Skip Navigation

jhu_logo


Today's News

     

Today's News Home
Archives
headlines@hopkins

 ____________________

Today's News is a service of the Office of News and Information.

901 S. Bond Street
Suite 540
Baltimore, MD 21231

Phone 443.287.9960 | Fax 443.287.9920 | todaysnews@jhu.edu

New York Times
October 20, 2010
The Fashion Conservatives
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature about fashion choices made by women political candidates includes comments from Erika Falk, who supervises the master’s degree program in communication in the Krieger School’s Advanced Academic Programs.

CNN Money
October 21, 2010
The business school for anti-MBAs
Johns Hopkins angle: A feature story about the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School's Global MBA program. Dean Yash Gupta is quoted, as are several students.

Baltimore Sun
October 20, 2010
Fewer black males are dropping out of school in Baltimore
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes dropout expert Robert Balfanz, a research scientist with the Krieger School’s Center for Social Organization of Schools.

Mother Jones
October 20, 2010
Watching the Collapse
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog on the economy mentions the views of Krieger School economist Chris Carroll.

Lanka Business Online (Sri Lanka)
October 21, 2010
Currency Wars
Johns Hopkins angle: Whiting School economist Steve Hanke is quoted.

Take Part
October 21, 2010
Sixth Grade Stock Market Keeps Kids In School
Johns Hopkins angle: A feature story about how the Stocks in the Future program, which was created by Pat Bernstein and Johns Hopkins University.

Pacific News Center (Guam)
October 21, 2010
Gutierrez-Aguon Platform Plank: Focus On Education
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Johns Hopkins Talent Development program.

South Orange Patch (N.J.)
October 21, 2010
Finally, Help For Profoundly Gifted Children
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece about profoundly gifted children mentions the Center for Talented Youth.

WYPR
October 18, 2010
Mid-day with Rodricks
Johns Hopkins angle: Jhpiego CEO and President Leslie Mancuso speaks with the host about maternal mortality worldwide and her organization’s projects to improve women’s health and make delivery safer.

Baltimore Sun
October 20, 2010
Daycare viruses put some babies at risk
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog post refers Johns Hopkins Children's Center research indicating that for babies with a chronic lung condition caused by premature birth, day care can put them at risk for serious respiratory infections. Lead researcher Sharon McGrath-Morrow is quoted.

CBS News (AP)
October 21, 2010
Report: Many adoptive families need more support
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press story about the special needs of adoptive families includes comments of Jennifer Payne of the School of Medicine.

Georgia Public Broadcasting
October 20, 2010
Lifestyle Factors May Alter Genetic Traits, Study Finds
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Andrew Feinberg of the School of Medicine.

WJZ-TV3 (Baltimore)
October 20, 2010
Hopkins Attempts To Eliminate Food Allergies
Johns Hopkins angle: A story about a study led by Robert Wood of the School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

IEEE Spectrum
October 2010
Engineers to Implant Antivertigo Device
Johns Hopkins angle: Charley Della Santina, a surgeon and biomedical engineer at the School of Medicine, is quoted.

One India (ANI)
October 21, 2010
Women 14pc more likely to survive trauma than men
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI story reports on a new Johns Hopkins study -- led by Adil Haider of the School of Medicine -- which has suggested that women who have been severely injured are 14 percent more likely to survive than similarly injured men.

Consumer Affairs
October 20, 2010
Women Survive Injury and Trauma Better Than Men
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on a new Johns Hopkins study -- led by Adil Haider of the School of Medicine -- which has suggested that women who have been severely injured are 14 percent more likely to survive than similarly injured men.

Washington Examiner
October 20, 2010
MontCo appeals board approves Suburban Hospital expansion
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece mentions that Suburban Hospital is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Washington Business Journal
October 20, 2010
Suburban Hospital plan scaled back
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece mentions that Suburban Hospital is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine.

The Washington Post
October 21, 2010
Zoning appeals board approves Suburban Hospital expansion
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Wall Street Journal
October 21, 2010
Case Sheds Light on Judge
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about an administrative law judge's mental health and alcohol problems, mentions Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Riverside Press Enterprise (Ca.)
October 21, 2010
GLEN AVON: School bus ramming was suspected suicide attempt
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Ronald W. Maris, a board-certified suicidologist with more than 45 years of experience in research and clinical studies who has taught suicide prevention at Johns Hopkins and currently teaches at the University of South Carolina.

Bangkok Post
October 21, 2010
World turning blind eye to Burma: Nobel laureate Sen
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on comments that Indian Noble Prize laureate economist Amartya Sen made recently at SAIS.

Indian Express
October 21, 2010
Amartya Sen slams India on Myanmar policy
Johns Hopkins angle: Nobel laureate Amartya Sen spoke at SAIS.

The Irawaddy News Magazine (Burma)
October 21, 2010
Burma Policy of India, China and Thailand 'Crude': Amartya Sen
Johns Hopkins angle: The Indian Noble Prize laureate economist Amartya Sen spoke at SAIS.

MSN Philippines News
October 21, 2010
Myanmarn court 'to consider Suu Kyi appeal'
Johns Hopkins angle: This Agence France Presse piece reports that Nobel laureate Amartya Sen spoke at SAIS yesterday.

Free Malaysia Today
October 21, 2010
Nobel laureate: World turning blind eye to Myanmar
Johns Hopkins angle: The Indian Noble Prize laureate economist Amartya Sen spoke at SAIS.

