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Baltimore Sun
October 9, 2010
Dr. Christopher Dyer Saudek
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary is for Christopher Dyer Saudek, founder and director of the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Diabetes Center and a pioneer in the development of the implantable insulin pump. Edward D. Miller, dean of the faculty of the School of Medicine, and Ronald J. Daniels, president of The Johns Hopkins University, are quoted.

Baltimore Sun
October 10, 2010
New Hopkins program trains doctors in urban health issues
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature focuses on a groundbreaking new residency program at Johns Hopkins Medicine that concentrates on urban health care. Several physicians involved in the program are mentioned and quoted.

New York Times
October 10, 2010
Thank You and Good Luck
Johns Hopkins angle: This editorial discusses how far the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe satellite -- a project led by Krieger School astrophysicist Charles Bennett -- “has carried us in our understanding of the history of the universe, its character and origin.” WMAP concluded operations last week, though researchers (including Bennett) will continue analyzing the data collected to learn more about the universe and its origins and first few moments.

Gainesville Sun (Fla.)
October 10, 2010
Assessment tool helps in fight against domestic abuse
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about efforts to fight domestic violence mentions a checklist created by Jacquelyn Campbell of the School of Nursing.

Baltimore Brew
October 4, 2010
Recovered from last year’s surgery, Hopkins President Ronald Daniels returns to the “Fun Run”
Johns Hopkins angle: An article in this online publication reports on the Johns Hopkins University President Ronald Daniels’ participation in the school’s annual “President’s Fun Run” around the Homewood campus.

Investment News
October 10, 2010
Explaining your value as a broker
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece is written by Yuval D. Bar-Or, an adjunct professor at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

Modern Healthcare
October 11, 2010
Dwindling donations
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, at Johns Hopkins Health System, officials relied on donors to finance $520 million of its $1.1 billion campus redevelopment, which is scheduled to be completed in 2012, credit analysts with Moody's Investors Service noted favorably in a May report.

Baltimore Brew
October 5, 2010
Magic Math: “Mathemagician” to perform free show at Hopkins on Thursday
Johns Hopkins angle: This online publication article previews a performance at the Homewood campus by Johns Hopkins graduate Arthur Benjamin, who performs as a “mathemagician.”

Chronicle of Philanthropy
October 9, 2010
Billion-Dollar Drive Appeals to What Donors Want in Tough Times
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Johns Hopkins is among institutions that started a big campaign shortly after completing a billion-dollar-plus drive.

Investment News
October 10, 2010
Green Acres is the place to be
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is Yuval D. Bar-Or, an adjunct professor at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

The Washington Post
October 11, 2010
Facebook movie 'The Social Network' shows the folly of Ivy envy
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that some scenes in the movie, "The Social Network," were filmed at Johns Hopkins.

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
October 10, 2010
Book Review: The Shadow Market: How a Group of Wealthy Nations and Powerful Investors Secretly Dominate the World by Eric J. Weiner
Johns Hopkins angle: This book review mentions an exercise conducted at the Johns Hopkins University Warfare Analytics Laboratory.

History News Network
October 11, 2010
Science-Challenged America Must Reclaim Its Hellenic Roots
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece references Aris Melissaratos, director of Johns Hopkins University’s technology commercialization.

Christian Science Monitor
October 10, 2010
Maryland's millionaire exodus
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog mentions that Johns Hopkins is Baltimore’s largest employer.

The Washington Post
October 11, 2010
The smoking divide
Johns Hopkins angle: The article mentions a study by Johns Hopkins scholars last year that showed that by imposing a liquor tax that was simply near the nation's average, the Maryland General Assembly would cut the number of alcohol-related injuries and fatalities on the state's roads.

Monsters & Critics
October 11, 2010
Weight-loss surgery may cut drug use by type-2 diabetics
Johns Hopkins angle: This Deutsche Presse-Agentur story reports on a study out of the School of Medicine that found that weight-loss surgery may free obese type-2 diabetics from the need to take insulin and other anti-diabetes drugs.

Charlottesville Daily Progress (Va.)
October 9, 2010
Civil obedience
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Krieger School civility expert P.M. Forni.

The Sofia Echo (Bulgaria)
October 10, 2010
US secretary of state Clinton starts Balkans tour on October 11
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this piece is Kurt Volker of SAIS.

Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tenn.)
October 10, 2010
Black Cultural program to host talk by pioneer neurosurgeon
Johns Hopkins angle: This story states that Children's Center neurosurgeon Ben Carson is slated to speak tonight at the University of Tennessee.

