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USA Today
November 23, 2010
Q & A: Travelers' experience at airport security lines
Johns Hopkins angle: This Q & A mentions that experts at APL evaluated the full body airport scanners for safety.

Bellingham Herald
November 24, 2010
Scanner whiners need some perspective
Johns Hopkins angle: This Philadelphia Inquirer piece -- which appeared in numerous online publications --mentions that experts at Johns Hopkins evaluated the new airport full body scanners.

Baltimore Sun
November 24, 2010
Airports brace for possible protests
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Mahadevappa Mahesh, associate professor of radiology and medicine at the
School of Medicine, said the technologies used for whole-body imaging pose no significant risks.

Lexington Herald-Leader (Ky.)
November 23, 2010
Commentary: Air travel safety trumps dignity in my book
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary, which originated in the Miami Herald, mentions that experts at Johns Hopkins evaluated the airport scanners for safety.

San Francisco Examiner
November 23, 2010
Day of reckoning for TSA protocol
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions that experts at APL evaluated the new airport full body scanners.

The Raw Story
November 23, 2010
Poll: Majority oppose body scans, nearly half seek alternatives to flying
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Michael Love of the School of Medicine.

USA Today
November 23, 2010
Store your Thanksgiving leftovers safely, and quickly
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to Kellogg Schwab, director of the Center for Water and Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Wall Street Journal
November 23, 2020
Pilgrims in Beirut, Pumpkin Pie in Manhattan
Johns Hopkins angle: Fouad Ajami, a professor at SAIS, wrote this opinion piece.

Baltimore Sun
November 23, 2010
Job No. 1: Keeping Alonso
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece was written by James Campbell of the School of Education.

The Australian
November 24, 2010
An abiding passion for the guitar
Johns Hopkins angle: A feature story about Manuel Barrueco, Peabody faculty member.

Punjab Newsline (IANS)
November 24, 2010
A pill to erase painful memories in offing
Johns Hopkins angle: Led by neuroscientist Richard Huganir of the School of Medicine, a team of researchers has discovered that proteins can be removed from the brain's 'fear center,' wiping out traumatic memories.

Springfield News-Leader (Mo.)
November 24, 2010
Hough: Year-round education is a plan for all seasons
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece in favor of year-round education mentions Johns Hopkins research.

Mormon Times (Utah)
November 23, 2010
Rivalry shouldn't bring out the worst in fans
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Krieger School civility expert P.M. Forni.

New Jersey Spotlight
November 24, 2010
Unique Bilingual Education Program Spreading Across New Jersey
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Robert Slavin, the co-director of the Johns Hopkins University Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk.

Baltimore Sun
November 23, 2010
Local agencies serve up Thanksgiving items to those in need
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Priority Partners, a Johns Hopkins Hospital health provider for low-income families.

Baltimore City Paper
November 23, 2010
Still Paying
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Johns Hopkins Hospital analyzed data for employees hired between 2003 and 2006 and found that those with criminal backgrounds were almost 10 percent more likely to be employed after 20 months. (During that period, the hospital hired almost 500 ex-offenders.)

Cape Gazette (Delaware)
November 24, 2010
Telemedicine offers answers for Parkinson’s patients
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this brief story, Johns Hopkins Movement Disorders Center Director Dr. Ray Dorsey is working to bring Parkinson’s treatment to Sussex County through telemedicine.

Today's Trucking News
November 23, 2010
Website says science missing for claim of shorter driver life span
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Lawrence Cheskin of the School of Medicine reported that 55 percent of truck drivers are obese with a body mass index of 30 or higher, compared to 33 percent of U.S. men.

Baltimore Sun
November 24, 2010
Morgan State men defeat Western Illinois, 72-53, in Mexico
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece reports that Haverford beat JHU 68 to 64 and in women's, Johns Hopkins beat Haverford 50 to 30.

Baltimore Sun
November 24, 2010
Sports Digest
Johns Hopkins angle: In women's cross country, Johns Hopkins' Bobby Van Allen was named the Centennial Conference Coach of the Year for the second time in the past three years.

WBOC-TV 16 (Delmarva)
November 23, 2010
From Sticks to Paddles: Lecky Haller '81
Johns Hopkins angle: Lecky Haller played lacrosse for Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
November 23, 2010
Dr. Rhonda S. Fishel, Sinai chief of surgery, dies
Johns Hopkins angle: Fishel graduated from the School of Medicine in 1978.

Baltimore Sun
November 23, 2010
Sarah Jeannette Raphel Tressler, reading teacher, dies
Johns Hopkins angle: Tressler earned a master's degree from the Johns Hopkins University.

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Chronicle of Higher Education
November 23, 2010
Student-Loan Debt Continues to Rise, Says Another Report on Borrowing
More students are taking out loans to help pay for college, and average debt levels are on the rise, according to a report released today by the Pew Research Center.

Inside Higher Education
November 23, 2010
Can Hazing Be Stopped?
Hazing incidents have been alleged on at least three campuses across the country during the past month -- the Universities of Arkansas and Utah and Yale University -- lending credence to the assumption that hazing is endemic to college life.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
November 23, 2010
San Jose State Dean Humanizes the Engineering Curriculum
As a college professor, Dr. Belle Wei concluded that, too often, engineers were trained only in technical skills without developing personal character. So as SJSU’s Don Beall Dean of Engineering, Wei tries educating students broadly. She wants them globally informed and socially responsible.

USA Today
November 23, 2010
Experts claim 2006 climate report plagiarized
An influential 2006 congressional report that raised questions about the validity of global warming research was partly based on material copied from textbooks, Wikipedia and the writings of one of the scientists criticized in the report, plagiarism experts say.Led by George Mason University statistician Edward Wegman, the 2006 report criticized the statistics and scholarship of scientists who found the last century the warmest in 1,000 years.

Inside Higher Education
November 22, 2010
Consensus or Groupthink?
The convergence around the "college completion agenda" -- put simply, the now widely held view that the country must in the next 10-15 years significantly increase the number of Americans with a quality post secondary credential -- has been driven by many factors, most notably the imprimatur of President Obama within the first weeks of his term.

Kansas City Star
November 24, 2020
Spirituality finds a home at college: Students, searching for meaning in life, often enhance their inner lives, long-term study finds
Sandwiched between a time of squirming under parental control and the tethers of a career, college often means freedom for young people to begin a search for who they are and what they believe. For some, that may be just a quest for the nearest party. Yet for many students, college is a time to develop spiritually in ways that can endure after they've finished school, a new long-term study has found.



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