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Baltimore Sun
December 2, 2010
Real leaders for schools
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary mentions that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg attended the Johns Hopkins University and that his name "adorns" the School of Public Health.

Wall Street Journal
December 2, 2010
Pioneering soprano Helen Boatwright dies at 94
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary states that the soprano soloist was a guest professor at the Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University.

Los Angeles Times
December 2, 2010
Omega-3s in seafood may prevent age-related macular degeneration
Johns Hopkins angle: Researchers at the Wilmer Eye Institute report a study that concludes that seniors who eat a diet rich in omega-3-containing seafood have a reduced incidence of age-related macular degeneration.

Baltimore Sun Blogs
December 2, 2010
Booster Shots Blog: Omega-3s in seafood may prevent age-related macular degeneration
Johns Hopkins angle: Researchers at the Wilmer Eye Institute report a study that concludes that seniors who eat a diet rich in omega-3-containing seafood have a reduced incidence of age-related macular degeneration.

Visit Bulgaria
December 3, 2010
Omega 3 Rich Foods Protect Against Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Johns Hopkins angle: Researchers at the Wilmer Eye Institute report a study that concludes that seniors who eat a diet rich in omega-3-containing seafood have a reduced incidence of age-related macular degeneration.

News.az (Azerbaijan)
December 3, 2010
WikiLeaks may galvanise Turkey on relations with Azerbaijan
Johns Hopkins angle: News.Az interviews Gareth Jenkins, non-resident Turkey expert at SAIS.

International Business Times
December 3, 2010
Johns Hopkins offers new executive MBA program
Johns Hopkins angle: The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School will be offering a new Executive MBA program beginning May 2011, targeted at senior-level professionals and fast-track managers looking to retool and develop relevant competitive skills for the current global business environment. The program would be led by faculty not just from the business school but also from other divisions within the University.

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
December 2, 2010
State graduation rate jumps to almost 90%
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on "Building a Grad Nation," a study by America's Promise Alliance, Civic Enterprises and Johns Hopkins University's Everyone Graduates Center, which highlights Wisconsin for being one of 12 states that made substantial gains in graduation rates over the six-year period.

WTMJ (Wisconsin)
December 3, 2010
Wisconsin Graduation Rate Nearly 90%
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press story on Wisconsin graduation rates mentions a study by the Center for Social Organization of Schools.

Blooomberg BusinessWeek
December 2, 2010
Innovator: Richard Huganir
Johns Hopkins angle: A short profile of the work of neuroscientist Richard Huganir of the School of Medicine.

Modern Ghana
December 2, 2010
GHS, Hopkins Varsity organise malaria education at Volta Fair
Johns Hopkins angle: The Ghana Health Service (GHS), in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University, Center for Communication Programmes and advocators for a malaria-free future, have organised an educational programme at the ongoing Volta Trade, Investment and Culture Fair in Ho to educate the public on the need to ensure a malaria-free society.

Baltimore Sun
December 3, 2010
Terps' Catalino makes Face-Off preseason first team
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins sophomore defenseman Tucker Durkin is a member of the Face-Off preseason first team.

New York Times
December 2, 2010
Pioneering Soprano Helen Boatwright Dies at 94
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this Associated Press obituary, Boatwright served as a guest professor at the Peabody Conservatory.

NPR
December 2, 2010
Diplomatic Cables: The Ties That Bind Foreign Policy
Johns Hopkins angle: Daniel Hamilton, a former State Department official who is now at SAIS, is quoted.

The Washington Post
December 3, 2010
Wednesday's College Basketball
Johns Hopkins angle: This roundup states that Gettysburg topped Johns Hopkins, 73 to 57.

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Inside Higher Ed
December 3, 2010
Looking Ahead to 2013
Education secretary asks his advisory committee on accreditation for legislative suggestions for the next renewal of the Higher Education Act.

Chronicle of Higher Education
December 2, 2010
How 3 Graduate Deans Are Putting the NRC Rankings to Use
At a meeting in Washington, the deans said they have drawn lessons from the report, but also found some of its data unhelpful.

New York Times
November 30, 2010
An Odyssey Through the Brain, Illuminated by a Rainbow
A neuroscience doctoral candidate at Columbia is trying to draw general readers into his field through his book, "Portraits of the Mind: Visualizing the Brain from Antiquity to the 21st Century."

Washington Post
November 30, 2010
Leadership shakeup at GWU medical school
The top two officials are asked to leave as university reviews organizational structure.

Inside Higher Ed
December 3, 2010
Drilling the Living Tongue
A fight over pedagogy and personalities prompts an exodus of faculty from the University of Maryland's flagship Arabic studies program.

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