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Baltimore Sun
March 10, 2010
Baltimore deputy mayor resigns
Johns Hopkins angle: Baltimore Deputy Mayor Andrew B. Frank, one of the highest-ranking officials from the Sheila Dixon administration retained by Mayor Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake, announced his resignation Tuesday, to take a job an economic development adviser to Johns Hopkins President Ronald J. Daniels.

Maryland Daily Record
March 9, 2010
Baltimore’s deputy mayor Andrew Frank leaving post
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Baltimore Deputy Mayor Andrew Frank will leave his post in mid-May to take a position with Johns Hopkins University as special adviser to the president of Johns Hopkins University on economic development initiatives.

Daily Times (Salisbury, Md.)
March 10, 2010
Baltimore's deputy mayor Andrew Frank leaving post
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press wire story reports that Baltimore Deputy Mayor Andrew Frank will leave the post in mid-May and take a position with JHU as a special adviser to the president on economic development initiatives.

WJZ.com (Channel 13 – Baltimore)
March 10, 2010
Baltimore Deputy Mayor Resigns
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news story reports that Baltimore Deputy Mayor Andrew Frank will leave the post in mid-May and take a position with JHU as a special adviser to the president on economic development initiatives.

WBALTV.com (Channel 11 – Baltimore)
March 10, 2010
Deputy Mayor To Take Job At Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news story reports that Baltimore Deputy Mayor Andrew Frank will leave the post in mid-May and take a position with JHU as a special adviser to the president on economic development initiatives.

ABC2news.com (WMAR-TV – Baltimore)
March 9, 2010
Deputy Mayor Leaving
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news story reports that Baltimore Deputy Mayor Andrew Frank will leave the post in mid-May and take a position with JHU as a special adviser to the president on economic development initiatives.

Baltimore Business Journal
March 9, 2010
Frank resigns post as Baltimore's deputy mayor
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrew Frank, a longtime economic developer leader for the city of Baltimore, resigned his post as deputy mayor to take a job with Johns Hopkins University, according to this article.

Los Angeles Times
March 10, 2010
Researchers confirm safety of kidney donations
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes lead researcher Dorry L. Segev, associate professor of surgery in the School of Medicine and director of clinical research for the Transplant Surgery Division.

TIME.com
March 9, 2010
For kidney donors, no long-term risk of premature death
Johns Hopkins angle: This TIME blog reports on a new School of Medicine study regarding kidney donations.

ScientificAmerican.com
March 10, 2010
One's Enough: People Who Donate a Kidney Live Just as Long as Those Who Don't
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about a JHU study quotes lead researcher Dorry L. Segev, associate professor of surgery in the School of Medicine and director of clinical research for the Transplant Surgery Division.

The Straits Times (Singapore)
March 10, 2010
Kidney donors don't die sooner
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters wire story quotes lead researcher Dorry L. Segev, associate professor of surgery in the School of Medicine and director of clinical research for the Transplant Surgery Division.

LiveScience.com
March 9, 2010
Donating a Kidney Doesn't Shorten Donor's Life
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes lead researcher Dorry L. Segev, associate professor of surgery in the School of Medicine and director of clinical research for the Transplant Surgery Division.

WebMD.com
March 9, 2910
Long-Term Health Risks Low for Kidney Donors
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes lead researcher Dorry L. Segev, associate professor of surgery in the School of Medicine and director of clinical research for the Transplant Surgery Division.

Sify News (India)
March 10, 2010
Kidney donation doesn't shorten donor's life
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI wire story reports on research led by Dorry L. Segev, associate professor of surgery in the School of Medicine and director of clinical research for the Transplant Surgery Division.

People’s Daily Online (China)
March 10, 2010
Live kidney donors do not die sooner: study
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on research led by Dorry L. Segev, associate professor of surgery in the School of Medicine and director of clinical research for the Transplant Surgery Division.

HealthDay
March 10, 2010
Kidney Donors Go On to Lead Long, Healthy Lives
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about a JHU study quotes lead researcher Dorry L. Segev, associate professor of surgery in the School of Medicine and director of clinical research for the Transplant Surgery Division.

NYTimes.com (Associated Press)
March 9, 2010
FDA Panel Favors Approval for InterMune Drug
Johns Hopkins angle: Dr. Peter Terry, of Johns Hopkins University Medical Institutions, comments in this AP story.

Washington Post Blogs
March 9, 2010
On Leadership: Socially Conscious Movies
Johns Hopkins angle: In this blog, Yash Gupta, dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, opines on socially conscious movies.

