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Baltimore Sun
October 1, 2010
Hopkins launches new international nursing center
Johns Hopkins angle: This Picture of Health article quotes Martha Hill, dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.

Baltimore Sun
September 30, 2010
Where to spot Baltimore in 'The Social Network'
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature details where to find scenes in “The Social Network” that were filmed at Johns Hopkins’ Homewood campus.

Baltimore Sun
September 30, 2010
Fear, self-loathing and Facebook
Johns Hopkins angle: In this article, film critic Michael Sragow recalls the interview he conducted with actor Jesse Eisenberg in “The Social Network” during three days of filming at Johns Hopkins’ Homewood campus last November.

Business Gazette (MD)
October 1, 2010
Johns Hopkins leads U.S. in research spending
Johns Hopkins angle: This Newswatch round up notes that The Johns Hopkins University performed $1.85 billion in medical, science and engineering research in fiscal 2009, making it the leading U.S. academic institution in total research and development spending for the 31st year in a row, according to a new National Science Foundation ranking.

The Washington Post
September 30,2010
R&D spending continues to rise
Johns Hopkins angle: The university, with its massive Applied Physics Laboratory, continues to lead all universities in R&D expenditures, with $1.9 billion in science and engineering spending in fiscal 2009, reports this College Inc. blog.

Inside Higher Ed
October 1, 2010
Saviors or Sellouts?
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, William T. Conley, dean of enrollment and academic services at Johns Hopkins University, attended the annual meeting of the National Association for College Admission Counseling and kicked things off by reading some of the critical quotes -- from such respected thinkers about higher education as the economist Gordon Winston.

Baltimore Sun
September 30, 2010
Rutgers death adds to campuses' concerns over social media
Johns Hopkins angle: This story, related to a recent student death at Rutgers, includes comments from Johns Hopkins spokesman Dennis O’Shea and from Connie Calderon, a Johns Hopkins senior economics major who is co-president of the Diversity Sexuality and Gender Alliance.

Baltimore Sun
September 30, 1020
A death at Rutgers
Johns Hopkins angle: This Baltimore Sun editorial mentions that an unnamed Johns Hopkins student was disciplined for inappropriate use of social media. It also notes that incoming JHU undergraduates are routinely warned not to reveal another student's confidential information, including sexuality.

USA Today
September 30, 2010
Suicide shows need for civility, privacy online
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Rutgers University's civility initiative, which was sparked by a speech by Krieger School civility expert, P.M. Forni.

San Francisco Chronicle
October 1, 2010
AIG to repay U.S. bailout with stock
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this Bloomberg News story is Phillip Phan of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

New York Times
October 1, 2010
Novartis Settles Off-Label Marketing Case Over 6 Drugs for $422.5 Million
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from Ruth R. Faden, a professor at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and executive director of its Berman Institute of Bioethics.

Baltimore Sun
September 30, 2010
Doctors urge minimal use of CT scans in children
Johns Hopkins angle: This Picture of Health blog item reports that radiologists at Johns Hopkins Children's Center are warning doctors to be careful about performing CT scans on children.

The Washington Post
October 1, 2010
Five charged in Hopkins ID theft
Johns Hopkins angle: This Crime Scene blog reports that federal authorities have charged five Maryland defendants with fraud and identity theft charges for allegedly stealing patient records at Johns Hopkins Hospital to open credit card accounts.

Baltimore Sun
October 1, 2010
Feds say they broke up identity theft scheme at Hopkins Hospital
Johns Hopkins angle: This Baltimore Crime Beat blog item reports federal authorities allege in an indictment that a Johns Hopkins Hospital employee stole names, social security numbers and addresses from patients and provided them to friends who obtained credit from stores to buy more than $600,000 in merchandise.

WBAL-TV11 Baltimore
September 30, 2010
5 Indicted In Hopkins ID Theft Scheme
Johns Hopkins angle: Five Maryland residents were indicted Thursday on fraud and identity theft charges in connection with a scheme that used the stolen identities of Johns Hopkins Hospital patients.

Business Gazette (MD)
September 30, 2010
Science City advisory committee appointed
Johns Hopkins angle: Fifteen individuals will guide plans for the Great Seneca Science Corridor's master plan development. Among them is Tim Newell, the nephew of Elizabeth Banks, the last owner of the Belward Farm and the woman who deeded property to Johns Hopkins University in 1989.

