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Marketplace - American Public Media
November 15, 2010
New prosthetic arms are wired directly to the human brain
Johns Hopkins angle: Interviewed is Michael McLoughlin is program manager for the Modular Prosthetic Limb project at the Applied Physics Lab.

NPR (AP)
November 15, 2010
At private colleges and universities, ranks of millionaire presidents keep growing
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this AP story, a "The presidents of Harvard, Princeton and Johns Hopkins all were paid in the $800,000s."

The Washington Post
November 14, 2010
Million-dollar college presidents on the rise
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Johns Hopkins and its former president William Brody.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek (HealthDay News)
November 14, 2010
A Little Alcohol May Help the Heart: Studies
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this HealthDay story is Erin D. Michos, assistant professor of medicine in the division of cardiology at the School of Medicine.

Los Angeles Times
November 12, 2010
Vitamin D deficiency doubles the risk of fatal stroke in whites but not in blacks, study finds
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on a study, led by Erin Michos of the School of medicine, that suggests that vitamin D deficiency does not boost stroke death rates among black patients, even though it appears to double the risk for whites.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek (HealthDay)
November 14, 2010
Vitamin D Shortage Not Tied to Stroke Deaths in Blacks: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: This HealthDay News story reports on a study, led by Erin Michos of the School of Medicine, that suggests that vitamin D deficiency does not boost stroke death rates among black patients, even though it appears to double the risk for whites.

Newstrack India (ANI)
November 15, 2010
Vit D deficiency 'doubles stroke risk in whites, not in blacks'
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI story reports on a study, led by Erin Michos of the School of medicine, that suggests that vitamin D deficiency does not boost stroke death rates among black patients, even though it appears to double the risk for whites.

All Headline News
November 15, 2010
Vitamin D Deficiency Doubles Stroke Risk In Whites
Johns Hopkins angle: Vitamin D deficiency doubles the risk of stroke in Caucasian people, but not in blacks, according to a study led by Erin Michos of the School of Medicine.

St. Louis Globe-Democrat (UPI)
November 15, 2010
Low vitamin D doubles whites' stroke risk
Johns Hopkins angle: This United Press International story reports on a study led by Erin Michos of the School of Medicine that found that Vitamin D deficiency doubles the risk of stroke in Caucasian people, but not in African-American people.

Baltimore Sun
November 12, 2010
Top 10 ways to catch the flu at work
Johns Hopkins angle: This column quotes Andrew Pekosz, associate professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

New Scientist
November 15, 2010
Did giant pterosaurs vault aloft like vampire bats?
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of a study co-authored by Mike Habib of the School of Medicine.

New York Times
November 15, 2010
Some Early Returns on Early Admission
Johns Hopkins angle: This college admission blog post reports that early admission applications to Johns Hopkins are up by nearly 14 percent.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek (HealthDay)
November 13, 2010
For Some, Care May Be Withdrawn Too Soon After Cardiac Arrest
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this HealthDay story is study author Shaker M. Eid, an assistant professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Las Vegas Sun
November 14, 2010
Why we suffer
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece included a comment from patient safety expert Peter Pronovost of the School of Medicine.

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
November 14, 2010
Values clash over UR animal research
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Joanne Zurlo, director of science strategy at the Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing at the School of Medicine.

Cincinnati.com
November 15, 2010
Cancer treatment shows promise
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Jeff Bulte, director of the cellular imaging section in Johns Hopkins University's Institute for Cellular Imaging.

CNN.com
November 12, 2010
Airport body-scan radiation under scrutiny
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, the new scanner has been evaluated by experts at APL.

Manila Bulletin (Philippines)
November 15, 2010
'Naked' scanners at US airports may be dangerous, scientists claim
Johns Hopkins angle: This Agence France-Presse story quotes Michael Love, who runs an X-ray lab at the department of biophysics and biophysical chemistry at the School of Medicine.

IBN Live (Reuters)
November 14, 2010
Image triumphs, economic failures for Obama in Asia
Johns Hopkins angle: Walter Anderson of SAIS is quoted in this Reuters piece.

Korea Times
November 14, 2010
G20, FTA and N. Korea
Johns Hopkins angle: This editorial was written by Tong Kim, an adjunct professor at SAIS.

Maryland Daily Record
November 11, 2010
Nathanson: Looming issues demand regional focus
Johns Hopkins angle: The Johns Hopkins University, its hospital and the Applied Physics Laboratory, receives more than $1 billion in federal research grants annually, according to this article. (Log-in required to view complete article.)

Baltimore Sun
November 14, 2010
Man recovering from multi-organ transplant at University of Md.
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that the Maryland and Johns Hopkins medical centers have performed multi-organ transplants.

Palladium Item
November 15, 2010
Grad rate leads to Washington invite
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about local graduation rates mentions a study done by researchers at the Center for the Social Organization of Schools.

