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Baltimore Sun
November 12, 2010
East Baltimore's rebirth
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece notes that the East Baltimore Community School is working with Johns Hopkins and others to bring high-quality education to current East Baltimore. It also states that the Johns Hopkins Institutions have an ongoing partnership with East Baltimore Development Inc.

Wall Street Journal
November 12, 2010
Trying to Show the Unknowable
Johns Hopkins angle: This book review is written by Eric Sundquist, a professor of English in the Krieger School.


NPR (Blogs)
November 12, 2010
Shots Blog: A Surgeon Confesses To Error And Hopes It's A Lesson Learned
Johns Hopkins angle: Patient safety expert Peter Pronovost of the School of Medicine is quoted in this report.

WJZ-TV13 (Baltimore)
November 11, 2010
Johns Hopkins SPH: More Kids Are Crashing On ATVs
Johns Hopkins angle: In this TV news report, Stephen Bowman of the Bloomberg School of Public Health is quoted about a study that found that more children are crashing on all terrain vehicles (ATVs), resulting in head trauma and severe injuries.

Winnipeg Free Press
November 12, 2010
For hoarders, too much of a good thing a real problem
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature story about hoarding mentions that a 2008 School of Medicine study indicated that hoarding may be more prevalent than previously thought. Researchers concluded one in 20 people may suffer from some form of hoarding.

Orlando Sentinel
November 12, 2010
Nurse house calls may be future of medicine
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes Gerard Anderson of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Financial Times
November 11, 2010
History lessons for a world out of balance
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Whiting School applied economist Steve Hanke. (Site requires free registration.)

WJZ-TV13 (Baltimore)
November 12, 2010
Johns Hopkins Screens Teens For Heart Disease
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece reports that on Saturday, a team from Johns Hopkins will screen 13-year-olds for heart disease at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute high school. Quoted is cardiologist Ted Abramson.

Baltimore Sun
November 11, 2010
Baltimore teens to be screened for heart disease
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that 30 volunteers from Johns Hopkins plan to partner with Baltimore City schools to offer city teens screening for early signs of heart disease. Quoted is Theodore Abraham, a cardiologist at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

MedIndia (ANI)
November 12, 2010
Unprotected Sex, Drugs Cause a Surge in Heterosexual HIV cases in China
Johns Hopkins angle: Led by Cui Yang, researchers at Bloomberg School of Public Health have studied the impact of HIV and sexually transmitted disease in male clients of the commercial sex industry in China's Sichuan province, this article reports.

NewsMax.com
November 11, 2010
Is the Israeli Peace Process Dead?
Johns Hopkins angle: Fouad Ajami of JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies is quoted in this story.

The Republic
November 11, 2010
Obama meets resistance at G-20 summit as leaders look to national interests
Johns Hopkins angle: Jae H. Ku, director of the U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS, is quoted in this article.

Macleans.com
November 11, 2010
Will Cristina run again?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Riordan Roett, a political scientist at SAIS, specializing in Latin America.

The Washington Post
November 12, 2010
Enduring faith in veterans of America
Johns Hopkins angle: This guest columnist states that he has been a graduate student at Johns Hopkins.


Salon.com
November 11, 2010
What to fear from "The Pedophile's Guide"
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is Fred Berlin, director of the Sexual Behavior Consultation Unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Hagerstown Herald-Mail (Md.)
November 11, 2010
Hagerstown agrees to partner in Choose Civility
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about a civility initiative in Washington County mentions that Howard County and Washington County are basing their projects on a book by Krieger School professor P.M. Forni titled “Choosing Civility — The Twenty-five Rules of Considerate Conduct."

Science News
November 11, 2010
Cats drink using lap-and-gulp trick
Johns Hopkins angle: Rebecca Z. German of the School of Medicine is quoted in this article.

Monsters & Critics
November 12, 2010
RLTV presents 'Taking Care With Joan Lunden'
Johns Hopkins angle: This story notes that Ann Morrison, head of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center is among a panel of experts who will offer caregiving advice on RLTV's new program, "Taking Care With Joan Lunden."

