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Baltimore Sun
July 28, 2010
Killing highlights city's dangerous geography
Johns Hopkins angle: The slaying of Johns Hopkins research technologist Stephen Pitcairn is mentioned in this story about dangerous neighborhoods in the city.

Baltimore Sun
July 28, 2010
In Baltimore, tragedy meets politics, like it or not
Johns Hopkins angle: Columnist Dan Rodricks writes about the slaying of Johns Hopkins research technologist Stephen Pitcairn.

Baltimore Sun
July 28, 2010
Just out of prison, killer of girl arrested again
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions the slaying of Johns Hopkins research technologist, Stephen Pitcairn.

The Washington Post
July 29, 2010
No bond in Md. researcher's killing
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog picked up from the Baltimore Sun, states that a man accused in the stabbing death of a Johns Hopkins University researcher has been ordered held without bond.

Palm Beach Post
July 28, 2010
2 suspects in Jupiter man's stabbing murder held on bail; viewing, funeral services planned
Johns Hopkins angle: A man and a woman are being held without bail as suspects in the stabbing death and robber of Johns Hopkins research assistant Stephen Pitcairn.

Baltimore Sun Blogs
July 29, 2010
Baltimore Crime Beat: A stabbing and dangerous geography; another killing near Penn Station
Johns Hopkins angle: More coverage of the stabbing death of Stephen Pitcairn, a Johns Hopkins research assistant.

WJZ TV (Baltimore)
July 28, 2010
Mayor: Murder Was 'Breakdown In The System'
Johns Hopkins angle: Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake comments on the recent stabbing death and robbery of Johns Hopkins research assistant Stephen Pitcairn.

Washington Examiner (AP)
July 28, 2010
Man held without bond in researcher's death
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press story says that a Baltimore man accused in the stabbing death of a Johns Hopkins University researcher has been ordered held without bond.

ABC2 News (Baltimore)
July 28, 2010
Accused murderer denied bail
Johns Hopkins angle: Continuing coverage of the case of the stabbing death of Johns Hopkins research assistant Stephen Pitcairn.

ABC2 News (Baltimore)
July 28, 2010
Residents rally after Hopkins technician's murder
Johns Hopkins angle: ABC2 reports that people who live in Charles Village came together Wednesday night -- just days after the shocking murder of Johns Hopkins research technician Stephen Pitcairn.

The Washington Post
July 29, 2010
CPR studies find no benefit to mouth-to-mouth over chest compressions alone
Johns Hopkins angle: Myron L. Weisfeldt, a cardiologist and CPR researcher at the School of Medicine, who wrote an editorial in the journal.

Wall Street Journal
July 29, 2010
In Many CPRs, Skip the Mouth-to-Mouth
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Myron Weisfeldt of the School of Medicine.

United Press International
July 28, 2010
CPR without mouth-to-mouth advised
Johns Hopkins angle; Myron Weisfeldt of the School of Medicine wrote an editorial accompanying a published study that suggests dropping mouth-to-mouth from CPR and using "hands only."

Vancouver Sun (Reuters)
July 29, 2010
Studies shed new light on CPR
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters story quoted from a journal commentary authored by Myron Weisfeldt of the School of Medicine.

CNN.com
July 28, 2010
Hands-only CPR as effective as traditional, studies show
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in Myron Weisfeldt of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

New England Journal of Medicine
July 29, 2010
In CPR, Less May Be Better
Johns Hopkins angle: An editorial by Myron Weisfeldt of the School of Medicine.

OneIndia.com (ANI)
July 29, 2010
CPR without mouth-to-mouth breathing 'better for cardiac arrest victims
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quoted from a journal commentary authored by Myron Weisfeldt of the School of Medicine.

Newsweek
July 10, 2010
The Creativity Crisis
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions Charles Limb of the School of Medicine and Jim West of the Whiting School of Engineering.

Baltimore Business Journal
July 27, 2010
On The Move
Johns Hopkins angle: This brief states that David Hash of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center has been installed as a member of the new Board of Directors.

The Washington Post
July 28, 2010
Were some D.C. teachers fired based on flawed calculations?
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog is written by Aaron Pallas, formerly of Johns Hopkins University and now a professor of sociology and education at Teachers College, Columbia University.

United Press International
July 28, 2010
Back-pain guidelines may delay treatment
Johns Hopkins angle: Skipping long-held diagnostic guidelines may speed up pain relief for some with back pain, according to a study led by Steven Cohen of the School of Medicine.

Allentown Morning Call
July 29, 2010
Summer Learning Day gives students reason to dance
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about summer activities in Allentown mentioned research by experts at the Center for the Social Organization of Schools that reveals that students lose about two months of math skills over a typical summer break, and low-income students also lose more than two months in reading achievement, despite the fact that their middle-class peers make slight gains.

OneIndia.com (ANI)
July 29, 2010
Dense bones associated with raised risk for prostate cancer
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI story reports that a new study led by Stacy Loeb of the School of Medicine has found that men, who develop prostate cancer, tend to retain denser bones as they age than men who stay free of the disease.

Laurel Leader
July 29, 2010
Navy awards $750 million to Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
Johns Hopkins angle: The U.S. Navy has awarded an additional $750 million to Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory in North Laurel, bringing the lab's contracts with the Navy to more than $4.7 billion.

All Headline News
July 28, 2010
Psychologists Develop Two New Suicide Prediction Assessment Tests
Johns Hopkins angle: A 2007 study spearheaded by the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore found that the suicide rate in the U.S. began rising for the first time in ten years and the steepest rise appears to be among white middle aged women.

All About Jazz
July 28, 2010
Jessica Williams: Touch
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this review, Williams was trained at Peabody.

Latin American Herald Tribune
July 29, 2010
US Under Secretary Otero to Meet in Honduras
Johns Hopkins angle: Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero holds a master's degree from the School of Advanced International Studies.

San Francisco Chronicle
July 28, 2010
The Most Expensive Places To Go To School
Johns Hopkins angle: This article lists JHU as one of the most expensive places to go to school.

Ma'an News Agency (Palestine)
July 29, 2010
Netanyahu's coercive diplomacy - Abdaljawad Hamayel
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece was written by Abdaljawad Hamayel, a Palestinian writer completing his masters degree at the Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.

Punjab Newsline (India)
July 29, 2010
World Hepatitis Day 28 July: Hepatitis C Cure and control
Johns Hopkins angle: David L. Thomas of the School of Medicine is quoted.

Irish Times
July 29, 2010
Irish researchers join international 'Cuda team'
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this article, experts at Johns Hopkins are participating in an international initiative to develop Cuda, a new computer programming language.

Pittsburgh Post Gazette
July 29, 2010
Cafe Phipps will serve less meat
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about a new restaurant mentions Meatless Mondays, a public health awareness program of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for a Livable Future.

Delmarva Daily Times
July 29, 2010
Morgan S. Gibson Jr.
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this obituary, Gibson graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in accounting.

HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

Chronicle of Higher Education
July 28, 2010
Goodbye to Those Overpaid Professors in Their Cushy Jobs
For adjunct instructors, who now make up more than half of the professoriate, life is a scramble to piece together as much income as a bartender's.

Inside Higher Ed
July 29, 2010
A Consultancy Within
George Washington U. creates in-house team to provide analysis and project management -- and offers advice about how you can, too.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek
July 26, 2010
B-Schools All A-Twitter Over Social Media
With interest in social media growing, B-schools are adding courses to teach students what it means for business.



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