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The Washington Post
November 18, 2010
Four in 10 say marriage is becoming obsolete
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press feature includes comments from Andrew Cherlin, a professor of sociology and public policy in the Krieger School.

AOL News
November 18, 2010
Poll: 4 in 10 Say Marriage Becoming Obsolete
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes Andrew Cherlin, a professor of sociology and public policy in the Krieger School.

Baltimore Sun
November 17, 2010
How do tornadoes damage homes?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Bruce Barnett, a physics professor in the Krieger School.

Baltimore Business Journal
November 18, 2010
TEDCO awards $400,000 in research grants
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that the Maryland Technology Development Corp. awarded $200,000 in grants to four Johns Hopkins University researchers: Harikrisha Tandri, Robert Allen, Ronald Berger and Viachaslau Barodka.

Huffington Post
November 18, 2010
The Federalist Society: Where Are They Now?
Johns Hopkins angle: Steven Teles, an associate professor of political science in the Krieger School and author of “The Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement,” is quoted in this piece.

Baltimore Sun
November 17, 2010
Shocking: Harris to take subsidized health insurance
Johns Hopkins angle: This Dan Rodricks column states that physician and congressman-elect Andy Harris has health insurance through the Johns Hopkins medical system, adding that the Johns Hopkins plan, unlike the federal plan, allows coverage to start on a new employee's first day on the job.

U.S. Department of Defense
November 17, 2010
Vershbow: Resetting Russian Relationship is Top Priority
Johns Hopkins angle: This American Forces Press Service story is about a speech given at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies by Alexander Vershbow, assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs.

Laurel Leader
November 17, 2010
Johns Hopkins Applied Science Lab names two employees to new positions
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that Jerry Krill was named assistant director for science and technology, and Ronald Luman was named assistant director for strategy at JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

Louisville Courier-Journal
November 18, 2010
Editorial - Scanner (in)security
Johns Hopkins angle: APL is mentioned in this editorial.

Patriot Post
November 18, 2010
Napolitano: The Ball's in My Court Now
Johns Hopkins angle: Columnist Ann Coulter mentions Johns Hopkins’research of the new airport security scanners.

Los Angeles Times
November 17, 2010
TSA chief defends body scanners, pat-downs
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Johns Hopkins’ research of the new airport security scanners.

The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)
November 17, 2010
TSA defends new security procedures at airports; do you agree? (poll)
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions APL's research of the new airport security scanners.

Daily Mail (UK)
November 18, 2010
'Stop touching me!' Fury as airport security staff are caught on camera searching a crying three-year-old girl
Johns Hopkins angle: The sidebar to this story includes a quote from Michael Love of the School of Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
November 17, 2010
Former surgeon general urges putting AIDS/HIV back in the forefront of US health concerns
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press wire story quotes Johns Bartlett, a professor in the School of Medicine Department of Infectious Diseases.

Bloomberg
November 17, 2010
Koop: AIDS is the 'forgotten epidemic'
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes John Bartlett of the School of Medicine.

Forbes
November 18, 2010
How to Buy Luxury Headphones
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes Ed Tetreault, manager of recording services at the Peabody Conservatory.

Philadelphia Daily News
November 18, 2010
Briefly... CITY/REGION
Johns Hopkins angle: This column notes that CSOS's Johns Hopkins/Diplomas Now is in the running to turn around Philadelphia's failing schools as part of the school district's Renaissance Schools Initiative.

New York Jewish Week
November 16, 2010
Game Changer In The Wings?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Middle East scholar Robert O. Freedman, an adjunct political science professor in the Krieger School.

TCPalm.com (Stuart, Fla.)
November 18, 2010
Christmas Benefit Concert set for Dec. 12
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview notes that soprano Lorrianna Colozzo is a graduate of The Peabody Conservatory of Music.

Howard County Times
November 18, 2010
Diane Brown: Organ donation
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece describes a liver transplant patient's experiences at Johns Hopkins Hospital and mentions surgical director Warren Maley.

Softpedia
November 18, 2010
ALS Patients Have Mysterious Cell Population
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Dwight Bergles, an associate professor in the Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience.

OneIndia
November 18, 2010
Mysterious cells may play role in Lou Gehrig's disease
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece quotes Dwight Bergles, associate professor in The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience.

Sify
November 18, 2010
Happy marriage also eases arthritis pain
Johns Hopkins angle: Jennifer Barsky Reese of the School of Medicine is quoted in this story.

NaturalNews.com
November 18, 2010
Statin drugs are over prescribed in healthy people who have no evidence of heart disease
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Michael Blaha, a cardiology fellow at the School of Medicine and its Heart and Vascular Institute.

Medscape Today
November 17, 2010
Autism-Related Handwriting Problems Continue Into Adolescence
Johns Hopkins angle: Amy J. Bastian of the Kennedy Krieger Institute and School of Medicine is quoted in this piece. (Free registration may be required for access to article.)

WebMD
November 17, 2010
FDA Panel Supports Anal Cancer Vaccine
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Lawrence Moulton, a professor at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

WCBD-TV (N.C.)
November 17, 2010
2 Your Health:Vitamin D linked to whites' stroke deaths
Johns Hopkins angle: The TV news story refers to research from the School of Medicine.

The Washington Informer
November 18, 2010
Pianist Pratt Entertains, Educates Prince George’s County Students
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about a performance by classical pianist Awadagin Pratt mentions that he became the first student at the Peabody Conservatory to earn certificates in piano and violin and a graduate diploma in conducting. He also recently received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Johns Hopkins University in recognition of his achievement and for his work in the field of classical music.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
November 17, 2010
Washington U. students play computer game that may help treat diseases
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature notes that a team of Johns Hopkins students participated in the 2010 University Folding Challenge.

Catholic Review
November 18, 2010
Not all residents are stay at home types
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that Carroll Yingling ran midfield for the Johns Hopkins University lacrosse team in the early 1950s.


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NPR – All Things Considered
November 17, 2010
Calif. Upholds In-State Tuition For Illegal Immigrants
California's highest court says illegal immigrant students who've graduated from state high schools will pay in-state tuition rates at California's public colleges and universities.

Washington Post – College Inc. blog
November 17, 2010
Survey: Nearly one-third of students studied online last year
A new report on online education concludes that 29 percent of college students took at least one course online in fall 2009, up from 10 percent in 2002.

Washington Post
November 18, 2010
FDA, FTC crack down on caffeinated alcoholic drinks
Federal agencies moved aggressively Wednesday to eliminate from the market the potent alcoholic "energy" drinks spiked with caffeine that have become wildly popular on college campuses in recent years.

USA Today
November 17, 2010
'Rock Stars of Science' pairs rockers, Nobel winners to entice kids
Big name scientists from Columbia University, the University of California, San Francisco, the National Institutes of Health and other institutions are on the bill with headlining rock 'n' rollers in new ads aimed at getting kids and their parents jazzed about science.

Philadelphia Inquirer
November 16, 2010
Drexel to receive $45 million gift for new center for business school
Drexel University announced a $45 million gift from corporate executive and alumnus Bennett S. LeBow for a new academic center for its business school, which already bears his name.

New York Times – Opinionator blog
November 15, 2010
There Is No College Cost Crisis
The authors of the new book “Why Does College Cost So Much?” say that “for most families higher education is more affordable than it was in the past.”

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