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Baltimore Sun
March 5, 2010
Mayor has brief health scare with chest pains but returns to work
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Matthew Crenson, a professor emeritus in political science in the Krieger School.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 5, 2010
Graduation rates jump in 15 schools
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to a report released last summer by the Jobs for the Future advocacy group and the Everyone Graduates Center at JHU.

WBAL-TV (Channel 11 – Baltimore)
March 4, 2010
Much About Lyme Disease Controversial, Unknown
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news feature, with online video, quotes Paul Auwaerter, an associate professor and clinical director of the Division of Infectious Diseases in the School of Medicine.

Epoch Times
March 4, 2010
Mosquitoes May Have Spread West Nile Across the United States
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on research led by Jason L. Rasgon, an assistant professor with the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Malaria Research Institute and the W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology.

ScientificAmerican.com
March 5, 2010
Mosquitoes, Not Birds, Made West Nile National
Johns Hopkins angle: This podcast transcript reports on research led by Jason L. Rasgon, an assistant professor with the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Malaria Research Institute and the W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology.

CNN.com
March 4, 2010
Vaccine may shift odds against deadly brain cancer
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that the vaccine is based on research done at Duke and Johns Hopkins.

Huffington Post
March 5, 2010
Dr. Frank Lipman: Sleep And Rhythm: How To Live In Accordance With Your Natural Cycles
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog post mentions that JHU researchers found that it's actually light itself that governs our sleeping patterns.

WBAL Radio (AM – Baltimore)
March 4, 2010
Visit Baltimore Adds 89 Million To Local Economy
Johns Hopkins angle: This radio report states that Baltimore is a natural fit for medical meetings because it has more than 70,000 healthcare professionals working in the region and two of the world’s most respected medical institutions – University of Maryland Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Medicine – located in the city.

Baltimore Sun
March 5, 2010
Bookings a little off
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Medicine is referred to as one of the city's "highly respected institutions."

The Star Online (Malaysia)
March 5, 2010
Five gifted teenagers to attend camp in the US
Johns Hopkins angle: This story states that five teenagers from the Permata Pintar program have been chosen to attend a three-week summer camp for gifted children at the JHU’s Center for Talented Youth.

The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.)
March 5, 2010
Violinist Stefan Jackiw and other up-and-Comers guest with Bay-Atlantic Symphony
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes Jed Gaylin, music director of the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra.

Baltimore Sun – Clef Notes blog
March 4, 2010
American Academy of Arts and Letters honors Baltimore composer James Lee III
Johns Hopkins angle: Reports that Roger Zare, who got his master's degree at Peabody Conservatory, was awarded one of six Charles Ives Scholarships ($7,500) for "composition students of great promise."

Laurinburg Exchange (N.C.)
March 5, 2010
Classical artists to perform at Scotia
Johns Hopkins angle: Cellist Evan Drachman studied at the Peabody Conservatory.

Baltimore Sun
March 5, 2010
Hopkins' Durkin cautious about early success
Johns Hopkins angle: Freshman men's lacrosse player Tucker Durkin is interviewed, as is coach Dave Pietramala.

Baltimore Sun
March 5, 2010
Face-Off Classic: 3 goalies take it and dish it out, too
Johns Hopkins angle: The men's lacrosse team is playing in the Face-Off Classic tournament Saturday, March 6.

Baltimore Sun
March 5, 2010
Quint Kessenich's analysis
Johns Hopkins angle: Kessenich is a former All-America goalkeeper who helped Johns Hopkins capture the 1987 national title in lacrosse.

Baltimore Sun
March 5, 2010
Men's college lacrosse: The week ahead
Johns Hopkins angle: The men's lacrosse team is mentioned.

Baltimore Sun
March 5, 2010
Face-Off Classic: Game previews
Johns Hopkins angle: The men's lacrosse team is mentioned.

Baltimore Sun
March 5, 2010
March's best lacrosse game will be Sunday in Charlottesville
Johns Hopkins angle: The men's lacrosse team is mentioned.

ESPN.com
March 4, 2010
Fast start to the college lax season
Johns Hopkins angle: This column previews Saturday at the Face-Off Classic men’s lacrosse event in Baltimore, which will include a game between JHU and Princeton. Former JHU lacrosse star Kyle Harrison comments.

LAX Power
March 5, 2010
Lacrosse News: #5 Johns Hopkins, #7 Princeton Meet in Face-Off Classic
Johns Hopkins angle: This column previews Saturday at the Face-Off Classic men’s lacrosse event in Baltimore, which will include a game between JHU and Princeton.

Gazette.net
March 5, 2010
Bruns brings technology skills to dyslexia association
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that John Bruns, president of the International Dyslexia Association's Maryland branch, earned a master's in education from JHU.

Baltimore Sun
March 5, 2010
Douglas Warner Jr., physics professor
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary notes that Warner earned a doctorate in quantum mechanics from Hopkins in 1962, and was the grandson of Dr. Howard A. Kelly, one of the four founding physicians of Johns Hopkins Hospital.


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Associated Press
March 5, 2010
College students protest, block campuses over funding
Rowdy protesters blocked major gates at two California universities and smashed the windows of a car Thursday amid campus protests across the nation against deep cuts in education funding.

Chronicle of Higher Education
March 4, 2010
In a Day of Campus Protests, California Marchers Take to the Freeways
Students and faculty members marched in major cities and attempting to block freeways, protesting budget cuts to the nation's largest public-university system.

Washington Post
March 5, 2010
'Unruly' revelry after Maryland game leads to 28 arrests in College Park
A raucous celebration after a basketball game left 28 people facing criminal charges and sparked an intense debate over how and when it is appropriate to break up a group of revelers.

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