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Wall Street Journal blogs
May 18, 2010
Morgan Stanley’s Steven Harr: From Drug Analyst to Banker
Johns Hopkins angle: School of Medicine graduate will switch from a position as research analyst for Morgan Stanley to head of its investment-banking team in
the biotechnology sector.

Wall Street Journal
May 17, 2010
Workplace Set to Remain Key Source of Health Coverage
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes BSPH economist Brad Herring.

Philadelphia Business Journal
May 14, 2010
Contests for business plans can mean prizes for students
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions that the $5,000 prize in a business plan contest called PennVention was won by a team developing an innovative treatment
for Parkinson's disease. The team's members included three students from Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
May 17, 2010
Hopkins baseball team earns top seed in NCAA regional
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that JHU’s baseball team has earned the top overall seed in the Mid-Atlantic Regional for the NCAA Division III
tournament.

Baltimore Sun
May 17, 2010
Sunday surprises shake up NCAA men's lacrosse tournament
Johns Hopkins angle: This column about the NCAA men’s lacrosse tournament quotes ESPN analyst Quint Kessenich, describing him as a former All-American
goalkeeper who helped Johns Hopkins capture the 1987 national title. Coach Dave Pietralmala and several current Blue Jays players are also mentioned.

Baltimore Sun
May 17, 2010
Salisbury women move on to NCAA semifinals with 12-7 victory
Johns Hopkins angle: This sport column states that JHU’s men’s’ tennis team, ranked 10th in Division III, lost, 5-3, to 11th-ranked North Carolina Wesleyan
in the NCAA Sweet 16 tournment.

National Public Radio Marketplace
May 18, 2010
Alcohol marketers high on digital media
Johns Hopkins angle: David Jernigan, who runs the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at John's Hopkins, is quoted in this report.

OneIndia.com (ANI)
May 18, 2010
Kidney function, damage markers could help predict mortality risk
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI story reports that a new study led by Kunihiro Matsushita of the Bloomberg School of Public Health has shown that common tests
of kidney function and damage can predict the risk of death from cardiovascular diseases and all causes.

Buzz 7 (ANI)
May 18, 2010
High-fat ketogenic diet ‘can help treat persistent childhood seizures’
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI piece reports that researchers at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center have found that a high-fat ketogenic diet, made up of
high-fat foods and few carbohydrates, can help reduce or completely eliminate debilitating seizures in most children with infantile spasms, whose seizures persist despite medication. Eric Kossoff was the study leader.

Bradenton Herald
May 18, 2010
Salk Institute Board of Trustees Elects Four Leaders in Business, Innovation and Philanthropy to Its Membership
Johns Hopkins angle: Ralph S. O’Connor is also Trustee Emeritus of Johns Hopkins University, having served from 1969 to 1975 and again in 1981. His
exceptional generosity at Hopkins helped fund scholarships for undergraduates at the Krieger School for Arts and Sciences, a named professorship in biology, and the creation of the Walter J. Stark Chair in Ophthalmology in the School of Medicine.

Science Magazine
May 17, 2010
More on Obama's Pick for NCI
Johns Hopkins angle: Bert Vogelstein of the School of Medicine is quoted in this story.

Warsaw Business Journal
May 18, 2010
Buzek plans a boost for Europe
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, European Parliamentary President Jerzy Buzek made remarks at SAIS.

Baltimore Sun
May 18, 2010
Nance B. Gamse
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Gamse attended playwriting classes at JHU.

Bellingham Herald
May 18, 2010
Viewing the other China,' beyond the economic boom
Johns Hopkins angle: The author of this piece, a Philadelphia Inquirer reporter named Trudy Rubin, mentions that she will be visiting China as part of a
two-week Gatekeepers Editors' Trip to China sponsored by the International Reporting Project at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies

Frederick News Post
May 18, 2010
Study looks at carbohydrates and health; Frederick residents can participate
Johns Hopkins angle: Karen White, assistant director of intervention and a dietitian at Johns Hopkins ProHealth in Woodlawn, is quoted in this story about a
study on nutrition that is being conducted in Frederick by researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and several other institutions.

Morning Herald (Northern Ohio)
May 18, 2010
Director, rabbi, conductor some of college’s commencement honorees
Johns Hopkins angle: Anne Krueger, a professor of International Economics at the School for Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, is
receiving an honorary degree at Oberlin College.

Kennebec Journal (Maine)
May 18, 2010
Beardsley touts variety of leadership roles
Johns Hopkins angle: Bill Beardsley earned a Ph.D. in environmental studies at JHU.

Baltimore Sun
May 17, 2010
Job picture not quite as bleak for graduating seniors
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature includes comments from Mark Presnell, head of the career counseling center at JHU.

Daily Record
May 18, 2010
On the Move
Johns Hopkins angle: A video produced by Johns Hopkins Medicine that follows a pediatric patient in his recovery from a complex neck operation was among five nominees for a Webby Award this year in the Online Film and Video–Reality category.

The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)
May 18, 2010
AUDITION DAY
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that Jacomo Bairos and Paul Ghun Kim, two of the four conductor candidates who were auditioning for a new post with
Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, both studied at JHU’s Peabody Conservatory.

Higher Education News

Inside Higher Ed
May 18, 2010
The DNA Assignment
This summer, the university’s College of Letters and Science -- home to three quarters of Berkeley’s 25,000 undergraduates -- will ask freshmen and transfers
to return a cotton swab covered in cells collected from their inner cheeks in an effort to introduce them to the emerging field of personalized medicine.

Chronicle of Higher Education
May 18, 2010
For-Profit Sector's Stocks Rise on News of Shireman's Planned Departure
Robert M. Shireman, deputy under secretary of education, is leaving Washington this summer, having achieved a goal he set almost 20 years ago: moving the
bank-based federal student-loan program to direct lending by the government.

Foreign Affairs Magazine
May/June Issue
Top of the Class: The Rise of Asia's Universities
Yale University President Richard C. Levin writes that governments in Asia understand that overhauling their higher-education systems is required to sustain
economic growth. They are making progress by investing in research, reforming traditional approaches to curricula and pedagogy, and beginning to attract
outstanding faculty from abroad. Many challenges remain, but it is more likely than not that by midcentury, the top Asian universities will stand among the best universities in the world.

Chronicle of Higher Education
May 17, 2010
Too Much Ivy on the Supreme Court?
The lack of institutional diversity among the Supremes has some critics up in arms, but others see the predominance of Ivy League graduates on the court as
evidence that the nation is being served by the best and the brightest legal minds.

The Washington Post
May 17, 2010
Campus Overload: Words of wisdom for the Class of 2010
This month dozens of commencement speakers are taking the podium and sharing words of wisdom with the Class of 2010. Here's what they are saying...

Chronicle of Higher Education
May 16, 2010
Campus Architecture by Consensus?
Gauging people's feelings about buildings or space using research.

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