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Forbes Magazine
August 12, 2010
Hopkins' New Business School
Johns Hopkins angle: This video news report, produced by Forbes Magazine, focuses on the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and includes an interview with Dean Yash Gupta.

Baltimore Sun
August 12, 2010
Hopkins experts on humanitarian mission with US Navy
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this health blog post, Johns Hopkins doctors, nurses, researchers and other experts will spend the next four months on the USS Iwo Jima Navy ship as it provides medical assistance to third world countries. The Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response is coordinating the staffing.

The New York Times
August 13, 2010
Raw Almond Producers Fight Fed Rules
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press wire story quotes Robert S. Lawrence, a professor at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

PBS NewsHour
August 12, 2010
Spread of Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbugs' Causes Global Concerns
Johns Hopkins angle: Interviewed for this story is Trish Perl, a professor of infectious disease at the School of Medicine and the hospital epidemiologist for the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Center for American Progress
August 12, 2010
Think Again: Wall-to-Wall Craziness
Johns Hopkins angle: This column focuses in part on Wall Street Journal opinion pieces written by Fouad Ajami, a professor at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

Christian Science Monitor
August 12, 2010
US-Vietnam ties strengthen with military exercises, to China's chagrin
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from Frederick Brown, a lecturer in Southeast Asia Studies at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

Baltimore Sun
August 12, 2010
Health officials warn of bacteria in Chesapeake Bay
Johns Hopkins angle: Rita Colwell, an adjunct professor at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, is quoted in this article.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek
August 12, 2010
Monitoring of Kidney Health Urged for Injection Drug Users
Johns Hopkins angle: This HealthDay News story reports that a study led by Shruti H. Mehta of the Bloomberg School of Public Health indicates that injection drug users, particularly those with HIV, need to be carefully monitored for poor kidney function.

Private MD Lab
August 12, 2010
Prostate cancer may not require immediate surgery
Johns Hopkins angle: This story concerns a prostate cancer study led by Bruce Trock, an associate professor of urology in the School of Medicine. Trock is quoted.

MedPage Today
August 12, 2010
Alcohol Ads Reach Fewer Young People
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature reports on new research by the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Fair Warning
August 13, 2010
Teens See Fewer Alcohol Ads in Mags, But Online is a Different Story
Johns Hopkins angle: This story refers to a recent study by researchers at JHU’s Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Modern Medicine
August 12, 2010
Most Useful Marfan Syndrome Diagnostic Criteria Identified
Johns Hopkins angle: This HealthDay News feature calls attention to new research led by Paul D. Sponseller, an orthopedic surgery professor in the School of Medicine.

The Daily Record
August 12, 2010
On the Move, 8/12: Schott joins Invotex Group as a managing director
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that the Baltimore District Council of the Urban Land Institute appointed Daniel Pallace as chair of its advisory board and Kelly Cantley as treasurer. Pallace has a bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University, and Cantley holds an MBA from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

ABC2News.com (WMAR – Baltimore)
August 12, 2010
Jessamy, Bernstein square off on radio
Johns Hopkins angle: This coverage of a radio debate between current Baltimore City State’s Attorney Patricia Jessamy and her challenger Gregg Bernstein includes a reference to the case of the Johns Hopkins researcher who was recently stabbed to death by a violent offender.

WBALTV.com (Channel 11 – Baltimore)
August 12, 2010
Jessamy, Bernstein Get Testy During Radio Debate
Johns Hopkins angle: This coverage of a radio debate between current Baltimore City State’s Attorney Patricia Jessamy and her challenger Gregg Bernstein includes a reference to the case of the Johns Hopkins researcher who was recently stabbed to death by a violent offender.

Baltimore Sun
August 13, 2010
Johns Hopkins extends men's lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala's contract through 2016 season
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this article, Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala agreed to a contract extension Thursday that will run through the 2016 season.

LAX Power – Lacrosse News
August 12, 2010
Pietramala's Contract Extended Through 2016 Season
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that Tom Calder, director of athletics at Johns Hopkins University, has announced the signing of men's lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala to a contract extension through the 2016 season.

Baltimore Sun
August 13, 2010
Dr. James C. Tolan dies at age 56
Johns Hopkins angle: Tolan completed an internship in psychology at the Henry Phipps Psychiatric Clinic at Johns Hopkins Hospital, this obituary reports.

Baltimore Sun
August 12, 2010
Dr. Merrill J. Egorin dies at age 62
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary states that Egorin earned a bachelor's degree in 1969 from The Johns Hopkins University and his medical degree in 1973 from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.


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Inside Higher Ed
August 13, 2010
Moody's Warns Nonprofit Colleges They Could Be Next
The ratings agency, echoing warnings that some higher education officials themselves have made, warns that the Education Department could seek to apply to nonprofit as well as for-profit colleges metrics that link graduates' debt burdens to their salaries.

Associated Press
August 12, 2010
N.C.A.A. Supporting Toughening Academic Standards For Men
The proposals include an assessment of incoming freshmen and requiring those who need additional academic help to earn three credit hours during the summer before they can enroll in the fall.

Inside Higher Ed
August 13, 2010
Colleges Seek Clarification on Student Plans Under Health Reform
Higher education groups urged federal health officials Thursday to clarify that comprehensive student health plans would qualify as "minimum essential coverage" under the recently enacted health care reform law.

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