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Los Angeles Times
February 23, 2010
Execs can't win in testifying on Capitol Hill
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Yash Gupta, dean of the Carey Business School.

Daily Record
February 24, 2010
Hopkins students work on a collegiate recruitment program  
Johns Hopkins angle: Leslie Kendrick’s Advertising and Promotion class for undergraduates has the FBI for a client.

FoxNews.com
February 24, 2010
Can't Remember That Person's Name? You May Be 'Face Blind'
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Michael McCloskey, a cognitive science professor in the Krieger School.

Novite.com - Sofia News Agency (Bulgaria)
February 24, 2010
The Baltics, Bulgaria and Greece
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is by Steve Hanke, a Whiting School professor of applied economics.

Gazette.net (Maryland)
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010
Hopkins, Montgomery agree on long-term biotech vision
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports: “After five months' negotiation, Johns Hopkins University has come to terms on an agreement that spells out the research giant's vision and commitment in Montgomery County for decades to come.”

Wall Street Journal
February 24, 2010
Delhi's Budget Bets on Growth
Johns Hopkins angle: An opinion piece on the government of India and its budget, written by Arvind Subramanian of SAIS.

Business Standard (India)
February 24, 2010
Arvind Subramanian: An Institutional Success Story
Johns Hopkins angle: The author of this column is a senior research professor in the School of Advanced International Studies.

Malaysian Mirror
February 24, 2010
G20's future in question amid new challenges
Johns Hopkins angle: This AFP wire story quotes Pieter Bottelier, a senior adjunct professor of China studies at the School of Advanced International Studies.

WJZ.com (Channel 13 – Baltimore)
February 23, 2010
Baltimore To Require CO Detectors March 1
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news report, with online video, includes a comment from Eileen McDonald, an associate scientist affiliated with the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Johns Hopkins Children's Safety Center.

Baltimore Sun
February 24, 2010
Perman will return to area as new president of UMB
Johns Hopkins angle: Dr. Jay Perman, the new president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, spent 12 years as professor of pediatrics at the School of Medicine.

HealthDay
February 24, 2010
Heart Stem Cells Move Closer to Human Treatments
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes Gordon Tomaselli, a spokesman for the American Heart Association and a cardiology professor in the School of Medicine.

Psychiatric Times
February 22, 2010
The Blue Mask: Uncovering the Cause of the Nightmare
Johns Hopkins angle: This article is by Barbara Young, an assistant professor emeritus of psychiatry and behavioral sciences in the School of Medicine.

Huffington Post
February 23, 2010
Checklists Alone Won't Change Health Care: The Full Story
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog post is by Peter Pronovost, a School of Medicine professor who is an expert who studies ways to reduce hospital infections.

Ghana Web
February 24, 2010
PATH Ghana to start Oxytocin Initiative
Johns Hopkins angle: This story, concerning an effort to reduce maternal mortality, mentions that the initiative was developed by a team that included the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

MSN Money
February 23, 2010
5 attractive stocks under $5
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions that JHU researchers have figured out a way to put a chemical "pin" on a powerful anti-cancer drug, a pin that deactivates the drug, allowing it to circulate in the body without causing damage to good cells. This technique has been purchased by biotech startup Genspera, the article says.

Carroll County Times
February 24, 2010
Families struggle, cope with cancer
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes David Loeb, an associate professor of pediatric oncology in the School of Medicine.

Daily Times (Delaware County, Pa.)
February 24, 2010
Rose Tree Tavern upgrades eyed
Johns Hopkins angle: This report from a county council meeting mentions a study on countywide health services performed by the Bloomberg School of Public Health.
 
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
February 24, 2010
Black History Month Book Review: A One-Woman Miracle
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Hospital is mentioned.

Business Gazette
February 24, 2010
Perfect picking
Johns Hopkins angle: This story on a guitarist mentions he will be backed up in an upcoming performance by a guitar orchestra from Peabody Conservatory.

Maui News
February 24, 2010
Workshop for cancer survivors, caregivers set
Johns Hopkins angle: Robert Hitz, a teacher, pianist and composer, is a graduate of Peabody Conservatory.

The News Journal (Wilmington, Del.)
February 24, 2010
Delaware men's lacrosse: Hopkins keeps Hens off target
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports article reported that the men’s lacrosse team defeated Delaware 15-7 in a game Tuesday at Homewood Field.

Baltimore Messenger
February 23, 2010
Men's lacrosse: Hopkins routs Delaware
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports article reported that the men’s lacrosse team defeated Delaware 15-7 in a game Tuesday at Homewood Field.

Baltimore Sun
February 24, 2010
Jays shoot past Blue Hens
Johns Hopkins angle: No. 5 Johns Hopkins scored the first three goals of the third quarter to turn a close game into a rout, as the host Blue Jays defeated No. 18 Delaware, 15-7, Tuesday night at Homewood Field.

Baltimore Sun
February 24, 2010
Andrea L. Mastellone (obituary)
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrea Louis Mastellone earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the Johns Hopkins University.



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USA Today
February 24, 2010
Study: Millennial generation more educated, less employed
The 18- to 29-year-old Millennial generation probably will be the most educated in American history, but they also have the highest share who are unemployed.

NPR - Morning Edition
February 24, 2010
Campus Rape Victims: A Struggle For Justice
Research funded by the U.S. Department of Justice estimates that 1 out of 5 college women will be sexually assaulted. This piece looks at the failure to prevent assaults and solve cases.

Time Magazine
February 24, 2010
The Case Against College Education - Opinion Piece
College isn't for everyone. Perhaps it is foolishly élitist to think that going to school until age 22 is necessary to being well-rounded.

Richmond Times-Dispatch (Va.)
February 24, 2010
Tech keeps report on massacre secret
Virginia Tech is keeping secret a report by federal education officials on its officials' actions during the April 16, 2007, massacre.

Inside Higher Ed
February 24, 2010
Drop-Out Insurance
Is the market to assure parents of tuition refunds about to take off?

Baltimore Sun
February 24, 2010
Towson professor to leave for Haiti to identify U.S. remains
A Towson University professor leaves for Haiti for the somber task of identifying the remains of at least 100 Americans believed to have perished in last month's devastating earthquake.

Baltimore Sun
February 24, 2010
St. Mary's College land deal questioned
State auditors have asked criminal investigators to review whether the sale of a 34-acre parcel of land to St. Mary's College allowed undue tax benefits to the trustee who sold it.

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