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New York Times
April 11, 2011
A New Push to Let H.I.V. Patients Accept Organs That Are Infected
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Dorry Segev, a School of Medicine associate professor of transplant surgery and co-author of a new study indicating that 500 to 600 H.I.V.-infected livers and kidneys would become available each year if the law were changed.

USA Today
April 11, 2011
Cochlear implants can be 'magic device'
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes John Niparko, who directs hearing care and ear surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Sun
April 10, 2011
Recovery for injured hawk, popular at Hopkins, slower than expected
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature provides an update regarding the ongoing treatment of a popular red-tailed hawk that was injured when it flew into a window of the Eisenhower Library on the Homewood campus.

Wall Street Journal
April 9, 2011
India Journal: Hazare Triumphs, but No Silver Bullets
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is written by Ajit Mohan, who holds an M.A. degree in economics and international relations from JHU's School of Advanced International Studies.

The Washington Post
April 8, 2011
In Md., gun control bills face uphill fight: panel controlled by defense lawyer
Johns Hopkins angle: Daniel W. Webster, a professor and co-director of the Center for Gun Policy and Research at the Johns Hopkins University, is quoted. This article also mentions the fatal shooting last year at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Los Angeles Times
April 10, 2011
Indie Focus: Fictional yet real lives on 'Putty Hill'
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature notes that filmmaker Matt Porterfield is a lecturer in the Film and Media Studies Program in the Krieger School.

Education Week News
April 8, 2011
Study: Third Grade Reading Predicts Later High School Graduation
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions research by Robert Balfanz of the Center for Social Organization of Schools.

ModernHealthcare.com
April 11, 2011
Outliers: Don't drink the water -- in a hospital, that is
Johns Hopkins angle: Lisa Maragakis, director of hospital epidemiology and infection control at Johns Hopkins Hospital and assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is quoted in this piece.

Baltimore Sun
April 10, 2011
Finances as a health issue for seniors
Johns Hopkins angle: This column about financial matters facing the elderly includes a quote from Colleen Christmas, a School of Medicine assistant professor of geriatric medicine

New York Times
April 10, 2011
Newly Born, and Withdrawing From Painkillers
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Hendree Jones, an adjunct professor in the School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Baltimore Sun
April 11, 2011
Athletes' sudden cardiac deaths spark discussion
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog post quotes Anne Murphy and Jane Crosson , two pediatric cardiologists at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

Los Angeles Times
April 11, 2011
Gregory Rodriguez: Our civility deficit
Johns Hopkins angle: The Krieger School's P.M. Forni, co-founder of the Johns Hopkins Civility Initiative, is mentioned in this op-ed.

News-Leader.com (Mo.)
April 11, 2011
Leadership focus of MSU Public Affairs Conference
Johns Hopkins angle: The Krieger School's P.M. Forni, co-founder of the Johns Hopkins Civility Initiative, is mentioned.

Baltimore Sun
April 8, 2011
Father of groom connects to wedding guests from Hopkins via Skype
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature focuses on a 73-year-old Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center patient who attempted to watch his son's wedding via the Skype online video communication service.

WYPR-FM - Midday with Dan Rodricks
April 5, 2011
Biking in Maryland
Johns Hopkins angle: The discussion covers how "the family of a comatose Johns Hopkins University student, critically injured while riding his bicycle last month in north Baltimore, has brought a $10 million lawsuit against the driver whose car struck him."

Baltimore Sun
April 10, 2011
Some cyclists, drivers deserve each other
Johns Hopkins angle: This transportation blog post concerns the comments from automobile drivers and bicycle riders in connection with the recent traffic collision that severely injured a Johns Hopkins student who was riding his bike near campus.

Michigan Business Review
April 10, 2011
How nonprofits kept Michigan afloat during Great Recession
Johns Hopkins angle: This story cites research by the Johns Hopkins University's Center for Civil Society Studies.

New Republic
April 11, 2011
Bob Dylan's Disappointing, Hypocritical China Concert
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece is written by Azar Nafisi, a visiting fellow at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.

Newsweek
April 10, 2011
Francis Fukuyama's Book Origins of Political Order
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature concerns Fukuyama, a lecturer at SAIS.

Fox News (Reuters)
April 8, 2011
Home Safety Products Can Prevent Injuries in Kids
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Andrea Gielen, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy in Baltimore.

Popular Science
April 8, 2011
New Muscle Programming Method Uses DNA To Turn Blood Into Beating Heart Cells
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Elias Zambidis, an assistant professor of oncology and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Cell Engineering and the Kimmel Cancer Center.

Tehran Times (AP)
April 10, 2011
Genetically modified fungus could fight malaria
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece notes that the Bloomberg School of Public Health is a partner in the research.

Malaysia Star
April 10, 2011
A smart new approach
Johns Hopkins angle: Anne Rompalo of the School of Medicine is quoted in this story.

Huffington Post
April 10, 2011
In Pain? Try Meditation
Johns Hopkins angle: This health feature quotes Katharine MacLean, a meditation researcher and postdoctoral fellow in psychology at The Johns Hopkins University.

Daytona Beach News-Journal (Fla.)
April 11, 2011
Delicate Balance
Johns Hopkins angle: This story cites Johns Hopkins as defining that "a normal T-cell count is in the 700-1300 range."

Savage-Guilford Patch (Md.)
April 11, 2011
Maryland: Not a Retirement Destination But Maybe It Should Be
Johns Hopkins angle: This story refers to the hospital as a state-of-the-art facility.

