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Business Insurance (Bloomberg)
May 11, 2010
AIG approves $380 million of exec awards in 2010 plan
Johns Hopkins angle: Phillip Phan of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is quoted in this Bloomberg article.

USA Today
May 11, 2010
Astronomers unveil map of Jupiter's Ganymede moon
Johns Hopkins angle: This Science Fair column focuses on research from a team led by G. Wesley Patterson of JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

Baltimore Sun
May 11, 2010
Hopkins project good for East Baltimore
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece about the expansion of the medical campus in East Baltimore is written by Dolapo Ojo-Uyi, a junior at the JHU.

Baltimore Business Journal
May 11, 2010
Brodie defends $33M in aid for Legg Mason tower
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Johns Hopkins Carey Business School has leased space in the Legg Mason tower.

Novinite.com (Bulgaria)
May 12, 2010
Hanke Praises Bulgaria Govt, Oks Tapping into Fiscal Reserve
Johns Hopkins angle: This Sofia News Agency story features Whiting School applied economist Steve Hanke.

CNN Money
May 11, 2010
What the Greeks have to cut
Johns Hopkins angle: Mitchell Orenstein of JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
May 11, 2010
Live chat about weight loss; ask questions now
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog has posted a transcript of a live online chat with Lawrence Cheskin, director of the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center.

Bolivar Herald Free Press (Missouri)
May 12, 2010
CHAR: Tuberculosis or arsenic?
Johns Hopkins angle: Paul Auwaerter of the School of Medicine posits that Simon Bolivar was killed by arsenic, rather than TB.

Science News
May 11, 2010
Global child deaths on decline
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on a study co-authored by Robert Black, a medical epidemiologist at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Oneindia.com (ANI)
May 12, 2010
Infections cause two-thirds of child deaths: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI story reports on a new report led by Robert Black of the Bloomberg School of Public Health, indicating that preventable infectious diseases cause two-thirds of child deaths.

Mangalorean.com (IANS)
May 12, 2010
Infectious diseases account for two-third child deaths Johns Hopkins angle:
Johns Hopkins angle: Robert Black of the Bloomberg School of Public Health led a report that concludes that preventable infectious diseases cause two-third of child deaths, according to this IANS story.

WebMD
May 12, 2010
UK has highest child death rate in Western Europe
Johns Hopkins angle: This WebMD article reports on a new report led by Robert Black of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The Alternative Press (New Jersey)
May 12, 2010
Beckerath Organ 40th Anniversary Recital by Trent Johnson at St. Stephen’s in Millburn May 23 at 4 pm
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that New Jersey organist and composer Trent Johnson is a graduate of JHU’s Peabody Institute.

Maryland Business Gazette
May 12, 2010
Searching for answers
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that author Wes Moore is a JHU alumnus.

Chronicle Journal (Ontario)
May 12, 2010
Behaviour changes drive big drop in heart disease deaths in Ontario: study
Johns Hopkins angle: Dhananjay Vaidya of the School of Medicine commented in this story about a study not conducted at JHU.

Huffington Post
May 10, 2010
Lee Schneider
Goldman-Sachs, Animal Welfare and the Broken Compass
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog includes quotes from Julie Freischlag, chair of the Department of Surgery in the School of Medicine.

Greenville News (SC)
May 12, 2010
John Watson remains 'prominently obscure'
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that famous behavioral psychologist John Watson was director of the psychological laboratory and taught at JHU.

Gazette (Md)
May 12, 2010
Brookeville man enters delegate race
Johns Hopkins angle: This story noted that Craig Zucker earned a master’s degree at Johns Hopkins.

Maryland Daily Record
May 12, 2010
On the Move -- Business Edition
Johns Hopkins angle: C. Patrick Chaulk has been appointed executive director and president of the Maryland Patient Safety Center. He is an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Disease and an associate in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Hygiene and Public Health.

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Associated Press
May 12, 2010
One-third of students need remedial college math, reading
About a third of first-year students in 2007-08 had taken at least one remedial course, according to the U.S. Department of Education. At public two-year colleges, that number rises to about 42 percent.

Wall Street Journal
May 12, 2010
Speeding College to Save $10,000
A growing number of universities are launching three-year programs. It cuts costs for students, but the programs can be arduous.

Inside Higher Ed
May 12, 2010
Using Data to Drive Performance
Talk of data and performance raises the terrifying specter, for many a faculty member, of No Child Left Behind-style accountability in higher education.


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