctor shortage ahead, study says
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to Johns Hopkins research indicating that having a primary caregiver to act as a person’s long-term health guide keeps people healthier.

The Journal and Courier (Lafayette/West Lafayette, Ind.)
September 29, 2009
World leaders need to keep Iran in check
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece refers to comments made by Eliot Cohen of JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies in an op-ed that appeared Monday in the Wall Street Journal.

San Bernardino Sun (Calif.)
September 29, 2009
Rialto Superfund site report expected early next year
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes Steven Milloy, founder of junkscience.com, and states that Milloy holds a bachelor's in natural sciences from JHU and a master's in health sciences in biostatistics from the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The Times (Scranton, Pa.)
September 29, 2009
Tuzze, Talerico score first collegiate touchdowns
Johns Hopkins angle: This college football roundup mentions that JHU’s held Moravian to 95 yards of total offense in a 27-0 victory Saturday, the team’s third straight win.

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Baltimore Sun
September 29, 2009
The hidden loss for primary care
Medical students are opting for specialties so they'll be able to pay bills instead of following their hearts into front-line medicine.

New York Times – Economix blog
September 28, 2009
Poor Students at Rich Colleges
U.S. News & World Report recently released a ranking of top national universities by the “economic diversity” of their student bodies.

USA Today
September 29, 2009
Costs weigh heavy as families plan for college
Cost has increasingly become a deciding factor in where students enroll in college, but the economic downturn has made this back-to-school season tougher than usual for many families.

Wall Street Journal
September 29, 2009
An Internship From Your Couch
Virtual internships, while relatively rare, are becoming more common, career experts say, fueled by improving technology and the growth of social media.

New York Times Magazine - Column
September 28, 2009
Should You Give to Harvard?
The fiscal year for major university endowments ended June 30, and schools have been reporting their results: not good.

Philadelphia Inquirer
September 28, 2009
More U.S. students picking Canadian universities
Costs are lower than many private schools in the United States and in some cases similar to costs at flagship state schools.

Wall Street Journal – Digits blog
September 28, 2009
Amazon’s Kindle DX: Not Yet a Hit on Campus
Some students are expressing their discomfort with Amazon.com’s Kindle DX e-book reader device during a pilot-program taking place at seven campuses nationwide this fall.

Boston Globe
September 28, 2009
Hingham teen dies in Ohio after a battle against H1N1
A freshman at Miami University appears to be the fourth student to have died from H1N1 complications during this academic year.


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