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OneIndia (ANI)
November 2, 2010
Revolutionary JHU computer that can crunch 5 petabytes of data!
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI article reports that Krieger School astrophysicist and computer scientist Alexander Szalay is leading a team that is designing and building a super computer that will enable researchers to analyze the equivalent of 100 million four-drawer cabinets of files filled with text.

Newsroom Magazine
November 2, 2010
Daring To Innovate: Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
Johns Hopkins angle: A profile of Yash Gupta, dean of the Carey Business School.

Education Week
November 2, 2010
Fewer Black Males Drop Out in Baltimore Schools
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Robert Balfanz, the co-director of the Everybody Graduates Center.

Jerusalem Post
November 1, 2010
What ever happened to good old ballot-box stuffing?
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Aviel Rubin, a professor of computer science at the Whiting School. Rubin is an expert on the security risks posed by electronic voting.

Baltimore Sun (AP)
November 1, 2010
Brazil's president-elect Rousseff will face daunting tasks in economics, infrastructure
Johns Hopkins angle: Riordan Roett of SAIS is quoted.

Miami Herald
November 1, 2010
Juggling act awaits Brazil's new leader
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Riordan Roett of SAIS.

Christian Science Monitor
November 1, 2010
Kurdish rebels deny Istanbul suicide attack as speculation mounts
Johns Hopkins angle: Gareth Jenkins, a security specialist in Istanbul with the Silk Road Studies Program at SAIS, is quoted.

U.S. News & World Report (HealthDay)
November 2, 2010
Long Hours Put Surgeons, Patients at Risk, Study Suggests
Johns Hopkins angle: This HealthDay story reports on a study by researchers at the School of Medicine and the Mayo Clinic that found that surgeons who work long hours can suffer burnout and depression, which can lead to patient safety issues and increased risk of personal problems such as addiction and suicide.

Washington Examiner
November 1, 2010
MontCo residents boost college savings investments
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Roger Staiger of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

WebMd
November 1, 2010
Eating Peanuts While Pregnant May Up Allergy Risk
Johns Hopkins angle: Elizabeth Matsui of the Children's Center is quoted.

Baltimore Business Journal
November 1, 2010
Breakdown of Tuesday's key Maryland races
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Maryland state Sen. Andy Harris, a Republican, is an anesthesiologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Business Journal
November 1, 2010
Maryland Legislative Black Caucus to hold job fair
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Hospital will be a participant in a state job fair on Nov. 6, according to this article.

Modern Medicine (HealthDay)
November 1, 2010
Marital Distress May Predict RA Pain, Disability
Johns Hopkins angle: This HealthDay story reports that a new study out of the School of Medicine found that marriage may have a role in reducing pain and disability in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but only if the marriage is well-adjusted or non-distressed. Jennifer Barsky Reese of the School of Medicine was a leader of the research team.

Thaindian News
November 2, 2010
Researchers Discover Technique To Erase Disturbing Memory
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this article, researchers at the School of Medicine has given evidences that our darkest and the most traumatic memories can be permanently removed. Neuroscientist Richard L. Huganir was involved in the study.

Post Chronicle
November 2, 2010
Researchers Discover How To Erase Memory
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this article, researchers at the School of Medicine has given evidences that our darkest and the most traumatic memories can be permanently removed. Neuroscientist Richard L. Huganir was involved in the study.

The Star (Malaysia)
November 2, 2010
US endorses Malaysia's call for religious moderation: Clinton
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions a partnership between the Malaysian government and Johns Hopkins University to build a new medical school teaching hospital.

Voice of America
November 1, 2010
Obama Aims to Expand, Strengthen Relationships on 10-Day Asia Trip
Johns Hopkins angle: Walter Andersen of SAIS comments in this article.

Voice of Vietnam
November 2, 2010
World opinions on 17th ASEAN Summit
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentioned is an article written by Awidya Santikajaya of SAIS.

United Press International
November 1, 2010
Mars deposit points to possible life zone
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is researcher Scott Murchie of APL.

Oregon Music News
November 1, 2010
Lutenist Ronn McFarlane to perform at Marylhurst University
Johns Hopkins angle: McFarlane was a faculty member of the Peabody Conservatory from 1984 to 1995, teaching lute and lute-related subjects.

Cincinnati.com
November 1, 2010
Cellist Amit Peled to debut at Matinee Musicale
Johns Hopkins angle: Peled is a Professor at the Peabody Conservatory.

Baltimore Sun
November 2, 2010
Students get peek at new hybrid cars
Johns Hopkins angle: America's newest "green" cars made a stop Monday at the Homewood campus on Monday. Several students were quoted.

PubBuzz.com
November 1, 2010
Gordon S. Wood and Hadley Nagel bring home the early years, 1789-1815
Johns Hopkins angle: Nagel is a sophomore majoring in international studies in the Krieger School.

Allentown Morning Call
November 1, 2010
COLLEGE SOCCER: Muhlenberg seeking sixth conference soccer title this weekend
Johns Hopkins angle: In the Centennial men's soccer championships, top seed and host Swarthmore awaits the winner of Wednesday's first-round game between Johns Hopkins and Gettysburg.

Maryland Daily Record
November 1, 2010
On the Move
Johns Hopkins angle: A brief in this column says that Greg Gribben joined the help desk of the technology solutions group. He attended the Computer Career Institute of Johns Hopkins University.

Austin American Statesman
November 1, 2010
Austin doctor was among first to tackle AIDS epidemic locally
Johns Hopkins angle: Blair graduated from Johns Hopkins Medical School in 1980.

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
November 2, 2010
Robert Manning sues RIT over ouster
Johns Hopkins angle: Manning has a doctorate in comparative economic development from Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
November 2, 2010
Charles Sussman, Baltimore County school administrator, dies
Johns Hopkins angle: Sussman earned bachelor's and master's degrees from the university. He also taught graduate courses in education for many years at Johns Hopkins. Alumnus and author Russell Baker, a friend of Sussman's, is quoted.

Casper Tribune (Wyo.)
November 2, 2010
Longtime Natrona County Coroner Jim Thorpen dies
Johns Hopkins angle: Thorpen did graduate work at the School of Medicine.

HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

Inside Higher Ed
November 2, 2010
Higher Ed in the Next Congress
With Republicans likely to gain the majority in one or both chambers today, colleges face a future of funding cuts, pressure for greater accountability.

New York Times
November 1, 2010
For Exposure, Universities Put Courses on the Web
Many universities now offer substantial portions of their courses online, a sign of the direction in which the “open education” movement is headed.

The Hechinger Report
October 28, 2010
Q&A: Sandy Baum explains new report on college costs
Last week, the College Board released reports tracking data about college cost and financial aid going back to the 1980s. A co-author of the report takes on some of the findings and discusses how complicated these issues can be.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
November 2, 2010
Schools Step Up Efforts to Attract Adult Learners into College Programs
After traditional colleges and universities lost ground in the race to win back minority college dropouts, there is a push across academia to find innovative ways to recruit and retain adult learners.

Chronicle of Higher Education
November 1, 2010
Four Loko Does Its Job With Efficiency and Economy, Students Say
The caffeinated alcoholic drink has come to symbolize the dangers of such beverages after high-profile binge-drinking incidents involving college students this fall. The fruity malt beverage combines the caffeine of two cups of coffee with the buzz factor of four to six beers.

Washington Post
October 31, 2010
How to avoid bursting bubble of college tuition? Don't fill it. - Column
Generally, a college education does lead to greater employment opportunities, plenty of data show. But there's a point at which the amount of debt accumulated is too much to handle for college graduates starting out.


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