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Baltimore Sun
May 15, 2010
Needing a lesson in 'business with humanity'
Johns Hopkins angle: This Dan Rodricks column focuses in part on The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School’s imminent move into the new Legg Mason tower. A portion of the school’s mission statement is also mentioned.

The New York Times
May 15, 2010
Thailand’s King Sees His Influence Fading
Johns Hopkins angle: This news analysis quotes Thailand’s Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya, from a speech delivered last month at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies in Washington.

Chronicle of Higher Education
May 17. 2010
Civil-Rights Panel May Ask Justice Dept. to Pry Title IX Data From Virginia Union U.
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that Johns Hopkins and three other institutions have “raised substantive legal questions” about a subpoena on admissions practices from the U.S. Civil Rights Commission but are “in discussion with the commission.”

The Economic Times (India)
May 16, 2010
Harvard focuses on innovation with Nitin Nohria as dean
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes Yash Gupta, dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

Baltimore Business Journal
May 14, 2010
People On the Move
Johns Hopkins angle: The publication’s appointments and promotions feature reports that Katherine S. Newman has been appointed dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
May 16, 2010
Should Your New Buildings Look Old?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about architecture on college campuses mentions The Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus.


Korea Times
May 16, 2010
No dialogue, no hope
Johns Hopkins angle: This column was written by Tong Kim, an adjunct professor at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.


Washington Post
May 17, 2010
Hefty wait lists shield colleges but unsettle students
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that Johns Hopkins does have a wait list for undergraduate admissions this fall, but would not disclose how many students have been wait-listed.


Baltimore Sun
May 17, 2010
Study suggests pesticides in foods may contribute to attention-deficit disorder in kids
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press story quotes Lynn Goldman, a professor of occupational and environmental health in the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Des Moines Register
May 17, 2010
Grassley vote will signal his approach to court picks
Johns Hopkins angle: Krieger School political scientist Joel Grossman is quoted in this article.

Politics Daily
May 16, 2010
George Mitchell Lays Groundwork as Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Talks

Johns Hopkins angle: William Zartman, professor emeritus at JHU’s School for Advanced International Studies and an expert on conflict resolution, is quoted.

New Scientist
May 17, 2010
Flab rats: Unfit animals are bad for experiments
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece was authored by Mark Mattson, a neuroscience professor in the School of Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
May 16, 2010
Sun vignette has been greeting readers since 1837
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature includes a comment from Robert J. Brugger, author of "Maryland a Middle Temperament 1634-1980" and regional book editor for the Johns Hopkins University Press.

Baltimore Sun
May 16, 2010
Spouses who care for partners with dementia also at risk
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Peter Rabins, a School of Medicine psychiatry professor who conducted research on this topic.

BusinessBecause.com
May 16, 2010
Business School News: How to Build a Business School?
Johns Hopkins angle: This short article describes the establishment of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and the Global MBA program.

Birmingham News (Alabama)
May 16, 2010
Model for AIDS care at UAB is 'like family'
Johns Hopkins angle: John Bartlett, an epidemiologist and AIDS expert in the School of Medicine, is quoted in this story.

Chicago Tribune
May 17, 2010
Tracking hospital infections
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that Peter Pronovost, a critical care specialist from Johns Hopkins Hospital, published research in 2006 in the New England Journal of Medicine, demonstrating that more than 100 intensive care units in Michigan nearly eliminated central line-associated bloodstream infections by following a checklist of simple procedures.

Boston Globe
May 17, 2010
Motion sickness
Johns Hopkins angle: Richard Allen, an associate professor of neurology in the School of Medicine, is quoted in this article.

National Public Radio
May 17, 2010
Scientists Question Safety Of New Airport Scanners
Johns Hopkins angle: Maurine Fanguy of the TSA's Office of Security Technology said that the new airport scanners have been tested and found safe by experts at JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory, as well as the FDA.

Tampa Bay Online
May 17, 2010
Senate candidate Greene's financial success based on mortgage failure
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that billionaire Palm Beach real estate investor Jeff Greene, who is running for a seat in the U.S. Senate, attended The Johns Hopkins University.

Crain's New York Business
May 17, 2010
What He's Reading: Wes Moore
Johns Hopkins angle: This article notes that Citigroup investment banker and author Wes Moore is a JHU alumnus.

Richmond Times Dispatch
May 16, 2010
Mentoring program benefits 8th-grade boys in Chesterfield
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about a mentoring program mentions Benjamin Carson of the Johns Hopkins Children's Center and his book, "Gifted Hands." According to the story, Carson will be the main speaker at the Randolph-Macon College graduation May 29.

PennLive.com
May 16, 2010
Perseverance pays off
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that commencement speaker Phil Thuma is a faculty member at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health.

