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Wall Street Journal
April 5, 2010
Bank of Mom and Dad Shuts Amid White-Collar Struggle
Johns Hopkins angle: A story on parents trying to keep their kids in college despite financial problems leads with an anecdote about two Johns Hopkins graduates with two children in school at the university. The husband was laid off from a well-paying job at GE Capital; they have now applied for and received aid at Johns Hopkins. The story quotes financial aid director Vincent Amoroso and says, "Johns Hopkins last year added $2 million in financial aid just to accommodate the surge of additional aid requests for its 5,000 undergrads."

Washington Post
April 3, 2010
Life Sciences Center: A boon for the region
Johns Hopkins angle: A letter to the editor praising the proposed Gaithersburg West Master Plan mentions “Johns Hopkins University as a strong community partner” and says that the university's presence will help Montgomery County “continue to place in the highest ranks of medical research.”

Baltimore Sun
April 5, 2010
Perdue needs to take responsibility
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is co-authored by Robert Lawrence, a professor of environmental health sciences, health policy and management and international health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and director of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future.

The Daily Beast
April 4, 2010
The 50 Most Stressful Colleges
Johns Hopkins angle: In this online list, JHU is ranked at number 15. Click on the photo gallery at this link to see the full list.

WCF Courier (Waterloo, Iowa)
April 4, 2010
Thank the academy: Struggling Waterloo students thrive with digital learning
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature includes comments from Nettie Legters, a research scientist with the Krieger School’s Center for Social Organization of Schools.

The Telegraph (Calcutta, India)
April 4, 2010
Make biz, not war
Johns Hopkins angle: This column quotes Walter Andersen, associate director of South Asia Studies Program at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

Hindustan Times (India)
April 4, 2010
Jinns of the city
Johns Hopkins angle: This story refers to an article written by Naveeda Khan, an assistant professor of anthropology in the Krieger School.

Baltimore Sun
April 4, 2010
The next step for reform
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece was written by James Burdick, a professor of surgery in the School of Medicine.

Dallas Morning News
April 4, 2010
Rare Stevens-Johnson syndrome can be unpredictable, deadly
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes Bernard Cohen, head of pediatric dermatology at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Sun (Associated Press)
April 4, 2010
New research: urban tutoring program benefits elderly volunteers as well their students
Johns Hopkins angle: This AP wire story quotes Michelle Carlson of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Washington Examiner
April 4, 2010
Washington region bets big on biotech
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that “with the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration and Johns Hopkins University calling it home, Maryland is consistently ranked as one of the top five states for biotech research.”

Palladium-Times (Oswego, N.Y.)
April 5, 2010
Rivers end reading features the work of Syracuse poet
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about poet Nate Pritts states that he is an online instructor in JHU’s Center for Talented Youth program.

Oakland Tribune
April 5, 2010
Spin Cycle: Whole Foods Action Figures, Glee-Con and More
Johns Hopkins angle: This column about recent April Fool’s Day jokes mentions JHU’s announcement last week that it is dropping the “S” in Johns.

The News Star (Monroe, La.)
April 3, 2010
CNN's O'Brien to visit Grambling
Johns Hopkins angle: This article notes that journalist Soledad O’Brien in 2008 was the first recipient of the Bloomberg School of Public Health's Goodermote Humanitarian Award for her efforts while reporting on the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina and the Southeast Asia tsunami.


Insurance and Financial Adviser
April 5, 2010
Johns Hopkins completes buy of former Zurich Baltimore property
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that in an acquisition completed April 1 JHU will consolidate its financial operations and information technology operations in a new space in Baltimore once owned by Zurich Insurance Co.

Philadelphia Inquirer
April 5, 2010
Those out-of-bounds TV docs
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes the study’s lead author, JHU medical student Matthew J. Czarny.

Baltimore Business Journal
April 2, 2010
People On the Move
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions that JHU President Ronald Daniels has been named to the board of the Baltimore Community Foundation.

Baltimore Sun
April 4, 2010
Debate on dirty word: 'lobbyist'
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that Del. Maggie McIntosh is a lobbyist for The Johns Hopkins University.

Philadelphia Inquirer
April 5, 2010
Returning to Haiti on a long-term mission
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature about Haitian American nurse practitioner Luc Bouquet mentions that his daughter, Jennica Bouquet, is a sophomore at JHU.

Manila Standard Today (The Philippines)
April 5, 2010
San Beda monk implicated in three sexual abuse cases in New Mexico
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Manuel Perez Maramba, a Benedictine monk from the Philippines who was accused of sexually abusing young boys in Las Cruces, New Mexico, where he served as a parish priest, obtained a master’s degree in music from JHU at the age of 19.


Baltimore Sun
April 4, 2010
Bitter's return propels Tar Heels past Blue Jays
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports story reports that the Blue Jays men’s lacrosse team lost 11-7 to the Tar Heels.

The Sentinel (Carlisle, Pa.)
April 2, 2010
Dickinson College softball splits with Haverford
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports column reports that the Dickinson College women’s tennis team suffered a 9-0 setback to defending Centennial Conference champion Johns Hopkins and that the Blue Jays improved to 3-6 overall and 2-0 in the conference.

Daily Times (Delaware County, Pa.)
April 5, 2010
Webber gives ’Nova the edge
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports roundup mentions that JHU’s baseball team ripped 38 hits including nine home runs to defeat Swarthmore twice, 15-4 and 15-3.

Baltimore Sun
April 4, 2010
Linda C. Kelly (obituary)
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary states that Linda C. Kelly, senior associate director of development at the Sheridan Libraries of the Johns Hopkins University, died March 25 of a sudden seizure at her Timonium home.

Baltimore Sun
April 4, 2010
Dr. Nilo S. Faria (obituary)
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary reports that Faria attended Johns Hopkins University for a few years.


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Washington Post
April 5, 2010
GWU students live up to first lady's volunteer challenge
First Lady Michelle Obama will give the commencement address at George Washington University because the campus community logged 100,000 hours of volunteer service by May.

Inside Higher Ed
April 5, 2010
iPads on Campus
Their arrival sparks a debate among campus CIOs over whether colleges should start giving out Apple's much-ballyhooed computing tablet to students.

USA Today
April 5, 2010
Making the grade: Duke, Butler shine not only on court, but also in classroom
In Duke's Mike Krzyzewski and Butler's Brad Stevens, the NCAA tournament has delivered championship-game coaches overseeing programs with respective four-year graduation rates of 92 percent and 90 percent.

New York Times
April 2, 2010
Tiny Knox College Stands Tall at Commencements
Knox has been able to line up a staggering roster of prominent and popular commencement speakers, despite the fact that the college has only 1,400 students and does not pay its speakers, as some institutions do.

Chronicle of Higher Education
April 4, 2010
Some Papers Are Uploaded to Bangalore to Be Graded
A company offers to send students' work offshore, to be evaluated by master's level—but anonymous—graders acting as "virtual TA's."

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