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New York Times
April 26, 2010
Nurturing Leaders for Health Care
Johns Hopkins angle: A story on business school programs that focus on health care quotes Carey Business School dean Yash Gupta.

The Atlantic
April 27, 2010
'In My Hands': A Film About Life With Marfan Syndrome
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that this month, the New York Academy of Science hosted a screening and panel discussion of "In My Hands," and Hal Dietz of the School of Medicine is part of the panel.

National Public Radio
April 26, 2010
Check It Out: Get Your Groceries At The Library
Johns Hopkins angle: This report quotes Pooja Aggarwal, a medical student at Johns Hopkins.

Smithsonian Magazine
May 2010
Wild Things: Life as We Know It
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that Johns Hopkins researchers say mosquitoes themselves, which transmit the West Nile Virus to animals they bite, cover enough ground to carry the virus cross-country

New York Times
April 26, 2010
Books: Traveling a Primeval Medical Landscape
Johns Hopkins angle: A review of several books, including "Genius on the Edge," the biography of the man often credited with founding modern American surgery: William Halsted, professor of surgery at Johns Hopkins.

Washington Post
April 27, 2010
War against cancer has more than one target
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Victor Velculescu, a physician and cancer researcher at, Victor Velculescu, associate professor of oncology at the School of Medicine and co-director of the Cancer Biology Program.

Washington Post
April 27, 2010
When it's helpful to tune out the truth
Johns Hopkins angle: Lillie Shockney, administrative director of the Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center, is quoted.

United Press International
April 26, 2010
Stem cells may repair malformed bone
Johns Hopkins angle: This UPI piece reports that a study led by the National Institutes of Health -- and including researchers at JHU -- has pinpointed the location of bone generating stem cells in the spine, shins and other bones.

Baltimore Sun
April 27, 2010
Lyme disease: Science prevails, again
Johns Hopkins angle: In this column, writer and radio talk show host Dan Rodricks mentions that he conducted an interview on WYPR with a Johns Hopkins expert in infectious diseases as part of a piece about Lyme Disease.

The News Leader (Staunton, Va.)
April 27, 2010
Alzheimer's expert will lecture Wednesday at W&L
Johns Hopkins angle: This article previews a lecture that will be presented by Donald L. Price, professor of pathology, neurology and neuroscience in the School of Medicine and founding director of the Alzheimer Disease Research Center.

The Herald-Mail (Hagerstown, Md.)
April 27, 2010
Thanks for supporting Children's Village event
Johns Hopkins angle: This letter to the editor mentions that a study by the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Injury Prevention Center concluded that positive behavioral lifestyle changes occurred in more than 50 percent of all households where a child attended Children's Village of Washington County.

Florence Morning News (South Carolina)
April 26, 2010
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Organ donation can bring all kinds of miracles
Johns Hopkins angle: This letter mentions a woman who received a life-saving liver transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Business Journal
April 26, 2010
People on the Move – Health Care
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions that C. Patrick Chaulk, an adjunct associate professor at the department of medicine and department of health policy and management at the Bloomberg School of Hygiene and Public Health, was appointed executive director and president of the Maryland Patient Safety Center in Elkridge.

NYTimes.com
April 26, 2010
EPA Signals Push for Efficiency to Control Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Johns Hopkins angle: EPA Assistant Administrator Gina McCarthy recently spoke at SAIS.

Manchester Journal (Vermont)
April 27, 2010
Schools recognized for elementary excellence
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that a number of local schools have been acing their tests in regards to providing a learning environment geared for academic success, according to The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth.

Montgomery News (Fort Washington, Pa.)
April 27, 2010
Hatboro-Horsham music students to perform in All-State Music Concert
Johns Hopkins angle: Joey Harrell, a vocalist, will be attending the Peabody Institute next year.

Yahoo! News
April 27, 2010
'Band of Brothers' author Stephen Ambrose accused of faking Eisenhower interviews
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that Ambrose had been a professor at JHU.

Workers' Liberty
April 27, 2010
Packed lecture hall for call to anti-capitalist revolution
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this article, David Harvey arrived as a lecturer at JHU in 1969.

CBS 3 (Del.)
April 26, 2010
Delaware Man Charged In Sword Attack
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news report mentions that earlier this year, prosecutors in Baltimore declined to file charges against a Johns Hopkins University student who killed an unarmed intruder with a samurai sword, saying the student feared for his life after career criminal Donald Rice entered his home.

Baltimore Sun
April 26, 2010
Hopkins down, but not out
Johns Hopkins angle: This Mike Preston column discusses the fact that Hopkins (5-7) is going through some tough times. So tough, in fact, that the Blue Jays might miss the NCAA tournament for the first time in 39 years.

Baltimore Sun
April 26, 2010
The Sun’s Top 20 poll in men’s lacrosse
Johns Hopkins angle: This poll has Johns Hopkins in the "others considered" section.

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Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
April 27, 2010
Report: Blacks Have Heaviest College Debt
A College Board study has found that undergraduate student debt is heavier among African-American bachelor’s degree recipients than among graduates from other racial and ethnic groups.

Inside Higher Ed
April 27, 2010
Tenure Rates and Faculty Mission
As Brown considers reforms in way professors are reviewed, it debates whether high promotion rate is a problem, and whether proposed changes will unbalance teaching-research split.

New York Times
April 27, 2010
Reed College’s President Is Told to Crack Down on Campus Drug Use
Two overdose deaths in two years at the small liberal arts college in Oregon have drawn the attention of law enforcement authorities.

Washington Post – Campus Overload blog
April 26, 2010
U-Md finds students addicted to social media
Study finds students have withdrawal symptoms on ceasing access.

New York Times
April 23, 2010
An Online Alias Keeps Colleges Off Their Trail
A trend among teens is changing their names on Facebook after being warned by guidance counselors that colleges are likely vetting applicants by trolling the Web.

CNN
April 27, 2010
Moms quit jobs for their child's college dreams
College counselors say they've witnessed more cases of mothers pausing or completely quitting their jobs to help get their teens into college.

Baltimore Sun
April 26, 2010
Anne Arundel Community College to offer midnight class
The class, informally labeled "Midnight Madness," is the brainchild of psychology department chair who had watched introductory courses fill and then overflow in recent semesters.

Johns Hopkins University