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New York Times
September 25, 2010
From Young Mogul, a Gift on the Scale of Philanthropy’s Elders
Johns Hopkins angle: In this story tied to Facebook executive Mark Zuckerberg’s recent $100 million donation to Newark schools, Lester M. Salamon, director of Johns Hopkins’ Center for Civil Society Studies, is quoted regarding “dot-com billionaires making very generous gifts.”

Wall Street Journal
September 27, 2010
'Social Network' Goes to Harvard
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about the movie, "The Social Network," notes that parts of it were filmed on The Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus.

Washington Post
September 26, 2010
The united state of hospitals
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about hospital consolidations quotes Steven Thompson, senior vice president for Johns Hopkins Medicine.

TIME Magazine
September 25, 2010
Why Are Black Bikers More Likely to Die in Crashes than Whites?
Johns Hopkins angle: This magazine piece reports on a new School of Medicine study that suggests that blacks are at higher risk than whites: for every two white motorcyclists who die in accidents, three of their African-American counterparts do not survive. Quoted is lead researcher Adil Haider.

OneIndia (ANI)
September 25, 2010
African-Americans bikers 1.5 times more likely to die in crashes: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI piece reports on a new study by the School of Medicine that suggests that blacks are at higher risk than whites: for every two white motorcyclists who die in accidents, three of their African-American counterparts do not survive. Quoted is lead researcher Adil Haider.

Daily Record (New Jersey)
September 27, 2010
Rutgers University launches two-year civility project to get people to behave better
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press piece mentions Krieger School professor P.M. Forni, author of "Choosing Civility: The Twenty-Five Rules of Considerate Conduct" and founder of The Civility Institute at Johns Hopkins University.

Wall Street Journal
September 27, 2010
And Tomorrow's Winners Will Be...
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions the Whiting School's David Gracias and his colleagues, who are developing a new class of nano-scale tools for surgery and drug delivery.

OneIndia (ANI)
September 27, 2010
Kids with lung disease prone to serious infections at daycare
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI story reports on a new study by the Children's Center indicating that exposure to common viruses in daycare puts children with a chronic lung condition caused by premature birth at risk for serious respiratory infections. Quoted is lead author Sharon McGrath-Morrow.

Bloomberg Businessweek
September 27, 2010
Fed Model for Treasuries Shows Diminishing Returns
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is Krieger School economist Jonathan Wright.

Baltimore Sun
September 26, 2010
In contraception, the U.S. is far behind the developing world
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is by Amy Tsui, a professor in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute of Population & Reproductive Health.

Baltimore Sun
September 26, 2010
Harris gains lucrative support from fellow doctors
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that Andy Harris, an obstetric anesthesiologist at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and candidate for an Eastern Maryland seat in Congress, has attracted more campaign cash from health professionals than any other House challenger in the country.

Baltimore Sun
September 26, 2010
Baltimore left off 'Promise' list
Johns Hopkins angle: This Dan Rodricks column quotes Robert Blum, who is director of the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute and a professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Health24.com
September 27, 2010
Back to school stress=bed wetting
Johns Hopkins angle: This HealthDay story quotes Ming-Hsien Wang, a pediatric urologist at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, about bed-wetting related to back-to-school stress.

The Washington Times
September 26, 2010
Kim's heir apparent set for debut in Pyongyang
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is Jae Ku, director of the U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS.

iBerkshires.com
September 26, 2010
Williams Inducts 17th President at 2010 Convocation
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that Adam F. Falk, former dean of the Krieger School, was welcomed as the William College's 17th president — and only the second scientist to lead the liberal arts college in its 217-year history — at the annual convocation in Chapin Hall this weekend.

The Berkshire Eagle
September 26, 2010
New Williams president calls for ‘creative and communal work'
Johns Hopkins angle: This article provides coverage of the induction of Adam Falk, formerly dean of the Krieger School, as president of Williams College.

The Straits Times
September 27, 2010
Johns Hopkins in M'sia
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that The Johns Hopkins University will partner with a local company to establish a teaching facility and hospital in Malaysia.

AsiaOne
September 26, 2010
It's proof of nation's appeal as education hub, says Deputy D-G
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes the Higher Education Ministry deputy director as saying that the successful negotiations to bring the Johns Hopkins Medical School to Malaysia is proof of the nation's appeal as a regional education hub.

New Straits Times
September 27, 2010
US medical school to open in Serdang
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece reports that a new medical school together with a 600-bed teaching hospital and a research center affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University will be built in Serdang, Selangor.

The Star (Malaysia)
September 26, 2010
International partnership for UiTM
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that a new medical school and teaching hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine is in the works.

Washington Post
September 26, 2010
'Unsung hero of modern medicine' hailed
Johns Hopkins angle: This article focuses on Henrietta Lacks, who was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital in the early 1950s.