Baltimore Business Journal
March 9, 2010
Hopkins School of Medicine wins $9.7M to study health among blacks
Johns Hopkins angle: The School of Medicine has won a $9.7 million grant to study ways of improving cardiovascular health among black patients, according to this article.

Weekender Japan
March 8, 2010
Video Interview with Dean Gupta of Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: Dean Yash P. Gupta of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School sat down with the Weekender to talk about the school’s new MBA program.

The Washington Post
March 10, 2010
Council extends application deadline for Montgomery County Planning Board
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about proposed development projects in Montgomery County mentions JHU's "Science city" proposal planned for west of Interstate 270.

World News
March 9, 2010
Dean Yash Gupta Presents "Innovation for Humanity Project" in Peru
Johns Hopkins angle: Dean Yash Gupta of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and Dr. Fernando D'Alessio, dean of Catholic University"s (Lima, Peru) Centrum School of Business present "Innovation for Humanity Project."

Maryland Daily Record
March 9, 2010
Baltimore Technology Park expanding
Johns Hopkins angle: This article makes reference to Johns Hopkins University.

Gazette.net (Maryland)
March 10, 2010
Cities' officials give ultimatums for ‘Science City'
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to Montgomery County development plans involving JHU and includes information from David McDonough, senior director of development oversight for Johns Hopkins Real Estate.

Gazette.net (Mayland)
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Gaithersburg West and White Flint: A Tale of Two Cities
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece by Montgomery County Council member Phil Andrews mentions the development plans for the Belward Farm property, owned by JHU.

Baltimore Business Journal
March 9, 2010
Johns Hopkins issues first renderings of Rockville campus
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that JHU unveiled its vision for its planned research campus in Rockville at Montgomery County's planned science center.

MIT Technology Review
March 10, 2010
Faster Healing for Severe Fractures
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature includes comments from the Whiting School’s Jennifer Elisseeff, an associate professor of biomedical engineering.

The Herald-Mail (Hagerstown, Md.)
March 9, 2010
Symposium kicks off program urging people to Choose Civility
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on a lecture delivered by P. M. Forni, a Krieger School professor and co-founder of the Johns Hopkins Civility Project.

West Roxbury Transcript (Roslindale, Mass.)
March 10, 2010
Dropout rates for Roslindale residents are down
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to a study by JHU’s Center for the Social Organization of Schools.

Baltimore Messenger
March 9, 2010
Trying times are at hand for Hampden merchants
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that a Hampden store owner is happy that JHU has purchased the Zurich Insurance Co. property on Keswick Road for expansion because it should bring foot traffic to nearby shopping district.

Grand Rapids Press (Michigan)
March 10, 2010
Editorial: Community needs to work together to avoid students' academic 'slide' during summer break
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece mentions summer learning research conducted at JHU.

Gazette.net (Mayland)
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
The family that cooks together, stays healthy together
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that the Bloomberg School of Public Health is involved on the effectiveness of teaching kids culinary skills so that they have a hand in the production of healthy dishes.

Prestige Magazine
Holiday 2009 edition
Fashionably Smart
Johns Hopkins angle: Freshman Hadley Nagel is featured. (Note: link may not open in FireFox, so please use Internet Explorer.)

Baltimore Sun
March 10, 2010
Hopkins men top UMBC, 16-10
Johns Hopkins angle: The No. 7 Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team earned a hard-fought 16-10 victory over feisty No. 19 UMBC at Homewood Field on Tuesday night, but the win came with a loss.

Providence Journal (Rhode Island)
March 10, 2010
Albert T. Schmith, 75; career Army officer, dean at Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that from the late 1970s until the early 1980s, Schmith was dean of students at JHU.

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New York Times
March 10, 2010
Many Nations Passing U.S. in Education, Expert Says
One of the world’s foremost experts on comparing national school systems told lawmakers that many other countries were surpassing the United States in educational attainment.

Chronicle of Higher Education
March 7, 2010
Financial Affairs: Why the Endowment-Spending Debate Matters Now More Than Ever
Despite plunging endowment values, colleges continue to face big questions over whether they spend enough of their endowments for society's benefit to justify the tax exemption they get.

Inside Higher Ed
March 10, 2010
Continental Perspectives
The failure of American academics to embrace a common agenda for cooperation across Canada, Mexico and the United States may be preventing those countries' higher education systems from realizing some of the gains European
universities are experiencing.


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