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The Washington Post
April 19, 2010
Government is no barrier to D.C. becoming a leader in innovation
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece urging the Washington-Baltimore region to rally to a new vision for itself as a robust economic engine built on innovation and imagination, mentions Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
April 19, 2010
Tax-exempt Hopkins must help balance city budget
Johns Hopkins angle: Tracey Reeves, director of the Office of News and Information at the university, is quoted in this Jay Hancock article.

The Australian
April 18, 2010
Oil security fosters action on Iran
Johns Hopkins angle: Steven David, political science professor and vice dean for centers and programs in the Krieger School, is quoted.

Baltimore Examiner
April 18, 2010
Regional artists make Sondheim Prize finalists' group
Johns Hopkins angle: Matthew Porterfield, a lecturer in the Film and Media Studies program in the Krieger School.

Baltimore Sun – Mike Sragow Gets Reel blog
April 14, 2010
Porterfield, Black Dynamite, Fellini, Renoir at JHU
Johns Hopkins angle: Notes that the 2010 Johns Hopkins Film Fest, which took place this past weekend, "smartly mixes up contemporary independent work." Film and Media Studies lecturer Matthew Porterfield is mentioned.

The New Yorker
April 26, 2010
Channelling Ike
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about possibly exaggerated recollections by the late historian and former JHU faculty member Stephen Ambrose mentions a 1964 letter written by Ambrose, who had then just joined a team of historians at Johns Hopkins who were preparing President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s papers for publication.

Channel News Asia (AFP)
April 19, 2010
Pakistani president signs bill stripping his powers
Johns Hopkins angle: This Agence France-Presse piece quotes Hasan Askari, an adjunct professor in the School of Advanced International Studies.

Korea Times
April 18, 2010
Naval Incident and Denuclearization
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary was written by Tong Kim, an adjunct professor at SAIS.

Tulsa World (Oklahoma)
April 18, 2010
Series to explore earth, sky
Johns Hopkins angle: This article previews an upcoming lecture by Azar Nafisi, executive director of Cultural Conversations at the Foreign Policy Institute at the School of Advanced International Studies.

Baltimore Sun
April 16, 2010
Hopkins' APL inventors pitch in to improve bio-security
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Plamen Demirev and a team of scientists at APL believe they have developed a system to identify unknown pathogens, and any drug resistance they might have, in as little as six hours.

New York Times
April 20, 2010
Behavior: Few Young Men Counseled on Sexual Health, Study Finds
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Arik Marcell, assistant professor at the School of Medicine.

Washington Post
April 18, 2010
Howard health access plan might survive as insurance co-op
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes Brad Herring, a health economist and insurance expert at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Baltimore Sun
April 17, 2010
Healthy Howard plan could grow, change
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this piece is Brad Herring, a health economist and insurance expert at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

HealthDay
April 16, 2010
Public Defibrillators Save Lives
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from study author Myron L. Weisfeldt, chairman of the Department of Medicine at the School of Medicine.

North Virginia Daily (Strasburg, Va.)
April 19, 2010
Man returns home after collapsing at basketball game
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes a comment from Myron Weisfeldt, a School of Medicine professor who contributed to a Journal of the American College of Cardiology report on the effectiveness of automated electronic defibrillators.

HealthDay
April 16, 2010
'Love Handles' Can Come in Handy for Breast Reconstruction
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes study co-author Ariel N. Rad, an assistant professor of cosmetic surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery in the School of Medicine.

Mercury News (San Jose, Calif.)
April 18, 2010
Psychedelics conference describes the long strange trip to the lab
Johns Hopkins angle: This report on a psychedelic science conference in San Jose mentions that the speakers summarized related studies conducted at Johns Hopkins and other institutions.

Huffington Post
April 18, 2010
Lee Schneider: Animals, Medical Testing and Compassion
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog states that, according the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, the School of Medicine is one of only three accredited medical schools in the nation that use animals to teach surgery.

