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Independent Online (UK)
August 13, 2011
Is marriage becoming extinct?
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Andrew Cherlin, a professor of sociology and public policy in the Krieger School.

Financial Times
August 15, 2011
Universities must embrace cultural change
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece was co-written by Andreas Pinkwart, a senior visiting fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

The Guardian (UK)
August 14, 2011
Birdbooker Report 183
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions "The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles," published this year by the Johns Hopkins University Press.

Deccan Herald (India)
August 15, 2011
Peep into the past
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Jerrold Cooper, professor emeritus in Semitic languages in the Department of Near Eastern Studies in the Krieger School at Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
August 15, 2011
Search of GPS for wanted suspect would violate privacy, federal judge says
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is said Douglas Ward, director of the Division of Public Safety Leadership in Johns Hopkins’ School of Education.

Baltimore Sun
August 14, 2011
Help wanted: But only the employed need apply
Johns Hopkins angle: This finance column about allegations of bias against hiring people who have been out of work for a long time includes comments from JHU spokesman Dennis O’Shea.

Baltimore Sun
August 14, 2011
Family of dead bicyclist owes no accounting
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece concerns the recent death of that JHU student Nathan Krasnopoler and the public’s response to a legal settlement stemming from the traffic accident in which he was injured while bicycling.

The Star Press (Ind.)
August 12, 2011
Why Ball State's president makes what she does
Johns Hopkins angle: Refers to "The Fall of Faculty: The Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why it Matters," written by Benjamin Ginsberg, a professor of political science in the Krieger School.

Los Angeles Times
August 13, 2011
Profile of ADHD sharpens in each school year
Johns Hopkins angle: Mark Riddle, a professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

CNN.com
August 15, 2011
9 pediatric emergency essentials
Johns Hopkins angle: Cites a drill conducted in 35 North Carolina emergency departments by Johns Hopkins and Duke.

BET.com
August 12, 2011
African-Americans Face Higher Risks of Death While on Dialysis
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Dorry Segev of the School of Medicine.

CBS News
August 15, 2011
Female smokers' heart disease risk 25 percent higher than men's: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Mark Woodward of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

WalesOnline (UK)
August 15, 2011
Call for cigarette packaging to be changed over risk posed to women
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Mark Woodward of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Alexandria Daily Town Talk (La.)
August 15, 2011
Women who smoke at higher risk of heart disease than men who smoke, study proves
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions Mark Woodward of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Times of Malta
August 15, 2011
Smoking ‘more harmful’ to women
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions Mark Woodward of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Atlantic City Press
August 15, 2011
Health in brief: Air cleaners help kids of smokers; exercise aids the brain
Johns Hopkins angle: Cites a Johns Hopkins Children's Center study.

AmedNews.com
August 15, 2011
Revealing their medical errors: Why three doctors went public
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Peter Pronovost, a noted patient safety researcher who directs the Division of Adult Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Daily Beast (Newsweek)
August 14, 2011
One Word Can Save Your Life: No!
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes John McEvoy, a heart specialist at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.

Huffingtonpost.com
August 14, 2011
S&P Decided Your Aging Parents Are Destroying America: Is That OK With You?
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes a speech made in 1905 at Johns Hopkins by William Osler, "one of America and Great Britain's most respected physician-philosophers."

Pueblo Chieftain (Colo.)
August 14, 2011
New information may help diabetics manage disease
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions the Johns Hopkins Medical Center.

Cumberland Times-News (Md.)
August 13, 2011
Debt limit: Feds struck deal but by 2016, Md. could have same dilemma
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions the Johns Hopkins University Science and Technology Park.

Omaha World-Herald (Neb.)
August 13, 2011
Pregnant? Don't sit; be fit
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Linda M. Szymanski, a fellow in maternal-fetal medicine at Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
August 12, 2011
Make health insurance affordable by choice, not mandate
Johns Hopkins angle: The writer of this letter to the editor comments on a recent opinion piece written by Edward Miller and Scott A. Berkowitz of the School of Medicine.

Palm Beach Daily News (Florida)
August 13, 2011
Palm Beach Symphony seeks to expand audience amid dwindling profits
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about the retirement of Ray Robinson, chief administrator of the Palm Beach Symphony, mentions that Robinson’s career included a stint as dean of the Peabody Conservatory.

The Independent (Livermore, Calif.)
August 13, 2011
'H.M.S. Pinafore' Sails into Livermore
Johns Hopkins angle: This review states that one of the musical’s key performers, lyric-coloratura soprano Lindsay Thompson Roush, is a recent graduate of the Peabody Conservatory.

Carroll County Times
August 14, 2011
Music education students face a difficult road
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature lists the requirements that music education program enrollees at the Peabody Institute must fulfill In order to be eligible to student-teach.

