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USA Today
December 2, 2010
Eating omega-3-rich fish may keep vision loss at bay
Johns Hopkins angle: A study co-authored by Bonnielin Swenor of the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine reveals that eating more omega-3-rich shellfish may protect older people's eyesight.

Newsday
December 1, 2010
Can Omega-3 Foods Prevent Eye Disease in Seniors?
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on a study co-led by Sheila K. West of the Wilmer Eye Institute that concluded that eating more omega-3-rich shellfish may protect older people's eyesight longer.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek (HealthDay News)
December 1, 2010
Can Omega-3 Foods Prevent Eye Disease in Seniors?
Johns Hopkins angle: This HealthDay News story reports on a study, co-led by Sheila K. West of the Wilmer Eye Institute, that reveals that eating more omega-3-rich shellfish may protect older people's eyesight longer.

WebMd
December 1, 2010
Omega-3s May Cut Risk of Macular Degeneration
Johns Hopkins angle: New research out of the Wilmer Eye Institute indicates that diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids from fish and shellfish may be good for the eyes of older Americans, offering protection against age-related macular degeneration, a common cause of blindness in the U.S.

OneIndia (ANI)
December 2, 2010
Omega-3 in seafood may protect seniors' eyes
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI article reports that a new study out of the Wilmer Eye Institute has revealed that omega-3 fatty acids in fish and other seafood have eye-protective effects.

Ivanhoe
December 2, 2010
Two New Breakthroughs for Aging Eyes
Johns Hopkins angle: This Ivanhoe story reports that a new study out of the Wilmer Eye Institute has revealed that omega-3 fatty acids in fish and other seafood have eye-protective effects.

WTMA Radio (South Carolina)
December 2, 2010
Scientists 'See' New Benefit in Fish Diets
Johns Hopkins angle: This ABC News Radio story reports that Johns Hopkins researchers, led by Sheila K. West of the School of Medicine, claim that the onset of age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, might be minimized by a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which fish have in abundance.

Wall Street Journal Online
December 1, 2010
B-school bulletin blog
Johns Hopkins angle: This brief article reports that Johns Hopkins's Carey Business School is planning its first executive M.B.A. program this spring, as dean Yash Gupta continues his quest to raise the school's status.

Maryland Daily Record
December 1, 2010
Hopkins freshmen learn teamwork with homemade race cars
Johns Hopkins angle: Allison Okamura, a mechanical engineering professor in the Whiting School and the head of the freshman engineering design course, is quoted in this story and video about the annual contest to make devices powered only by mouse traps and rubber bands.

Washington Post – The Answer Sheet blog
December 1, 2010
Some Education Department spin
Johns Hopkins angle: Cites Johns Hopkins research about high school dropout rates and quotes Robert Balfanz of the Center for Social Organization of Schools.

Huffington Post
December 1, 2010
A Civic Marshall Plan for a Grad Nation: A Role for Volunteers?
Johns Hopkins angle: This column discusses a report just released by America's Promise Alliance, Civic Enterprises, and Johns Hopkins University's Everyone Graduates Center.

Gary Post-Tribune (Indiana)
December 2, 2010
Report: 'Dropout factories' on decline in United States
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions a study led by Robert Balfanz of the Center for the Social Organization of Schools.

Palladium Item (Indiana)
December 2, 2010
Next, state must close transfer loophole
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions a Johns Hopkins University report about Richmond High School.

Baltimore Sun
December 1, 2010
Coping with lower back pain
Johns Hopkins angle: This page provides a transcript of an online chat conducted Monday with Paul Christo, director, Pain Training Program, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine in the School of Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
December 1, 2010
HealthKey: Area hospitals adding perks like WiFi, gourmet meals
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature reports that Johns Hopkins Hospital is among the area medical centers that are vying for patients through upscale services. The piece mentions that in 2012 Johns Hopkins is slated to open the $994 million Sheikh Zayed Tower and the Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center, which will add 560 private rooms. Quoted is Judy Reitz, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Guitar International
December 2, 2010
Guitar Hero Series: Michael Hedges
Johns Hopkins angle: This profile notes that Hedges attended the Peabody Conservatory, studying with Aaron Shearer, and was in school at the same time with such classical guitar luminaries as David Starobin and Manuel Barrueaco . The story adds that Hedges earned his degree in musical composition.

All About Jazz
December 2, 2010
New Orleans Ladies of Jazz Holiday Concert with Stephanie Jordan, Germaine Bazzle, and Leah Chase proves a hit
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert review mentions that performer Rachel Jordan, a professor of violin at Jackson State University, received both her bachelor of music and her master of music degrees from the Peabody Conservatory, where she studied with the Berl Sernofsky.

Virginian-Pilot
December 2, 2010
Woman's kidney donation leads to early cancer diagnosis
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Johns Hopkins.

La Cañada Sun (Suburban Los Angeles)
December 2, 2010
Guest Column: LCHS jumps to #3 USC feeder school
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that graduates of this high school have gone on to attend the Peabody Institute.

Baltimore Sun
December 2, 2010
Wizards lose, 127-108, in Toronto in 'embarrassing effort'
Johns Hopkins angle: An item in this sports column reports that Johns Hopkins’ men’s water polo team and the Redlands team are tied at No. 1 in the final Collegiate Water Polo Association Division III poll of the season.

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Diverse Issues in Higher Education
December 2, 2010
How Will Education Funding and Policy Fare in a Republican Congress?
Despite bipartisanship on some issues, experts predict budget cuts and less regulation.

Inside Higher Ed
December 2, 2010
New Data, No Better Results
First available information from more-recent cohort of entering college students finds graduation rates stagnant, even receding.

Chronicle of Higher Education
December 1, 2010
Philosophers and Anthropologists Defend Howard U.'s Threatened Programs
The academics worry that proposed changes at the historically black institution would harm attempts to bring black scholars into their disciplines.




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