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Baltimore Sun
July 26, 2010
Hopkins researcher's promising life cut short in robbery
Johns Hopkins angle: A report on the stabbing death of Stephen Pitcairn, a Johns Hopkins University researcher who was attacked Sunday night as he walked home from the train station.

Baltimore Sun
July 27, 2010
The death of Stephen Pitcairn and the court system
Johns Hopkins angle: This Crime Beat blog reports on the killing of Stephen Pitcairn, a Johns Hopkins research technologist who was attacked as he walked home from the train station on Sunday night.

Sun Sentinel.com
July 27, 2010
Jupiter man working at Johns Hopkins killed in Baltimore
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on the stabbing death of Stephen Pitcairn, a cancer researcher at Johns Hopkins University.

WWMT.com
July 27, 2010
Man from West Michigan murdered in Baltimore
Johns Hopkins angle: The television station reports on the death of Stephen Pitcairn, a cancer researchers at Johns Hopkins University.

WJZ (Channel 13)
July 27, 2010
Arrests Made In Hopkins Researcher's Murder
Johns Hopkins angle: The arrests of a man and a woman suspected in the robbery and stabbing death of a Johns Hopkins University researcher is the subject of this television report.

ABC2 News
July 27, 2010
Hopkins researcher stabbed to death in robbery; two charged
Johns Hopkins angle: A report on the stabbing death of Stephen Pitcairn, the Johns Hopkins research technologist.

WBAL (Channel 11)
July 26, 2010
2 Arrested In Hopkins Researcher's Stabbing Death
Johns Hopkins angle: The station reports on the killing death of Stephen Pitcairn, a Johns Hopkins research technologist.

Palm Beach Post
July 26, 2010
Two arrested in stabbing death of Jupiter man during apparent robbery attempt in Baltimore
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Johns Hopkins research technologist Stephen Pitcairn was stabbed to death Sunday evening.

WPBF.com (Florida)
July 26, 2010
Jupiter Man Stabbed To Death In Baltimore
Johns Hopkins angle: A report on the stabbing death of Stephen Pitcairn, a Johns Hopkins cancer researcher.

MyFoxDC.com
July 26, 2010
Johns Hopkins University Researcher Stabbed To Death; 2 Arrested
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press story reports that Baltimore police say two people have been arrested in the death of a Johns Hopkins University researcher who was stabbed during an apparent robbery while walking home. from Baltimore's Penn Station.

The New Republic
July 27, 2010
Mock Trial/How America is helping to whitewash the Cambodian genocide.
Johns Hopkins angle: Stephen Morris, a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, is the author of this opinion piece.

WYPR - Maryland Morning
July 27, 2010
Is Our Vaccine System Healthy?
Johns Hopkins angle: Krieger School historian Louis Galambos discusses with host Sheilah Kast the history of vaccines in our country and why throwing out 40 million doses of H1N1 vaccine might actually be a good thing.

The Washington Post
July 27, 2010
Medical Mysteries: Sudden hearing loss in one ear was no minor irritant
Johns Hopkins angle: This health story mentions Johns Hopkins medicine.

Vancouver Sun
July 27, 2010
Strict rules urged for energy drinks
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Daniel Evatt, a research fellow at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Global Montreal
July 26, 2010
Medical journal urges strict regulations for high-caffeine energy drinks
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Daniel Evatt, a research fellow at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

CBC.ca
July 26, 2010
Our growing appetite for a boost
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about caffeine-containing drinks mentions that in September 2008, researchers with Johns Hopkins University called for the caffeine content of energy drinks to be more prominently labeled, given that some energy beverages contain the equivalent amount of caffeine found in 14 cans of Coca-Cola.

Gizmag (Australia)
July 26, 2010
Students design device to detect premature labor
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that a group of graduate students at the Whiting School have developed a device to detect a woman's likelihood of delivering a baby prematurely.

NewsOK.com (Oklahoma)
July 27, 2010
Device may detect early birth
Johns Hopkins angle: This brief article reports that a group of graduate students at the Whiting School have developed a device to detect a woman's likelihood of delivering a premature baby.