History News Network
May 17, 2010
Ambrose and Eisenhower: A View from the Stacks in Abilene
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Milton S. Eisenhower, who was a president of JHU.

Baltimore Business Journal
May 14, 2010
Deutsche Bank may exit 1 South St.
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Johns Hopkins' purchase of the former Zurich Insurance property in north Baltimore.

Baltimore Business Journal
May 14, 2010
Businesses sought to sponsor Artscape’s tech-focused sideshow
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that among the exhibitors booked for Betascape, a technology-focused add-on to this year's Artscape festival, is a Johns Hopkins University group "bridging fashion and technology, letting attendees design their own T-shirts on a computer.”

Star Gazette (Elmira, New York)
May 16, 2010
Life Chronicles: You should know Henrietta Lacks' name
Johns Hopkins angle: This column about do-it-yourself genetic testing kits mentions Henrietta Lacks, who was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital in the early 1950s and who is the subject of a book by Rebecca Skloot.

San Francisco Chronicle
May 15, 2010
Pelosi tells Mills College grads to 'be ready'
Johns Hopkins angle: This article notes that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was the commencement speaker at The Johns Hopkins University last May.

Baltimore Sun
May 16, 2010
Sports Digest: Tagged for a Homer
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions that JHU has reached the Division III Sweet 16 in the men's tennis tournament and that JHU lacrosse midfielder Michael Kimmel was named to the LaxPower.Com Division I All-America team.

Baltimore Sun
May 16, 2010
Hopkins' season ends with a thud
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that Duke’s men’s lacrosse teamed routed JHU 18-5 on Saturday, eliminating the Blue Jays from the NCAA Division I tournament.

Baltimore Sun
May 15, 2010
Hopkins can't keep pace with Duke in 18-5 loss
Johns Hopkins angle: This earlier article reports that Duke’s men’s lacrosse teamed routed JHU 18-5 on Saturday, eliminating the Blue Jays from the NCAA Division I tournament.

The New York Times
May 15, 2010
Virginia Wins First-Round Lacrosse Game
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press wire story mentions that Duke defeated Johns Hopkins, 18-5, in the first round of the NCAA’s Division 1 men’s lacrosse tournament.

WBAL-TV11 (Baltimore)
May 15, 2010
No Contest: Duke Crushes Hopkins 18-5 In NCAA Opener
Johns Hopkins angle: WBAL-TV reports that fifth-seeded Duke got four goals from senior Max Quinzani and two goals and six assists from fifth-year senior Ned Crotty and used a 12-0 run that bridged the second and fourth quarters to race past visiting Johns Hopkins, 18-5, in the first round of the 2010 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament.

News Observer (North Carolina)
May 16, 2010
Blue Devils hand Jays lacrosse loss
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that the Duke Blue Devils beat JHU 18-5, securing the Blue Devils' first NCAA tournament victory over the Blue Jays since 1997.

WRALSportsFan.com (North Carolina)
May 15, 2010
Duke defeats Hopkins 18-5 in NCAA lacrosse opener
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that the Duke Blue Devils beat JHU 18-5, securing the Blue Devils' first NCAA tournament victory over the Blue Jays since 1997.

ESPN College Sports
May 14, 2010
First round promises tough tests
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions that Johns Hopkins would face Duke in the first round of the 2010 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Tournament.

Annapolis Capital
May 16, 2010
Lacrosse: Bayhawks crank out opening triumph
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports article mentions that lacrosse player Michael Evans was a first team All-American at JHU.

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Bloomberg News
May 17, 2010
TIAA-CREF Plans Expansion Into Fund Management for Endowments
TIAA-CREF, the New York-based firm that oversees more than $400 billion in pensions for teachers and academic researchers, plans to expand into investment management for endowments and foundations.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
May 17, 2010
Managing the Ups and Downs of the Endowment Roller Coaster
A close look at the arithmetic of endowment spending rules suggests that the elite private colleges are in for very tough times over the next few years. But if those institutions draw the right lessons, perhaps they will be able to manage better the next time the roller coaster drops.

Inside Higher Education
May 17, 2010
Health Care From All Discipline
The former professor at Harvard University’s schools of medicine and public health, who became Dartmouth College’s president last summer, today launches the Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science, which will serve as a hub of instruction, research and advocacy on the college’s Hanover, N.H., campus.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
May 17, 2010
UND’s First Black Valedictorian Encourages Doubtful Minority Students to Seek Support
Katie Washington, a biological science major from Gary, Ind., graduated from the University of Notre Dame as the first African-American valedictorian in the institution’s 168-year history. This fall, she will begin a joint MD and Ph.D. program at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore on a full scholarship.

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