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Washington Business Journal
September 1, 2010
JBG Cos. breaks ground on National Cancer Institute at Johns Hopkins University's Montgomery County campus
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that the JBG Cos. broke ground Wednesday on a new $200 million National Cancer Institute facility on Johns Hopkins University's Montgomery County campus.

WSJ.com
September 1, 2010
JAMA Editor Catherine DeAngelis to Leave Post Next Summer
Johns Hopkins angle: Health Blog post reporting that the editor in chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association, Catherine DeAngelis, is preparing to leave that job and return to Johns Hopkins.

WashingtonPost.com
September 1, 2010
JAMA's editor leaving, returning to Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: An Associated Press story reporting that the editor in chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association, Catherine DeAngelis, is preparing to leave that job and return to Johns Hopkins.

Chronicle of Higher Education
September 2, 2010
JAMA Editor to Step Down and Return to Johns Hopkins U.
Johns Hopkins angle: The editor in chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association, Catherine DeAngelis, is preparing to leave that job and return to Johns Hopkins.

Washington Post
September 1, 2010
On Leadership: Becoming a leader your team is proud of
Johns Hopkins angle: Yash Gupta, dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, writes about a survey that reveals that worker satisfaction is more profoundly affected by perceptions of top management than by their immediate supervisor.

New York Times
September 2, 2010
Cleaning the Henhouse
Johns Hopkins angle: Nicholas Kristof op-ed column on the egg-related salmonella breakout quotes Ellen Silbergeld, environmental health scientist at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

NJ.com
September 2, 2010
How New Jersey saved civilization by developing an efficient microphone
Johns Hopkins angle: A feature story about how James West of the Whiting School (along with colleague Gerhard Sessler) developed the electret microphone at Bell Labs.

Daily Record
September 1, 2010
Hopkins to honor Willard Hackerman
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins will name its computational science and engineering building Hackerman Hall in honor of former trustee and Baltimore construction executive Willard Hackerman.

Los Angeles Times
September 1, 2010
New automated diagnostic test can identify TB infections in 2 hours
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Richard Chaissons of the Johns Hopkins Center for Tuberculosis Research.

Washington Post
September 1, 2010
Best Places to Work 2010: Senior leaders vs. middle managers
Johns Hopkins angle: This column quotes Yash Gupta, dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

Wired Science (UK)
September 1, 2010
Unexplained hot water discovered around a giant star
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Krieger School astronomer David Neufeld, who originally discovered the water vapor around the star.

US News & World Report
September 1, 2010
Michael Douglas Cancer Diagnosis: What You Need to Know
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about actor Michael Douglas's cancer diagnosis mentions that tumors that test positive for the HPV virus have better survival rates than those that aren't associated with the virus, according to a study conducted by Johns Hopkins University researchers.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek
September 2, 2010
AIDS Quest to Kill ‘Sleeping’ Virus Enlists Merck Cancer Drug
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Robert Siliciano of the School of Medicine.

New Scientist
September 2, 2010
Swine flu drug in narcolepsy probe
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes Neal Halsey, a vaccines researcher at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Baltimore Business Journal
September 1, 2010
MHIP launches federal high-risk health coverage program
Johns Hopkins angle: The president of Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, Steven Kravet, participated in a new conference launching "a new federal high-risk health care program that will insure those previously denied coverage because of pre-existing conditions."

Times of India (Reuters)
September 2, 2010
Tight BP curbs little help for kidneys
Johns Hopkins angle: Lawrence Appel of the School of Medicine is quoted in this piece about a study he led which found that aggressively lowering blood pressure did little to prevent kidney damage in blacks, unless protein in their urine showed evidence of damage in the first place.

Smart Money
September 1, 2010
10 Things Graduate Schools Won't Tell You
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health offers various master’s and doctoral degrees, but they require specialization in one or more of the school’s 10 concentrations, which include biostatistics, health policy and management, and population and reproductive health.

Washington Business Journal
September 1, 2010
$300K just to ask
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this WBJ BizBeat column, D.C. health regulators received an application from Johns Hopkins Health System Corp. on Wednesday, seeking permission to acquire Sibley Memorial Hospital in Northwest. They also received a $300,000 check -- that's just the filing fee for asking

Baltimore Sun Blogs
September 2, 2010
Aquarium unveils new Conservation Center
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog mentions that researchers from JHU are studying the movement of contaminants from the BP oil spill through the Gulf's ecosystem.

Baltimore Business Journal
September 1, 2010
National Aquarium in Baltimore to focus more on conservation
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions the National Aquarium's work with Johns Hopkins researchers to study the movement of the BP oil spill through the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem.

WALB News 10 (Georgia)
September 2, 2010
Some doctors believe kids should be screened yearly
Johns Hopkins angle: This NBC news story quotes Peter Kwiterovich, who specializes in cholesterol research at Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

Yorkshire Evening Post (UK)
September 1, 2010
Balanced diet cuts heart risk
Johns Hopkins angle: A diet combining fruit and vegetables with foods such as fish, poultry and nuts can protect you against heart attack, according to a School of Medicine study.

St. Louis American
September 2, 2010
Good health is not brain surgery
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is neurosurgeon Benjamin Carson of the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

Seacoastonline.com (Maine)
September 2, 2010
Ocean explorer to visit Graves
Johns Hopkins angle: Author David Jourdan has a master's degree in applied physics from Johns Hopkins University.

Lake Forester (Illinois)
September 2, 2010
10th Congressional Briefs: Giuliani raises funds for Dold
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, candidate Dan Seals earned a degree in Japanese Studies from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

World Net Daily
September 1, 2010
'Best of' edition includes list of 'worst' colleges: Civil-rights organization highlights universities that are 'unrepentant' violators
Johns Hopkins angle: A Foundation for Individual Rights in Education ad appearing U.S. News & World Report's 2011 edition of its "Best Colleges" mentions Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
September 2, 2010
Sports Digest
Johns Hopkins angle: JHU graduate Erin Hellmold is promoted to associate head coach of women's lacrosse at Georgetown University.

Washington Post
September 2, 2010
Frank Garland, who co-discovered vitamin D shortfalls are part of cancer, dies at 60
Johns Hopkins angle: Deceased earned a doctorate in epidemiology from Johns Hopkins in 1981. Story also mentions that the inspiration for his most important work came from a slide presentation at Johns Hopkins in 1974.

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Wall Street Journal
September 2, 2010
At Some Companies, Students Are Teaching
Some of the top U.S. business schools have been teaming up with companies on programs in which students play the role of consultant at little or no cost to the company.

New York Times
September 1, 2010
On Big Student Moving Day, Boston Fights Bedbugs
With heightened awareness nationwide, city officials are increasing their efforts to warn colleges and landlords about bedbugs.

NPR - All Things Considered
September 1, 2010
Women's Salaries Back On Top For Younger Set
For nearly two decades, women have outnumbered men going to college. This is particularly pronounced among minority groups and at historically black colleges, where women outnumber men 2 to 1.

Inside Higher Ed
September 2, 2010
Another Press Stops Publishing
Susquehanna University has quietly placed its university press "on hiatus," the latest in a series of such actions that appear to be eroding the academic publishing role of small universities.

Shots – NPR's Health Blog
September 1, 2010
5 Big Health Issues On Campus
Dropping off your wide-eyed 18-year-old on campus for the first time? Here's what college health officials say students and their parents need to keep in mind for a healthy school year.


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