Myrtle Beach Sun Post
July 27, 2010
Leaks leave officials reeling
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this McClatchy News story is John E. McLaughlin, a senior fellow at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.

Chicago Tribune
July 26, 2010
Controversial supplement to come off shelves
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this Tribune piece is Ellen Silbergeld, an expert in environmental health who is studying mercury and autism at Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Ivanhoe Newswire
July 27, 2010
Guidelines Get in the Way of Back Pain Relief
Johns Hopkins angle: Ivanhoe reports that a new study led by Steven P. Cohen, M.D., an associate professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, concludes that following diagnostic guidelines may do you more harm than good if you have back pain. Cohen is quoted.

WBAL-TV Baltimore
July 26, 2010
Differing Strategies Unveiled In Gov.'s Race
Johns Hopkins angle: Krieger School political science professor emeritus Matthew Crenson comments on the Maryland governor's race.

Science Magazine
July 27, 2010
Obscure Immune Cells Thwart Ticks
Johns Hopkins angle: Donald MacGlashan of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is quoted.

Inside Higher Ed
July 27, 2010
Policing Plagiarism Abroad
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes Kathryn Mohrman, former executive director of the Johns Hopkins University campus in Nanjing.

Macleans.ca (Canada)
July 26, 2010
Open your mouth and your appendix will follow
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about a new gallbladder removal technique that has surgeons removing the organ through the patient's mouth mentions that Anthony Kalloo of Johns Hopkins University Hospital is credited with coining the concept at a 1998 conference on the future of gastroenterology, but it wasn't’t until 2004 that the no-incision surgery was performed for the first time.

Spero News (Texas)
July 27, 2010
Hugo Chávez's warped obsession
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary mentions that Paul Auwaerter of the School of Medicine concluded that tuberculosis did not kill Simon Bolívar in 1830; chronic arsenicosis did.

Baltimore Examiner
July 26, 2010
Baltimore Magazine's best places to work number 6 through 10
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Baltimore Magazine named Johns Hopkins Hospital as the 6th best place in Baltimore to work. The story also notes that number 7 is another Johns Hopkins affiliated employer --The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory.

Contactlenses.co.uk
July 27, 2010
Valproic acid `may halt vision loss`
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions research done by biologists at the Krieger School that reveals that people with severe vision impairment may be able to "see" by way of special retinal cells.

Bethany Beach Wave
July 27, 2010
Tour de Har helps fight disease
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about the Tour de Har notes that all of the money collected will be donated to a research fund on pulmonary fibrosis at Johns Hopkins University.

Atlanta Journal Constitution
July 26, 2010
Dr. Linda Lucetta "Lindy" Wolfenden, 40: Emory physician "got into medicine for the people"
Johns Hopkins angle: Wolfenden did her residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Sun
July 26, 2010
David B. Greenberg (Obituary)
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary states that Greenberg, a retired professor of chemical engineering at the University of Cincinnati and a Baltimore native, earned his master's degree in chemical engineering from the Johns Hopkins University.

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Washington Post
July 27, 2010
UMBC president Freeman Hrabowski discusses science for women and minorities
A Q&A with Hrabowski, who is known for encouraging minority students to pursue science and engineering careers.

Associated Press
July 27, 2010
Webb Calls for Ending Diversity Programs
U.S. Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., has called for ending government-run diversity programs in a newspaper column, saying they have disadvantaged struggling whites and hurt the cause of racial harmony.

USA Today
July 27, 2010
Unpaid internships can cost -- or pay off for -- college students
Even with the recession, students are willing to dish out hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to cover expenses for internships far from home.

Chronicle of Higher Education
July 26, 2010
State Spending on Student Aid Increased Modestly in 2008-9
Even as they faced a deep recession and major budget cutbacks, the 50 states and the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico spent a total of $10.3-billion on student financial aid in the 2008-9 academic year.

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