Syracuse Post-Standard
April 19, 2010
'Healthy Monday' has Syracuse University food service going meatless on Mondays
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece mentions that Meatless Mondays are a program of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Baltimore Sun
April 17, 2010
Anti-violence group’s work on hold
Johns Hopkins angle: Daniel Webster of the Bloomberg School of Public Health is quoted.

Muzi.com
April 18, 2010
U.S. Medicare panel to weigh prostate treatments
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters wire story includes comments from Theodore DeWeese, a School of Medicine professor of radiation oncology who is affiliated with the Kimmel Cancer Center.

Red Orbit
April 19, 2010
Panel Taking A Closer Look At Prostate Treatments
Johns Hopkins angle: Theodore DeWeese, a radiation oncologist at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center in Baltimore, is quoted in this story.

WBAL Radio
April 19, 2010
Dancing With The Stars With A Baltimore Twist
Johns Hopkins angle: Benjamin Carson, a professor of neurosurgery, oncology, plastic surgery and pediatrics; director, division of pediatric neurosurgery, and co-director of The Johns Hopkins Craniofacial Center, will be a celebrity judge of a dance competition at the Memory Ball 2010.

Kalamazoo Gazette
April 19, 2010
Promising conductors enliven Kalamazoo symphony's season-ender
Johns Hopkins angle: This review mentioned Ruben Capriles, a Venezuelan currently working toward a doctorate at Baltimore’s Peabody Conservatory.

The Capital (Annapolis)
April 16, 2010
Teen of the Week: Caroline Coccoli
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that Caroline Coccoli attends a two-hour coaching and rehearsal session every Saturday at the Peabody Institute as part of its Chamber Music Preparatory Program.

New Haven Register (Conn.)
April 19, 2010
Annual Yale Cellos event will premiere Angel Lam work
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that Angel Lam is studying for her doctorate at the Peabody Conservatory.

The Faster Times
April 18, 2010
23 days to Homelessness: New Plan – Squatting
Johns Hopkins angle: This first-person column mentions that the author's children are enrolled at a JHU Center for Talented Youth program this summer.

The Sentinel (Carlisle, Pa.)
April 17, 2010
Reporter's Notebook: Student journalists report for What’s the Buzz?
Johns Hopkins angle: An item in this column states that Saint Patrick School in Carlisle was recently selected by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth as a top school in the program.

Borneo Post Online
April 18, 2010
School for gifted to be operational next year
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that a Malaysian school for gifted youth between the ages of 15 to 17, which will be managed by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in collaboration with JHU, is expected to be operational next year.

Baltimore Sun
April 18, 2010
Annapolis: The good and bad
Johns Hopkins angle: This round up of the session in Annapolis mentions the October death of a Homewood sophomore after a hit-and-run accident.

ABC2 News (Baltimore)
April 18, 2010
Hopkins Students Form Quidditch Team
Johns Hopkins angle: Students at Johns Hopkins University have formed a Quidditch team to play out the fictional game described in J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' novels.

MyCentralJersey.com
April 17, 2010
WHRHS graduate biking cross-country for cancer awareness, ACS's Hope Lodge and to honor family members
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature focuses on Krystina Marie Laucik, who is training for a 4,000-mile 4K for Cancer cross-country trek with a group of her JHU peers. She is a 21-year-old senior majoring in chemical and biomolecular engineering major, with a concentration in nanotechnology.

Worcester Telegram & Gazette (Mass.)
April 18, 2010
Education Notes
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions that Elizabeth McDaniel of Worcester was named to the dean’s list.

The Capital (Annapolis)
April 18, 2010
Busy Bodies: Welcome to Beach Body 101
Johns Hopkins angle: This article was written by Kelley Gonzalez, who graduated in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in Writing Seminars.

Baltimore Sun
April 17, 2010
Johns Hopkins, Navy still in hunt for NCAA Tournament
Johns Hopkins angle: Men's lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala is quoted in this article.

Baltimore Sun
April 17, 2010
Maryland holds off Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: No. 5 Terps weather Blue Jays run at the end to improve to 8-2.

