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Baltimore Sun
September 30, 2009
Colleges learn to live with social media
Johns Hopkins angle: This front page story about how college admissions offices are using and working with social
media (such as Facebook) quotes JHU admissions counselor Daniel Creasy.

Wall Street Journal
September 30, 2009
Indonesia Dilutes Antigraft Court
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Indonesia's trade minister, Mari Pangestu, will host an event
Wednesday at JHU.

Minnesota Public Radio
September 29, 2009
New Classical Tracks: The Joy of Mozart with a legendary pianist
Johns Hopkins angle: An interview with Peabody's Leon Fleisher, who recently recorded three concertos by Mozart.

The Washington Post
September 30, 2009
Hallucinogenic Herb Under Legislative Eye
Johns Hopkins angle: Matthew W. Johnson, a psychopharmacologist at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he
studies salvia and its active ingredient, salvinorin A, is quoted in this article about the growing popularity of
salvia as a drug that can be smoked.
September 29, 2009
Hopkins Execs Weigh In On Health Care Debate
Johns Hopkins angle: Ron Peterson and Ed Miller, the two top executives of Johns Hopkins Medicine, weigh in on where
the focus of health care reform should be.

The Washington Post
September 29,2009
Q& A: Safety of the Swine Flu Vaccine
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrew Pekosz, an associate professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, answers questions about the safety of the H1N1 vaccine.
September 29, 2009
Deals again being brokered in China
Johns Hopkins angle: Article mentions a speech given earlier this week at SAIS by World Bank President Robert

Baltimore Sun
September 30, 2009
Spacecraft comes within 142 miles of Mercury
Johns Hopkins angle: The Messenger was built by scientists and engineers at APL.

Sky & Telescope
September 30, 2009
Messenger's Third "Taste" of Mercury
Johns Hopkins angle: This column provides a link to a Web site where interested amateur astronomers can follow the
journey taken by Messenger, which was designed and built at APL. The Web site is maintained by APL.
September 28, 2009
NASA Probe Zooms by Mercury in Last Flyby
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on NASA’s Messenger space probe mission, which is being managed by JHU’s
Applied Physics Laboratory.

Baltimore Sun
September 30, 2009
Drug researcher dies of apparent overdose; fellow scientist-boyfriend faces drug charges
Johns Hopkins angle: Donald Jasinski, chief of chemical dependency at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, comments in this article about a University of Maryland researcher who died after injecting herself with buprenorphine.

New York Times (AP)
September 29, 2009
Drug Researcher Dies, Boyfriend Faces Drug Charges
Johns Hopkins angle: Associated Press coverage of a University of Maryland neuroscience researcher who died after
injecting herself with buprenorphine quotes Donald Jasinski, chief of chemical dependency at Bayview.

Philadelphia Inquirer
September 30, 2009
Obama plan would tighten rules on toxic chemicals
Johns Hopkins angle: Lynn Goldman of the School of Public Health comments in this piece.
September 29, 2009
Williams College Names Adam Falk as New President
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that Adam Falk, dean of the Krieger School, has been chosen to become the
new president of Williams College in Massachusetts.

Maryland Daily Record
September 30, 2009
Falk to head Williams
Johns Hopkins angle: This brief reports that Adam Falk, dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at JHU, has
been named president of Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., succeeding long-time president Morton Schapiro who
resigned June 30 to become president of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.
September 30, 2009
The ''New Normal'' Comes To Asia
Johns Hopkins angle: WSE economist Steve Hanke is mentioned in this story.

The Edge (Malaysia)
September 30, 2009
Stimulus creates false sense of security, says economist
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on the Forbes Global CEO Conference 2009, held Tuesday in Kuala Lumpur,
and quotes one of the panelists, WSE applied economist Steve Hanke.

Boston Globe
September 30, 2009
Don’t rush Afghan decision, Kerry cautions president
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions a speech that Massachusetts Senator John F. Kerry gave at SAIS.

Philadelphia Inquirer
September 30, 2009
HPV vaccine death raises wider issue
Johns Hopkins angle: This article, which originated in the Los Angeles Times, notes Johns Hopkins researchers are
contacting 100,000 recipients of the H1N1 vaccine to check on their health status.

Business Standard (India)
September 30, 2009
Arvind Subramanian: The IMF beyond Istanbul
Johns Hopkins angle: This column was written by SAIS's Subramanian.

