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Washington Business Journal
April 1, 2011
Why business school still matters
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is written by Yash Gupta, dean of JHU’s Carey Business School.

Baltimore Sun
March 31, 2011
Hanke: Mandel panel could've nixed offshore wind
Johns Hopkins angle: This business blog post includes comments from Steve Hanke, a Whiting School professor of applied economics.

The Australian
April 2, 2011
Obama's idealist approach to Libya fraught with practical difficulties
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is written by Stephen J. Morris, a fellow at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies.

EndoNurse.com
March 31, 2011
Doctors See More Children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that on information from experts at the Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at Johns Hopkins Children’s Hospital. Maria Oliva-Hemker, chief of the Gastroenterology & Nutrition Division, is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
March 31, 2011
Johns Hopkins No. 2 in "social media colleges"
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this technology blog post, StudentAdvisor.com ranked the top 100 colleges that deploy social media strategies on campus for students, prospective students and faculty -- and ranked Johns Hopkins University No. 2, behind Harvard University, where Facebook was born.

American Forces Press Services
April 1, 2011
Mullen Assesses Global Security Environment
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on the annual Rostov Lecture, delivered by Navy Adm. Mike Mullen on Thursday at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

New Republic
April 1, 2011
When Numbers Lie
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Paul Bolton, a professor at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Los Angeles Times
March 30, 2011
Messenger sends back trove of Mercury images
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on images of Mercury beamed from the MESSENGER spacecraft to JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory, which is managing the mission.

Baltimore Sun
April 1, 2011
For Hopkins employees, a way to find homes that come with $17k
Johns Hopkins angle: This real estate blog post reports on Johns Hopkins’ “Live Near Your Work” program and a new search tool that lets employees see exactly which homes are for sale in each area that is eligible for the benefit.

Los Angeles Times
March 31, 2011
Hands-free faucets harbor germs, Johns Hopkins study says
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that a team at Johns Hopkins Hospital has discovered that at their facility, electronic faucets were more likely to be contaminated with Legionella bacteria than the old-fashioned manual type. Lisa Maragakis, an infectious disease expert in the School of Medicine, is quoted.

WebMD.com
March 31, 2011
Hands-Free Faucets Not Germ-Free, Study Finds
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on a Johns Hopkins Hospital study that detected more bacterial contamination in hands-free faucets. Emily Sydnor, an infectious disease fellow, is quoted.

Health Imaging & IT
March 31, 2011
Study: PET-guided breast biopsy safe and effective
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is Wendie Berg, a breast imaging consultant at American Radiology Services, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.

RedOrbit.com
April 1, 2011
Hope For Delaying The Spread and Growth of Breast Cancer
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Jeff H. Geschwind, a professor of radiology, surgery and oncology and director of vascular and interventional radiology at the School of Medicine.

Frederick News-Post (Maryland)
April 1, 2011
Insurance agent marks 50 years with Frederick office that now bears his name
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that Marion D. Carmack Jr. was named an Arnall Patz Fellow of the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital for his commitment to vision research.

Baltimore Sun
March 31, 2011
Hopkins all-time leading scorer Enfield named coach at Florida Gulf Coast
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that Andy Enfield, the all-time leading scorer in Johns Hopkins men's basketball history and a member of the university's Athletic Hall of Fame, was introduced Wednesday as the new head coach at Florida Gulf Coast.

Baltimore Sun
March 31, 2011
Faceoff: Q&A with John Hopkins women's attacker Colleen McCaffrey
Johns Hopkins angle: This interview is conducted with Johns Hopkins' women's lacrosse team member Colleen McCaffrey, a junior who plays the attacker position.

Baltimore Sun
March 31, 2011
Dolente feels he's underachieved despite strong faceoff percentage
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature focuses on Johns Hopkins senior Matt Dolente, a faceoff specialist on the men’s lacrosse team.

Baltimore Sun
March 31, 2011
Week ahead in state men's college lacrosse
Johns Hopkins angle: This column previews Sunday’s men’s lacrosse game between Johns Hopkins and North Carolina.

Baltimore Sun
March 31, 2011
Greeley or Coppersmith for Johns Hopkins?
Johns Hopkins angle. In this men’s lacrosse blog post, JHU Coach Dave Pietramala is quoted regarding which players may start in Sunday’s game.

Higher Education News

Chronicle of Higher Education
April 1, 2011
College Librarians Look at Better Ways to Measure the Value of Their Services
At the Association of College and Research Libraries conference, presenters took up the problem of how libraries can demonstrate their value to their institutions—and whether conventional attempts to measure return on investment, or "ROI," are any use in that campaign.

Bloomberg
March 31, 2011
Yale to Open College in Singapore to Bring Liberal Arts to Asia
Yale University will open a college in Singapore, the first overseas campus in the institution’s 300-year history, to bring liberal arts education to Asia.

Washington Post
March 31, 2011
Tools to help the college-bound compare financial aid offers – Column
True to his commitment to make college financial aid easier to understand, Mark Kantrowitz, publisher of the financial aid sites FinAid.org and Fastweb.com, has compiled both an online calculator and a six-page reference guide to assist in evaluating financial-aid award letters.

Chronicle of Higher Education
March 27, 2011
As Budgets Tighten, Big Science Gets a New Opportunity to Make Its Case
Many research universities see a movement toward "team science" as one way to help adapt to shrinking federal support.

Chronicle of Higher Education
March 27, 2011
Leadership Spots Opening Up for Gay and Lesbian Academics
Gay and lesbian college administrators say there're encountering a greater acceptance of their sexual orientation in the hiring process these days.

New York Times
March 28, 2011
American Thought Police – Op-Ed
The chilling effect of right-wing attacks on scholars.

USA Today (AP)
March 29, 2011
Pa. Lutheran college hot among Jewish students
One of the hottest college campuses in the U.S. for Jewish students is also one of the unlikeliest: a small Lutheran school erected around a soaring stone chapel with a cross on top. Approximately 34 percent of Muhlenberg College's 2,200 students are Jewish.

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