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Baltimore Sun
September 13, 2010
Nursing shortage knows no boundaries
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is by Martha Hill, dean of Johns Hopkins’ School of Nursing.

New York Times
September 13, 2010
When a Doctor’s Note for a Student Doesn’t Help
Johns Hopkins angle: This health feature quotes Barbara Howard, a Johns Hopkins developmental-behavioral pediatrician.

Baltimore Sun
September 13, 2010
In Baltimore, fewer and fewer people are paying their way
Johns Hopkins angle: In this column, Marta H. Mossburg writes, “The $1 billion building project underway by Johns Hopkins Hospital in East Baltimore means lots of construction jobs, but the city will never reap the $22.7 million from it that a for-profit owner would have to contribute to city tax rolls each year.”

Business Monthly (Howard County)
September 2010 Issue
APL to Test Thought-Controlled Prosthetic Limb on Humans
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory has received federal funding to develop and test the Modular Prosthetic Limb system on human subjects using a brain-controlled interface.

Baltimore Sun
September 14, 2010
Ifill: A dispiriting end to the state's attorney's race
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece mentions the recent death of Johns Hopkins researcher Stephen Pitcairn in violent street crime.

New York Times
September 12, 2010
Are Scanners Worth the Risk?
Johns Hopkins angle: This travel story mentions that JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory was among the research centers that evaluated radiation emitted by airport security scanners.

Baltimore Sun
September 9, 2010
Another Latin Grammy nomination for Baltimore's Tonar Music
Johns Hopkins angle: This Clef Notes classical music column calls attention to the Beijing Guitar Duo of Meng Su and Yameng Wang, who teamed up while studying at the Peabody Conservatory, where they were mentored by faculty member Manuel Barrueco.

San Francisco Chronicle
September 14, 2010
Joe Smiell's Band keeps Old World sounds alive
Johns Hopkins angle: This profile of brass band leader Joe Smiell states that he once received a scholarship to attend the Peabody Conservatory of Music.

Baltimore Sun
September 14, 2010
Johns Hopkins senior goalie Ravi Gill was named Centennial Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
Johns Hopkins angle: Two items in this Sports Digest column mention that Johns Hopkins men’s soccer senior goalie Ravi Gill was named Centennial Conference Defensive Player of the Week and that Johns Hopkins women’s soccer junior forward Paulina Goodman and senior defender Jenn Paulucci earned the Centennial Conference Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week awards, respectively. (N.J.)
September 14, 2010
Rutgers Project Advances Civility On Campus And Beyond
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions P.M. Forni, director of the university's Civility Initiative and a professor of Italian literature in the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures, and also notes that Forni's work inspired the creation of Project Civility at Rutgers.

Baltimore Sun
September 13, 2010

Stephanie R. Brown dies at age 58

Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary notes that Brown earned a master's degree in reading in 1978 from the Johns Hopkins University and was a member of the Johns Hopkins Club.
September 13, 2010
With Brain Positioning system, lost keys no longer an issue
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Krieger School cognitive psychologist Amy Shelton.

Information Week
September 14, 2010
RFID Tags' Range Boosted By Ductwork
Johns Hopkins angle: Notes that Johns Hopkins researchers were part of team whose work was published in this month's Proceedings of the IEEE.

The Globe and Mail (Canada)
September 14, 2010
Ten habits of highly effective real estate investors
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions the Carey Business School’s master of science in real estate.

The Atlantic
September 14, 2010
Autism’s First Child
Johns Hopkins angle: The man featured in this story was first examined at Johns Hopkins University in the 1930s.

Atlanta Journal Constitution
September 14, 2010
Men keep mouths shut about cancer
Johns Hopkins angle: Written by Stuart Galishoff, a participant in the Johns Hopkins Active Surveillance Program for early stage, nonaggressive prostate cancer.

Huffington Post
September 13, 2010
Building a Better Pipeline
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, brain surgeon and neuroscience researcher at the School of Medicine.

