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Washington Post
February 16, 2010
Blood, toil, tears and a lot of sweat in the medical tent
Johns Hopkins angle: The Washington Post publishes an edited version of a blog post written in Haiti by Thomas Kirsch, leader of a recent Johns Hopkins Go Team mission to Port-au-Prince.

Baltimore Sun
February 16, 2010
O'Malley to argue for mediation bill
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Krieger School political scientist Matthew Crenson.

The New York Times
February 16, 2010
Opposition Grows in Germany to Bailout for Greece
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece includes comments from Jackson Janes, executive director of JHU’s American Institute for Contemporary German Studies.

Washington Post
February 16, 2010
Evolution: Unbridled enthusiasm
Johns Hopkins angle: This Health and Science section brief concerns "The Rise of Horses." published by Johns Hopkins University Press.

Deutsche Welle (Germany)
February 16, 2010
Tamed 'Celtic tiger' seeks economic comeback
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece quotes Erik Jones, a professor of European studies at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

Daily Record
February 16, 2010
Duly noted: Girl who doesn’t age wins suit against Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on a jury award against Johns Hopkins Hospital in a case alleging inappropriate restraint of a now-17-year-old girl who has never aged past infancy.

WashingtonPost.com
February 16, 2010
America's founders and presidential prerogative
Johns Hopkins angle: Clement Fatovic, author of "Outside the Law: Emergency and Executive Power," published by Johns Hopkins University Press, is guest blogger on "Short Stack," the blog of the Washington Post's Book World editors.

New Kerala (India)
February 16, 2010
Scientists find TB disease mechanism along with compound to block it
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI wire story mentions that I-A09, a compound that blocked tuberculosis bacterium’s activity in laboratory tests, is being evaluated in a TB animal model at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

KOLD-TV Channel 13 (Tucson, Arizona)
February 15, 2010
U of A helps to unravel Martian past
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes Bradley Thomson of JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

Baltimore Sun
February 16, 2010
Snowbound dread next BGE bill
Johns Hopkins angle: This article has comments from Cecilia Rubiera, a JHU graduate student.

United Press International
February 12, 2010
Johns Hopkins flu shot rate double average
Johns Hopkins angle: This UPI wire story reports on a study led by Edward Bernacki, director of occupational health, safety and environment at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Sun
February 11, 2020
Hopkins philosophy prof on snow & parking spots
Johns Hopkins angle: This Jay Hancock economics blog item quotes Hilary Bok, an associate professor of philosophy in the Krieger School.

Huffington Post
February 15, 2010
Jonny Bowden: Debunking The Blue Agave Myth
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog article quotes Ingrid Kohlstadt, a part-time faculty member in the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Department of International Health.

The New York Times
February 16, 2010
The Early Word: Back to Work
Johns Hopkins angle: An item in the newspaper’s government and politics blog mentions that former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson will appear at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies in support of his new book on the economic crisis. Paulson is now a visiting scholar at the school.

The Times Herald (Norristown and Montgomery County, Pa.)
February 16, 2010
Mehmet Oz talks about life in Turkey, meeting Oprah
Johns Hopkins angle: In this interview, cardiac surgeon and TV personality Mehmet Oz mentions that a recent Johns Hopkins study demonstrated that when you’ve lost a loved one, the chance of sudden arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) dramatically increased.

KidGlue.com
February 15, 2010
Meatless Mondays Can Reduce Carbon Footprint
Johns Hopkins angle: This article concerns the Meatless Mondays nonprofit initiative launched in part by the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Progressive Grocer
February 15, 2010
OTA Names 1st Legislative and Advocacy Manager
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Will Telligman, the Organic Trade Association’s new legislative and advocacy manager, is currently earning a master’s degree in agricultural policy at JHU.

The Herald-Mail (Hagerstown, Md.)
February 13, 2010
Expanding musical horizons
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature about classical pianist Robert Stratham mentions that he studied at the Peabody Conservatory.

Payson Roundup (Arizona)
February 12, 2010
Music lovers can enjoy an embarrassment of riches for Valentine’s
Johns Hopkins angle: This column reports that pianist Cecilia Cho received both her bachelor’s and master’s of music degrees from the Peabody Conservatory.

The Herald-Mail (Hagerstown, Md.)
February 11, 2010
MSO trombonist Wayne Wells inspired by 'Three Stooges'
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Maryland Symphony Orchestra principal trombonist Wayne Wells holds a Peabody Conservatory bachelor of music degree.

Baltimore Sun
February 12, 2010
Has Md. lost its grip on lacrosse?
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports feature mentions several former JHU men’s lacrosse team members.

Daily Times (Delaware County, Pa.)
February 16, 2010
Colleges: Cabrini’s Misevicius scores 2,000th career point in win
Johns Hopkins angle: This sport column reports that in basketball games against Swarthmore, JHU’s men’s team lost, and its women’s team won.

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Washington Post
February 16, 2010
University of Maryland President C.D. Mote to step down in August
C.D. Mote Jr., will resign in August, he said Monday, confident that "the place is in good shape" and that it is time for someone else to take charge.

New York Times
February 16, 2010
After a Shooting, Colleagues Try to Regain Footing
The murders at the University of Alabama have left the close-knit biology department trying to pick up the pieces.

Inside Higher Ed
February 16, 2010
Student Data Systems, Unite!
An infrastructure is emerging that would make it possible for states to share data about their students, but it troubles some who say the data would inevitably impinge on individual privacy.

Boston Globe
February 16, 2010
Colleges lagging on faculty diversity
Colleges across the country are struggling to bolster the faculty ranks of underrepresented minority groups as student populations grow more diverse.

New York Times – Economix blog
February 15, 2010
College Students, the New Cash Cows
Colleges and universities have always charged some students more than others. But the competition is intensifying for the students who will pay the most up front.

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