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New York Times
May 13, 2010
Nominee Scrutinized for Hiring on Race
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from Lester K. Spence, a political scientist in JHU’s Krieger School.

Baltimore Sun
May 14, 2010
Rawlings-Blake marks 100 days as Baltimore mayor
Johns Hopkins angle: This story includes comments from Matthew Crenson, a Krieger School professor emeritus in political science.

EastDay.com (China)
May 14, 2010
Vitamin A linked to kids' lung capacity
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on research led by William Checkley, an assistant professor of pulmonary medicine in the School of Medicine.

The Standard (Canada)
May 14, 2010
Benefits of prenatal vitamin A last a decade, study says
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters wire story reports on research led by William Checkley, an assistant professor of pulmonary medicine in the School of Medicine.

WTOP.com
May 14, 2010
Paramedics to transmit EKGs to hospitals
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press wire story reports that five Baltimore-area hospitals – including Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital – have teamed up to provide all of the city's paramedic units with technology that could save crucial minutes in the treatment of heart attacks.

Baltimore Sun
May 13, 2010
City paramedics get technology for faster heart attack treatment
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions the involvement of Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital in this project.

Baltimore Sun
May 14, 2010
Barbara Walters' heart surgery: What is aortic valve replacement?
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog provides a brief interview with John Conte, associate director in the Division of Cardiac Surgery and a professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute.

WBALTV.com (Channel 11 – Baltimore)
May 13, 2010
3rd-Grade Teacher Wins System's Top Honor
Johns Hopkins angle: This article notes that Brian Rainville, who was named Baltimore City Public Schools' 2010 Teacher of the Year, earned a masters of arts in teaching degree from the JHU.

The Times of India
May 13, 2010
Vaccine response could depend on your sex
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI wire story quotes the study’s lead researcher, Sabra Klein, an assistant professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology.

Daily Times (Delaware County, Pa.)
May 13, 2010
Study finds county is still lacking on health issues
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reported on a meeting about a local health services review led by Beth Resnick, an assistant scientist in the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The Keene Sentinel (N.H.)
May 13, 2010
He writes to heal
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature reports that composer Tim Janis earned a degree in sound engineering from JHU’s Peabody Conservatory.

Baltimore Sun
March 13, 2010
Murder charges dropped in dog walker's death
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that shooting victim Angelo Dangerfield participated in a future inventors program through JHU.

Baltimore Sun
May 14, 2010
Less is more for Hopkins' Kimmel
Johns Hopkins angle: Less is more for Hopkins' Kimmel
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature focuses on midfielder Michael Kimmel of JHU’s men’s lacrosse team. Coach Dave Pietramala also is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
March 14, 2010
Underdog role motivates Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports blog focuses on JHU’s men’s lacrosse team, which plays No. 5 seed Duke in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday.

The Daily Herald (Everett, Wash.)
May 14, 2010
Stealth star has stick, will travel
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature about Paul Rabil, a member of the Washington Stealth indoor lacrosse team, mentions that Rabil previously was a JHU men’s lacrosse team standout.

Baltimore Sun
May 13, 2010
Edward G. Uhl
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Uhl had been a board member of The Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
May 13, 2010
Philip G. Koga
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Koga spent four years in the microbiology department at the JHU’s School of Medicine as a National Institutes of Health fellow.

The Washnington Post
May 14, 2010
TELEVISION AND RADIO
Johns Hopkins angle: This round-up states that the Johns Hopkins versus at Duke men's lacrosse game will be broadcast at noon on ESPN.

Top News (IANS)
May 14, 2010
Frequent alcohol use fans faster HIV spread
Johns Hopkins angle:  This IANS piece reports HIV tends to progress faster in infected individuals who consume two or more alcoholic drinks daily, says a new
study that included Shenghan Lai from the School of Public Health.

New Kerala (ANI)
May 14, 2010
Frequent booze tied to faster HIV disease progression
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI piece reports HIV tends to progress faster in infected individuals who consume two or more alcoholic drinks daily, says a new study that included Shenghan Lai from the School of Public Health.

Burlington Free Press
May 14, 2010
My Turn: Education drives economic vitality
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece was written by Curt Ventriss, an adjunct professor of policy studies at Johns Hopkins.

BBC
May 14, 2010
Obama abroad: Flip-flop or holding the line?
Johns Hopkins angle:  Eliot Cohen of SAIS is quoted.

Sindh News Today (IANS)
May 14, 2010
New way to assemble artificial tissues developed
Johns Hopkins angle: Jennifer Elisseeff of the Whiting School of Engineering is quoted in this IANS story.

Journal of Turkish Weekly
May 14, 2010
Ankara- Moscow rapprochement will help to advance Azerbaijan's interests
Johns Hopkins angle:  Svante Cornell of the School of Advanced International Studies is quoted.

Los Angeles Times
May 14, 2010
John M. Peters dies at 75; USC epidemiologist
Johns Hopkins angle:  Peters did a one year medical residency at Johns Hopkins.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 14, 2010
Nominee Scrutinized for Hiring on Race
Johns Hopkins angle:  KSAS political scientist Lester Spence was quoted in this article.

