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The Jewish Week
November 9, 2010
Could Election Change Iran Calculus?
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Benjamin Ginsberg, a political scientist in the Krieger School.

Washington Post – On Leadership blog
November 9, 2010
Dems need new blood
Johns Hopkins angle: Written by Yash Gupta, professor and dean of The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

Baltimore Sun
November 9, 2010
Sun BBH stories are misleading
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is written by Nicholas W. Seldes, a psychotherapist in the Johns Hopkins Hospital Community Psychiatry Program.

Globe and Mail
November 9, 2010
Nutrition professor lost 27 pounds on Twinkie diet
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Krieger School psychologist Alexander Johnson.

Jackson Sun (Tennessee)
November 10, 2010
Two house fires in Jackson Tuesday
Johns Hopkins angle: A news item in this column in this column refers to an upcoming concert that will feature organist Gillian Weir, who is identified as the Distinguished Visiting Artist at the Peabody Conservatory of Music.

The Washington Post
November 10, 2010
Smithsonian youth educator killed while walking along Beltway
Johns Hopkins angle: This story states that the victim in this story received a master's degree from JHU.

Baltimore Sun
November 9, 2010
Q&A with Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese
Johns Hopkins angle: In this interview, Coach Frese, whose two year old son is being treated for leukemia, refers to what she has observed at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

BMore.com
November 9, 2010
Asking and Answering "What If?" at TEDx MidAtlantic
Johns Hopkins angle: Notes that Yash Gupta, dean of the Carey Business School, spoke at this event.

Baltimore Sun
November 9, 2010
Top-seeded Terps to open NCAA field hockey tourney vs. UMass
Johns Hopkins angle: A college men’s soccer item in this column notes that Johns Hopkins senior forward Scott Bukoski, junior defender Corey Adams and junior
forward Sean Coleman made the All-Centennial Conference first team.

News & Observer (N.C.)
November 10, 2010
Forecast looks good for Planet Teen
Johns Hopkins angle: This Chicago Tribune story mentions a new research-based book for the public from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,"The Teen Years Explained: A Guide to Healthy Adolescent Development."

Baltimore Sun
November 9, 2010
Planned college signings of local athletes for the fall period
Johns Hopkins angle: A chart with this article lists two prospective Johns Hopkins lacrosse student-athletes who plan to sign national letters of intent to accept athletic scholarships during the week-long early signing period that begins Nov. 10.

Sify.com
November 10, 2010
Scientists using ordinary light to trace merging supermassive black holes
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins researchers are mentioned in this ANI news story.

Kyiv Post
November 10, 2010
Yushchenko's failure shouldn't derail future success
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Taras Kuzio, a Ukraine expert at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS.

Drug Discovery & Development
November 10, 2010
Reshaping Basic Understanding of Cell Division
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Douglas Robinson, an associate professor of cell biology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

USA Today
November 10, 2010
'Seabiscuit' author Hillenbrand back with true tale 'Unbroken'
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions that a Johns Hopkins physician diagnosed author Laura Hillenbrand with chronic fatigue syndrome.

IDG News Service
November 10, 2010
Beware of tests that use simulated data to validate product performance, researchers warn
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes John DeVale, a researcher at the Applied Physics Lab.

Denver Post
November 10, 2010
Kitayama on record pace
Johns Hopkins angle: Taylor Kitayama is a freshman on the women's swim team.

Tallahassee.com
November 10, 2010
Early signing period starts today
Johns Hopkins angle: Notes that Macie Wilkins will play tennis at Johns Hopkins.

Gettysburg Times
November 10, 2010
All eyes forward
Johns Hopkins angle: The women's basketball team is mentioned.

Palo Alto Online
November 9, 2010
Top efforts abound in water polo, volleyball and college soccer
Johns Hopkins angle: The men's water polo team is mentioned.

Altoona Mirror (Pa.)
November 10, 2010
Fixing up some help
Johns Hopkins angle: Jen Arnold graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore in 2000.

Baltimore City Paper
November 10, 2010
Waiting for the Plan
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Saafir Rabb, an alumnus.

Southern Maryland Online
November 10, 2010
Ridge Elementary Student Recognized for Academic Excellence
Johns Hopkins angle: CTY is mentioned.

Issaquah Press
November 9, 2010
10 local students place on talented youth test
Johns Hopkins angle: CTY is mentioned.


HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

New York Times
November 9, 2010
New Haven, Seeking to Get More Students Into College, Will Pay Tuition
The New Haven Promise program would offer to pay eligible public high school students’ way through any public college or university in Connecticut. The program, to cost $4.5 million a year, will be financed primarily by Yale University.

NPR
November 10, 2010
College Holds Midnight Classes To Meet Demand
Across the country, many community colleges are experiencing increased enrollment as the economy tightens. Anne Arundel Community College has come up with an innovative solution: midnight classes.

New York Times
November 9, 2010
Justices Hear Case on Taxing of Students
The Supreme Court case in this story concerned medical residents, who work long hours as part of their studies, providing care to hospital patients. They are often paid more than $50,000 a year. So are they students who are working or workers who are studying?

NPR
November 8, 2010
Among Benefits For Walmart Workers: A Degree
The world's largest retailer is offering its 1.4 million employees a college education. Education experts say it's an experiment worth watching, but it's up to the students to make the program a success.

Associated Press
November 6, 2010
Textbook rentals no cure for rising college costs
The rental programs are limited by the number of available titles, publishers who release frequent new editions and professors who believe their right to choose course materials is essential to academic freedom.

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