Voice of America
September 30, 2009
World Bank President Says Financial Crisis is Shifting Balance of Power
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of a speech made at SAIS by Robert Zoellick, president of the World Bank.

Tampa Tribune
September 29, 2009
Seniors getting mixed messages on flu vaccines
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about flu vaccines also mentions a School of Public Health study that revealed that
26 percent of all Americans, and 90 percent of seniors, had been diagnosed with at least one chronic condition.

Scripps Howard News Service
September 30, 2009
Psychological profile of family killers hard to pinpoint
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes Jacqueline Campbell of the School of Nursing. (India)
September 30, 2009
NIH grants $45 mn to establish new Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that that the National Institutes of Health are awarding about $16.8
million over five years to an existing Center of Excellence in Genomic Science at JHU, including some funds from the
2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Jackson Sun (Tenn.)
September 30, 2009
Parents should start early to teach children healthy eating habits
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press piece mentions a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health study
found that parents have waning influence over what their kids eat.

New Orleans Times-Picayune
September 30, 2009
Editorial: Parents should not dismiss vaccine for H1N1 flu
Johns Hopkins angle: This editorial endorsing the H1N1 vaccine notes that Johns Hopkins University will follow up on
at least 100,000 vaccine recipients to track side effects.
September 30, 2009
Uganda: Couple-Centered Interventions Key in HIV Fight
Johns Hopkins angle: The writer of this opinion piece, Joseph Waninda, works with the Health Communication
Partnership of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Indiana Gazette (Indiana. Pa.)
September 29, 2009
Seven Myths about Type 1 Diabetes
Johns Hopkins angle: This columnist mentions that her first two children were born at Johns Hopkins Hospital under
the care of an OB/GYN who managed only pregnant diabetics.

Baltimore Sun Blogs
September 29, 2009
Read Street Blog: Madison Smartt Bell on F. Scott Fitzgerald
Johns Hopkins angle: Blog mentions that Zelda Fitzgerald was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital's Phipps Clinic. (Baltimore)
September 30, 2009
Driver Crashes into Hospital Security Booth
Johns Hopkins angle: A driver running from police crashes into a hospital security booth at the Johns Hopkins
Hospital, sending the guard and a pastor to the hospital.

Westport News (Ct.)
September 30, 2009
Middle East solution: include youngsters
Johns Hopkins angle: Article mentions the Center for Talented Youth.

The Sentinel (Cumberland County, Pa.)
September 29, 2009
Devil women fall in battle of ranked teams
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports column reports that the Dickinson College women's soccer team lost to No. 9 Johns
Hopkins, but the Dickinson College women's volleyball team defeated the Blue Jays in that sport. Both games were
played Tuesday.


Florida Today
September 30, 2009
Our views: An ailing program
The VA knew the program under the new GI Bill - open to all veterans who have served since 9/11 - was coming and
should have been prepared for the deluge.

Inside Higher Ed
September 30, 2009
The Civic Engagement Gap
Despite the idea that colleges have a role to play in encouraging civic engagement and promoting good citizenship,
some doubt whether colleges are actually carrying out that role.

Baltimore Sun
September 30, 2009
Appeal delayed on doctoral program
The University of Maryland University College will have to wait until Oct. 14 for a hearing on its appeal to create
a doctoral program for community college administrators.

Wall Street Journal
September 30, 2009
Princeton Endowment Fell 23%
Princeton University, joining a host of wealthy colleges with poor investment results, reported that its endowment
shrank 23% over the past year, shedding $3.7 billion.

Associated Press
September 29, 2009
Task force to colleges: Treat betting like booze
The Task Force on College Gambling Policies says that schools should treat gambling as a health issue, and establish
policies to restrict wagers on campuses and treat students who develop addictions.

Inside Higher Ed
September 30, 2009
Forward Into the Cloud
With more students auto-forwarding e-mail to private accounts, even colleges that have not outsourced e-mail find it
difficult to keep correspondence on their own servers.

Inside Higher Ed
September 30, 2009
What Works for the Needy
An analysis of which financial aid programs most help low-income students says that simplicity often trumps
targeting and finds promise in aid tied to academic performance and support services.

Associated Press
September 29, 2009
Some college majors ease graduates' transition to workplace
The key is to choose an academic major connected to stable jobs, or those considered necessary despite fluctuations
in the economic climate, says one occupational expert.

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