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Maryland Daily Record
April 22, 2010
Health care reform could spur real estate boom
Johns Hopkins angle: The piece mentions Johns Hopkins medicine.

Baltimore Sun
April 23, 2010
Spring Fair allows Hopkins, Baltimore to come together
Johns Hopkins angle: A feature story about the 39th annual Spring Fair on the Homewood campus. Also mentioned is the university's seventh annual Physics Fair, presented by the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the Krieger School.

Christian Science Monitor
April 22, 2010

Tipping point in Bosnia, Serbia, and Kosovo: EU and NATO must finish the job
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is by Kurt Volker, a former U.S. ambassador to NATO who is now a senior fellow and managing director of the Center for Transatlantic Relations at the School of Advanced International Studies.

Global Post
April 23, 2010
Looking for a way forward on Armenia
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter and a professor at SAIS.

The Nation
April 21, 2010
Kyrgyzstan's Islamist Blowback
Johns Hopkins angle: Alisher Khamidov, a doctoral student at SAIS, is quoted.

Westport News (Connecticut)
April 23, 2010
Taking the lead: Gustav Meier, world-renowned conductor comes to Westport
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature about Gustav Meier states that he currently heads the graduate conducting program at the Peabody Institute.

The Independent
April 23, 2010
Yet, another healthy reason to drink red wine
Johns Hopkins angle: Red wine can add "protects the brain from damage following a stroke" to its list of health benefits following a new discovery by researchers, led by Sylvain Doré, at the School of Medicine.

Daily Telegraph (U.K.)
April 22, 2010
Red wine bolsters brain against strokes
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on research led by Sylvain Doré, an associate professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine in the School of Medicine.

Daily Mail (U.K.)
April 23, 2010
Red wine may protect the brain against stroke damage
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on research led by Sylvain Doré, an associate professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine in the School of Medicine.

New York Times (Reuters)
April 23, 2010
Years Later, Looking For Traces Of Sept. 11 Victims
Johns Hopkins angle: J. Shep Jeffreys, a grief psychologist at the School of Medicine, is quoted in this Reuters article.

The Washington Post
April 23, 2010
Psychedelic trips aid anxiety treatments in study
Johns Hopkins angle: A study of psilocybin for cancer anxiety at Johns Hopkins University, is mentioned in this story.
April 22, 2010
Pneumococcal vaccine has cut disease among Navajos
Johns Hopkins angle: This wire story reports on a new study led by Katherine L. O’Brien, an associate professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

April 23, 2010
Parent's suicide risks health problem of children
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this Xinhua, a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins found that children and young people who lose their parents, especially if the death cause were suicide, will increase the risk of having psychological problem in their later life.

Ethiopian Review
April 23, 2010
Looming Shortage of Primary Care Doctors
Johns Hopkins angle: This column was written by Simeon Margolis of the School of Medicine.

The Guardian
April 22, 2010
Eradicating malaria will take more than bednets
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is Bill Brieger, a professor in the Health Systems Program of the Department of International Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Tuscaloosa News
April 23, 2010
Volunteers help students, community
Johns Hopkins angle: This story notes that researchers at Washington University and by Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore found that the tutoring led to measurable benefits for the volunteers, who showed improved physical activity and health.

ABC2 News (Baltimore)
April 23, 2010
Ravens Support ALS Research
Johns Hopkins angle: The money raised from the 4th annual Fiesta 5K race will benefit ALS research at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Foster Folly News
April 23, 2010
Self-Testing Easy And Accurate
Johns Hopkins angle: This short story quotes Charlotte Gaydos of the School of Medicine.

Rome News-Tribune (Georgia)
April 23, 2010
Renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson says education, work ethic keys to America’s success
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on a speech delivered by Benjamin Carson, director of pediatric neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

Toledo Free Press
April 22, 2010
Honoring Ben Carson
Johns Hopkins angle: This guest column noted that Benjamin Carson of the Johns Hopkins Children's Center spoke at the College of Arts and Science at the University of Toledo recently.

Connecticut Post
April 23, 2010
Jenny Lind competition is Saturday
Johns Hopkins angle: Singer Alyssa Bowlby studied at Peabody Conservatory.

The Washington Post
April 23, 2010
Washington area bars where you can be a kid again: Spelling bees
Johns Hopkins angle: Erika Gebel, a journalist for a scientific publication who holds a PhD in biophysics from Johns Hopkins, is a part of this story.

WYPR- Maryland Morning
April 23, 2010
Monster Music
Johns Hopkins angle: This Maryland Morning segment featured guitarist, composer and Peabody alumnus Byeongwoo Lee, who scored the hit 2006 Korean horror film "The Host." He’s written music for more than a dozen films, and he also scores commercials and videogames.

Norwalk Citizen (Conn.)
April 23, 2010
Murphy immerses students in classics of the operatic repertoire
Johns Hopkins angle: This interview with Hugh Murphy, an associate professor in the voice and opera department at Purchase College's Conservatory of Music, mentions that he is a graduate of the Peabody Institute.

South Oregon Mail Tribune
April 23, 2010
The Rogue Valley Symphony
Johns Hopkins angle: Conductor Kyle Picket earned his doctorate at Peabody.

Baltimore Sun Blogs
April 23, 2010
Face Off: Johns Hopkins and Navy: mirror images of each other?
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog notes that when No. 15 Johns Hopkins and Navy meet at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis on Saturday, it would not be a surprise for players and coaches on both sides to react with a slight double-take because of the team's similarities. JHU coach Dave Pietramala is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
April 23, 2010
Schmidt a star of shadows
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports feature mentions Johns Hopkins sophomore attackman Tom Palasek.

Baltimore Sun
April 22, 2010
Playoffs begin now for struggling Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, the men's lacrosse team still has three games left in the regular season, but the No. 15 Blue Jays (5-6) are talking playoffs.

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
April 23, 2010
Game of the Week: Canandaigua girls meet Good Counsel again
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Canandaigua High School girls lacrosse star Taylor D'Amore will be attending JHU.

The Journal News (Lower Hudson Valley, N.Y.)
April 23, 2010
Yorktown too much for Mahopac
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports story states that Yorktown High School boys lacrosse star Kevin Interlicchio will be attending JHU.
April 23, 2010
Ridgewood prepares for Bergen girls lax tourney
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports feature mentions that Sammy Cermack, a star on the Ridgewood High School girls lacrosse team, will be attending JHU.


Baltimore Sun
April 23, 2010
Proposed bottle and bed taxes protested
A proposed tax on hospital and university beds would be "disproportionate" and "unfair" to Loyola University Maryland, which would shoulder more than one-fourth of the $4 million in taxes the measure would generate, a university leader told City Council members at a hearing Thursday.

NPR - Morning Edition
April 23, 2010
As College Wait Lists Grow, So Does The Anxiety
An unusually large number of high school seniors this year are still waiting to find out where they're going to college this fall, because colleges have put more of them on wait lists.

Chronicle of Higher Education
April 23, 2010
Speakers Push for More Collaboration Among North American Universities
Canada, Mexico, and the United States are losing out in the world competition for international students by not working on more strategies together, officials argue.

Voice of America
April 22, 2010
American Colleges are Going Green
Last year, colleges and universities across the country created more than 100 major or minor programs in energy, sustainability, environmental studies and other so-called green subjects.

Chronicle of Higher Education
April 22, 2010
NCAA Agrees to $10.8-Billion Deal to Broadcast Its Men's Basketball Tournament
The 14-year contract will funnel at least $740-million a year to NCAA member colleges and will very likely include expanding the match to 68 teams.

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