Brain Blogger
October 10, 2010
Translational Neuroscience – Untapped Potential for Education and Policy
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog mentions that the Johns Hopkins University School of Education has established a Neuro-Education Initiative, which promotes the applicability of findings from neuroscience to inform and enrich educational practices.

Nurse.com
October 11, 2010
Health Fair a First for Johns Hopkins SON
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing conducted its inaugural Health and Wellness Fair at the Northeast Public Market in Baltimore on May 7, an event that served more than 250 local residents.

Military and Aerospace Electronics
October 10, 2010
NASA tests Robotic Lunar Lander thruster, control system
Johns Hopkins angle: This article notes that the Robotic Lunar Lander Development Project is a partnership between the Marshall Center and APL.

Nurse.com
October 11, 2010
Daily News: Day Care Puts Weak Lungs at Risk
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that researchers at the Children's Center found that exposure to common viruses in day care puts children with chronic lung conditions caused by premature birth at risk for serious respiratory infections.

Philadelphia Business Journal
October 8, 2010
Tengion’s cell therapy for kidney disease sparks interest
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Tengion Inc. last month added Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore as a second clinical trial site to recruit patients for the phase-I study.

Daily Comet (La.)
October 10, 2010
Reporter named group director
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that Robert Travis Scott, who has been named the new president of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, has done graduate work at SAIS.

AL.com (Birmingham, Alabama)
October 10, 2010
Clarinetist Anthony McGill to solo with Alabama Symphony
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature notes that McGill teaches at the Peabody Institute.

Baltimore Sun
October 8, 2010
My picks for your weekend classical music fix
Johns Hopkins angle: This Clef Notes classical music blog post mentions two Peabody faculty members: clarinetist Anthony McGill and cellist Amit Peled.

Winston-Salem Journal (N.C.)
October 10, 2010
Pianist stepped out of usual zone last year to play 'pops' here; now it's 'classics' time
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature describes Awadagin Pratt as “that rare triple threat who holds degrees in piano, violin and conducting from the Peabody Conservatory.”

Channel News Asia (Singapore)
October 11, 2010
Discussion to set up liberal arts college in Singapore in final stages
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions a partnership between Singapore’s Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music and JHU’s Peabody Conservatory.

The Herald Gazette (Camden, Maine)
October 8, 2010
Sounds like Fall
Johns Hopkins angle: This article notes that the coaching faculty members for the 2010 Fall Foliage Weekend include violist Maria Lambros of the Mendelssohn Quartet and the Peabody Conservatory.

Baltimore Sun
October 10, 2010
Redskins cut wide receiver Thomas after trade efforts fail
Johns Hopkins angle: In this sports digest column, a men’s soccer item reports that Johns Hopkins got a first-half goal from junior Sean Coleman, and the Blue Jays beat host Dickinson, 1-0.

Baltimore Sun
October 9, 2010
Police: Ex-Terp Francis arrested for public drunkenness in L.A. airport
Johns Hopkins angle: A college football item in this column states that Blue Jays quarterback Hewitt Tomlin went 25-for-35 for 271 yards and threw four touchdown passes as host Johns Hopkins beat Dickinson, 44-10, on Friday. Another item notes that JHU’s field hockey team scored three first-half goals en route to its fifth straight win, beating visiting Washington, 3-1.

Wire Update
October 10, 2010
French Nobel prize winner Maurice Allais dies in Paris
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary notes that Allais was awarded The Lanchester Prize 1958 of the Johns Hopkins University.


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Diverse Issues in Higher Education
October 11, 2010
College Dropouts ‘Cost’ Students’ Dreams and Taxpayers Billions, Report Claims
From 2003 to 2008, states appropriated almost $6.2 billion to colleges and universities to help pay for the education of students who did not return for a second year.

Inside Higher Ed
October 11, 2010
Gates Foundation's New Program
The influential fund will invest $20 million over two years to "scale and refine" technology tools that improve college completion.

New York Times
October 11, 2010
Degrees of Debt – Op-Ed
For-profit colleges exploit students and taxpayers, but the “gainful employment” rule is only part of the solution.

Inside Higher Ed – Quick Takes
October 11, 2010
3 Professors Share Nobel in Economics
Three professors won for their work on labor markets, and for their work explaining how societies can at the same time have large unemployed populations and many job vacancies. The winners are from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northwestern University and the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Chronicle of Higher Education
October 10, 2010
No Lingering Questions About This President's Citizenship
Indiana University's Michael A. McRobbie is set to become a U.S. citizen and turn 60 on the same day.

Wall Street Journal
October 9, 2010
Football's Only Half of It
Student athletes throughout the Ivy League lead double lives —two sets of commitments that, really, should not be able to share one person's schedule.

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