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National Review Online
December 10, 2010
The Crisis of the Middle
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrew Cherlin, a professor of sociology and public policy in the Krieger School, is quoted.

Chronicle of Higher Education
December 10, 2010
Arts Briefs: Johns Hopkins Opens New Museum for Archaeology Collection
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that sculptures, pottery, jewelry, weapons, and tools from around the world will be featured in the new museum at Gilman Hall.

Baltimore Sun
December 9, 2010
Was terror arrest entrapment or good police work?
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes Doug Ward, director of the Division of Public Safety Leadership at the Johns Hopkins University School of Education.

New York Times
December 10, 2010
The Early Word: More Tax Talk
Johns Hopkins angle: This politics and government blog mentions that U.S. Senator John McCain, the Arizona Republican, is set to talk about Russia today at Johns Hopkins’ School of Advanced International Studies.

Politico
December 10, 2010
McCain: 'We are very close' on START
Johns Hopkins angle: Sen. John McCain delivered a speech at the School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C.

Baltimore Sun
December 9, 2010
Top Google searches for Baltimore in 2010 -- local colleges dominate
Johns Hopkins angle: This technology blog lists the top 10 Baltimore searches on Google. On this list, four searches are related to Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Business Journal
December 10, 2010
Verizon vacating downtown Baltimore offices
Johns Hopkins angle: The article cites the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School moved from Charles Street center to its new space in Harbor East.

Maryland Daily Record
December 10, 2010
On the Move
Johns Hopkins angle: Kathleen Kelly Swanson who was named director of resource development at The Arc of Howard County, is an adjunct professor in leadership ethics at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

Toronto Star
December 9, 2010

WikiLeaks: What you need to know
Johns Hopkins angle: Robert Guttman of SAIS is quoted.

Reuters
December 9, 2010
"Allergy tablets" cut hay fever symptoms safely
Johns Hopkins angle: Sandra Lin of the School of Medicine is quoted.

LiveScience.com
December 9, 2010
Gene Mutation in Schizophrenia Linked to Mental Disorders
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Mikhail V. Pletnikov, an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the School of Medicine.

Science Now
December 10, 2010
Australia to Test 'Mosquito Vaccine' Against Human Disease
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Jason Rasgon, an entomologist at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Financial.com
December 10, 2010
Sesame Street Program Improves Development for Children in Indonesia
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Dina L.G. Borzekowski, associate professor in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Sify (ANI)
December 10, 2010
New guidelines to aid food allergies diagnosis released
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Robert Wood, director of the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

Toronto Star
December 10, 2010
Pancreatic cancer tumours take more than a decade to develop, study shows
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue, a professor at the School of Medicine.

Sify (ANI)
December 10, 2010
ALS causing gene discovered
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Bryan J. Traynor of the School of Medicine.

ABC-7 (Calif.)
December 10, 2010
Male menopause? It's real, affects 25M
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins research is mentioned.

Sify (ANI)
December 10, 2010
Scientists identify new 'infection fighting officer'
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Joel Pomerantz, an assistant professor of Biological Chemistry in the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences at Johns Hopkins.

Biomed Middle East
December 10, 2010
Bacterium used to tackle Dengue fever
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Jason Rasgon, an entomologist at Johns Hopkins University.

NorthJersey.com
December 10, 2010
YWCA features noted author Skloot
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Hospital is mentioned.

St. Louis Globe-Democrat
December 9, 2010
BJC participates in nation's first coordinated match paired organ transplant
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Hospital is mentioned.

R & D Magazine
December 9, 2010
Hospital shootings rare, but rate of other assaults high, Johns Hopkins researchers find
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Gabor D. Kelen, professor and chair of the Johns Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine, and Christina L. Catlett of the School of Medicine.

Emergency Management
December 9, 2010
Hospital Shooting Reignites Debate Between Reasonable and Intrusive Security
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Hospital is mentioned.

Nurse.com
December 9, 2010
Survey: ICU Nurses Get High Marks for Communication From Other Providers
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Hospital is mentioned.

Baltimore Business Journal
December 10, 2010
Profits rebound for many Baltimore-area hospitals
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Johns Hopkins Hospital brought in a profit of - $81.5 million, compared to $67.9 million in fiscal 2009. The
article contains comments from Ronald Werthman, vice president of finance for the Johns Hopkins Health system.

