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Baltimore Sun
September 1, 2010
Md. contractors got $34 billion from federal spending last year
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions that Johns Hopkins gets more federal research and development grants than any other university.
September 1, 2010
Some donated malaria drugs being stolen in Africa
Johns Hopkins angle: Associated Press story quotes David Sullivan, an associate professor in the Malaria Research Institute at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

CBS News
September 1, 2010
Some Donated Malaria Drugs Being Stolen In Africa
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this Associated Press piece is David Sullivan, an associate professor in the Malaria Research Institute at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Genome Web Daily News
August 31, 2010
NCI to Break Ground Tomorrow on $200M Satellite Campus
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that The National Cancer Institute plans to break ground today on a $200 million satellite campus in Rockville, Md., that will serve as a new home base for the agency. The NCI campus will rise on a nine-acre portion of Johns Hopkins University's Montgomery County campus, within the Shady Grove Life Sciences Center — the business park that houses much of the life sciences sector in Maryland's Montgomery County.

US News & World Report (HealthDay)
August 31, 2010
DASH Diet' Shown to Lower Heart Attack Risk Almost 20%
Johns Hopkins angle: This HealthDay News piece reports on a new study co-authored by Nisa Maruthur of the School of Medicine that found that eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables and low in saturated fats can significantly lower the risk of heart attack for people with mildly elevated blood pressure.

Irish Independent
September 1, 2010
Revealed: the diet that can protect you against heart attacks
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Nisa Maruthur of the School of Medicine.

San Francisco Chronicle
August 31, 2010
U.S. Asks Judge to Delay Halt to Stem-Cell Research
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this Bloomberg story is Ronald McKay, a former NIH scientist who recently moved to Johns Hopkins University.

Inside Higher Ed
September 1, 2010
Doing 'Dual Career' Right
Johns Hopkins angle: This article references "The Two-Body Problem: Dual-Career-Couple Hiring Practices in Higher Education," published by the Johns Hopkins University Press.

The Clinical Advisor
September 1, 2010
Exercise guidelines for patients with diabetes
Johns Hopkins angle: Commenting in this article is Roger S. Blumenthal, MD, director of the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center.

Baltimore Afro American
August 31, 2010
Elijah Cummings...Achieving a More Balanced and Effective National Drug Strategy
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary by Congressman Elijah Cummings mentions "The 2002 Steps to Success: Baltimore Drug and Alcohol Treatment Outcomes Study," conducted by respected research scientists from Johns Hopkins and Morgan State University.

Centre Daily Times (State College, Pa.)
August 31, 2010
Pa. man donates kidney, helps teacher get 1, too
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions the matched pair domino kidney transplant program at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Arbutus Times
September 1, 2010
Political veterans bring different styles to Baltimore County Executive race
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this article, Kevin Kamenetz attended The Johns Hopkins University.

Youngstown Business Journal
September 1, 2010
Syncro Medical Lands Big Account
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this article, Johns Hopkins Medical Center is doing business with Syncro Medical Innovations.

Baltimore City Paper
September 1, 2010
The Jury Is Out
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about the Baltimore State's Attorney race mentions the recent stabbing death of Stephen Pitcairn, a Johns Hopkins University researcher.

Baltimore Messenger
September 1, 2010
Charles Village debates how to fight crime
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions the stabbing death of Johns Hopkins researcher Stephen Pitcairn.

Allentown Morning Call
August 31, 2010
Muhlenberg eager to climb back up the Centennial Conference ladder
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Andrew Kase, the conference's leading rusher last season for Johns Hopkins.

Chicago Reader
September 1, 2010
Alon Goldstein
Johns Hopkins angle: Pianist at recital at Ravinia, outside Chicago, is a graduate of "Baltimore’s Peabody Conservatory, where he was a student of Leon Fleisher."

Baltimore Sun
September 1, 2010
Sports Notebook
Johns Hopkins angle: Orioles catcher Craig Tatum will visit patients at the Johns Hopkins Children Center from noon to 1 p.m. today.
August 31, 2010
Clef Notes: Memorial service to be held Sunday for Baltimore voice teacher Frederick Petrich
Johns Hopkins angle: Deceased was a former student and teacher at the Peabody Institute.

New York Times
September 1, 2010
Dorothy Sucher, Reporter in Press-Freedom Case, Dies at 77
Johns Hopkins angle: Deceased had a master's degree in mental health from Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
September 1, 2010
Dr. Melvyn C. Thorne dies at age 77
Johns Hopkins angle: "Dr. Melvyn C. Thorne, a semiretired professor at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health who was interested in maternal child care and family planning in developing countries, died Aug. 16."


Inside Higher Education
September 1, 2010
Phoenix Pays to Tell Its Story
University of Phoenix has begun sponsoring media events to convey its side of the for-profit college debate.

Chronicle of Higher Education
August 31, 2010
Public Colleges Turn to Tuition Increases to Offset Budget Squeezes
The median level of debt for more than 200 public institutions has grown by 31 percent over four years, according to a new report from Moody's Investors Service.

Baltimore Sun - Consuming Interests blog
August 31, 2010
Student loan debt clock: $848 billion and counting
FinAid has put together a student debt clock so you can watch students slip deeper into debt by about $2,854 per second.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
September 1, 2010
College Students Sought To Answer Questions on Maryland Slave Village
This The Frederick News-Post story describes how students from area colleges spent the summer as interns with the National Park Service, excavating former slave dwellings.

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