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Wall Street Journal
September 2, 2010
The Generation That Can't Move On Up
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is co-written by Andrew Cherlin, a professor of sociology and public policy in the Krieger School.

Baltimore Sun
September 2, 2010
Analysis: Nonprofit employment grew while for-profits cut jobs
Johns Hopkins angle: This article concerns a new labor report issued by the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies.

Baltimore Business Journal
September 3, 2010
National Aquarium in Baltimore to stick up for marine life on Capitol Hill
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Ed Bouwer, chair of the Whiting School's Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering.

Baltimore Business Journal
September 3, 2010
Going back to the well
Johns Hopkins angle: University spokesman Dennis O'Shea is quoted in this story about fundraising efforts at area colleges and universities.

WYPR.org (Baltimore)
September 3, 2010
Race Could Be Deciding Factor In Bernstein-Jessamy Contest
Johns Hopkins angle: Krieger School political scientist Matthew Crenson is interviewed in this radio report.

New Scientist
September 3, 2010
Second super-fast flip of Earth's poles found
Johns Hopkins angle: Krieger School geologist Peter Olson comments in this feature.

Baltimore Business Journal
September 3, 2010
‘Overflow’ of patients spurs Bravo Health to open Baltimore clinic
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Jonathan Weiner, professor of health policy and management at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Baltimore Business Journal
September 3, 2010
Electronic medical records are no longer just talk in Md.’s hospitals
Johns Hopkins angle: Stephanie Reel, vice president for information systems for Johns Hopkins Medicine, is quoted in this story.

Baltimore Business Journal
September 3, 2010
Baltimore's Hispanic businesses try to drum up cash to battle crime spree
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes Christine Kavanagh, a community relations coordinator at the university, and mentions the biotech park. The story states that businesses can apply for grants through the university's Neighborhood Funds, but the grants are limited to non-profit groups.

Oregon Public Broadcasting
September 3, 2010
Study: Cash For Clunkers Was A Wash
Johns Hopkins angle: Krieger School economist Christopher Carroll comments in this NPR radio story.

AllVoices.com
September 3, 2010
NASA Selects Investigations For First Mission To Encounter The Sun
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this article, the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is the prime contractor for the Solar Probe Plus, a NASA mission that aims to visit and study the sun closer than ever before.

Baltimore Sun
September 2, 2010
Uninsured, minorities have higher risk of death when hit by cars
Johns Hopkins angle: This Picture of Health blog item quotes Adil H. Haider, an assistant professor of surgery at the School of Medicine and the study's senior author.

Bradenton Herald (Florida)
September 3, 2010
Music on Main to shed light on Palmetto child's rare disease
Johns Hopkins angle: Tom Crawford of the Johns Hopkins Hospital is quoted in this story.

The Globe & Mail (Canada)
September 3, 2010
The disconnect between pipelines and transparency
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, "a new study from the Center for Strategic and International Studies and Johns Hopkins University advocates that Afghanistan become a regional hub for transportation, electricity and the TAPI pipeline."

The Epoch Times
September 2, 2010
Voice Problems Trouble Teachers
Johns Hopkins angle: In this piece, Lee M. Akst, a School of Medicine assistant professor and director of the Johns Hopkins Voice Center, offers teachers tips to protect their voices while in the classroom.

Los Angeles Chronicle
September 2, 2010
Acclaimed Authors Join Santa Fe University of Art and Design Creative Writing and Literature Dept.
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece notes that author Porochista Khakpour earned a master's degree in the Writing Seminars at JHU.

Blogcritics.com
September 3, 2010
Interview: Joshua Graham, Author of Beyond Justice
Johns Hopkins angle: This is an interview with Graham, who earned a Ph.D. at The Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Messenger
September 2, 2010
Wide-open race for delegate seats in 43rd District
Johns Hopkins angle: House of Delegates candidate Leon Winthly Hector Sr. says in this story that he is "concerned about Johns Hopkins University buying up residential properties and displacing residents. He said if elected he would introduce legislation to limit Hopkins' acquisitions."

Business Standard (Reuters)
September 3, 2010
SAP sees new round of global growth, led by BRIC
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters piece mentions that Johns Hopkins Hospital is a client of SAP.

Express Buzz
September 3, 2010
MS includes telescopic features in its OS
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this IANS wire story, faculty members at JHU were involved in a Microsoft project designing a computer program that allows you to scan the universe and zoom into outer space through its Windows software.

Baltimore Sun
September 2, 2010
Pianist Joel Fan to launch 24th season of Community Concerts at Second
Johns Hopkins angle: This Clef Notes classical music blog post previews a an upcoming recital by Joel Fan, who is described as an “extraordinary pianist” who studied with Leon Fleisher at the Peabody Conservatory, where he earned his master's degree.

Howard County Times (Maryland)
September 2, 2010
Hot stop - Baldwin's Station draws some of folk music's biggest stars
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature about Baldwin's Station and Pub, the train-station-turned-entertainment-establishment, notes that its owner, Stewart Dearie, is a former Peabody Conservatory student.

Gazette.net (Maryland)
September 2, 2010
Brunswick Main Street names Stull volunteer of the year
Johns Hopkins angle: A news brief in this column mentions that Susan Summers, a graduate of Middletown High School, received The Elaine A. Heiberg Scholarship for the Arts and will be attending JHU’s Peabody Institute.

Baltimore Sun
September 2, 2010
Donald O. Fedder, pharmacy owner
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Fedder earned a master's degree in 1978 and his doctorate in 1982 in public health from what is now JHU’s Bloomberg School of Public Health.


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Washington Post
September 3, 2010
A fairer deal for college students – Opinion
There is evidence that too many for-profit colleges are driven more by the profit motive than their commitment to educating students, loading up students with tens of thousands of dollars of debt in exchange for largely worthless degrees.

Inside Higher Ed
September 3, 2010
Searching for STEM Success
Researchers find that some kinds of community colleges are achieving more gains than others in diversifying the science and engineering student body.

Chronicle of Higher Education
September 2, 2010
Public Higher Education Is 'Eroding From All Sides,' Warn Political Scientists
The institutions are facing declining finances and popular support, said scholars at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association.

New York Times
September 3, 2010
In Medical School Shift, Meeting Patients on Day 1
A new curriculum at N.Y.U. is intended to foster more personal relationships between medical students and patients.

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