Baltimore Sun
April 17, 2010
No. 1 Northwestern rallies past Johns Hopkins, 11-7
Johns Hopkins angle: Visiting Johns Hopkins (8-6, 1-2 American Lacrosse Conference) had a one-goal lead at the half before top-ranked Northwestern (12-0, 3-0) scored six unanswered goals to start the second half en route to an 11-7 victory.

The Washington Post
April 18, 2010
Top 20 men's scores
Johns Hopkins angle: The men's lacrosse team lost to Maryland, 10-9, according to this listing.

Washington Post
April 18, 2010
Army tops Navy, Maryland nips Hopkins in lacrosse
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of 10-9 Blue Jay loss to Maryland at the Day of Rivals men's lacrosse event at M&T Bank Stadium.

The Capital (Annapolis)
April 18, 2010
Men's lacrosse: Terps shake off Johns Hopkins behind Severn grad
Johns Hopkins angle: This men’s lacrosse article reports that fourth-ranked Maryland rallied from an early deficit and then held off a furious rally to beat No. 15 Johns Hopkins 10-9 before 20,911 fans in the nightcap of the Day of Rival doubleheader at M&T Bank Stadium.

USA Today
April 18, 2010
Changes coming in lacrosse polls after No. 1 teams lose
Johns Hopkins angle: This college lacrosse roundup story reports that No. 4 Maryland staved off Johns Hopkins 10-9 at the Day of Rivals double-header in Baltimore.

Loudon Times-Mirror (Va.)
April 19, 2010
Reategui’s PK helps Broad Run extend win streak
Johns Hopkins angle: This sport story mentions that high school senior Danny Reategui will attend JHU and play soccer on the university’s team.

The Christian Science Monitor
April 17, 2010
Redefining longevity: the new centenarian spirit
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that Sam Katzoff, age 100, who describes himself modestly as "good at math," was trained as a chemist at JHU the 1930s and was hired as a physicist at the agency that was to become NASA.

Prescott Daily Courier (Arizona)
April 19, 2010
Spring brings mini-festival of words, music to Southwest series
Johns Hopkins angle: Author Ann Cummins is an alumna, according to this story.

El Paso Times
April 17, 2010
Suit claims abuse by Las Cruces priests
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Perez Maramba, a brilliant musician who attended Johns Hopkins University.

California Chronicle
April 18, 2010
Annual Yale Cellos event will premiere Angel Lam work
Johns Hopkins angle: Vocalist Angel Lam is studying for her doctorate at the Peabody Conservatory.

The Times of India
April 17, 2010
Tori Amour...
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature story about vocalist and musician Tori Amos mentioned that Amos studied piano at Peabody as a child.

Baltimore Sun
April 19, 2010
Edward Henry Schneider Jr. dies at age 93
Johns Hopkins angle: Schneider earned a degree in engineering from JHU.

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Baltimore Business Journal
April 18, 2010
University System of Md. approves first tuition increase in five years
The University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents approved Friday increasing in-state tuition at state schools for the first time in five years.

Washington Post
April 19, 2010
Report examines violent attacks on U.S. college campuses
Virginia Tech attacks part of broader trend toward campus violence.

New York Times – Education Life
April 18, 2010
The Long-Haul Degree
How many Ph.D. students does it take to screw in a light bulb? One, but it takes 9.3 years.

Baltimore Sun
April 18, 2010
MICA reaches out to the community
since the late 19902, more and more professors and students have imagined ways to work outside the "MICA bubble," said Ray Allen, the college's provost and vice president of academic affairs at Maryland Institute College of Art.

Wall Street Journal
April 19, 2010
IPad Struggles at Some Colleges
Network stability and connectivity issues at George Washington, Princeton and Cornell could be a blow to Apple, which has gone after the higher education market by highlighting the iPad's portability and availability of electronic books.

Washington Post
April 19, 2010
Frostburg student from Waldorf slain after off-campus party
A Frostburg State University student has been charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and two counts of assault.


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