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The Washington Post
May 7, 2010
University of Maryland gets new public safety director
Johns Hopkins angle:This brief mentions that the new public safety director, David B. Mitchell is an adjunct professor in public safety leadership at Johns Hopkins University.

The Washington Post
May 7, 2010
Class Struggle - How change can poison schools
Johns Hopkins angle: This blogs mentions the Success For All program, which was created by Johns Hopkins University researchers Robert E. Slavin and Nancy A. Madden.

NPR.org
May 6, 2010
Does Focus On Bed Nets Tangle Malaria Message?
Johns Hopkins angle: This National Public Radio health blog includes comments from Bill Brieger, a professor at the Bloomberg School of Public Health's Department of International Health.


Baltimore Sun
May 7, 2010
River Hill senior named presidential scholar
Johns Hopkins angle: A Maryland high school student named as one of 141 presidential scholars has studied herbal medicines and their effects on auto-immune disorders at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine since the summer before his freshman year.

Maryland Daily Record
May 7, 2010
Mayor chooses former aide Parthemos to replace Frank
Johns Hopkins angle: Kaliope Parthemos replaces outgoing Deputy Mayor for Economic and Neighborhood Development Andrew Frank, who is leaving City Hall for a job at the Johns Hopkins University, according to this story.

NPR.org
May 6, 2010
Does Focus On Bed Nets Tangle Malaria Message?
Johns Hopkins angle: This National Public Radio health blog includes comments from Bill Brieger, a professor at the Bloomberg School of Public Health's Department of International Health.

Montgomery County Sentinel
May 6, 2010
County supports Science Center
Johns Hopkins angle: This article report that the Montgomery County Council approved the “Great Science Seneca Corridor,” which is expected to include a JHU bioscience development.

New Haven Independent
May 6, 2010
This Is Your Brain On Nano-Silica
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature focuses on research results presented recently at a symposium sponsored by JHU’s Institute for NanoBioTechnology.

Sify.com (India)
May 7, 2010
Indian doctor's simple checklist for health at every age
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI wire story reports that Shantanu Nundy, a second-year resident at the University of Chicago Medical Center, has persuaded the Johns Hopkins University Press to publish his health checklist as “Stay Healthy at Every Age: What Your Doctor Wants you to Know.”

Sify.com (India)
May 7, 2010
Social context better indicator of obesity disparities than race
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on a study led by Sara Bleich, an assistant professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health who worked with colleagues from the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions.

Business Gazette (Maryland)
May 7, 2010
Contracts, etc.
Johns Hopkins angle: This business column states that JHU Baltimore won $329,100 from the U.S. Defense Department for geostrategic research and studies.

Business Gazette (Maryland)
May 7, 2010
Johns Hopkins students win business plan prize
Johns Hopkins angle: This brief reports that Cortical Concepts, a team of Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering students who developed a system to make spinal surgery more successful, won the $20,000 Michelson Grand Prize in the 2010 Wharton Business Plan Competition at the University of Pennsylvania.

Gazette.net
May 7, 2010
Bio bounces back from downturn
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions the development of bioparks near the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, Baltimore campuses.

The Telegraph (U.K.)
May 7, 2010
Dark chocolate could reduce risk of stroke
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that a study led by Sylvain Dore of the School of Medicine indicates that some dark chocolates may guard against brain injury from stroke.

The Mail Online (U.K.)
Dark chocolate 'can reduce risk of brain damage after stroke'
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that a study led by Sylvain Dore of the School of Medicine indicates that some dark chocolates may guard against brain injury from stroke.

Poughkeepsie Journal (N.Y.)
May 6, 2010
Everyday movements can battle fibromyalgia
Johns Hopkins angle: The fitness column refers to a study led by Kevin Fontaine, an associate professor of rheumatology in the School of Medicine.

Financial Times (U.K.)
May 6, 2010
Intermune may find limited interested from medical centers for additional Esbriet trials
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes information from Maureen Horton, associate professor of medicine and environmental health sciences at the School of Medicine.

The Capital (Annapolis)
May 6, 2010
Around the Park: Megan Kilpatrick goes from being a Carson patient to a Carson scholar
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that Megan Kilpatrick, who underwent two surgeries performed by Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson, received a $1,000 college scholarship from The Carson Scholars Fund, a nonprofit charitable organization founded by Carson and his wife, Candy.

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
May 6, 2010
Sunscreen application smarts
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature includes advice from Robert A. Weiss, an associate professor of dermatology in the School of Medicine.

Financial Times (U.K.)
May 6, 2010
Some home truths about Britain’s special relationship
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to information attributed to a lecture at the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

WBOC16.com (Salisbury, Md.)
May 6, 2010
University of Md. Names New Campus Police Chief
Johns Hopkins angle: This AP story notes that David B. Mitchell, recently chosen to head the University of Maryland’s campus police force, is an adjunct professor at JHU.

The Washington Examiner
May 7, 2010
Bach Sinfonia performs Vivaldi for 'Firedance' premiere
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece states that performer Ronn McFarlane pursued graduate studies at the Peabody Conservatory and became a faculty member there.

Wayland Town Crier (Framingham, Mass.)
May 7, 2010
Wayland resident to receive award at Boston University
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that Boston University will recognize chemistry professor John Caradonna of Wayland as a recipient of the Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching. It notes that Caradonna earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees at JHU.

USA Today
May 7, 2010
Men's lacrosse championship shaping up as season winds down
Johns Hopkins angle: This roundup notes that on Saturday, JHU’s men’s lacrosse team must win at local rival Loyola to keep its hopes of extending its streak of NCAA tournament appearances to 39.

HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

Baltimore Sun
May 7, 2010
Va. governor seeks talks with U. Va. president in response to student killing
They will discuss tougher laws protecting university students from violence. Among the topics may be legislation requiring police to report student arrests to the university.

Inside Higher Ed
May 7, 2010
Linking Tax Credits to Service
The president of the American Council on Education, writing on behalf of 20 other higher education groups, praised community service but criticized requiring it to qualify for tax credits.

Chronicle of Higher Education
May 6, 2010
Justice Department Examines NCAA Scholarship Rules
In a rare show of interest in college sports, the U.S. Department of Justice is examining the rules that determine how colleges award athletics scholarships.

Washington Post
May 7, 2010
Former foster kid overcame odds, with help from many friends, to earn law degree
He will graduate from Howard's Law School on Saturday.

Inside Higher Ed
May 7, 2010
SMU Suspends Its University Press
Supporters of Southern Methodist University's publishing arm say it was given no warning or chance to make its case.

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