Reuters Africa
September 14, 2010
Malaria fight saves 750,000, report finds
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins is mentioned.

Baltimore Sun
September 13, 2010
Robert W. Miller Jr. dies at age 84
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this obituary, Miller earned a bachelor's degree in business in 1948 from The Johns Hopkins University.

Furniture Today
September 12, 2010
Tempur-Pedic brings back bears to battle cancer
Johns Hopkins angle: A Johns Hopkins Medicine researcher, Zeshaan Rasheed, won a five-year grant of $600,000 under the Tempur-Pedic Retailers' Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Pathways to Leadership Grant program.

Modern Ghana
September 14, 2010
Nigeria: Cholera Outbreaks and the MDG Illusion
Johns Hopkins angle: Written by, Uche Igwe a visiting scholar at Africa Program at the School of Advanced International Studies.

Associated Press
September 13, 2010
Imam says NYC mosque site is not 'hallowed ground'
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Fouad Ajami, a Middle East studies professor at SAIS.

City Journal
September 13, 2010
Rauf on the Ropes
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Fouad Ajami of SAIS.

Cosmos Magazine
September 14, 2010
Escaping ions explain the mystery of Venus
Johns Hopkins angle: Larry Paxton of APL is quoted.

The Herald News
September 13, 2010
Saint Anne's awards scholarships
Johns Hopkins angle: James John Sabra is a freshman in the Krieger School. The story says he plans to major in cognitive science and then to attend medical school.
September 14, 2010
Yale to Start Singapore Liberal Arts College as City Burnishes Reputation
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions that Johns Hopkins also has a partnership with the National University of Singapore.

Glenwood Springs Post Independent (Colo.)
September 14, 2010
Aspen High student working to add Chinese classes to curriculum
Johns Hopkins angle: Features a 17 year old who has been taking classes for the Mandarin dialect online through Johns Hopkins University for three years.

Lacrosse Magazine
September 13, 2010

New Coaches Regroup After Volatile Summer in Division I Ranks

Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes women's lacrosse head coach Janine Tucker, who begins her 18th season leading the Blue Jays.
September 13, 2010
Poly Prep has deep roster, high expectations
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions Richie Carbone, who plays football and baseball at Johns Hopkins.

September 13, 2010
Pellegrino's a Quick pick
Johns Hopkins angle: Mike Pellegrino will attend Johns Hopkins next year on a lacrosse scholarship.

The Express Tribune
September 14, 2010
Obama appoints new ambassador to Pakistan
Johns Hopkins angle: Cameron Munter earned his doctorate from Johns Hopkins.

Nation Online
September 14, 2010

Air Malawi CEO Dies

Johns Hopkins angle: Augustine Wisdom Mchungula earned a master's degree in public health from the School of Public Health.
September 14, 2010
JAMA editor-in-chief to leave in 2011
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions that Catherine D. DeAngelis will start a new center for medical professionalism at the School of Medicine.


NPR – Morning Edition
September 14, 2010
Student Loan Defaults Rise, Especially At For-Profits
For-profit college students twice as likely as students at nonprofits to fall behind in repayments.

Inside Higher Ed
September 14, 2010
Women Lead in Doctorates
For the first time, majority are awarded to females. The gender split varies by discipline, but women's numbers are increasing faster than men's across the board.

New York Times
September 13, 2010
Midlevel Universities Look Into India Branches
Six months after India invited in foreign institutions, lesser-known universities are trying to enter.

Chronicle of Higher Education
September 13, 2010
White House Reaches Out to Historically Black Colleges
President Obama met with college leaders at an annual meeting and said supporting their institutions was a job for the entire federal government.

USA Today
September 14, 2010
Some tax benefits for college costs expire at end of 2010 - Column
At the end of this year, credits, deductions and other tax-advantaged programs Congress has enacted are scheduled to expire.

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