Daily Record
August 13, 2011
Real Estate Weekly
Johns Hopkins angle: James Posey Associates, a Baltimore consulting engineering firm, said it has been selected to design the mechanical and electrical systems for Malone Hall, the new teaching and research building for the Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

msnbc.com
August 12, 2011
DNA, Blood Evidence Introduced In Wagner Trial
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of the murder trial in the death of Stephen Pitcairn, who was a researcher at Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
August 12, 2011
Family forges history at Baltimore ironworks shop
Johns Hopkins angle, In this article, blacksmith Pete Krug states that he “made the crestings [arched ornamental sections across the top] for two ornamental pedestrian gates at Johns Hopkins University — one for the entry to the lacrosse fields included a crossed lacrosse sticks motif and the other incorporated the Maryland seal.”

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
August 14, 2011
Adventures in Pageland: Why kill this national civics experience?
Johns Hopkins angle: Written by Rebecca Levine, an incoming freshman who plans to major in the Writing Seminars.

Baltimore Sun
August 13, 2011
Smoke from Va. swamp fire reaches area
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this feature is JHU graduate student Terence Tse.

Raleigh News & Observer (N.C.)
August 14, 2011
New novels for young readers have N.C. ties
Johns Hopkins angle: Joanna Pearson holds an MD from Johns Hopkins University.

Bloomberg News
August 15, 2011
ActiveVideo, Samsung, Waters, Jersey Shore’s JWOWW: Intellectual Property
Johns Hopkins angle: Peter J. Corcoran III earned a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
August 13, 2011
Maryland football to hold Fan Appreciation Day on Aug. 20
Johns Hopkins angle: An item in this sports column mentions that JHU baseball coach Bob Babb will head to Russia on Tuesday to serve as a representative of the U.S. State Department as a coach and instructor with a Russian baseball program, the St. Petersburg North Stars.

Baltimore Sun
August 14, 2011
Arbutina, Combs among four joining Towson Hall
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this sports column, former football players Gordy Combs, who will be inducted into the Towson University Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept.23, is now an assistant coach at Johns Hopkins.

The Press Democrat (Sana Rosa, Calif.)
August 14, 2011
Obituary: John Stover
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Stover, a virtuoso guitarist in the classical style, earned a degree at the Peabody Conservatory.

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Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
August 15, 2011
International students bringing bucks to college campuses
The roughly 8,000 international students gathering for classes at Western Pennsylvania colleges and universities this fall will bring nearly $220 million a year for tuition and living expenses into the region, bolstering finances at the schools where they typically pay the highest tuition rates but receive little or no financial aid.

Inside Higher Ed
August 15, 2011
For-Profits and the False Claims Act
Days after the Obama administration and several state attorneys general joined a False Claims Act lawsuit accusing Education Management Corp. of violating federal law governing incentive compensation for recruiters, a federal appeals court on Friday reinstated a similar lawsuit against another major for-profit institution, Corinthian Colleges Inc.

Chronicle of Higher Education
August 14, 2011
Shifts in Politics and Policies Complicate College-Completion Agenda for States
Despite early concerns that college officials thought there was too much emphasis on college completion by the Obama administration, there are signs that higher-education leaders are embracing the president's goal.

Wall Street Journal
August 15, 2011
Bridging the Town-Gown Divide
Hunter College, which in a few weeks will welcome students to its Silberman School of Social Work's new East Harlem campus, is trying to use architectural design to help bridge the town-and-gown divide.

Washington Post
August 13, 2011
Would you climb any mountain to get into MBA program of your dreams?
College is about figuring out what you love in life, even if you think you know already. In the same vein, college is about figuring out what you want to do in life. Whether it’s the material you learn in class, the relationships you build with peers, or the part-time jobs you take to grab a little cash, your combined experiences culminate in the person you will become. What would you do to improve your shot at the MBA program of your dreams? Start a small business? Or a nonprofit, perhaps? Travel the world to bulk up your personal narrative? Maybe even drop $10,000 on a prep course?

San Francisco Chronicle
August 11, 2011
Battle over online class fees moves to Capitol
Efforts to quickly legalize student access fees for community college cyber-classes—fees that are banned by state law but which may be rampant across California campuses—have hit a snag in the state Capitol.

Washington Post
August 12, 2011
Confederate soldier’s diaries find a home at Washington and Lee University
The diaries, previously unknown, add a new and articulate voice to the corpus of first-hand accounts of the war. They are the words of Alexander Sterrett Paxton, who was a senior at Washington and Lee University when the war erupted.

Baltimore Sun
August 14, 2011
Baltimore International College to merge with Stratford University
Baltimore International College has announced a planned merger with Virginia's Stratford University, which could keep the city institution from losing its accreditation.


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