Discovery News
November 12, 2010
'Biotherapy' Treats With Parasites Instead of Pills
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about biotherapy mentions its use in the 1920s at Johns Hopkins.

Reuters
November 11, 2010
Bone loss more common in HIV
Johns Hopkins angle: Todd Brown of the School of Medicine comments in this story about a study in which he was not involved.

Mankato Free Press (Mn.)
November 12, 2010
Our View: Wind energy jobs: A slow go
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Johns Hopkins University.

Cincinnati.com
November 12, 2010
Aronstein promoted at CTI
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that Aronstein was an attending internal medicine physician at Johns Hopkins.

Washington Examiner
November 11, 2010
Bowie State provost resigns after faculty 'no confidence' vote
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Franklin Jones earned two master's degrees in numerical science and systems engineering/technical management from Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
November 12, 2010
Q&A: Isis King
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that Saturday’s Catwalk for a Cause fashion show will benefit the Johns Hopkins Children’s center.

The Oak Ridger (Tennessee)
November 11, 2010
KSO harpist guest performer in concert Nov. 14
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview notes that harpist Cindy Hicks holds a graduate degree from Peabody Conservatory.

Herald-Sun (Durham, N.C.)
November 11, 2010
Chamber Orchestra Concert to Feature Chapel Hill Soprano
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview states that soprano Andrea Edith Moore holds a bachelor of music from the Peabody Conservatory of Music.

Lakeland Ledger (Florida)
November 12, 2010
Tak's Star Shines in Concert With Orchestra
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert review mentions that pianist Young-ah Tak studied with Leon Fleisher at the Peabody Institute.

Midland Reporter-Telegram
November 11, 2010
Cassatt String Quartet to perform world premiere of Lawrence Dillon's 'Brio'
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview states that Jennifer Leshnower, second violinist in the Cassatt String Quartet, is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory.

Baltimore Sun
November 12, 2010
Davidsonville's Pastrana headed to NASCAR's Nationwide series
Johns Hopkins angle: A field hockey item in this column reports that Johns Hopkins senior midfielder Ariana Branchini, junior defender Amy Wharton and junior goalie Kim Stein were named to the All-Centennial Conference first team, and that junior forward Carly Bianco made the second team.

Press of Atlantic City
November 12, 2010
Stockon women's volleyball and men's soccer teams ready for NCAA tournament today
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, the men's soccer team from Christopher Newport University will be facing John Hopkins today.

Baltimore Sun
November 12, 2010
Elizabeth 'Libby' Rouse dies at 96
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Rouse studied voice at the Peabody Conservatory.


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Chronicle of Higher Education
November 11, 2010
California Community-College Leaders to Recommend One Million New Graduates by 2020
The ambitious pledge seeks to contribute toward President Obama's goal of an additional five million community-college graduates in the next decade.

Inside Higher Ed
November 11, 2010
The Pressure to Prioritize
To judge by the screams of bloody murder that arise whenever colleges eliminate academic programs, there are certainly people in the academy who don't believe that most institutions have too many programs and can't afford to sustain them all.

New York Times
November 10, 2010
Washington Post’s Kaplan Faces Growing Scrutiny
Kaplan and other for-profit education companies have come under scrutiny amid concerns over student debt.

Inside Higher Ed
November 10, 2010
The Virtues of Contrition
The president of the University of Notre Dame issued an open letter last week apologizing for the death of a student the week before. Such expressions of contrition typically come months, if not years, after the incident happens, and can follow drawn-out litigation.

The Washington Post
November 11, 2010
Early decision increases at Penn, Northwestern, Duke
Anecdotal reports from Northwestern, Penn and Duke suggest the early, binding admission decision is more popular than ever at first-tier schools that offer early decision as a choice.

New York Times
November 12, 2010
London Tuition Hike Protests Turn Violent
A demonstration against government proposals to cut education spending and steeply increase tuition for university students turned violent on Wednesday as protesters attempted to storm the building that houses the Conservative Party.

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