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The Washington Post
February 22, 2010
On Leadership: Is the attorney general wrong on terrorism trials?
Johns Hopkins angle: Yash Gupta, professor and dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, is the author of this piece.

Baltimore Sun
February 22, 2010
Growing minority enrollment forces schools to adapt
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS political scientist Lester Spence comments in this story.

ABC2News.com (WMAR-TV – Baltimore)
February 21, 2010
Johns Hopkins Students Raise Money for Haiti
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news report, with online video, describes day-long fundraising activities Saturday at the Homewood campus, organized by the student-run JHU Haiti Aid group.

New York Times
February 21, 2010
A Roller Coaster Chase for a Cure
Johns Hopkins angle: Dr. Keith Flaherty attended medical school at Johns Hopkins.

New York Times
February 20, 2010
An Accidental Leader Stirs Hopes in Nigeria
Johns Hopkins angle: Peter Lewis, director of the African studies program at the School of Advanced International Studies, comments in this story.

New York Times
February 20, 2010
The Fat Lady Has Sung
Johns Hopkins angle: This Thomas Friedman op-ed piece quotes Michael Mandelbaum of SAIS.

Baltimore Sun
February 21, 2010
St. Joseph acts to put stent crisis behind it
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that the Johns Hopkins Institutions faced outrage from black leaders in 2008 after the news media reported that Johns Hopkins and Kennedy Krieger researchers, in an effort to reduce incidences of lead poisoning, put sludge containing waste on some low-income Baltimore residents' yards.

WJZ.com (TV Channel 13 – Baltimore)
February 22, 2010
New Book Examines Tissue Donor Credit, Payment
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press wire story includes comments from Ruth R. Faden, director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics.

Fairbanks Daily News Miner (Alaska)
February 19, 2010
Cellist Zuill Bailey performs with Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra
Johns Hopkins angle: Zuill Bailey is a graduate of Peabody Conservatory of Music.

The Washington Times
February 22, 2010
Rules for flying with tuberculosis disputed
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press wire story quotes Richard Chaisson, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Tuberculosis Research, and a professor of medicine, epidemiology and international health in the School of Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
February 21, 2010
Hancock: Pensions tilting from afterthought to aftermath
Johns Hopkins angle: Fred Puddester of Johns Hopkins Medicine is quoted in this Jay Hancock column.

Greenwich Time
February 19, 2010
Greenwich bassoonist soars in concerto competition
Johns Hopkins angle: Harlan Parker, of the Johns Hopkins University's Peabody Institute was a judge in the U.S. Marine Band's annual Concerto Competition, held last Saturday at the John Philip Sousa Band Hall in Washington, D.C.

Associated Baptist Press
February 19, 2010
Accomplished Baptist church musician Max Lyall dies
Johns Hopkins angle: Max Lyall, a concert and church pianist who taught for 25 years at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, held a degree from Peabody Conservatory.

WJZ.com (Channel 13 – Baltimore)
February 19, 2010
Hopkins Scientists Use DNA In Cancer Detection
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news report, with online video, includes comments from Kenneth Kinzler, a cancer biology professor in the School of Medicine.

Oregon Live
February 20, 2010
Friends remember Walt Ratterman, Washougal humanitarian killed in Haiti quake
Johns Hopkins angle: Ratterman received a diploma from the Peabody Institute of the City of Baltimore Conservatory of Music.

The Mail and Guardian (South Africa)
February 22, 2010
Up for It
Johns Hopkins angle: This column concerns a TV series funded by the Johns Hopkins Health and Education in South Africa initiative.

Daily Commercial (Leesburg, Fla.)
February 22, 2010
Classical music concert to be presented at W.T. Bland Library in Mount Dora
Johns Hopkins angle: This preview of an upcoming concert mentions that violinist Keng-Yen Tseng is chair in strings and a faculty member at JHU’s Peabody Institute and that pianist Chun-Ru Wei received her bachelors and masters degrees in piano performance from Peabody.
 
The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.)
February 21, 2010
People on the Move
Johns Hopkins angle: An item in this column notes Michael J. Paglia, who recently joined the women's health department at Geisinger Health System, earned a doctorate in public health with a focus on health services research from JHU.

HealthImaging.com
February 21, 2010
Johns Hopkins acquires Naviscan’s PEM scanner
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this article, Naviscan has reported that its Positron Emission Mammography scanner will be utilized in pre-clinical and translational research for the development of radiotracers by Richard Wahl, a professor of radiology and nuclear medicine at the School of Medicine

Baltimore Sun
February 21, 2010
Health Notes
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this short piece, the Healthy Howard program was born from the merger of Johns Hopkins Hospital with Howard County General Hospital in Columbia.

Baltimore Sun
February 20, 2010
Boyle leads Hopkins past Manhattan, 14-3
Johns Hopkins angle: Steven Boyle had six goals and two assists to power the host Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team past Manhattan, 14-3, in its season opener Friday at Homewood Field.

Baltimore Sun
February 21, 2010
Hopkins' Boland sat Friday after violating team rule
Johns Hopkins angle: No. 5 Johns Hopkins, which opened its men's lacrosse season Friday night with a 14-3 victory against Manhattan, did so without senior attackman Chris Boland, who sat out after violating an unspecified team rule.

Baltimore Sun
February 22, 2010
Margaret J. Guchemand, music teacher (obituary)
Johns Hopkins angle: Guchemand, a mezzo soprano, studied voice at the Peabody Conservatory of Music.

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Washington Post
February 22, 2010
Obama wants education benchmarks to meet higher standard
President Obama will seek to raise academic standards by requiring states to certify that their benchmarks for reading and mathematics put students on track for college or a career.

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
February 22, 2010
Majority of Administrators Receive No Pay Raises, Survey Says
For the first time in three years, hundreds of college and university directors’ salaries will not increase, and many institutions have no money to offer raises, fill vacancies or hire staff.

Inside Higher Ed
February 22, 2010
Transfer Matchmaker
New service pairs community college students who wish to continue their education with interested four-year institutions.

Inside Higher Ed
February 22, 2010
How Much Is Enough? - Opinion Piece
Endowments should exist to support the educational mission; the college's mission is not to increase the endowment.

Chronicle of Higher Education
February 22, 2010
Format War Heats Up Among Publishers of Electronic Textbooks
Textbook publishers are firing the first shots in a format war over their electronic editions, with several players hoping to control distribution to students and to make used textbooks extinct.



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