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Maryland Daily Record
May 5, 2010
Montgomery County Council approves ‘Science City’ campus plan in Md.
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press story reports that the Montgomery County Council has unanimously approved a plan for a new “science city” for bioscience research near Gaithersburg. Supporters envision a research center anchored by Johns Hopkins University and others near the federal government’s large health and biotech facilities.

Wall Street Journal
May 6, 2010
Professor Mearsheimer and His Useful Jews
Johns Hopkins angle: This article was written by Daniel Balson, an master's degree candidate at the School of Advanced International Studies.

New York Times
May 5, 2010
Shaking Up the Pentagon in a Bid to Foster a Culture of Compassion
Johns Hopkins angle: Clifford L. Stanley, the Pentagon’s new chief of personnel, has a master's degree from Johns Hopkins University.

USA Today
May 6, 2010
'The Other Wes Moore' author knows what might have been
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature focuses on a new book written by Wes Moore, a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Johns Hopkins.

EW.com (Entertainment Weekly)
May 5, 2010
The Other Wes Moore
Johns Hopkins angle: This brief review focuses on a new book written by Wes Moore, a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Johns Hopkins.

Wall Street Journal Blogs
May 5, 2010
Real Time Economics: Fed’s Congressional Relations Office Is Understaffed
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog mentions that last year, the Fed hired Linda Robertson from Johns Hopkins University to run the office.

eMaxHealth
May 6, 2010
Spouses Caring For Alzheimer's Patients More Likely to Develop Dementia Also
Johns Hopkins angle: Cites research done by a team that included researchers at Johns Hopkins.

CTV News (Canada)
May 6, 2010
Dementia in one spouse raises risk in the other
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on a study by researchers at three universities, including JHU. Peter Rabins, a professor of neuropsychiatry in the School of Medicine, is quoted.

HealthJockey
May 6, 2010
Dark chocolates possibly help defend brain injury
Johns Hopkins angle: A team lead by Sylvain Dore of the School of Medicine claims that some dark chocolates may guard against brain injury from stroke.

The Times of India (ANI)
May 6, 2010
Dark chocolate protects brain post stroke
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI piece reports that a team lead by Sylvain Dore of the School of Medicine claims that some dark chocolates may guard against brain injury from stroke.

Senior Journal
May 5, 2010
Urgent Changes Needed to Prepare Geriatric Doctors to Care for Aging America
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from Chad Boult, director of the Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Carlsbad Current-Argus (N.M.)
May 5, 2010
Schumann Trio concludes BMC’s annual chamber series
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that trio member clarinetist Anthony McGill is on the faculty of JHU’s Peabody Institute.

Philadelphia Inquirer
May 6, 2010
Program trains boys for careers in dance
Johns Hopkins angle: A feature story about the Estelle Dennis/Peabody Dance Training Program at Peabody Institute. The program encourages boys to enter the world of dance through Peabody Prep. This story quotes Peabody dance director Carol Bartlett.

The Desert Star (Ca.)
May 6, 2010
Offset a 'perfect storm' of rising meat prices
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions the "Meatless Monday" program promoted by the Bloomberg School of Public Health and directs people to the website, www.meatlessmonday.com.

HealthDay.com
May 5, 2010
Risks Rise for Other Surgeries After Stent Implants
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Charles W. Hogue Jr., associate professor of anesthesiology in the School of Medicine.

KSMU.org – Ozarks Public Radio
May 5, 2010
Hospital Infection Rates, A Deadly Problem
Johns Hopkins angle: This radio story mentions that Peter Pronovost, a professor in the School of Medicine, has created a checklist called “On the Cusp: Stop BSI” to help reduce hospital infections.

Pravda (Russia)
May 5, 2010
Simon Bolivar Died from Arsenic Poisoning Not Tuberculosis
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Paul Auwaerter, an associate professor of infectious diseases in the School of Medicine.

Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)
May 6, 2010
47-year-old saved from total loss of eyesight
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on a successful eye operation performed at Tawam Hospital, which is managed by Johns Hopkins Medicine international

Howard County Times
May 6, 2010
Safety First
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about Howard County's bicycle helmet law for children mentions that Peter Beilenson, Howard County's health officer, was a resident at the Bloomberg School of Public Health in 1992.

Baltimore Sun Blogs
May 6, 2010
Baltimore Crime Beat: When tragedy came to Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: This column about the recent slaying of a University of Virginia student and lacrosse player mentioned a 1996 incident at Homewood when Robert Harwood Jr. was charged with shooting fellow student Rex Chao.

Maryland Business Gazette
May 6, 2010
Immigration solution is simple
Johns Hopkins angle: This letter to the editor mentions Alfredo Quinones of the School of Medicine.

WJZ.com
May 5, 2010
Some Push For Use Of Device To Stop Drunk Drivers
Johns Hopkins angle: This report mentions the October death of Homewood undergraduate Miriam Frankl, who was killed by a hit-and-run driver who had a record of driving under the influence.

Politico.com
May 6, 2010
Suite Talk
Johns Hopkins angle: This column notes that Dallas Lawrence, who is the new managing director of Proof Integrated Communications, received a master’s degree in government from JHU.

NorthJersey.com
May 6, 2010
Town students make dean’s list, earn awards
Johns Hopkins angle: This education news column states notes that Nina Lee, a chemical and biomolecular engineering major who will graduate this month, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at JHU.

The Free Lance-Star Publishing (Fredericksburg, Va.)
May 6, 2010
Eagles get taste of NCAAs
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on the JHU Blue Jays’ 3-0 baseball victory over the Mary Washington Eagles.

Baltimore Sun
May 6, 2010
Dr. Grover M. Hutchins (obituary)
Johns Hopkins angle: Hutchins was director of autopsy services at Johns Hopkins Hospital and was a world-renowned pathologist in the field of cardiac and pediatric pathology.

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Inside Higher Ed
May 6, 2010
The Early Word on Yield
For most private institutions, this is the make-or-break time when they find out if their incoming class is likely to be consistent with their academic and budget plans for the year.

Boston Globe
May 5, 2010
Ethics specialist to lead Harvard Business School
Longtime faculty member Nitin Nohria has been named to the top post. Nohria said that “society’s trust in business has taken a hit’’ and vowed to “restore the trust that has been lost.’’

Chronicle of Higher Education
May 5, 2010
Education-Research Group Puts Itself on the Border of Advocacy
Can researchers be politically neutral? The American Educational Research Association's stand against Arizona's new immigration law opens up the debate.

Washington Post
May 6, 2010
Eight U-Va. lacrosse players have been charged with alcohol-related offenses during their careers at the school
Charges include underage alcohol possession, using a fake ID and driving while intoxicated. Two players were found not guilty, while six were convicted or pleaded guilty.

Bloomberg.com
May 4, 2010
Obama Plans New Rules as For-Profit Colleges Mobilize
The Obama Administration is gearing up to produce tougher regulations that may reduce the amount of federal financial aid flowing to for-profit colleges, cutting the companies’ annual revenue growth by as much as a third.

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