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New York Times
March 23, 2010
Deal Provides Vaccines to Poor Nations at Lower Cost
Johns Hopkins angle: Orin Levine, director of the international vaccine access center at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, is quoted in this story, which appeared in numerous online publications.

New York Times
March 23, 2010
Google Faces Fallout as China Reacts to Site Shift
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece quotes David M. Lampton, director of China Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Newsweek Web Edition
March 24, 2010
When Eggheads Attack: An American Idol Debate
Johns Hopkins angle: In this online feature, Avi Rubin, a Whiting School professor of computer science, is part of a panel reviewing recent performances by “American Idol” contestants.

ScientificAmerican.com
March 24, 2010
Thinking Outside of the Toy Box: 4 Children's Gizmos That Inspired Scientific Breakthroughs
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions the use of Legos in research by Joelle Frechette and German Drazer, assistant professors in the Whiting School’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.  Frechette is quoted.

United Press International Asia
March 24, 2010
In Cambodia, unity is strength
Johns Hopkins angle: This guest commentary mentions Rananhkiri Tith, a former professor at SAIS.

Elle Magazine
March 23, 2010
Lipstick Jungle: The Fresh Face of Direct Sales
Johns Hopkins angle: Avon lady Akilah Jefferson has a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University, where she studied molecular genetics and neuroscience and spent her workdays in a lab, studying the effects of stress on fruit flies.

Calgary Sun
March 23, 2010
First 90 days after kidney donation risky: research
Johns Hopkins angle: New research from the School of Medicine indicates that the first 90 days after surgery are risky, but after that, people who donate a kidney live just as long as people with two kidneys.

Baltimore Business Journal
March 19, 2010
Turning inventions into new ventures
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that the Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business this March launched a technology commercialization program, Innovate. Yash Gupta, dean of the Carey Business School, is quoted.

Huffington Post
March 23, 2010
Beijing Is Right -- Google Should Go
Johns Hopkins angle: Michael Mandelbaum of SAIS comments.

Baltimore Sun
March 24, 2010
Moxley won't seek re-election to Baltimore County Council
Johns Hopkins angle: Matthew Crenson, a retired KSAS political scientist, commented.

New York Times
March 24, 2010
Accelerating Arctic Changes Pose Long-Term Risks for the U.S. Navy
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece mentions a conference held yesterday at APL on climate change.

Asia Times
March 25, 2010
Taiwan's opposition scents power 
Johns Hopkins angle: This column was written by David Brown, an adjunct professor at SAIS.

Ventura County Star (California)
March 23, 2010
Unlimited Horizons: Important vaccine can help to ward off pneumonia
Johns Hopkins angle: This column includes a health recommendation from Robert Lawrence, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Business Standard (India)
March 24, 2010
Arvind Subramanian: Multilateralism on currency issues
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is by Arvind Subramanian, a lecturer in south Asia studies at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

Middle East Online
March 23, 2010
Not Chalabi’s Iraq
Johns Hopkins angle: This column quotes Joshua Muravchik, a fellow at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

Gazette.net (Maryland)
March 24, 2010
Council gets numbers for ‘Science City'
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on new estimates that expansion of Rockville’s Shady Grove Life Sciences Center, in which JHU in a participant, will bring an estimated $1 billion in net revenues to Montgomery County over 30 years.

Montgomery Gazette
March 24, 2010
Letter to the Editor: Hopkins memorandum leaves much to be desired
Johns Hopkins angle: A letter to the editor offering an opinion on the Memorandum of Understanding between County Executive Ike Leggett and Johns Hopkins University.

Palladium Item (Indiana)
March 24, 2010
Communities in Schools offers support to help students achieve
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes Joanna Fox, a researcher from the Everyone Graduates Center.

AZONano.com
March 24, 2010
Brookhaven Physicist Wins Marko Jaric Award
Johns Hopkins angle: Cedomir Petrovic, a physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and an adjunct professor of physics at KSAS, has received the Marko Jaric Award for his outstanding achievements in physics.

Baltimore Sun
March 24, 2010
Mahler, youth will be BSO's themes for 2010-11 season
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that 17-year-old Ilyich Rivas is a recipient of a conducting fellowship from the Peabody Institute and will make his subscription concert debut leading Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1, composed at the age of 19.

AOL News
March 23, 2010
Vision Loss Impairs Global Economy
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions research by scientists at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

AIDSMAP News (U.K.)
March 24, 2010
Acne drug prevents HIV activation from latently infected cells
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on new research by a School of Medicine team. Janice Clements, a professor of molecular and comparative pathobiology, and Gregory Szeto, a graduate student in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, are quoted.

The Monitor (Texas)
March 23, 2010
Mexican-American author speaks at UTPA
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, an associate professor of neurosurgery and oncology at Johns Hopkins University.

InDenverTimes.com
March 21, 2010
Three new works from composer Luis González
Johns Hopkins angle: This article notes that Luis Jorge Gonzalez enrolled in the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Maryland, where he studied with Robert Hall Lewis and Earle Brown.

AllAfrica.com
March 23, 2010
African Market Women - Seven Life Stories from Ghana by Gracia Clark
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS anthropologist Jane Guyer offers comments on this book.

Bermuda Royal Gazette
March 24, 2010
Outstanding teenagers are honoured at event
Johns Hopkins angle: The Bermuda Outstanding Teen Awards programme began in 1982, with Malcolm Brock, now a surgeon and professor at the renowned Johns Hopkins University Hospital, the first overall winner.

Catonsville Times
March 24, 2010
Area businessman to run again for House seat
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Joseph Hooe olds a bachelor of science degree in business and math from Johns Hopkins University.

BabyChums.com
March 23, 2010
Advance provision of emergency contraception not effective
Johns Hopkins angle: Chelsea Polis, of Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health,is quoted in this story about how having emergency contraception on hand does not seem to prevent unplanned pregnancies.

Baltimore Messenger
March 24, 2010
HonFest is bigger than ever
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that a festival organizer is talking to JHU about the possibility of renting the Zurich property parking lot on Keswick Road. JHU is in the process of purchasing the Zurich site.

Baltimore Sun
March 24, 2010
June B. Thorne (obituary)
Johns Hopkins angle: Thorne did post-graduate work at JHU.

Baltimore Sun
March 24, 2010
Eugene Munnelly, teacher and headmaster (obituary)
Johns Hopkins angle: Munnelly earned a second master's in behavioral counseling in 1985 from the Johns Hopkins University.

Redlands Daily Facts (California)
March 23, 2010
Larry Wayne Cox
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary states that Larry Wayne Cox earned a degree in math analysis form JHU.

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Washington Post
March 24, 2010
Students rally for Obama's college loan bill
The bill passed House and is headed for a Senate vote this week.

Inside Higher Ed
March 24, 2010
Student Loan Bill Scorecard
A look at who fared well -- and who didn't -- in legislation to overhaul the student loan programs.

New York Times
March 24, 2010
More Universities Accept Common Application
Columbia is the last of the eight Ivy League schools to adopt it.

Wall Street Journal - Column
March 24, 2010
At College Admission Time, Lessons in Thin Envelopes - Column
Both Warren Buffett and "Today" show host Meredith Vieira say that while being rejected by the school of their dreams was devastating, it launched them on a path to meeting life-changing mentors. 

The Nation/NPR.com
March 24, 2010
Dunking Vs. Degrees - Column
Every year, the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at University of Central Florida releases an annual study about the graduation rates of the teams that make it to "the Big Dance." 


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