Palm Beach Daily News
April 9, 2011
Study: Estrogen use as hormone replacement therapy for a few years after menopause is safe
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is Lisa Kolp, an assistant professor of gynecology and obstetrics with Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Connecticut Post
April 8, 2011
GBS caps 65th season with concert version of 'Aida,' Verdi's most popular opera
Johns Hopkins angle: This preview of a Greater Bridgeport Symphony concert that will be conducted by Gustav Meier mentions that Meier heads the graduate conducting program at the Peabody Institute.

Maryland Daily Record
April 11, 2011
On the Move, 4/11: Jones appointed marketing manager by XML Financial Group
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Cornelia Trimble, director of the Cervical Dysplasia Center at Johns Hopkins Medicine, will serve a four-year term on the Cancer Immunopathology and Immunotherapy Study Section of the National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review.

Baltimore Sun
April 9, 2011
Agency combats addiction with camaraderie
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this feature, Wynwood "Woody" Curry, clinical-associate director of Baltimore Station, a therapeutic residential recovery program for men who are homeless largely due to chronic substance abuse, attended JHU's School of Public Health.

The Washington Post
April 10, 2011
Entrepreneurship: Executive recruiter's niche is filling unmet needs
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins is mentioned in this piece.

Hindustan Times
April 9, 2011
Dieting Distress
Johns Hopkins angle: This article cites a study by researchers at Johns Hopkins.

Economic Times
April 11, 2011
'To understand what a nation stands for requires understanding of its culture'
Johns Hopkins angle: The university is mentioned in this story.

Providence Journal (R.I.)
April 9, 2011
Brown names U. of California dean to be 11th provost
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this article, Mark S. Schlissel is a 1986 graduate of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he earned a master's and a doctorate in physiological chemistry.

Broadway World
April 8, 2011
Diversionary Theatre Presents Dooley 5/5-5/29
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece notes that playwright William di Canzio earned a doctorate at Johns Hopkins.

The State Journal-Register
April 10, 2011
New CEO of SIU group practice aims to reverse losses
Johns Hopkins angle: Hyung T. Kim earned his medical degree at Johns Hopkins University, this story reports.

Macon Telegraph (Ga.)
April 11, 2011
Faces and places: Cox Communications garners diversity honors
Johns Hopkins angle: I. J. Shaker, pediatric surgeon, graduated from the School of Medicine and trained at Johns Hopkins Hospital, this article states.

Worcester Business Journal
April 11, 2011
Movers & Shakers
Johns Hopkins angle: Edward Augustus earned a master's in government from Johns Hopkins, according to this piece.

La Crosse Tribune
April 10, 2011
Richard Kyte: Let's make our world a more hopeful place
Johns Hopkins angle: Richard Kyte was a graduate student at Johns Hopkins in 1991, this article states.

Baltimore Sun
April 8, 2011
No. 4 Johns Hopkins men turn back Albany, 11-6
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that JHU's men's lacrosse team on Friday dominated Albany's inconsistent Great Danes throughout the first half, building a six-goal lead before hanging on for an 11-6 win at Homewood Field.

Baltimore Sun
April 8, 2011
Albany at Johns Hopkins: Three things to watch
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog post previewed Friday men' lacrosse game between Johns Hopkins and Albany.

Washington Times
April 10, 2011
Lacrosse bracket projection: April 10
Johns Hopkins angle: JHU's men's lacrosse team is mentioned.

LaxPower
April 9, 2011
No. 3 Johns Hopkins Slips Past Albany to Go 8-2
Johns Hopkins angle: This story is about JHU's men's lacrosse team.

Albany Times Union (N.Y.)
April 9, 2011
UAlbany rally thwarted by Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: This story is about JHU's men's lacrosse team.

Baltimore Sun
April 8, 2011
Scouting reports: President's Cup baseball tournament
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports preview article states that one of the two locations for first President's Cup games on April 9 was to be The Johns Hopkins University baseball diamond.

Baltimore Sun
April 8, 2011
Boys' Latin enjoys spotlight of President's Cup
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on the results of a President's Cup baseball game held at JHU's baseball diamond.

Baltimore Sun
April 11, 2011
Q&A with ESPN's Paul Carcaterra
Johns Hopkins angle: This interview includes comments about JHU's men's lacrosse team.

Baltimore Sun
April 10, 2011
George W. Moore, prominent pathologist, dead at 65
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Moore held an appointment at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS
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New York Times
April 11, 2011
Admission to College, With Catch: Year's Wait
Some colleges admit weaker applicants on condition that they first attend another school and get good grades there.

Washington Post
April 9, 2011
Colleges catering to curious parents as well as prospective students
A growing number of schools have discovered that it's not enough to communicate with prospective students. The colleges are also wooing parents who are digitally tethered to their offspring and want more involvement than writing a tuition check.

Chronicle of Higher Education
April 11, 2011
Faculty Experience Doesn't Always Pay
Tight finances have led to another year in which average pay barely increased, further eroding professors' buying power and exacerbating inequities facing seasoned faculty members.

Inside Higher Ed
April 11, 2011
Skimming the Surface
Study of freshman research papers suggests students don't really understand the sources they cite.

Washington Post Magazine
April 10, 2011
Ink-stained students: Georgetown University's Hoya newspaper is a microcosm of campus journalism
The Hoya is a microcosm of campus journalism. Like most student newspapers, it has not seen the same drop in readership experienced by most professional papers. Indeed, a national survey found that a full 85 percent of students had read the print edition of their campus paper in the past month.

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