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Wall Street Journal
July 2, 2010
Flexible Payroll Tax Could Become Finland's Greatest Export
Johns Hopkins angle: This article contains comments from Steve Hanke, a professor of applied economics at Johns Hopkins University.

Bloomberg Businessweek
July 1, 2010
Gene Mutation May Make People More Prone to Asthma
Johns Hopkins angle: This article points to research conducted by a John Hopkins team, led by Dr. Bruce S. Bochner, director of the division of allergy and
clinical immunology.

World Politics Review
July 1, 2010
Global Insider: The U.S.-EU Bank Data-Transfer Deal
Johns Hopkins angle: In this piece, Kurt Volker, a former U.S. Ambassador to NATO and managing director of the Center on Transatlantic Relations at Johns
Hopkins University, explains the importance of a U.S.-EU bank-data transfer agreement.

Foreign Policy
July 2, 2010
Where is the next generation of generals?
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is by Beau Cleland, who is studying strategy at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

Space Daily
July 02, 2010
Course Correction Keeps New Horizons On Path To Pluto
Johns Hopkins angle: This article concerns the New Horizons mission, which is being managed by JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

The Urbanite
July 1, 2010
The Good Fight
Johns Hopkins angle: This health feature mentions Johns Hopkins surgeon Michael Choti and Johns Hopkins cancer patient educator Lillie Shockney.

Health Leaders Media
July 1, 2010
Poor Distribution Loses Thousands Of Transplant Kidneys
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on findings by Dorry Segev, a School of Medicine associate professor of surgery, and colleagues.

FoxNews.com
July 02, 2010
Prostate Cancer Diagnosed and Treated Too Much, Docs Say
Johns Hopkins angle: This Live Science reports states that researchers at Cedars-Sinai and JHU are beginning a study that will examine tissue samples from men diagnosed with prostate cancer who choose a "wait-and-see" approach to treatment.

The Urbanite
July 1, 2010
Where Paths Diverge
Johns Hopkins angle: This story concerns a new book written by Wes Moore, a JHU alumnus. This feature is written by Lionel Foster, an assistant program manager at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth.

Gazette.Net (Maryland)
July 2, 2010
Fort Detrick business office welcomes director
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Christine Demas, who was recently named director of the Fort Detrick Business Development Office, earned a master's in business administration from JHU.

Baltimore Sun
July 2, 2010
Education briefs
Johns Hopkins angle: Beginning this fall and continuing through 2014, three Anne Arundel Community College nursing students will receive a $3,000 scholarship  through a program set up by Johns Hopkins HealthCare, this article states.

The Daily Record
June 30, 2010
On the Move, 6/30: Gordon named secretary of national nonprofit
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions, Toby Gordon previously worked at Johns Hopkins Medicine, most recently as vice president for strategic planning and market research.

Baltimore Sun
July 1, 2010
Navy QB Dobbs' hometown recognizes his key play
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Johns Hopkins lacrosse player Brooke Lipinski during the team's trip to Italy for a two day tournament.

Baltimore Sun
July 1, 2010
Stanford-bound Munoz switching sides for Under Armour Classic
Johns Hopkins angle: Mike Molster, a volunteer coach at Johns Hopkins, is quoted in this piece.

CNN Health
July 2, 2010
Young player had brain damage more often seen in NFL veterans
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature includes comments from Jon Weingart, a professor of neurological surgery and oncology in the School of Medicine.

New Orleans Times-Picayune
July 2, 2010
Congress asked for a list of projects to protect South Louisiana, not for an 8,000-page menu
Johns Hopkins angle: This newspaper editorial includes a quote from Robert Dalrymple, a professor of civil engineering in the Whiting School.

Baltimore Sun
July 1, 2010
Navy QB Dobbs' hometown recognizes his key play
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Johns Hopkins lacrosse player Brooke Lipinski during the team's trip to Italy for a two day tournament.

Baltimore Sun
July 1, 2010
Charm City Circulator needs some work
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions a visit to Johns Hopkins in the writer's trip.

Higher Education News


Chronicle of Higher Education
July 1, 2010
Penn State U. Panel Clears Climate Scholar of Research-Misconduct Allegations
Closing a four-month investigation, a Pennsylvania State University committee said Thursday that there is "no substance" to allegations that the prominent climate scientist Michael E. Mann had deviated from accepted scholarly practices in his research on global warming.

Inside Higher Education
July 2, 2010
Pampering or Priority?
This fall, freshmen at George Washington University will have a little work to do that their predecessors did not: cleaning their own bathrooms. The  university announced last month that it will eliminate its maid-like housekeeping services (which included vacuuming the rooms and cleaning private bathrooms) in freshman residence halls.

Chronicle of Higher Education
July 1, 2010
Sallie Mae Will Move Its Headquarters to Delaware
Sallie Mae announced on Thursday that it would move its corporate headquarters from Reston, Va., to Newark, Del., as part of a restructuring begun after Congress passed legislation to end the bank-based federal student-loan program.

Wall Street Journal
June 28, 2010
Dorm That Honors Klansman Sparks Debate
The University of Texas is grappling with whether to change the name of a campus dormitory here that for 55 years has honored a late law professor and Ku Klux Klan leader.

Inside Higher Education
July 2, 2010
Framing the Conversation on Research Universities
Responding to a Congressional request, the National Research Council has now convened a committee to study the health of the nation’s research universities and to identify strategies for advancing their role in U.S. prosperity, security, and global competitiveness in the 21st century.

Bloomberg News
July 2, 2010
Handguns on Campus Make Utah Colleges Model After Court Rulings
Students at Utah Valley University and other public colleges in the state are free to carry concealed handguns on campus if they have a permit. Nick Moyes is one of them.

Inside Higher Education
July 2, 2010
Another One Bites the Dust
Absent “significant progress” toward the resolution of an ongoing labor dispute in Honduras, Cornell University will follow the University of Wisconsin at Madison's lead and end its licensing agreement with Nike.The decision, issued by President David Skorton in an internal letter Monday, is being heralded by anti-sweatshop activists as a significant victory in a battle over Nike’s refusal to pay severance to displaced workers in its supply chain.


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