Skip Navigation


Today's News


Today's News Home


Today's News is a service of the Office of News and Information.

901 S. Bond Street
Suite 540
Baltimore, MD 21231

Phone 443.287.9960 | Fax 443.287.9920 |

November 8, 2010
Security Council Won't Make Room For India Yet
Johns Hopkins angle: Daniel S. Hamilton, a professor at the School of Advanced International Studies, is quoted.

Wall Street Journal
November 8, 2010
Guest Contribution: What Do Bond Markets Expect on Inflation?
Johns Hopkins angle: This guest analysis was written by Jonathan Wright, a Krieger School economist.

New York Times
November 9, 2010
Genes as Mirrors of Life Experiences
Johns Hopkins angle: This medical feature mentions that in one large study of people with schizophrenia, researchers at Johns Hopkins are analyzing blood and other data to see whether the degree of epigenetic variation is related to the inherited risk of developing the disorder.

November 8, 2010
Three financial reasons to get the flu shot
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrew Pekosz, associate professor of microbiology and immunology at the School of Public Health, is quoted in this Reuters piece.

Orlando Sentinel (Florida)
November 8, 2010
Brain training appears to make older drivers safer
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that brain training may help older people drive more safely, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Alabama, Johns Hopkins University, Indiana University, Penn State and the University of South Florida.

Daily News & Analysis (ANI)
November 9, 2010
Heterosexual HIV spread in China aggravated by unprotected sex, drugs: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: Led by Cui Yang of the School of Public Health, a team of researchers have examined the burden of HIV and sexually transmitted disease among male clients of the commercial sex industry in China’s Sichuan province, according to this ANI story.
November 9, 2010
Inflammation Linked to Plaque Buildup in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Johns Hopkins angle: Jon T. Giles, MD, MPH; assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Rheumatology at the School of Medicine is quoted.

The Gulf Today
November 9, 2010
Mimi Whitefield: Juggling act awaits Brazil’s new leader
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Riordan Roett of SAIS.

Fox Business
November 8, 2010
Debt's most tragic toll: murder-suicide
Johns Hopkins angle: This reports mentions a study by Jacquelyn C. Campbell of the School of Nursing, which suggested that unemployment is a significant risk factor for incidences of murder-suicide, but only when combined with a history of domestic violence.

The Sun (UK)
November 9
Just Take It Easy, Pee-sy
Johns Hopkins angle: Ming-Hsien Wang of the Children's Center offers advice about bed wetting.

ABC2 News (Baltimore)
November 8, 2010
Majority of the population experiences severe back or neck pain at some point in life
Johns Hopkins angle: Daniel Sciubba,an assistant professor of neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery and co-director of the Spinal Column Biomechanics and Surgical Outcomes Lab at Johns Hopkins, talks about neck and back pain on Good Morning, Maryland.

Australian Food News
November 9, 2010
Hard work: the ultimate seasoning
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on research by Krieger School psychologists Alexander Johnson and Michela Gallagher, which found that laboratory mice enjoyed food (even low calorie food) more if they had to work hard to get it.

Baltimore Brew
November 1, 2010
Small steps could lead to big changes in Waverly
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that Andrew Stiller, community resource school site coordinator for the Greater Homewood Community Corporation, has been working with JHU’s Center for Social Concern to offer extra-curricular programs at Waverly Elementary/Middle School.

Trenton Times (NJ)
November 9, 2010
The education quandary
Johns Hopkins angle: The author of this commentary is Lynne Agress, who teaches writing in the Odyssey Program.

Baltimore Sun
November 9, 2010
Hopkins creates smart phone app with diabetes guide
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog post reports that doctors and others in the medical field will have instant access to diabetes information with a new guide that Johns Hopkins Medicine is making available on smart phones. Rita Rastogi Kalyani, a School of Medicine assistant professor of endocrinology, is quoted.

Trade Arabia
November 9, 2010
Johns Hopkins releases diabetes app
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Medicine has released a smart phone application to help doctors control patients' diabetes. Quoted is Rita Rastogi Kalyani, MD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology.

Philadelphia City Paper
November 8, 2010
CONCERT REVIEW: Marina Piccinini and Benjamin Hochman @ the American Philosophical Society 11/5
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog post mentions that flutist Marina Piccinini teaches at the Peabody Institute of Music.

Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, Pa.)
November 4, 2010
Acclaimed organist to play concert for Harmonia club
Johns Hopkins angle: This performance preview notes that organist Victor Fields received a graduate scholarship from the Peabody Institute as well as the Frank Hines organ prize from the Peabody Conservatory.
November 8, 2010
Riverside Symphony Opens its 30th-Anniversary Season at Alice Tully Hall, 11/6
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview states that Israeli cellist Amit Peled is a Peabody Conservatory of Music faculty member.