Economic Times
October 21, 2010
Amartya Sen comes down heavily on India's Myanmar policy
Johns Hopkins angle: The Indian Noble Prize laureate economist Amartya Sen spoke at SAIS.

Pravda (Russia)
October 21, 2010
NATO smiles to Russia forcefully
Johns Hopkins angle: Deputy U.S. Secretary of State Philip Gordon spoke at SAIS.

Gulf Times
October 20, 2010
Three rules for a frugal superpower
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece was written by Michael Mandelbaum, professor of American Foreign Policy at SAIS.

The Irrawadday
October 21, 2010
Burma Policy of India, China and Thailand 'Crude': Amartya Sen
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions a conference organized by SAIS.

Baltimore Sun
October 20, 2010
County panel to seek economic opportunities in cybersecurity
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Richard Roca, the recently retired head of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, has been appointed to co-chair a new 13-member Howard County commission that will look for local economic development opportunities.

GoErie.com (Erie, Pa.)
October 21, 2010
Tune the toy piano! Avant-garde group debuts at Mercyhurst
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview mentions that pianist and composer David Smooke teaches at the Peabody Conservatory.

Washington Examiner (D.C.)
October 20, 2010
Internationally acclaimed concert pianist Awadagin Pratt to perform at Suitland
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview notes that Awadagin Pratt became the first student in the history of the Peabody Conservatory to receive diplomas in three performance areas – piano, violin and conducting.

The Times-News (Burlington, N.C.)
October 21, 2010
A jack of many trades: Adams Foundation concert features renowned classical musician
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview notes that Awadagin Pratt became the first student in the history of the Peabody Conservatory to receive diplomas in three performance areas – piano, violin and conducting.

The Inter-Mountain (Elkins, W. Va.)
October 20, 2010
Benefit concert for Arts Center is Sunday
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature states that classical guitarist Julio Ribeiro Alves received his master of music degree in guitar performance from the Peabody Conservatory.

NorthJersey.com
October 21, 2010
Recent Ho-Ho-Kus graduates from Bergen Catholic High School named AP Scholars
Johns Hopkins angle: JHU student William Hamilton was named as an Advanced Placement Scholar by the College Board.

The Washington Post
October 20, 2010
Most expensive colleges: GU, GWU getting cheaper?
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog states that Johns Hopkins University is the 6th most expensive university, according to the latest edition of CampusGrotto's tally of most expensive colleges.

Baltimore Sun
October 21, 2010
On social media, bad news spreads quickly
Johns Hopkins angle: In this feature, a Baltimore police detective mentions that when a Johns Hopkins student died several years ago, the student’s friends and university officials were able to keep the news quiet until the student’s family was notified. "In 2010, I guarantee you that would be on Facebook" before the family was notified by authorities, the detective said.

New York Times
October 20, 2010
Corrections
Johns Hopkins angle: This correction states that an article last Thursday about the lacrosse player Paul Rabil referred imprecisely to his scoring records at Johns Hopkins University. It says that although Rabil holds records in NCAA tournament games, Terry Riordan has the most career goals over all for the university, among other records.

Baltimore Sun
October 20, 2010
Frese's 2-year-old son Tyler being treated for leukemia
Johns Hopkins angle: A women's soccer item in this sports digest column reports that a pair of header goals just over three minutes apart lifted host Johns Hopkins (12-3), ranked No. 22 in Division III, to a 2-0 victory over College of New Jersey.

Staunton News-Leader (Va.)
October 20, 2010
Grace T. Calhoun
Johns Hopkins angle: Calhoun worked as a social worker at Johns Hopkins Hospital for 16 years.

HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

Inside Higher Education
October 21, 2010
Early Decision Bounces Back
The recession appears to have been very good for the practice of "early decision," in which applicants must commit to enroll if admitted. Not only are many colleges reporting increased interest from applicants in applying early, but 2009 saw a jump in the proportion of colleges reporting that they were increasing the number of students admitted this way.

New York Times
October 20, 2010
Over All, Colleges Accept an Average of 2 of 3 Applicants (the Choice blog)
In its annual “State of College Admission” report, which is being released Wednesday afternoon, the National Association for College Admission Counseling has tallied a fresh statistic that underscores the above point: The average acceptance rate at four-year colleges and universities was 67 percent for last fall’s freshmen class.

Chronicle of Higher Education
October 20, 2010
The Economy and College Admissions
During the 2009 cycle, the number of students graduating from high school in the United States reached a peak of 3.33 million; the number of high-school graduates is projected to decline through 2014-15, according to new report, “The State of College Admission 2010."

Chronicle of Higher Education
October 20, 2010
College Students’ Campaign Contributions Favor Democrats
Democrats are greatly outpacing Republicans in raising money from college students this election cycle, according to a report released today by the Center for Responsive Politics.

Chronicle of Higher Education
October 20, 2010
UVa Audit Finds 'Questionable' Management by Journal Editor
An audit of The Virginia Quarterly Review says that Ted Genoways, the journal's editor, had "questionable" managerial skills and spent magazine money without approval to publish a book of his own poetry. But the audit report stops short of saying that Mr. Genoways was guilty of workplace bullying, which some journal staff members have said contributed to the suicide last summer of the magazine's managing editor, Kevin Morrissey.



Johns Hopkins University