Baltimore Sun
September 25, 2010
Healthy Howard figures show early success, though some question meaning of results
Johns Hopkins angle: This story states that figures for the Healthy Howard program were collected by David Holtgrave, chairman of the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Vero Beach Press Journal
September 26, 2010
Common bugs cause most allergic reactions
Johns Hopkins angle: This Q & A interview is with physician Michael Wein, 40, who took his allergy training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Gulf News
September 26, 2010
Fluffy objects deadly for babies, parents warned
Johns Hopkins angle: Edward E. Lawson, chief of the division of neonatology at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center, is quoted about a new study that reveals that the use of soft cushioning material, besides sleep practices like sharing bed space and allowing infants to sleep on their stomach and side, are some of the chief causes of sudden infant deaths in the UAE.

Hagerstown Herald-Mail
September 26, 2010
O'Malley, Ehrlich don't back drink tax
Johns Hopkins angle: This Capital News Service story about a proposed increase in Maryland's alcohol tax mentions that a December 2009 Johns Hopkins University study reported that in addition to raising an estimated $214.4 million in revenue, the tax would save the state $249 million in alcohol consumption-related costs.

WBAY-TV (Green Bay, Wisc.)
September 27, 2010
New Mentoring Program Targets Green Bay Middle School Students

Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that various schools in this city are piloting a new program, and researchers from Johns Hopkins will be analyzing the results to see if this is a successful program that the Boys & Girls Club should implement nationwide.

Afro-American (Baltimore)
September 25, 2010
Rev. Wintley Phipps’ Dream Academy
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Benjamin Carson, a neurosurgeon with the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

Niagara Gazette
September 26, 2010
Is it possible for us to fight the fat?
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Cheryl Anderson, assistant professor of epidemiology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Miami Herald
September 27, 2010
Developer Evangeline Gouletas makes her mark on Miami
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Evangeline Gouletas did post-graduate work in math and engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
September 25, 2010
Voucher program for chronically homeless loses funding
Johns Hopkins angle: This article notes that The Johns Hopkins University is a participant in the Hands In Partnership Program, a group of service organizations that helped provide the homeless with vouchers.

Birmingham News (Alabama)
September 26, 2010
Ritz Chamber Players addresses classical disparity
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature describes Terrance Patterson as an accomplished clarinetist whose career has led him from the Peabody Conservatory to European music capitals such as Paris, London, Belgrade and Moscow.

Baltimore Sun
September 25, 2010
Beyond rhetoric: police and prosecutors in harmony
Johns Hopkins angle: This story refers to the recent fatal stabbing of Johns Hopkins researcher Steven Pitcairn in Charles Village.

Baltimore Sun
September 26, 2010
Ravens to hold A Purple Evening women's event Oct. 11
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports digest column mentions that the Johns Hopkins women's soccer team, (8-1, 2-0 Centennial Conference), scored the final three goals of the game to defeat visiting Swarthmore, 4-1.

Baltimore Sun
September 25, 2010
Columbia takes Tigers, 24-10, after slow start
Johns Hopkins angle: This college football roundup reports that the Johns Hopkins team scored 21 points in a span of just over four minutes midway through the first half on their way to defeating Moravian, 41 to 3.

New York Times
September 25, 2010
Robert W. McCollum, Dean of Dartmouth Medical School, Dies at 85
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that McCollum received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins in 1948.


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Diverse Issues in Higher Education
September 27, 2010
U.S. Education Department Delays Rule Opposed by For-profit Colleges
The department said Friday it will take more time to finalize new regulations targeting for-profit college job-training programs, but emphasized it was intent on moving forward and holding the sector accountable, according to this Associated Press story.

Inside Higher Ed
September 27, 2010
A Future for Student Health Plans?
Without clarity from the Obama administration, campus officials are unsure of whether or how their insurance offerings will survive.

Washington Post
September 24, 2010
American University, now home to the 'American Wonk'
The idea is to distinguish itself among a crowd of local colleges competing for attention by branding the campus as the home of the "American Wonk." The school has handed out 3,500 free T-shirts imprinted with 18 slogans.

Inside Higher Ed
September 27, 2010
Quick Takes: Violent Student Deaths Shake Seton Hall, Wisconsin-Stout

The violent deaths of students in off-campus incidents have shaken Seton Hall University and the University of Wisconsin at Stout.

Washington Post
September 26, 2010
Making college work - Opinion
Margaret Spellings, U.S. secretary of education from 2005 to 2009, criticizes the Obama administration for its handling of for-profit colleges, which "accommodate students who need more convenient and creative educational opportunities than those offered by traditional schools."

USA Today
September 25, 2010
Report: Poor science education impairs U.S. economy
Stagnant scientific education imperils U.S. economic leadership, says a report by leading business and science figures.

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