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April 6, 2010
Is consciousness connected to the fine structure of the universe?
Johns Hopkins angle: A transcript of a conversation on consciousness refers to a 2005 essay in "Nature" by Richard Conn Henry, professor of physics and astronomy at Johns Hopkins. A quote from that essay says: "The only reality is mind and observations. But observations are not of things; to see the universe as it really is, we must abandon our tendency to conceptualize observations as things."
April 6, 2010
The Choice Blog: Advice From Mother and Daughter on Visiting Colleges
Johns Hopkins angle: This blogger mentions visiting Johns Hopkins's "beautiful campus."

San Francisco Chronicle (Bloomberg)
April 6, 2010
Summers Says Economy Is Creating Jobs, Needs Energy Legislation
Johns Hopkins angle: White House economic adviser Lawrence Summers spoke yesterday at SAIS.

April 10, 2010
Green Guide: Degrees of Green
Johns Hopkins angle: This report on academic programs that focus on the environment quotes Carey Business School vice dean and professor Dipankar Chakravarti.

Montreal Gazette
April 7, 2010
More medical research funds needed in Canada, doctor says
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece mentions that Gregg Semenza of the School of Medicine is one of five scientists who have been honored with the prestigious 2010 Canada Gairdner International Award in recognition of their contributions to medical science.

Ethiopian Review
April 7, 2010
William G. Kaelin Honored with Gairdner International Award
Johns Hopkins angle: Gregg Semenza of the School of Medicine is one of five scientists who have been honored with the prestigious 2010 Canada Gairdner International Award in recognition of their contributions to medical science. (Canada)
April 6, 2010
Winners of Gairdner medical prize unveiled
Johns Hopkins angle: Gregg Semenza of the School of Medicine is one of five scientists who have been honored with the prestigious 2010 Canada Gairdner International Award in recognition of their contributions to medical science.
April 7, 2010
Political Bookworm: How the Patriot Act created conditions for economic malaise
Johns Hopkins angle: Loretta Napoleoni, author of “Terrorism and the Economy: How the War on Terror is Bankrupting the World,” was educated at Johns Hopkins University.

DesMoines Register
April 7, 2010
GOP governor candidates back health-law challenge
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS political scientist Joel Grossman was quoted.

Inside Higher Ed
April 7, 2010
Eroding Library Role?
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions the Johns Hopkins University medical library as an example of a library that has dramatically changed the way it is structured in order to reengage medical researchers.

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
April 7, 2010
Soccer moms charge the field for own health
Johns Hopkins angle: Sameer Dixit, an assistant professor of orthopedics and medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a sports medicine expert, was quoted in this piece that originated in the Baltimore Sun.

Baltimore Sun
April 7, 2010
Patients, insurers to pay more
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentioned the Johns Hopkins Health System.

People's Daily Online (China)
April 7, 2010
New drill technology may double U.S. natural gas reserves: Secretary Chu
Johns Hopkins angle: U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu spoke yesterday at a conference in Washington co-hosted by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) and Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Messenger
April 6, 2010
Medical team brings smiles to faces of poor children
Johns Hpkins angle: Patrick Byrne, director of facial, plastic and reconstructive surgery at Johns Hopkins, plans to spend the week of May 15-22 working for free in a tiny hospital with intermittent power loss on a sugar plantation in Managua.

Palladium Times (Oswego, NY)
APril 7, 2010
Rivers end reading features the work of Syracuse poet
Johns Hopkins angle: Poet Nate Pritts, according to this story, teaches at Johns Hopkins and works online in a program called the Center for Talented Youth, teaching gifted middle school and high school kids.

Dallas Blog
April 6, 2010
Lawyers Need Love, Too
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog notes that, according to a 1990 Johns Hopkins University survey of over 12,000 workers encompassing 28 occupations, lawyers were the most likely to suffer from depression; in fact, they were almost four times more likely to experience depression than the average worker.

B-Town Blog (Washington State)
April 7, 2010
Burien’s Hazel Valley Honored As Top Johns Hopkins Talent Search School
Johns Hopkins angle: Burien’s Hazel Valley Elementary School has been named a Top School for the state of Washington in the 2009 Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) Talent Search.

Baltimore City Paper
April 7, 2010
Now Hear This (Letters to the Editor)
Johns Hopkins angle: Former Peabody student Britt Olsen-Ecker wrote a letter to the editor.

Baltimore Sun Blogs
April 6, 2010
Read Street: Johns Hopkins Barnes and Noble back open today
Johns Hopkins angle: This blogger mentions that the Johns Hopkins Barnes & Noble was closed on April 5 because of problems with the cash register system.

Philadelphia Public School Notebook
April 2010
Six providers are finalists for Renaissance Schools
Johns Hopkins angle: One finalist is Johns Hopkins University/Diplomas Now, which is a national model based on the Talent Development program that emphasizes transforming the 9th grade experience.

York Daily Record (Pa.)
April 6, 2010
Longtime York piano teacher remembered for her work with music (obituary)
Johns Hopkins angle: Marjorie Hardwick Jones attended the Peabody Preparatory and the Peabody Conservatory.

Inside Higher Ed
April 7, 2010
Today's Assignment: Pay Up
Citing ethical concerns, some universities bar faculty from taking royalties for textbooks they require students to buy.

USA Today
April 7, 2010
Speed mentoring helps make career matches
The University of Texas-El Paso hosted a speed-mentoring event so that 30 students planning a career in medicine could get four minutes of face time with doctors from a wide range of specialties.

Newark, N.J., Star-Ledger
April 7, 2010
N.J. colleges offer tuition discounts for summer sessions to boost revenue
A growing number of New Jersey colleges are offering discounts on summer instruction, vying to capture a larger share of an expanding market while at the same time boosting revenue. 

Inside Higher Ed
April 7, 2010
Cinderella Men
After an extraordinarily upset-laden NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament, many colleges are scrambling to hold on to their now in-demand head coaches. Butler's coach made $396,602 this season -- a salary that pales in comparison to the more than $4 million Mike Krzyzewksi made at Duke.

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