CNN.com
October 1, 2010
Why your job is making you depressed
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Adam Kaplin, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry and neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek (HealthDay News)
September 30, 2010
Blacks More Likely to Die in Motorcycle Crash Than Whites
Johns Hopkins angle: This HealthDay story reports on research out of the School of Medicine that found that despite the fact that black Americans are more likely to be wearing a helmet when they get into a motorcycle crash, they are still 1.5 times more likely to die from their injuries than white Americans are.

Times Live (South Africa)
October 1, 2010
Beat sleepless nights
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about sleep disorders mentions Richard Allen of the School of Medicine.

Malaysia Star Online
October 1, 2010
Rise to the challenge
Johns Hopkins angle: This letter mentions a proposal for a private medical school in a joint venture between Johns Hopkins and a local Malaysian party.

PsychCentral
September 30, 2010
Autoimmune History Does Not Increase Risk for Bipolar Disorder
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions the School of Medicine's William Eaton.

Business Gazette (MD)
October 1, 2010
Commercial Real Estate: Transamerica puts name on Baltimore building
Johns Hopkins angle: This real estate story reports that Education Realty Trust announced the start of a 572-bed apartment building for Johns Hopkins University in the school's East Baltimore Science + Technology Park.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
September 30, 2010
A Misguided Attempt to Train Future Leaders at Oxford?
Johns Hopkins angle: This story notes that SAIS focuses on four core areas of study—international relations, regional studies, economics, and language.

Mangalorean
October 1, 2010
Probe of South Korea ship sinking flawed: US researchers
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions JJ Suh of SAIS.

The Urbanite
October 1, 2010
Branching Out: Can Baltimore-area colleges adapt to a shifting educational environment?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Johns Hopkins University.

The Times Union (Albany, N.Y.)
October 1, 2010
Peabody Trio hits great heights
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reviews a recent performance by The Peabody Trio, a top professional ensemble on tour from the Peabody Conservatory.

Lancaster Online (Pennsylvania)
September 30, 2010
Awadagin Pratt is a decidedly unclassical classical musician
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature about classical pianist Awadagin Pratt mentions that he was the first student in the history of the Peabody Conservatory to earn certificates in both piano and violin and a graduate diploma in conducting.

Baltimore Sun
September 30, 2010
'Bach & Friends' at the Charles
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that the local debut of this documentary film will be is presented in conjunction with the Peabody Conservatory. It also notes that Michael Lawrence, who made the film, earned a degree in guitar at the conservatory in 1970.

Press Box
October 1, 2010
One Undefeated Team Must Fall In Hopkins-Muhlenberg Matchup
Johns Hopkins angle: The Johns Hopkins football team ends its seven-game road streak Oct. 2 when it plays Muhlenberg in a matchup of two teams undefeated in Centennial Conference play.

Washington Examiner
September 30, 2010
Bloomberg, Giuliani endorse rivals in Md. race
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has "poured millions into Baltimore's Johns Hopkins University, where he earned an undergraduate degree in the 1960s."

Baltimore Magazine
October 1, 2010
Sister Act
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this magazine article, Heather Harvison earned a master of arts in teaching at Johns Hopkins in 1996.

HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

Inside Higher Ed
October 1, 2010
Deadly Warning
Rutgers student's suicide after alleged gay taunting shows that, despite a growth in resources, some students don't get help and there's still plentiful debate about how to help them.

NPR
October 1, 2010
Trucking Pays Off With Position For Recent Grad
NPR profiled a number of students who graduated this spring and entered what was perhaps the toughest, most uncertain job market in generations. Here's a look at how one grad fared in his quest for work.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
October 1, 2010
National Academies Committee Recommends Measures To Boost Minority STEM Participation
Citing the relatively low levels of minority representation in science and engineering, leaders of a group working to increase diversity in those fields released a report Thursday that shows the extent of the problem and makes recommendations on how to solve it.

Inside Higher Ed
September 30, 2010
Digging Out of the Hole
A number of college endowments are beginning to rebound after taking a brutal hit during the recession, but even some of the top performers are struggling to reach the high-water marks of yesteryear.

Chronicle of Higher Education
September 26, 2010
Thinking Outside the Bottle
More colleges are banning or limiting bottled-water sales and installing bottle-refilling stations, which is more difficult than you might think.


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