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Washington Post
June 29, 2010
Circadian rhythms are powerful, but people can change their sleep-wake cycles
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes sleep specialist Mark Wu, an assistant professor of neurology in the School of Medicine.


Wall Street Journal
June 29, 2010
Doctors Focus on Kids' Blood Pressure
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes Tammy M. Brady, a pediatric nephrologist in the School of Medicine.

US News & World Report
June 29, 2010
Find the Best Schools for 2010's Top Careers in Science and Technology
Johns Hopkins angle: This US News & World Report article names the Whiting School of Engineering as one of the best places to earn a degree in  biomedical/bioengineering.

Baltimore Sun
June 28, 2010
Group to explore city rape reports
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Sheldon F. Greenberg, a former Howard County police officer who heads the Johns Hopkins Division of Public Safety Leadership.

Georgia Public Broadcasting
June 29, 2010
Hospital Food Gets A Push Down The Organic Aisle
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this report is Roni Neff of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Financial Post
June 29, 2010
The West's protectionist war on the yuan
Johns Hopkins angle: Steve Hanke, an applied economist from the Whiting School, is mentioned.

Baltimore Sun
June 28, 2010
Rebuild Haiti, not just Port-au-Prince
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary was written by Pierre Kébreau Alexandre, an economist and associate professor in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Odessa American Online
June 29, 2010
McChrystal's out, forces should follow
Johns Hopkins angle: This column quotes from “Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime," by Eliot Cohen of the School of Advanced International Studies.

WJZ-TV (AP)
June 29, 2010
Zipcar Expands In Baltimore
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated press piece on the expansion of Zipcar mentions that the service is already available at Johns Hopkins University.

Daily Record
June 29, 2010
22 Zipcars ready to roll in Baltimore
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions that the Homewood campus has been a location for Zipcar and its predecessor Flexcar since 2007.

Baltimore Business Journal
June 28, 2010
Zipcar to outline plans for downtown Baltimore service
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions current 20-vehicle Zipcar location at the Homewood campus.

Calgary Herald
June 29, 2010
MDs warn of dark side of Internet
Johns Hopkins angle: Dina Borzekowski, an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, is quoted in this story about the dangers of the Internet.

Seattle Times
June 28, 2010
Seattle's Theraclone makes a 'first step' on long road to universal flu vaccine
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about a new development in the battle against flu mentions that researchers from Johns Hopkins University and others searched healthy humans for antibodies, the body's natural infection-fighters.

Bloomberg News
June 28, 2010
Lilly's Effient Tied in Study to Higher Rate of Cancer Risk Than Plavix
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Victor Serebruany, an adjunct professor in the School of Medicine.

Inverness Courier
June 29, 2010
'Third sector' is a vital part of the country's economy
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion column mentions that Johns Hopkins University has conducted research into the contribution of the voluntary sector to national economies across more than 40 countries and come up with some pretty impressive findings.

MSN News (UK)
June 29, 2010
Is Obama Failing Congo?
Johns Hopkins angle: Mvemba Dizolele, a visiting scholar at the School of Advanced International Studies, is quoted.

St. Louis Globe-Democrat
June 29, 2010
LIVING COMPLETELY WELL: Buying organic fruits, vegetables
Johns Hopkins angle: Columnist Dr. Cheryl Shea says that a study at Johns Hopkins Hospital analyzed umbilical cord blood from 185 children born from 2004 to 2005. The researchers detected the insecticides in 73 percent of cord blood samples. They also found organophosphate pesticides as well as DDT, and chlordane.

WLBT TV (Jackson, MS.)
June 28, 2010
Some food allergies misdiagnosed
Johns Hopkins angle: This report quotes Robert Wood of the School of Medicine.

Sunshine State News (FLA.)
June 29, 2010
Capital Movers: Susan Glickman
Johns Hopkins angle: In this Q & A, Glickman mentions that she worked with the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health on the Trust for America’s Health.

Waterbury Republican-American (MA.)
June 28, 2010
Terryville's Zukowski continues to give back
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this feature, Ray Zukowski played basketball for JHU.

USA Today
June 29, 2010
Doctors: Late NFL star Chris Henry died with chronic brain damage
Johns Hopkins angle: Working with Johns Hopkins University, the NFL hosted a conference on head injuries with team medical professional in early June, according to this article.

Baltimore Sun
June 29, 2010
Sports Digest
Johns Hopkins angle: Women's college lacrosse: Tara Singleton, a three-year assistant at Denver, has joined the Johns Hopkins' staff. Singleton will coach the Blue Jays defense as well as assist with recruiting and day-to-day operations.

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Baltimore Business Journal
June 28, 2010
Maryland college savings plan trims fees
The College Savings Plans of Maryland said Monday it will cut its program fee and annual account fee by 20 percent beginning July 1.

Bloomberg Businessweek
June 28, 2010
College: Big Investment, Paltry Return
The value of a college degree is a middle-class article of faith. But exclusive new research suggests it may be far less than previously thought.

New York Times
June 29, 2010
University Chief Is Selling Tobacco Holdings
Susan Desmond-Hellmann, named chancellor of the University of California, San Francisco, orders personal holdings in tobacco company stock to be sold and places "value screening" on her stock portfolio.

New York Times
June 29, 2010
Justices Rule Against Group That Excludes Gay Students
A public law school did not violate the First Amendment by withdrawing recognition from a Christian student group that excluded gay students, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday in a 5-to-4 decision.

Washington Post
June 28, 2010
Zimmer: How U-Chicago became a hot college
Blog post pegged to a 42 percent increase in applications to the University of Chicago, part of which may be attributable to the university's adoption of the Common Application.

Inside Higher Ed
June 29, 2010
'Back in Business' on Civil Rights
The standard line from President Obama and his aides is that after years of relative inattention from the Republican White House that preceded it, the new administration's civil rights infrastructure is "back in business," on the lookout for evidence of discrimination in the nation's schools and colleges.


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