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The Washington Post
August 1, 2011
Hypoallergenic pets may be only a myth, according to a study of 60 dog breeds
Johns Hopkins angle: Robert Wood, director of pediatric allergy and immunology at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, is quoted.

MSNBC
August 1, 2011
Debt deal puts off major changes to the future
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Roger Staiger of the Carey Business School.

Wall Street Journal
August 2, 2011
ERs Move to Speed Care; Not Everyone Needs a Bed
Johns Hopkins angle: This article cites an analysis by Johns Hopkins researchers of people who leave hospital emergency rooms without being seen.

New Kerala (IANS)
August 2, 2011
New gel can restore damaged soft tissue
Johns Hopkins angle: This Indo Asian News Service piece reports on research by Jennifer Elisseeff, professor of ophthalmology at the School of Medicine.

Yahoo! News India (ANI)
August 2, 2011
Indoor air cleaners could help ease asthma symptoms in kids living with smokers
Johns Hopkins angle: ANI reports that researchers at the Children’s Center have suggested that air cleaners could play an important role in easing asthma symptoms in children who live with smokers. Quoted is Arlene Butz, Sc.D., M.S.N., C.P.N.P., an asthma specialist at Johns Hopkins Children's and professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Maryland Daily Record
August 1, 2011
New EBDI plan increases size
Johns Hopkins angle: This article references Andrew B. Frank, special assistant to Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels on economic development initiatives. The story also mentions Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Trinidad Guardian
August 2, 2011
Spotting the violence-prone
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Thomas Wise, a professor in the psychiatry and behavioral sciences department of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Marketwatch.com
August 2, 2011
Heart tests are overprescribed, study finds
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Dr. Gordon Tomaselli, president of the American Heart Association and a cardiologist at the School of Medicine.

Frederick News-Post
August 2, 2011
Economy expands, but recovery slows
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Anirban Basu, a lecturer in economics at JHU.

Baltimore Sun
Aug. 1, 2011
When 'Everything must go' includes coffee, courtesy and jobs
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is written by Joanne Cavanaugh Simpson, who teaches creative writing in the Krieger School’s Advanced Academic Programs.

ExploreHoward.com
Aug. 1, 2011
Coaching imparts knowledge that saves resources
Johns Hopkins angle: This letter to the editors mentions that the Bloomberg School of Public Health is conducting a formal evaluation study of Healthy Howard health coaching program.

Maryland Daily Record
August 1, 2011
Miles out as East Baltimore Community School’s head
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Johns Hopkins and President Ronald J. Daniels.

Baltimore Sun
August 1, 2011
Biking around the Bay - with a purpose
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog post mentions that some of the funds from a 1,300-mile bicycling trip being undertaken by two Chesapeake Bay Foundation employees will go the Johns Hopkins pediatric oncology unit.

Baltimore Sun
Aug. 1, 2011
Ellen C. Klages, homemaker, dies
Johns Hopkins angle: From 1960 to 1966, Mrs. Klages worked in the registrar's office on the Homewood campus of The Johns Hopkins University, the obituary states.

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Chronicle of Higher Education
August 1, 2011
Debt Deal May Offer Only Temporary Reprieve for Student-Aid Programs
The bill's spending caps and the remaining shortfall in the Pell Grant program could force Congress to make more cuts to federal funds for students.

Inside Higher Ed
August 2, 2011
Skin in the Game
To encourage the success of a student start-up focused on higher education issues, the University of Rochester struck an uncommon deal that would give it an equity stake in the company.

Hechinger Report
August 1, 2011
The top five ways universities can innovate to survive — and thrive – Opinion
Clayton Christensen and Henry Eyring, authors of "The Innovative University: Changing the DNA of Higher Education From the Inside Out," highlight five ways that colleges and universities can respond to the changing world of higher education.

Chronicle of Higher Education
August 1, 2011
New Laws in Mississippi and Wisconsin Are Meant to Allow Guns on Campuses
Since 2007, gun-rights advocates have tried repeatedly, and mostly unsuccessfully, to expand the number of states that allow concealed firearms on college campuses. But new measures in Mississippi and Wisconsin have given the groups apparent victories this year, even as the scope and application of the new laws are causing some confusion.

Baltimore Sun
August 1, 2011
University of Baltimore president responds to ousted law dean
The University of Baltimore's president issued a sharp response Monday to allegations aired by the university's former law dean after he was forced to resign last week.

New York Times
August 2, 2011
F.B.I. Investigates Assaults Near Michigan Campus
The six attacks, including two rapes, have jolted students and residents of Ann Arbor.

NPR
August 1, 2011
Colleges For Partying, Eating, And Learning (If You Must)
For the second year in a row, two universities in towns named Athens are at the top of the Party Schools ratings put out by the Princeton Review. But this year, Ohio University topped the University of Georgia for the No. 1 spot.

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