Maryland Daily Record
November 12, 2010
Planting a seed for a green roof
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions a vegetated roof on the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Sun
November 13, 2010
Pioneering Ravens doctor at the top of her game
Johns Hopkins angle: This profile of Leigh Ann Curl, the Baltimore Ravens' head orthopedic surgeon and the first and only female to hold that title in the NFL, notes that Curl earned her medical degree at Johns Hopkins. She also is a part-time a Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions staff member.

St. Louis Globe-Democrat (UPI)
November 13, 2010
Call for reducing child pneumonia renewed
Johns Hopkins angle: This United Press International piece quoted from a statement by Orin Levine, executive director of the International Vaccine Access Center at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Boulder Daily Camera (Colorado)
November 14, 2010
William Stoehr's art tickles the brain. Want to know why?
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions the Johns Hopkins Brain Science Institute.

Baltimore Sun
November 14, 2010
Debating electronic medical records and patient privacy
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to the Chesapeake Regional Information System for Our Patients, a nonprofit collaboration among Erickson Retirement Communities, Johns Hopkins Medicine, MedStar Health and the University of Maryland Medical System.

WTOP Radio (Md.)
November 14, 2010
Fighting for Frederick continues to raise concerns about possible Fort Detrick cancer cluster
Johns Hopkins angle: This Frederick News-Post story about a cancer cluster mentions doctors at Johns Hopkins.

New York Times
November 14, 2010
Corrections
Johns Hopkins angle: In this correction column, the newspaper states that a recent article incorrectly identified Krieger School sociologist Andrew Cherlin’s affiliation. “He is at Johns Hopkins, not John Hopkins," the correction stated.

La Mesa Patch (Ca.)
November 15, 2010
Fifth-Grader is a Budding Mathlete—and Student at Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins angle: Fifth-grader Thomas Bradvica attended a CTY program this past summer.

Pottstown Mercury (Pa.)
November 14, 2010
Ursinus earns share of Centennial championship
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece reports that the Ursinus Bears will share the Centennial title with Muhlenberg and Johns Hopkins.

Philadelphia Inquirer
November 14, 2010
Devlin on target as Hens top UMass
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that Ursinus shares the conference title with Muhlenberg and Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
November 15, 2010
Terps defeat UConn, 3-1, advance to NCAA field hockey semifinals
Johns Hopkins angle: An item in this sports column reports that both the Johns Hopkins men’s and women’s soccer teams have advanced to the “Sweet 16” in the NCAA tournaments for their division.

Baltimore Sun
November 14, 2010
Towson sends seniors off with 28-18 loss to Maine
Johns Hopkins angle: An item in this college football roundup states that Johns Hopkins defeated McDaniel, 34-10, in a game in which Hewitt Tomlin completed 23 of 37 passes for 340 yards.

New York Times
November 14, 2010
Richard Bing, Pioneering Heart Researcher, Dies at 101
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary states that Bing first gained prominence at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he, the cardiac surgeon Alfred Blalock and the cardiologist Helen B. Taussig established the first cardiac catheterization laboratory dedicated to congenital heart disease. The piece also notes that Bing received an honorary doctorate from Johns Hopkins in 2000.

St. Louis Globe-Democrat (UPI)
November 14, 2010
Heart researcher Richard Bing dies at 101
Johns Hopkins angle: This United Press International obituary reports that Bing worked at Johns Hopkins during his career.

Baltimore Sun
November 13, 2010
Mack Lewis, trainer of city fighters for six decades, dies at 92
Johns Hopkins angle: Two news items in this sports column mention Johns Hopkins athletes. A women’s volleyball item notes that senior libero Alica Diehl and junior outside hitter Melissa Cole made the All-Centennial Conference first team, while sophomore setter Becky Paynter was named to the second team. Another item reports that Johns Hopkins finished in the top four at the College Water Polo Association Southern Championship for
the fifth consecutive season.

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Chronicle of Higher Education
November 15, 2010
Compensation of 30 Private-College Presidents Topped $1-Million in 2008
As in years past, the top earners included leaders who received large pay outs when they stepped down.

Washington Post
November 15, 2010
Third suicide this year at William & Mary highlights challenges of prevention
The third apparent suicide this calendar year at the College of William and Mary has left the school grappling with questions about what could have prompted the deaths and how another one might be prevented.

HartfordCourant.com (Associated Press)
November 14, 2010
Yale considers liberal arts college in Singapore
The National University of Singapore invited Yale more than a year ago to consider a partnership to create the college, which would open in fall 2013. Yale says the college would be a small, highly selective school which would grant degrees and bear the cost with Singapore's government.

Inside Higher Ed
November 15, 2010
Economy Doesn't Stymie Study Abroad
Growth rates for international enrollments slow and study abroad participation ebbs slightly, but the impact of recession (so far) is less than feared, the annual Open Doors report shows.

New York Times
November 15, 2010
China Surges Past India as Top Home of Foreign Students
The numbers for China went up 30 percent in the 2009-2010 academic year, a sign of the country’s booming economy.

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