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CNN.com Blogs
October 5, 2010
Bullying Solutions
Johns Hopkins angle: Catherine Bradshaw, of the School of Public Health comments, saying that about 10 percent of all school children have been bullied, another 10 percent did the bullying, and still another 10 percent both bullied and were bullied themselves.

Baltimore Sun
October 4, 2010
Holton pleads no contest to campaign finance violations
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes Krieger School political science professor emeritus Matthew Crenson.

Washington Examiner
October 4, 2010
The role of Civility in democracy
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions Krieger School civility expert P.M. Forni and his book, Choosing Civility: The 25 Rules of Considerate Conduct.

Connecticut Post
October 4, 2010
Can this school be saved?
Johns Hopkins angle: This story notes that Bridgeport's Warren G. Harding High School was once named a "drop out factory" by Johns Hopkins University researchers.

Baltimore Sun
October 4, 2010
Maryland hospitals join national effort to reduce infections
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, 44 Maryland hospitals recently announced that they will institute bloodstream infection prevention measures developed by Johns Hopkins critical-care doctor Peter Pronovost. Pronovost is interviewed in the piece.

Calgary Sun (Reuters)
October 5, 2010
When Moms Get Flu Shots, Babies Reap Benefits
Johns Hopkins angle: Researcher Angelia Eick, now of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance
Center, formerly worked at Johns Hopkins, according to this story.

AllAfrica.com
October 5, 2010
Kenya: Training Health Workers On HIV Prevention for Positives
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Jhpiego.

The Washington Post
October 4, 2010
What is age-related macular degeneration?
Johns Hopkins angle: The Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins is mentioned in this brief.

Hasting Star-Gazette (Minnesota)
October 5, 2010
Hastings pianist to air on NPR
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature states that 16-year-old pianist Colton Peltier plans to apply to three schools: Juilliard, the Curtis Institute of Music and the Peabody Institute.

Pottstown Mercury (Pa.)
October 5, 2010
Spring-Ford's Sasek rescues Delaware
Johns Hopkins angle: In Division III, Muhlenberg (3-0, 3-1) got five tackles and an interception from Steve Nissley (Pottsgrove) in a 30-27 thriller over Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
October 5, 2010
Pair of Johns Hopkins rivalries return to campus
Johns Hopkins angle: This FaceOff sports blog entry about the Johns Hopkins men’s lacrosse team’s game lineup for next year includes comments from Blue Jays Coach Dave Pietramala.

Forbes.com Blogs
October 4, 2010
Lessons from Germany’s Economic Boom
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Wilfried Prewo is a Johns Hopkins trained economist.

Politico
October 4, 2010
Laura Rozen: Tillemann to advise Clinton on civil society
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog post mentions that Tillemann earned his PhD from SAIS.

Maryland Daily Record
October 4, 2010
Holton pleads no contest, must forfeit committee post
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Baltimore City Councilwoman Helen L. Holton is a Johns Hopkins MBA and certified public accountant.

Baltimore Sun
October 4, 2010
Arnold Bennett 'Arnie' Cushing, software company co-founder, dies
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Cushing earned a master's degree in computer engineering from The Johns Hopkins University.

HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

Inside Higher Ed
October 5, 2010
Tweaking Technology Transfer
Federal law easing commercialization of federally funded inventions works, but universities should focus more on social impact of work and faculty role in process, report says.

Washington Post
October 3, 2010
For Georgetown dean, Common Application is part of a larger admissions problem
Charlie Deacon, gatekeeper at Georgetown University for the past 38 years, is determined to resist this trend by continuing to fill the freshman class with students of sufficient dedication to slog through a six-page, two-part application form that is accepted nowhere else.

New York Times – The Choice blog
October 5, 2010
How ‘Difficult’ Parents Look From the Counselor’s Side of the Desk
Some parents guide their children through college admissions. Other parents stand to the side and hope for the best. Still others charge ahead as if they’re the ones applying.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
October 5, 2010
Community College Summit to Highlight Initiatives, Promote New Ideas
On the eve of today’s White House community college summit, the Obama Administration has announced a new program to link top companies with community colleges in hopes of ramping up America's job skills.

Washington Post
October 5, 2010
Families are trimming plans to pay for college, survey finds
A Sallie Mae survey shows American families are scaling back plans to pay for their children's college education as the stunted economic recovery continues to weigh on household budgets.

Chronicle of Higher Education – The Ticker
October 5, 2010
2 Physicists Win Nobel Prize for Work With Carbon Film a Single Atom Thick
Two professors at the University of Manchester were awarded the physics prize for what the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences described as their "groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene."



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