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TIME.com
August 18, 2010
South Korean Probe Unlikely to Settle Dispute over Warship Sinking
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes J.J. Suh, a professor and director of Korea Studies at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

Science News
August 17, 2010
Teen hearing loss rate worsens
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature includes comments from Yuri Agrawal, an otolaryngologist in the School of Medicine.

Fast Company
August 18, 2010
Real-Time Space Weather Forecasting Now Possible, Innovation Front Sweeping in From the Far North
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on a new partnership involving satellite phone company Iridium Communications, JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory and Boeing on a project called the Active Magnetosphere and Planetary Electrodynamics Response Experiment.

UN Dispatch
August 17, 2010
Secretary Clinton on the Global Health Initiative and "Filling the Gaps" on the MDGs
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on the global health speech delivered by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies. A video of the speech is embedded on the Web page.

Reuters.com
August 16, 2010
Clinton: do you really need all those SUVs?
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters wire story covers the global health speech delivered by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

Politics Daily
August 17, 2010
Hillary Clinton Touts Global Health Initiative as Key Foreign Policy Tool
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on the global health speech delivered by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

AllAfrica.com
August 18, 2010
Africa: U.S. Shifts Focus of Health Aid, Says Clinton
Johns Hopkins angle: This story concerns the global health speech delivered by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

WashingtonPost.com
August 17, 2010
Happy U.S. News rankings day!
Johns Hopkins angle: This tongue-in-cheek blog post about U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges" ranking talking points observes that U.S. News "actually spelled Johns Hopkins correctly on the first try."

Baltimore Business Journal
August 17, 2010
Johns Hopkins ranks as No. 13 college in U.S.
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins University ranked No. 13 on U.S. News & World Report’s latest ranking of the top nation's top research universities.

WJZ.com (Channel 13 – Baltimore)
August 17, 21010
Several Md. Colleges Ranked Among Best In U.S.
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news story notes that, in the newest U.S. News and World Report rankings, Johns Hopkins University placed 13th.

Examiner.com (Washington, D.C.)
August 17, 2010
Region colleges rank well in U.S. News and World Report
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog post mentions that in the newest U.S. News and World Report rankings, Johns Hopkins University placed 13th.

TheStreet.com
August 18, 2010
Young Investors Risk More by Risking Less
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Yuval Bar-Or, an adjunct professor of finance at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School who is an expert on decision-making in the context of risk.

The Globe and Mail (Canada)
August 17, 2010
High Arctic theatre for all audiences
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is by Whitney Lackenbauer, who will be a Fulbright Scholar at JHU’s School for Advanced International Studies this fall.

Baltimore Sun
August 17, 2010
Diabetics can get off meds after weight loss surgery
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog post reports that diabetics who undergo weight-loss surgery can often get off their drugs, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins. Lead researcher Marty Makary, an associate professor of surgery at the School of Medicine, is quoted.

ScienceBlog.com
August 17, 2010
Trauma center care cost-effective
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog details the cost-savings associated with trauma care, based on a new report from the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for Injury Research and Policy. Ellen MacKenzie, chair of the school’s Department of Health Policy and Management, is quoted.

U.S. News and World Report
August 17, 2010
Multiple Health Problems? Try Care Management
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog mentions that patients at Johns Hopkins Hospital can, as outpatients, enroll in the hospital's Guided Care program, in which a specially trained nurse in coordinates care from various specialists.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
August 18, 2010
CMU president Jared Cohon plans to step down in 2013
Johns Hopkins angle: This story notes that Carnegie Mellon University president Jared Cohon previously spent 19 years at Johns Hopkins, including terms as assistant and associate dean of engineering and vice provost for research.

Times Herald-Record (Middletown, N.Y.)
August 18, 2010
Pediatrician: Annual physicals more than getting 'shots'

Johns Hopkins angle: This pediatric health column states that, according to specialists at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, lawnmower injuries are the leading cause of amputations in adolescents.

Baltimore Business Journal
August 17, 2010
Celtic Healthcare hiring in Owings Mills
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog post mentions that Johns Hopkins Hospital recently had job openings for 400 people.


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Chronicle of Higher Education
August 18, 2010
The 'U.S. News' Seal of Approval Isn't Free
Colleges have long paid for the right to use the official U.S. News “badge” in print materials. This year, for the first time, colleges must also pay to reproduce the copyrighted image online. The badge includes the magazine’s logo, the phrase “Best Colleges 2011,” and the name of one of 13 categories, such as “Liberal Arts Colleges” or “Up-and-Comers.” Previously, college officials could download the images for free from the U.S. News Web site.

Wall Street Journal
August 17, 2010
Beloit College Mindset List Finds Class of 2014 Can’t Write in Cursive, Considers Nirvana ‘Classic Rock’
Beloit College has released its annual “Mindset List,” a compilation of values that are pervasive amongst the current crop of 18-year-olds entering universities. Founded by Ron Nief, now an emeritus director of public affairs at Beloit, and Tom McBride, Keefer Professor of the Humanities at the school, the list was originally created to remind faculty of how differently their incoming students view the world.

The Washington Post
August 17, 2010
For-profit higher-education providers resist regulatory action
The Washington Post Co. and other for-profit providers of higher education pushed back Monday against a government report last week that found many of their former students are not on track to repay their loans.

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