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Washington Post
February 25, 2010
Poll shows concern about American influence waning as China's grows
Johns Hopkins angle: SAIS's David Lampton is quoted on American public opinion and U.S.-China relations.

Los Angeles Times
February 25, 2010
No radiation danger from airport body scanners
Johns Hopkins angle: This health news item refers to a British Medical Journal editorial written by Mahadevappa Mahesh, chief physicist in the Radiology Physics and Engineering Department at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Sun
February 25, 2010
Hospital recycling on increase
Johns Hopkins angle: Martin A. Makary, a surgeon and associate professor of public health at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is quoted.

CTV News (Canada)
February 25, 2010
Hospitals can resterilize some devices: researchers
Johns Hopkins angle: This Canadian Press wire story reports on research led by surgeon Martin Makary, an associate professor in the School of Medicine.

New York Times
February 25, 2010
Do Toxins Cause Autism?
Johns Hopkins angle: Alan M. Goldberg, a professor of toxicology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, is quoted in this column.

Daily Record
February 25, 2010
JBG Cos. to develop $200M campus for National Cancer Institute
Johns Hopkins angle: A new National Cancer Institute complex will be built on the Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus.

Christian Science Monitor
February 24, 2010
Trendy doesn't work in middle school education, study finds
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature includes comments from Robert Balfanz, co-director of The Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins.

Mother Nature Network
February 25, 2010
From white dwarfs to flashing supernovas
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS astrophysicist Adam Riess is quoted in this story.

Free Internet Press
February 24, 2010
From The Clash Of White Dwarfs, The Birth Of A Supernova
Johns Hopkins angle: Adam Riess, a professor of physics and astronomy in the Krieger School, is quoted in this piece.

Baltimore Business Journal
February 25, 2010
Montgomery County, Johns Hopkins University sign deal to improve biotech activity
Johns Hopkins angle: Montgomery County and Johns Hopkins University signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday to find ways to beef up the county’s biotech sector.

USA Today
February 25, 2010
Genetic testing may yield personalized health treatments
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes Johns Hopkins breast cancer specialist Vered Stearns, an associate professor in the School of Medicine.

AOL News
February 24, 2010
How Does Dick Cheney's Ticker Keep On Ticking?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes cardiologist Nisha Chandra, a professor in the School of Medicine.

Baltimore Business Journal
February 25, 2010
Attorney Shale Stiller rejoins DLA Piper as partner
Johns Hopkins angle: Article mentions that Shale Stiller is a trustee of the university and of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Christian Science Monitor
February 24, 2010
Latin America leaders back Argentina over Falkland Islands stand-off
Johns Hopkins angle:  This article quotes Riordan Roett, director of the Latin America Studies Program at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

Main Line Suburban Life
February 24, 2010
Study stokes debate over Delco health department
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to a Bloomberg School of Public Health study that is expected to outline gaps in the county’s health services and make recommendations to correct those gaps.

People’s Daily Online
February 25, 2010
IMF nomination suits all
Johns Hopkins angle: This Xinhua wire story mentions that that deputy Chinese central bank governor Zhu Min, who was named special advisor Wednesday to the International Monetary Fund chief, earned a Ph.D. and a M.A. in economics from JHU.

Forbes.com
February 25, 2010
Echoes From Davos: Top Chinese Banker To Advise IMF
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions that deputy Chinese central bank governor Zhu Min, who was named special advisor Wednesday to the International Monetary Fund chief, holds degrees from JHU and Princeton.

Bloomberg.com
February 25, 2010
IMF Names Zhu Min as Adviser, Showing China’s Clout
Johns Hopkins angle: This Bloomberg wire story states that deputy Chinese central bank governor Zhu Min, who was named special advisor Wednesday to the International Monetary Fund chief, earned an economics doctorate at JHU.

Malaysian Mirror
February 25, 2010
China bank official named special advisor to IMF chief
Johns Hopkins angle: This AFP wire story states that deputy Chinese central bank governor Zhu Min, who was named special advisor Wednesday to the International Monetary Fund chief, earned an economics doctorate at JHU.

The Age (Australia)
February 25, 2010
China bank official named special advisor to IMF chief
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press wire story mentions that deputy Chinese central bank governor Zhu Min, who was named special advisor Wednesday to the International Monetary Fund chief, earned an economics doctorate at JHU.


WSJ.com
February 25, 2010
What to Make of Zhu Min’s Role at IMF?
Johns Hopkins angle: Blog post on Zhu Min, the deputy governor of China’s central bank who will become a “special advisor” to head of the International Monetary Fund, mentions that Zhu has taught economics at Johns Hopkins.

Huffington Post
February 25, 2010
Christiane Northrup, M.D.: We Need To Stop Circumcision
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece refers to circumcision and HIV research conducted by Ronald H. Gray, a professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

AllAfrica.com
February 23, 2010
Nigeria: Testimony by Peter Lewis - Examining the U.S.-Nigeria Relationship in a Time of Transition
Johns Hopkins angle: This transcript is of testimony presented before a U.S. Senate committee by Peter M. Lewis, director of the African Studies Program and an associate professor at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

Baltimore Sun
February 24, 2010
Arts Q&A: Keeping Baltimore opera in tune with the times
Johns Hopkins angle: Caitlin Vincent raduated last year from the Peabody Institute with a master's in vocal performance.

NorthJersey.com
February 25, 2010
Robert Sirota's 'Diners' in world premiere at MSU
Johns Hopkins angle: Sirota headed up the Peabody Conservatory for 10 years before leaving in 2005 to become president of the Manhattan School of Music. He has commissioned work for the Peabody Trio.

Baltimore Sun
February 25, 2010
Barton Childs (obituary)
Johns Hopkins angle: Childs was a Johns Hopkins University pediatrics professor emeritus who worked in the field of inherited diseases.

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Chronicle of Higher Education
February 24, 2010
Recession Could Push U.S. Further Behind in Educational Goals, Compared With Other Nations
The recent recession could accelerate global shifts in the race to educate more people and produce top-flight research, and, as a result, the United States could lose ground.

Roll Call
February 25, 2010
Congress Must Back Student Loan Reform - Opinion Piece
An op-ed by Jack Remondi, vice chairman and chief financial officer of Sallie Mae.

Baltimore Sun
February 25, 2010
UMB's Ramsay to step down Monday
With his successor named and questions swirling from a state audit released last week, David J. Ramsay has announced he will step down as president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore on Monday.

SmartMoney.com
February 24, 2010
Credit-Card Issuers' New College Strategies - Column
College students generate profits for credit-card companies by not paying their balances in full, and they tend to hold on to their first credit card for life.

Washington Post
February 24, 2010
Parent notification policies for underage drinking evolve
Concerned about injuries, deaths, rising alcoholism rates and lawsuits, colleges and universities have realized that, in addition to levying official penalties, seeking parents' help can bolster anti-drinking efforts.



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