Baltimore Sun
December 9, 2010
Mercy adds 20-story patient tower, will open early
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Mercy Medical center “has thrived in the shadows of larger, more internationally recognized facilities such as Johns Hopkins Medicine.” It also notes that the Bunting family gave $10 million for a Johns Hopkins facility, the Bunting Blaustein Cancer Research Building.

Baltimore Sun
December 9, 2010
Bupe better than methadone for addicted moms
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog post reports on a new study led by Hendree Jones, a School of Medicine professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. Jones is quoted.

Baltimore Business Journal
December 9, 2010
Ga. private-equity firm scouting new deals in Baltimore
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about an Atlanta private equity firm scouting small Baltimore businesses in low-income areas to invest in, mentions Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
December 10, 2010
Pianist sets sights on Chopin's complete works
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that Brian Ganz is on the piano faculty of the Peabody Institute, where he studied with Leon Fleisher.

Baltimore Sun
December 9, 2010
Classical Music/Opera Listings for Dec. 10-16
Johns Hopkins angle: This column calls attention to New York appearances scheduled this weekend by Peabody pianist, conductor and author Leon Fleisher, including a Saturday performance with Katherine Jacobson Fleisher and musicians from the Peabody Institute.

Newark Post (Delaware)
December 9, 2010
NSO to host concert this weekend
Johns Hopkins angle: This preview of a Newark Symphony Orchestra concert notes that a guest soloist, pianist Lura Johnson, studied with the Peabody’s Leon Fleisher and currently teaches on the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory.

Baltimore Sun
December 9, 2010
A satisfying night of Beethoven and Britten at Peabody
Johns Hopkins angle: This classical music blog post reviews a Peabody Concert Orchestra concert that also featured performances by the Peabody-Hopkins Chorus and the Peabody Singers.

Baltimore Sun
December 10, 2010
Terps' O'Donnell wins Honda Award for field hockey
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports column includes a women’s college soccer item reporting that Johns Hopkins senior Jenn Paulucci and junior Erica Suter were selected to the NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic team, and that senior Jessica Hnatiuk made the second team. A college football item states that Johns Hopkins junior center Ed Rodger made the d3football.com All-South first team, while junior wide receiver Sam Wernick, junior linebacker Ryan Piatek and senior place kicker Alex Lachman made the second team.

HeraldNet (Wash.)
December 9, 2010
Stealth, Rabil agree to three-year deal
Johns Hopkins angle: Paul Rabil was a four-time NCAA All-American lacrosse player at Johns Hopkins University.

SILive.com
December 9, 2010
Staten Island Fencing Club finally has a home to call its own
Johns Hopkins angle: Steve Khinoy was on the Johns Hopkins fencing team.

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Washington Post
December 10, 2010
Education Department faults Va. Tech for delayed warning before Seung Hui Cho's massacre
The Department of Education faulted leaders of Virginia Tech on Thursday for failing to issue a "timely warning" to the university community that might have prevented loss of life on the morning of the April 2007 shooting rampage.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
December 10, 2010
Early College Planning Essential for Latino Student Success, Experts Say
To ensure better college access and success for Latino students from low-income backgrounds, institutions should help them put together college plans as early as the eighth grade, according to experts at two Washington-area education events.

Chicago Tribune
December 10, 2010
Best values in private colleges
The net price of a private college, the cost after financial aid, puts the total out-of-pocket cost, on average, close to $22,000. And if you consider only tuition and fees, the net price (in inflation-adjusted dollars) is actually a bit less than it was a decade ago.

Chronicle of Higher Education
December 9, 2010
British Lawmakers Approve Sharp Increase in Tuition at English Universities
Angry demonstrators clashed with the police in a student protest outside Parliament in London on Thursday, as the coalition government faced its biggest test yet in a vote on proposals to raise university tuition.

Christian Science Monitor
December 9, 2010
DREAM Act news: With bill stalled in Senate, what happens next?
Senate majority leader Harry Reid deferred action on the DREAM Act. News reports suggest he is waiting for the Obama tax deal to be resolved. When that might happen, however, is uncertain.

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