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The New York Times
August 3, 2010
Building a New History by Exhuming Bolívar
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature refers to research conducted by Paul Auwaerter, an infectious diseases expert in the School of Medicine, and it includes an e-mail comment from Auwaerter.

US News & World Report Blogs
August 3, 2010
A Personal Testimonial on Why Johns Hopkins Is Tops
Johns Hopkins angle: Writer Matthew Dallek recounts the excellent care he received at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Washington Post
August 2, 2010
How important is the admissions interview?
Johns Hopkins angle: This College Inc. blog post includes information from John Latting, dean of undergraduate admissions at Johns Hopkins.

PBS NewsHour
August 3, 2010
Intelligence Oversight: Is Congress the Problem?
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentioned in this program was John McLaughlin of the School of Advanced International Studies.

The New York Times
August 3, 2010
When Crowds Panic
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog article refers to a recent study by Ed Hsu, an associate professor of emergency medicine in the School of Medicine, and colleagues.

ABC2 News (Baltimore)
August 3, 2010
A new study examines the content and messages of 180 sites promoting eating disorders
Johns Hopkins angle: Dina Borzekowski with Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health is interviewed on "Good Morning, Maryland at 9" about her research study, which evaluated "thinspiration" web sites: online sites that promote disordered eating.

Mangalorean (India)
August 4, 2010
Fiction writers aren't social commentators: Novelist
Johns Hopkins angle: This IANS story quotes Tishani Doshi, who graduated with a master's degree in creative writing from the Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Magazine
August 4, 2010
The Baltimore Grill: Wes Moore
Johns Hopkins angle: A Q & A with JHU alumnus Wes Moore.

Towson Times
August 4, 2010
More women seeking place on the Baltimore County Council
Johns Hopkins angle: Krieger School political scientist Matthew Crenson commented in this story.

American Medical News
August 4, 2010
Solutions for "alarm fatigue" are complex
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Maria Cvach, assistant director for nursing at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Jerusalem Post
August 4, 2010
Nefesh B’Nefesh brings largest number of future soldiers
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Brook Katz, a 21-year-old graduate of Johns Hopkins University.

TCPalm.com (Fla.)
August 4, 2010
North County says goodbye to Benjamin grad killed in Baltimore
Johns Hopkins angle: A South Florida Sun Sentinel story about the Florida funeral of Johns Hopkins research assistant Stephen Pitcairn.

WBAL TV11 (Baltimore)
August 3, 2010
Community Talks Crime During National Night Out
Johns Hopkins angle: This report mentions the stabbing death and robbery of Stephen Pitcairn, a Johns Hopkins University research assistant.

Baltimore Sun
August 3, 2010
Residents join police for neighborhood events for National Night Out
Johns Hopkins angle: Slain Johns Hopkins researcher Stephen Pitcairn is mentioned in this piece.

Baltimore Sun
August 3, 2010
City leaders have long complained about fear of crime
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions the slaying of Johns Hopkins researcher Stephen Pitcairn.

Baltimore Sun
August 3, 2010
Children's hospice centers opening in Maryland
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that the plans to open Gilchrist Kids took shape after Johns Hopkins Medicine approached Gilchrist Hospice Care about the need for a children's hospice.

Baltimore Magazine
August 4, 2010
The Blue Seas Saga
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this article, George Massenburg briefly studied electrical engineering at Johns Hopkins.

WTOP Radio
August 3, 2010
Interviews allow schools to place names with faces
Johns Hopkins angle: This report on the college interviews mentions that Johns Hopkins University's admissions office uses admissions interviews as part of the evaluation process.

The Sun News (Macon, Georgia.)
August 4, 2010
WR Community Concert Association kicks off season
Johns Hopkins angle: This article previews a concert that will feature husband and wife Dawson and Taneea Hull. It states that both hold degrees from the Peabody Conservatory.

Beatrice Daily Sun (Nebraska)
August 4, 2010
The stars were out
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on a recent performance by veteran trombone player Ken Kennedy, a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory.

The Daily Record
August 3, 2010
On the Move, 8/3: Krug elected chair of College of Southern Maryland board of trustees
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece reports that John Jeppi of Johns Hopkins Institutions was recently elected a new executive board member of the Baltimore County Office of Workforce Development

Washington Post
August 4, 2010
Robert M. Chanock, virologist who studied children's diseases, dies at 86
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Chanock served as a professor at Johns Hopkins before taking a post at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Baltimore Sun
August 3, 2010
Dr. John L. Hedeman dies at age 88
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Dr. Hedeman studied medicine on GI Bill of Rights and completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins medical school.

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New York Times
August 4, 2010
For-Profit Colleges Mislead Students, Report Finds
Undercover investigators posing as students interested in enrolling at 15 for-profit colleges found that all 15 misled potential students about their programs' cost, quality and duration, or the average salary of graduates.

NPR – All Things Considered
August 3, 2010
Christian Academics Cite Hostility On Campus
Do universities discriminate against religious conservatives? Some professors and students say they do, but it's not an easy charge to pin down.

Chronicle of Higher Education
August 4, 2010
In Oil Spill, University Scientists' Expertise Was Dumped
Missteps in Gulf disaster point to the need for a research emergency-response team.

Inside Higher Ed
August 4, 2010
No Laughing Matter
A cartoon criticizing college websites resonates more deeply than many designers might like.

New York Times
August 4, 2010
Overbooked, University Scrambles to Find Room
This fall’s freshman class at the University of Iowa is likely to have more than 400 more students than last year’s, an unintended increase of about 10 percent, for a total of just over 4,500.

Wall Street Journal
August 2, 2010
Harvard Business School Won't Open Asian Campuses
The new, Indian-born dean of Harvard Business School ruled out opening campuses in Asia to tap huge demand from students in the region.

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