Birmingham Business Journal (Ala.)
November 9, 2010
DiscoveryBioMed awarded Phase 1 grant
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions the Johns Hopkins University.

Towson Times
November 8, 2010
In His Own Voice: Remembering Dan Brewster, 1923-2007, on Veterans Day
Johns Hopkins angle: Daniel Brewster represented Maryland in the U.S. Senate from 1963 until 1969 and was a Johns Hopkins University graduate.

Princeton Packet (NJ)
November 8, 2010
PLAINSBORO: Greenstein kept personal touch in senate campaign
Johns Hopkins angle: Greenstein earned a master’s in psychology from Johns Hopkins University.
November 9, 2010
High-intensity chemo, aspirin could dramatically decrease death from prostate, breast cancer
Johns Hopkins angle: Ted DeWeese of the School of Medicine found in a study that high-intensity radiation, which concentrates high levels of radiation to specific areas, can cut prostate cancer deaths in half. Another part of the cancer study shows anti-coagulants, such as aspirin, can reduce the number of side effects and subsequent deaths.

Charm City Current
November 8, 2010
Baltimore Books: The Hopkins Review Fall 2010
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog post calls attention to the latest issue of The Hopkins Review, a university literary journal.

Business Ethics Magazine
November 8, 2010
Arguing for Meatless Mondays
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that the Meatless Mondays movement started at the School of Public Health.

The Press of Atlantic City (NJ)
November 9, 2010
Stockton's men's soccer, women's volleyball earn NCAA Division III bids
Johns Hopkins angle: The Richard Stockton College men's soccer team will travel to Christopher Newport, the host for the four-team regional round, to face Johns Hopkins (13-3-4).

The Virginian-Pilot
November 9, 2010
Va. Wesleyan women going to NCAA tourney
Johns Hopkins angle: Virginia Wesleyan's Marlins will play at a four-team group at Johns Hopkins, along with the host Blue Jays (16-3-1), Farmingdale State (17-4) and Hamilton College (9-3-3). The Marlins (13-4-4) have lost only once in their last nine outings.

Baltimore Sun
November 9, 2010
2nd-seeded Terps to play Clemson in ACC men's soccer quarterfinal
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports digest column includes two news briefs related to upcoming NCAA tournament games for Johns Hopkins’ men’s soccer team and its women’s soccer team. It also mentions that the women’s soccer team placed four players on the All-Centennial Conference team.

Utica Observer-Dispatch (NY)
November 8, 2010
Hamilton women’s soccer in NCAA tourney
Johns Hopkins angle: The Hamilton College women’s soccer team will play Virginia Wesleyan (13-4-4) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Johns Hopkins University. Johns Hopkins (16-3-1) will play Farmingdale State (17-4) in the other first round regional game, and the winners will pay at 6 p.m. Sunday in the second round.

Baltimore Sun
November 8, 2010
Dr. Edward H. Richardson Jr., gynecologist and urologist, dies
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary states that Richardson earned his medical degree from the School of Medicine in 1938, completed a five-year residency in gynecology and female urology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1943 and served for a time on the hospital staff.


Chronicle of Higher Education
November 9, 2010
U.S. Institutions See Modest Increases in International Graduate Enrollments
After flat-lining a year ago, the number of new foreign students in American graduate schools climbed 3 percent this fall.

The Hechinger Report
November 8, 2010
For-profit colleges try to improve grad rates, hoping for Republican support
Under fire for saddling students with unmanageable debt, for-profit colleges are rolling out new policies aimed at raising graduation rates while also hoping a Republican-controlled House will block unfavorable legislation.

Inside Higher Ed
November 8, 2010
A Time of Urgency
Freeman A. Hrabowski III, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, writes that despite the fact that blacks, Hispanics, and Native Americans make up 29 percent of the national population, they represent only 9 percent of the nation’s college-educated science and engineering workforce.

New York Times
November 7, 2010
Going Clubbing
Organizations have gone viral. Harvard has more than 400, up from about 250 six years ago. The University of California, Berkeley, has more than 1,000 organizations. The Web site of the College of William & Mary, which has 400 clubs, boasts “endless geekery from quiz bowl to Ping-Pong to heavy metal.”

Washington Post Magazine
November 7, 2010
The quake faker: GWU 'shake table' helps engineering students brace for nature's wrath
George Washington University is using high-tech simulators to conduct research that eventually will help save lives.

Johns Hopkins University