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ABC News
August 8, 2010
Interrogation Advice from CIA Docs Unethical
Johns Hopkins angle: A JAMA commentary co-authored by Leonard Rubenstein of the Bloomberg School of Public Health is referenced in this report.

Fox News
August 9, 2010
Report: CIA Doctors Violated Medical Ethics
Johns Hopkins angle: A JAMA commentary co-authored by Leonard Rubenstein of the Bloomberg School of Public Health is referenced in this report.

The Washington Post
August 9, 2010
America's parent trap
Johns Hopkins angle: This op-ed quotes Andrew Cherlin, a sociologist at the Krieger School.

Washingtonpost.com
August 8, 2010
On Leadership: Carbon and climate change: Why are we behind?
Johns Hopkins angle: This column includes remarks made by Yash Gupta, dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

Baltimore Sun
August 8, 2010
Friends of doctors gunned down in Afghanistan say medical team wasn't proselytizing
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that Glenn Lapp, a Lancaster man who was killed by the Taliban in Afghanistan, had a nursing degree from Johns Hopkins University.

Lake Wylie Pilot (S.C.)
August 9, 2010
Slain doctors brought medical care to Afghanistan
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this Associated Press story, Glen Lapp earned a degree at the School of Nursing.

Baltimore Sun
August 8, 2010
Baltimore's waterfront a political battleground
Johns Hopkins angle: Retired Johns Hopkins political scientist Matthew Crenson is quoted in this article.

Georgia Public Broadcasting
August 9, 2010
From Primitive Parts, A Highly Evolved Human Brain
Johns Hopkins angle: This NPR piece quotes David Linden, a neuroscientist from the School of Medicine.

Vermont Public Radio
August 9, 2010
Campaign Aims To Make Meat-Free Mondays Hip
Johns Hopkins angle: This NPR "Morning Edition" story mentions the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

National Post (Canada)
August 7, 2010
U.S. exiting a bleeding country
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions a 2006 study, "supervised by epidemiologists from Johns Hopkins University's School of Public Health," which put the civilian death toll in Iraq at 650,000.

The Washington Post
August 7, 2010
At Georgetown, young scholars attempt to close divide between Muslim world, U.S.
Johns Hopkins angle: Jocelyne Cesari, director of the Islam in the West Program at Harvard and Johns Hopkins universities, is quoted in this article.

St. Louis Globe-Democrat (UPI)
August 6, 2010
Falls are leading cause of injury in China
Johns Hopkins angle: This United Press International story reports on a study out of the Bloomberg School of Public Health that concluded that falls are the leading cause of injury among elderly people in China.

Japan Times
August 7, 2010
Kamakura expat at one with all Buddhist deities
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Mark Schumacher studied at the School of Advanced International Studies.

Baltimore Sun
August 8, 2010
Boy Scouts into men
Johns Hopkins angle: The writer of this opinion piece is Wayne Biddle, who is a visiting associate professor in The Writing Seminars at The Johns Hopkins University.

American Thinker
August 8, 2010
Playing Politics with Stem Cells
Johns Hopkins angle: This article notes that Bert Vogelstein of the School of Medicine testified that embryonic stem cells would prove beneficial "for any of these diseases: Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, a variety of spinal cord injuries, certain types of diabetes, many others."

The Washington Post
August 9, 2010
Government Contracts Awarded
Johns Hopkins angle: This roundup states that JHU's Applied Physics Laboratory won a $147.4 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency to provide technical support to systems engineering and integration for assessments, studies and analyses of command and control, battles management and communications, fire control, missile engineering, combat systems, space component and space systems.

WBAL TV-11 (Baltimore)
August 7, 2010
Charles Village Residents Hold Safety Summit
Johns Hopkins angle: This report mentions the recent stabbing death of Stephen Pitcairn, a Johns Hopkins research assistant.

Baltimore Sun
August 7, 2010
Man convicted in robbery on street
Johns Hopkins angle: The slaying of Johns Hopkins researcher Stephen Pitcairn is mentioned in this article.

Baltimore Sun
August 7, 2010
Charles Village meeting on crime grows heated
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece mentions the slaying of Stephen Pitcairn, a Johns Hopkins researcher. It also mentions suggestions of expanding bus and shuttle service between Pennsylvania Station, Charles Village and Hopkins' Homewood campus and coordinating police patrols by officers from the city, the University of Baltimore and Johns Hopkins.

WJZ-TV 13 (Baltimore)
August 7, 2010
Researcher's Death Sparks Push To End Violence
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions the recent stabbing death of Johns Hopkins University research assistant Stephen Pitcairn.

Baltimore Messenger
August 7, 2010
More crime patrols needed in Charles Village, residents say
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions the recent stabbing death of Stephen Pitcairn, a Johns Hopkins research assistant.

The Washington Post
August 9, 2010
Renewed effort to lure doctors to rural areas faces obstacles
Johns Hopkins angle: Sarah Carricaburu, the focus of this feature about rural health care, graduated from Johns Hopkins University.

Korea Times
August 9, 2010
Opposition’s Chance for 2012
Johns Hopkins angle: This column was written by Tong Kim, an adjunct professor at the School of Advanced International Studies.

Hindustan Times
August 8, 2010
Proteins in blood may detect brain tumour
Johns Hopkins angle: Bert Vogelstein of the School of Medicine is quoted in this story.

Baltimore Sun
August 7, 2010
Officials turn to Top 10 lists for economic boost
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions the fact that Johns Hopkins Hospital has been ranked as the best hospital in the nation — for 20 years in a row.

Boston Globe
August 8, 2010
Merrimac’s Geoghegan shines at Aussie ‘footy’
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this article, Eileen Geoghegan is studying for her doctorate in microbiology at Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
August 8, 2010
Kimmel's goal in OT gives Bayhawks win
Johns Hopkins angle: Former Johns Hopkins midfielder Michael Kimmel scored 1:29 into overtime to lift the visiting Chesapeake Bayhawks to a 16-15 victory over the first-place Boston Cannons in the final game of the Major League Lacrosse regular season Saturday night, this piece reports.

The Washington Post
August 7, 2010
John Malloy, 85; Alice Gomez, 94; Robin Heckathorn, 55; Charles Hanzlik, 87; Joseph Koenig, 92
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Charles John Hanzlik, a native of Baltimore, was a 1943 graduate of Johns Hopkins University.

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New York Times
August 9, 2010
Obama to Call for Better Graduation Rates
President Obama on Monday will renew his call for 60 percent of all young Americans to possess a college degree.

MSNBC
August 9, 2010
Is it worth it to go to college?
A small group of economists and others have begun to argue that the investment is, in fact, too risky, and that people should skip both college and the debt associated with it.

New York Times
August 6, 2010
For American Students, Life Lessons in the Mideast
American college students are increasingly choosing to spend their traditional junior year abroad in places like Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates.

Washington Post – College Inc. blog
August 6, 2010
Yeardley Love case prompts U-Va. rule change
Returning students to the University of Virginia will have a new question to answer when they arrive on campus: Have you ever been arrested?

New York Times
August 9, 2010
Students Spared Amid an Increase in Deportations
The Obama administration is sparing one group of illegal immigrants from expulsion: students who came to the United States without papers when they were children.


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