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Marketplace
February 1, 2010
Deficit reduction to be gradual
Johns Hopkins angle: Economist Steve Hanke of the Whiting School is quoted as part of a report on President Obama’s proposed FY2011 budget.

Los Angeles Times
February 2, 2010
Abstinence-only classes may be effective for young teens
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes from a medical journal editorial co-written by Alain Joffe, director of the Student Health and Wellness Center at the Homewood campus.

The Telegraph (U.K.)
February 2, 2010
Teaching abstinence makes children delay first sexual intercourse: research
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes from a medical journal editorial co-written by Alain Joffe, director of the Student Health and Wellness Center at the Homewood campus.

LiveScience.com
February 1, 2010
Abstinence Programs for Children Work, Study Finds
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes from a medical journal editorial co-written by Alain Joffe, director of the Student Health and Wellness Center at the Homewood campus.

New Kerala (India)
February 2, 2010
Navigation ability may be linked to genes
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI wire story quotes Barbara Landau, the Dick and Lydia Todd Professor in the Krieger School’s Department of Cognitive Science, who supervised the research team.

MalaysiaNews.net
February 2, 2010
Genes might have a say in your ability to navigate
Johns Hopkins angle: This IANS wire story reports on research supervised by Barbara Landau, professor of cognitive science in the Krieger School.

Gazette.net (Maryland)
February 1, 2010
Jobs likely to highlight State of the State
Johns Hopkins angle: This preview of the governor’s speech refers to grants awarded to JHU, describing them as one of the positive developments occurring in the state.

Moldova.org
February 1, 2010
A collision of rhetoric: U.S. interests in Central Europe
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is by Jakub Grygiel, the George H.W. Bush associate professor of international relations at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

The Washington Post
February 2, 2010
Tragedy of individual Haitians risks overshadowing chronic health problems
Johns Hopkins angle: This article was written by Alfred Sommer, dean emeritus of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

New York Times
February 2, 2010
A Lasting Gift to Medicine That Wasn’t Really a Gift
Johns Hopkins angle: A review of the new book, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” which tells the story of a Johns Hopkins patient whose cervical cancer cells were sampled and cultured for research. Former Hopkins researchers George Gey and Victor McKusick are mentioned.

New York Times
February 2, 2010
Flock Is Now a Fight Team in Some Ministries
Johns Hopkins angle: Research from the School of Medicine is mentioned.

Bloomberg.com
February 2, 2010
Mystery Medicine for Alzheimer’s May Yield Advance for Pfizer
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from Constantine Lyketsos, chair of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

USA Today
February 2, 2010
U.S. doctors say Haiti stands out from other disasters
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that Jean Ford, a pulmonologist and associate professor of epidemiology in JHU’s Bloomberg School of Public Health, is among the physicians who are helping earthquake victims in Haiti.

Business Times (Malaysia)
February 3, 2010
Sitt Tatt: Healthcare to be major contributor from 2011
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to Amcare Labs International, a provider of pathology and laboratory medicine, as “an affiliate of Johns Hopkins Medicine International and Johns Hopkins Medical Laboratories.”

The Times and Democrat (Orangeburg, S.C.)
February 2, 2010
Lee to speak at S.C. State
Johns Hopkins angle: This preview of an upcoming speech by Jefferi K. Lee, president and CEO of Bio-Defense Research Group, Inc., mentions that Lee oversees the development of a new product designed to neutralizing biological warfare agents, a technology invented by researchers at JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

Baltimore Sun
February 2, 2010
Morgan wins 8th straight, tops N.C. A&T, 74-65
Johns Hopkins angle: Reports that the men's basketball team beat McDaniel to end 4-game losing streak.

ESPN Online
February 1, 2010
Syracuse tops preseason LAX poll
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Johns Hopkins’ men’s lacrosse team placed fifth in a pre-season poll.

Carroll County Times
February 02, 2010
McDaniel men's hoops drop ninth in 11 games
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that John Alberici led four players in double figures with 17 points to pace JHU in a 65-58 win over McDaniel in Centennial Conference men’s basketball action on Monday.

Daily Record (Parsippany, N.J.)
February 2, 2010
College Corner: Mendham grad Bella named top field performer
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports column includes a swimming competition item, reporting that freshman Kristen Ferriero of Long Valley led JHU’s sweep of the 200 free relay and that Ferriero also placed second in the 100 free.

The Washington Post
February 2, 2010
J. Robert Windsor (Obit)
Johns Hopkins angle: The broadcast journalist attended JHU.


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Associated Press
February 2, 2010
Parents, Students on Edge Over Soaring Tuition
As students around the country anxiously wait for college acceptance letters, their parents are sweating the looming tuition bills at public universities.

Inside Higher Ed
February 2, 2010
The Education Exception
Programs important to colleges generally avoid Obama budget freeze, with sizable increases proposed for student aid and research. Humanities would get pinched.

Inside Higher Ed
February 2, 2010
Science Funding Gets a Boost
Obama administration's proposed 2011 budget would add $3.3 billion for scientific research, including an extra $1 billion for the NIH.

New York Times
February 2, 2010
Williams College Will Bring Loans Back to Aid Packages
A $500 million drop in the school’s endowment means the end to direct scholarships that did not have to be repaid.

Chronicle of Higher Education
February 2, 2010
In Hard Times, Sharpen Focus on Mission, Cornell's Chief Advises
The recession requires a different approach: to think carefully about strategic planning and the college's mission.



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