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Baltimore Sun
March 3, 2010
Helping the youngest readers
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of yesterday's announcement that Johns Hopkins University and the Baltimore City Public School System are teaming up on a project called "Johns Hopkins Takes Time for Schools," which will allow JHU employees to use two work days a year to volunteer in city public schools. Caroline Bennett, student community liaison, was featured for her work reading to children at Barclay.

Baltimore Business Journal
March 2, 2010
Johns Hopkins University, city school system unveil new partnership
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of yesterday's announcement, by Johns Hopkins President Ronald J. Daniels and City Schools CEO Andrés A. Alonso, of a new service program that allows JHU employees to use two paid work days a year to volunteer at city public schools.

WJZ.com (Channel 13 – Baltimore)
March 2, 2010
Professionals Volunteer To Read To Kids
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news report, with online video, describes the announcement of the Take Time for Schools program, in which JHU is giving its full-time employees an incentive to volunteer at Baltimore city schools. JHU President Ronald J. Daniels is quoted, and school volunteer efforts by the of the Johns Hopkins Women's Club are mentioned.

WBALTV.com (Channel 11 – Baltimore)
March 2, 2010
City Schools To Get Help From Hopkins Workers
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news report, with online video, covers the announcement of the Take Time for Schools program, in which JHU is giving its full-time employees an incentive to volunteer at Baltimore city schools. JHU President Ronald J. Daniels is quoted.

WashingtonPost.com
March 2, 2010
Quit in Public
Johns Hopkins angle: Yash Gupta, dean of the Carey Business School, comments on the minor vices of public leaders.

Wall Street Journal
March 2, 2010
Another Step Forward for Iraq
Johns Hopkins angle: Fouad Ajami of SAIS authored this commentary.

WYPR-FM
March 2, 2010
Midday with Dan Rodricks
Johns Hopkins angle: Patrick Madsen, career services director at the Carey Business School, offered career advice to listeners during a “Radio Resume” segment.

NPR.org
March 2, 2010
Report: Most Couples Living Together Marry
Johns Hopkins angle: This report, broadcast on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered,” includes comments from Andrew Cherlin, the Krieger School’s acting chair of the Department of Sociology.

USA Today
March 2, 2010
Report: Cohabiting has little effect on marriage success
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Andrew Cherlin, the Krieger School’s acting chair of the Department of Sociology.

MSNBC.com
March 2, 2010
Living together does lead to marriage
Johns Hopkins angle: This article this article quotes Andrew Cherlin, the Krieger School’s acting chair of the Department of Sociology.

Washington Post Blogs
March 3, 2010
Do most marriages last?
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS sociologist Andrew Cherlin is quoted in this "The Checkup" blog.

NPR.org
March 2, 2010
When Politicians Refuse To Leave The Stage
Johns Hopkins angle: This article from the National Public Radio site includes a comment from Krieger School political scientist Matthew Crenson.

Baltimore Sun
March 3, 2010
Calories: what counts
Johns Hopkins angle: This article was written by Scott Kaplan, physician on the faculty of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Gazette.net (Maryland)
March 3, 2010
Deal sets path for biotech boom
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on the life sciences development memorandum of understanding signed last week by Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and JHU President Ronald J. Daniels.

Gazette.net (Maryland)
March 3, 2010
JBG to build cancer institute campus at Shady Grove
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that The JBG Cos. of Chevy Chase will develop the new National Cancer Institute Shady Grove Campus, which will be part of the Montgomery County Life Sciences Center on property owned by JHU.

Discovery News
March 2, 2010

Reusing Equipment To Help Hospitals Go Green
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature focuses on research led by Martin Markary, an associate professor of surgery in the School of Medicine.

Huffington Post
March 2, 2010
Help Send 120,000 Solar Lights to Health Teams in Haiti
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog post states that Johns Hopkins affiliate Jpiego is one of two highly regarded health care nonprofits in Haiti that are making an urgent plea for 120,000 lights to assist them in delivering health care to persons who are now dispersed in the rural areas.

ABCNews.com
March 2, 2010
Celebrity Suicides Highlight Antidepressant Questions
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Raymond DePaulo, chair of the psychiatry department in JHU’s School of Medicine.

Philadelphia Inquirer
March 3, 2010
Study urges changes in Delco health system
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that a study by the Bloomberg School of Public Health concludes that Delaware County's public-health system lacks coordination and leadership, and needs both to increase residents' awareness of programs and to improve some lagging health trends.

Washington Examiner
March 3, 2010
Leggett pushes for tax increase on booze
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to a recent study by JHU professors who concluded that an alcoholic beverage tax increase in Maryland would reduce alcohol abuse and save lives and hundreds of millions of dollars.
 
Bloomberg.com
March 2, 2010
U.S. Base to Stay on Okinawa, Japanese Official Says
Johns Hopkins angle: This wire story mentions that Akihisa Nagashima, a vice defense minister in Japan, obtained a master’s degree at the JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

Hartford Courant (Conn.)
March 3, 2010
AT & T Has New Leader In State
Johns Hopkins angle: This business story reports that Rodney A. Smith, a lobbyist and one-time public relations officer who was just named president of AT&T’s Connecticut business, received a master of fine arts degree from JHU.

Bristol Herald Courier (Bristol, Va.)
March 3, 2010
School Board candidate: Getting parents involved is key to improving student success
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Beth Rhinehart, one of five candidates seeking a spot on the city school board, has master’s degrees in education and counseling from JHU.

Towson Times
March 3, 2010
Men's lacrosse: Hopkins primed for Princeton in Classic
Johns Hopkins angle: This article previews Saturday’s Faceoff Classic at M&T Bank Stadium, during which JHU’s men’s lacrosse team will play against Princeton.

Baltimore Sun
March 3, 2010
George H. Bacot Jr., glass firm executive (obituary)
Johns Hopkins angle: Bacot earned a degree from JHU.

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New York Times
March 3, 2010
Graduates Fault Advice of Guidance Counselors
Most who graduated from high school in the last dozen years believe that their guidance counselors provided little meaningful advice about college or careers, a new study has found.

Inside Higher Ed
March 2, 2010
Not So Private Professors
Social networking sites, which are often more public than they may appear, are lifting the veil on the private lives of professors in ways they may not have expected.

Chronicle of Higher Education
March 2, 2010
17 States Pledge to Increase Graduation Rates, Joining a New National Effort
The states will develop plans to improve their college-completion rates, joining a national program aimed at meeting President Obama's goal of having the world's best-educated adult population by 2020.

Baltimore Sun
March 3, 2010
Towson adjunct professor fired for racial remark in class
A Towson University adjunct professor was fired last week after using a racially insensitive term in his art class.



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