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Wall Street Journal
August 23, 2010
The Guns of August, 1990
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece was written by Fouad Ajami, professor at The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution.

VOANews.com
August 23, 2010
Mosque Plan Ignites Debate About Religious Freedom, Commemoration of 9/11
Johns Hopkins angle: Fouad Ajami, professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, is quoted.

NPR
August 22, 2010
On A Budget, U.S. Faces World As 'Frugal Superpower'
Johns Hopkins angle: In a public radio interview, Michael Mandelbaum, a foreign policy professor at JHU’s School of Advanced international Studies, is interviewed about his new book.

Baltimore Sun
August 20, 2010
Dr. Anthony John R. Russell-Wood, longtime Hopkins professor
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary is for Anthony John R. Russell-Wood, a distinguished Johns Hopkins University professor of history whose field of expertise was pre-Columbian and colonial Latin America. He had been a faculty member since 1971.

Baltimore Sun
August 21, 2010
Studied spaces
Johns Hopkins angle: In this Susan Reimer column about homework space, Joyce Epstein of the National Network of Partnership Schools at the Johns Hopkins University, is quoted.

Ottawa Citizen
August 23, 2010
Your brain on vacation
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece refers to Johns Hopkins research indicating that a long summer break hurts students academically, especially those from low-income backgrounds.

Nanowerk News
August 20, 2010
Johns Hopkins researchers appointed to governor's task force to study nanobiotechnology
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has appointed Johns Hopkins researchers Peter Searson, of the Whiting School, and Steve Desiderio, of the School of Medicine, to serve on a special task force to study the benefits of nanobiotechnology.

New York Times
August 21, 2010
With Peanut-Free Games and Seats, Baseball Welcomes Allergic Fans
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press wire story quotes Robert Wood, the director of pediatric allergy and immunology at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

Nurse.com
August 23, 2010
Johns Hopkins No. 1 Hospital for 20th Consecutive Year
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that U.S. News & World Report magazine’s Best Hospitals 2010-11 list ranks Johns Hopkins Hospital as No. 1 for the 20th consecutive year. Edward D. Miller, dean and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, is quoted.

New York Times
August 20, 2010
E-Books Make Readers Less Isolated
Johns Hopkins angle: In this feature, Michael Hughes, a communications associate at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, is quoted about public reactions to his use of an iPad.

ABCNews.com
August 21, 2010
Plus-Size Teen Waistlines Expanding
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature focuses on a new study conducted by May A. Beydoun and Youga Wang of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Nurse.com
August 23, 2010

The Time is Now: 'Culture of Safety' Key to Preventing Errors
Johns Hopkins angle: This store quotes Christine Goeschel, director of patient safety and quality initiatives and manager of operations for the Johns Hopkins Quality and Safety Research Group at the School of Medicine, and Peter Pronovost, medical director of the Center for Innovation in Quality Patient Care, also at the School of Medicine.

EMaxHealth.com
August 22, 2010
FDA's Egg Recall Investigation Focuses on Supplier Practices
Johns Hopkins angle: In this article, Ellen Silbergeld, a professor of environmental health sciences at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, is quoted.

Sify.com (India)
August 21, 2010
Virus may act as 'late-life-acting' biopesticide against malaria
Johns Hopkins angle: This article focuses on new research from the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute.

Health Leaders Media
August 23, 2010
Trauma Center Care Costs Warranted, Study Suggests
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on a Bloomberg School of Public Health study exploring the cost of treatment at a trauma center versus a non-trauma center.

Baltimore Sun
August 21, 2010
HealthKey: Doctors concerned about supply of nuclear material used in diagnostic tests
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes Richard George, an assistant professor at JHU’s School of Medicine and its Heart and Vascular Institute.

Chronicle of Higher Education
August 23, 2010
University Globalization Is Here to Stay
Johns Hopkins angle: The university is mentioned.

Baltimore Sun
August 23, 2010
The bus vs. rail debate
Johns Hopkins angle: This editorial refers to the Baltimore's proposed Red Line rail service from Woodlawn to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Baltimore Sun
August 21, 2010
Race for top prosecutor has racial backdrop
Johns Hopkins angle: This analysis mentions the crime-related deaths of Zach Sowers, who worked in finance at Johns Hopkins University, and Stephen Pitcairn, who was a Johns Hopkins researcher.

nj.com
August 23, 2010
Battling a river far from home
Johns Hopkins angle: The subject of this article is Brian Orland, a master’s degree student in South Asia studies at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

New York Times
August 20, 2010
Amid Fringe Festival Upstarts, an Oscar Nominee
Johns Hopkins angle: In this feature interview, cinematographer Caleb Deschanel mentions that he attended Johns Hopkins and was editor of the campus newspaper.

Baltimore Sun
August 22, 2010
Bayhawks down Long Island, 13-9
Johns Hopkins angle: This account of the Major League Lacrosse championship game win by the Chesapeake Bayhawks mentions the play of three former Johns Hopkins lacrosse athletes: Michael Evan, Shawn Nadelen and Michael Kimmel.

Baltimore Sun
August 20, 2010
Josephine M. Jones dies at age 86
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary notes that Jones was a 1971 graduate of the Johns Hopkins University, where she earned a bachelor's degree.

Baltimore Sun
August 20, 2010
John Wesley Henson dies at age 91
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Henson received a scholarship to Peabody Prep, where he learned to sing in Italian and German.

HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

New York Times
August 22, 2010
Students, Welcome to College; Parents, Go Home
On move-in day, more colleges are urging “Velcro parents” to back off so students can develop independence.

NPR – Weekend Edition Saturday
August 21, 2010
In Lawsuit, Students Claim College Deceived Them
A for-profit college is facing a lawsuit filed on behalf of students who say the school ripped them off. It's the latest in a series of hits the for-profit higher education industry has taken recently.

Chronicle of Higher Education
August 23, 2010
New Today: The Almanac of Higher Education
This annual report features national and state-by-state data on colleges and universities, and their students, finances, and faculty and staff members, as well as regional profiles of the issues facing academe across the country.

The Hechinger Report
August 17, 2010
Colleges doing more to help freshmen survive and thrive
Colleges have turned what was once a weekend of half-hearted mixers into a sophisticated yearlong series of seminars and strategies managed by full-time counselors and experts.

USA Today
August 23, 2010
Even bizarre college clubs get students more engaged
Forget chess club. College students today are attracted to clubs with activities that are more innovative — maybe even downright wacky.

New York Times
August 22, 2010
College Roommates Match Up Online
Incoming freshmen have Web sites that do for dormitory life what eHarmony and Match.com have long done for romance.

Baltimore Sun
August 23, 2010
iPad: the new big gadget on campus
Apple's hit consumer device increasingly getting tested at colleges across the country this fall.

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