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NPR.org
March 25, 2010
Hit Back At Bullies? Not At This School
Johns Hopkins angle: This story from National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” includes comments from Catherine Bradshaw, an associate professor of mental health in the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The Washington Post
March 25, 2010
Fed exit fraught with dangers, monetary experts say
Johns Hopkins angle: Krieger School economics professor Laurence Ball is mentioned.

NYTimes.com (Reuters)
March 24, 2010
Fed Exit Fraught With Dangers, Monetary Experts Say
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters story quotes KSAS economist Laurence Ball.

MSNBC.com
March 25, 2010
Medicines washing down the shower
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes Thomas Burke, a professor and associate dean at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

HealthDay
March 25, 2010
New Contact Lenses Could Improve Glaucoma Treatment
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Alfred Sommer, a professor of ophthalmology and dean emeritus at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The Times of India
March 25, 2010
Melinda has first-hand account of Shivgarh success story
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from Vishwajeet Kumar of India, an alumnus of JHU who is now working for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Fortune.com
March 25, 2010
How LinkedIn will fire up your career
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature describes how a business executive used LinkedIn to help him decide whether to enroll his 12-year-old daughter in a Johns Hopkins summer program.

The Guardian (U.K.)
March 25, 2010
Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline in deal to supply low-cost vaccines
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from Orin Levine, director of the international vaccine access center at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The AIDS Beacon (Princeton, N.J.)
March 25, 2010
The Acne Drug Minocycline May Have A Place Alongside HAART In Treating HIV
Johns Hopkins angle: This article on a new School of Medicine study quotes lead researcher Janice Clements, a professor of molecular and comparative pathobiology.

Middle East Online
March 25, 2010
The Many Lies of Karl Rove
Johns Hopkins angle: This column is by Melvin A. Goodman, adjunct professor of government at JHU.

Gazette.net
March 25, 2010
Sewing seniors join fight against cancer
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about seniors who sew pillowcases that are donated to the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center quotes Jeanette Felton, the child life specialist in the center’s infant/toddler unit.

Jackson Free Press (Miss.)
March 24, 2010
The High Cost of Calories
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that studies from JHU and elsewhere have confirmed that reducing consumption of sweetened beverages promotes weight loss.

Marco Eagle (Marco Island, Fla.)
March 24, 2010
2 doctors join SWFL Anchor Health Centers
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that cardiologist Shona Velamakanni, who joined Anchor Health Centers in the Naples area, earned her bachelor’s degree in biology at JHU.

NorthJersey.com
March 25, 2010
Courtney Farrell is on dean's list
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions that Glenn Rocca, Jr., a senior majoring in economics and finance, was named to the JHU dean's list for the fall 2009 semester.

The Washington Post
March 25, 2010
Steady supply of medical services begins to pressure Haiti's doctors
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Thomas D. Kirsch, a professor at the Johns Hopkins medical school and an expert in developing-world health issues. Kirsch was recently in Haiti.

The Washington Post
March 24, 2010
College Inc.
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog mentions that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be the university's commencement speaker on May 27.

The Washington Post
March 24, 2010
Tracing the tragic history of the couple behind the first cherry blossoms
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about the history of the National Cherry Blossom Festival states that the son of Japan's ambassador to the United States, enrolled in a political economy master's program at Johns Hopkins University before taking his own life.

Baltimore Sun
March 25, 2010
How the new federal health law affects you
Johns Hopkins angle: Bradley Herring of the Bloomberg School of Public Health answers questions about the new federal health law.

Baltimore Sun
March 25, 2010
Health kick
Johns Hopkins angle: Sameer Dixit, an assistant professor of orthopedics and medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a sports medicine expert, comments in this article.

Baltimore Sun
March 24, 2010
And now, the rest of his story. And he's sticking to it.
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions that Peter Pronovost, a Johns Hopkins anesthesiologist, was on CNN recently talking about the checklist he's developed to reduce hospital-acquired infections.

Lacrosse Magazine
March 24, 2010
Panic Time for Hopkins? Kimmel, Petro Say No
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports article quotes JHU men’s lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala and senior midfielder Michael Kimmel.

Independent Press (Berkely Heights, N.J.)
March 24, 2010
Berkeley Heights Fencers show their stuff in post-season play
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about fencing athletes states that Nik Barbera, a freshman at JHU, narrowly missed qualifying for the NCAA Finals at the East Regionals held at Drew University.

Baltimore Sun
March 25, 2010
Sports Digest
Johns Hopkins angle: In the women's tennis category, Johns Hopkins freshman Nandita Krishnan was named Centennial Conference Player of the Week.

Baltimore Sun
March 25, 2010
Carl B. Truxel (obituary)
Johns Hopkins angle: Truxel was a founding participant in the Baltimore County Public Schools-Johns Hopkins University Robotics Systems Challenge for the Engineering Society of Baltimore.

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Wall Street Journal
March 25, 2010
Dartmouth's Chief Tackles Endowment Hit With Tough Cuts
A Q & A with Dartmouth President Jim Yong Kim, who talks about his initiation into the finances of elite education, from budget cuts to student aid to endowment management.

Washington Post – College Inc. blog
March 25, 2010
Coffee with Dartmouth President Kim
Dartmouth President Jim Yong Kim visited the Post's editorial offices Wednesday to discuss the leadership role he believes universities should play in reforming health care, as in delivering it at higher quality, at lower cost, with fewer mistakes.

New York Times
March 25, 2010
Cornell Adds Fences to Bridges to Deter Suicides by Students
Temporary eight-foot chain-link fencing has been added to spans on the university’s campus, where three students have jumped to their deaths this semester.

Washington Post
March 25, 2010
GOP challenges send health bill back to House
The provisions that will be struck deal with Pell Grants for college students, but Democrats say they won't significantly affect the student loan program or the health care bill overall.

Associated Press
March 24, 2010
Banks on verge of losing student lending business
President Barack Obama's health care success has an intended side effect: Attached to the fast-track package of health care fixes is an overhaul of college assistance programs that would cost private lenders billions of dollars in college loans.

Hartford Courant
March 25, 2010
Trinity And Yale Celebrate 40 Years Of Teaching Female Undergraduates
Yale University and Trinity College are celebrating 40 years of teaching women undergraduates, starting with the 1969-1970 school year, when women began to break down the old-boy network, being admitted into colleges where they previously weren't allowed.

Inside Higher Ed
March 25, 2010
The 3-Year M.D.
Texas Tech announces an option that could encourage more medical students to consider family medicine, and save them time and money. Major study will recommend similar move nationally.






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