New Orleans Times Picayune
May 14, 2010
Meatless Monday campaign hits New Orleans
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that the Bloomberg School of Public Health supports the Meatless Monday movement.

ABC7 News (Illinois)
May 13, 2010
Healthbeat Report: Managing caffeine intake
Johns Hopkins angle:  This report on caffeine dependence mentions that researchers at Johns Hopkins say that it takes as little as 100 milligrams a day to lead to dependence.

Bangor Daily News (Maine)
May 14, 2010
Classmates all part of melting pot
Johns Hopkins angle:  In this column, an expert mentions that Baltimore is a good place for refugees because  of medical care available at Johns Hopkins.
The Chronicle of Higher Education

May 14, 2010
The Intricacies of Spousal Hiring
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary is by David A. Bell, formerly dean of faculty in the arts and sciences school at the Johns Hopkins University, and now a professor of history at Princeton University. Bell mentions JHU and its policies in the column.

CBC (Canada)
May 13, 2010
Pneumonia, diarrhea biggest killers of kids under 5
Johns Hopkins angle: Infectious illnesses such as pneumonia, diarrhea and malaria accounted for more than two-thirds of the estimated 8.8 million deaths of
children under five worldwide in 2008, according to a new study that included researchers at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast
May 13, 2010
Charting Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Johns Hopkins angle:  Kast talks to Dr. Gerald Nestadt, co-director of the OCD program and professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins.

Gazette (Maryland)
May 14, 2010
Marylanders step up to support nurse education
Johns Hopkins angle: This letter to the editor was co-authored by Ronald R. Peterson is president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System.

Santa Cruz Sentinel
May 14, 2010
County students strut their stuff at international science fair
Johns Hopkins angle:  Student Lora Tromba will attend JHU next year.

News & Observer (NC)
May 14, 2010
Crotty expects Hopkins' best effort in playoffs
Johns Hopkins angle: The Duke men's lacrosse team makes its 15th appearance in the NCAA tournament this weekend when it hosts Johns Hopkins on Saturday at Koskinen Stadium. With faceoff set for noon, the No. 5-seeded Blue Devils look to capture their first victory over the Blue Jays since 1997.

ABC2 News (Baltimore)
May 13, 2010
First Responders Go Wireless
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Hospital is using technology to speed up response time for paramedic units. Hopkins and four other area hospitals announced the purchase and donation of a new wireless system to Baltimore City.

ABC2 News (Baltimore)
May 13, 2010
Spike in Howard County Violent Crime
Johns Hopkins angle:  This report mentions a questionnaire developed by Jacquelyn Campbell of the School of Nursing.
United Press International

May 13, 2010
WHO: Most world child deaths preventable
Johns Hopkins angle: Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health say infectious diseases caused two-thirds of the nearly 9
million child deaths globally in 2008.

B-School Admissions Formula
May 13, 2010
The New Global MBA At Carey
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog describes the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School's new Global MBA program.

Top Colleges Blog
May 13, 2010
Business Schools Place Greater Emphasis on Ethics and Globalization
Johns Hopkins angle: Yash Gupta, dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, is quoted in this blog article.

Maryland Daily Record
May 13, 2010
Hopkins researchers receive international honors
Johns Hopkins angle: Two genetics researchers from the JHU Schoolof Medicine have been awarded
honorary Doctor of Medicine degrees by European scientific institutions. Andrew P. Feinberg, King Fahd Professor of
Molecular Medicine and director of the Center for Epigenetics at Johns Hopkins, received a doctorate from the Karolinska
Institutet of Sweden. Craig Montell, professor of biological chemistry and member of the Center for Sensory Biology at Johns
Hopkins, received his degree from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium.

Higher Education News

Inside Higher Ed
May 14, 2010
The Entreprenurial Engineering Undergrad
Stanford University branches out beyond the boundaries of a typical baccalaureate engineering program.

Boston Globe
May 14, 2010
Big names at the podium
The selection process and subsequent months of wooing a high-watt graduation speaker are often shrouded in mystery.

Associated Press
May 13, 2010
College for all? Experts say not necessarily
The notion that a four-year degree is essential for real success is being challenged by a growing number of economists, policy analysts and academics.

Baltimore Sun
May 14, 2010
6 Maryland students charged in post-Duke game riots
University of Maryland police have charged six students with offenses from disorderly conduct to arson in connection with the riots after a March 3 men's basketball win over Duke.

Wall Street Journal – Metropolis blog
May 13, 2010
Williams College Club Closes, Forcing Alums to Bunk With Princetonians
Williams College is joining the club of elite East Coast colleges without a stand-alone private clubhouse for alumni in New York City.
http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2010/05/13/williams-college-club-closes-forcing-alums-to-bunk-with-princetonians/?KEYWORDS=college
Medicine.
http://stcatharinesstandard.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2577031

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