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The Washington Post
August 23, 2011
Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech check metaphor should not be forgotten
Johns Hopkins angle: Eric J. Sundquist, a professor in the Department of English in the Krieger School and author of the book, "King's Dream," is mentioned.

Boston Business Journal
August 23, 2011
Slide show: The top 10 colleges for social media savvy
Johns Hopkins angle: The university is ranked fifth on the list "because of its website, which links to every major social media site and also includes blogs from current students and admissions officers." The list was created by Boston-based Her Campus Media, publishers of an online magazine.

School Library Journal
August 23, 2011
Remarkable Reads: Fun with Physics
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions the JHU Press book " Seven Wonders of the Universe That You Probably Took for Granted."

August 24, 2011
Battle still looms for Libya after Gadhafi
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Daniel Serwer of SAIS.

Asia Times
August 24, 2011
No 'mission accomplished' claimed in US yet
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Daniel Serwer of SAIS.

Foreign Policy
August 23, 2011
Don't Call It a Comeback
Johns Hopkins angle: Written by Kurt Volker, a former U.S. ambassador to NATO who is now a senior fellow and managing director of the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS.

August 24, 2011
Hunt for Qaddafi Takes Rebels Underground in Search of Tunnels
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Karim Mezran, a Libyan exile and a professor at SAIS.

Space Daily
August 24, 2011
NRL Set to Launch Experimental TacSat-4 Spacecraft
Johns Hopkins angle: APL helped to build the spacecraft featured in this story.

Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast
August 24, 2011
The Ethics of Triage
Johns Hopkins angle: An interview with Tom Kirsch, associate professor of emergency medicine at Johns Hopkins, and his wife, Margaret Moon, also a doctor at Johns Hopkins and a scholar in clinical ethics at the Berman Institute.

August 23, 2011
Can FoodCorps Get America to Eat Healthfully?
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health in Arizona.

New York Times
August 23, 2011
Examining the Mystery of Skeleton, Sugar and Sex
Johns Hopkins angle: Thomas Clemens, a researcher at Johns Hopkins University, is quoted.

The Washington Post
August 23, 2011
Baltimore integrity trumps D.C. importance
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Hopkins Hospital and its ranking as No. 1 by U.S. News for two decades.
August 24, 2011
Looking for Revenue? Tax Booze.
Johns Hopkins angle: Refers to research by David Jernigan and Hugh Waters of the School of Public Health.

Lansing State Journal (Mich.)
August 23, 2011
Atchoo! Battle dust-mite allergies
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Robert Wood, director of pediatric allergy and immunology at Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

August 24, 2011
Study shows 'remarkable' effectiveness of modern HIV treatment
Johns Hopkins angle: Refers to Johns Hopkins research.

August 24, 2011
Best Method to Predict Heart Attack Risk
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Michael J. Blaha, a cardiology fellow at the School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute.

Baltimore Business Journal
August 23, 2011
Baltimore-area schools close after earthquake
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that the Carey Business School closed its four campuses Tuesday and sent word sent word out through its Twitter account that the school was closing and there would be no evening classes.

Baltimore City Paper
August 24, 2011
Murder Ink
Johns Hopkins angle: Reports that on Aug. 17, John Wagner was convicted of murdering Stephen Pitcairn, a cancer researcher at Johns Hopkins.
August 23, 2011
Hampden hosts candidates forum
Johns Hopkins angle: Frank Richardson, a security officer for Johns Hopkins University, is running for Baltimore City Council.

The Jewish Week
August 23, 2011
"I Create My Own Jewish Life"
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions the Hillel chapter at Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
August 24, 2011
Terps field hockey teams opens at No. 1 but is picked 2nd in ACC
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse is mentioned.

The Mercury (Pottstown, Pa.)
August 23, 2011
LOCAL ROUNDUP: Ursinus field hockey ranks high
Johns Hopkins angle: The field hockey and men's and women's cross country teams are mentioned.

Maryland Daily Record
August 23, 2011
On the move – 8/24/11: Subhas promoted to partner at Ernst & Young
Johns Hopkins angle: This roundup states that Sean Doordan has been promoted to assistant vice president, leasing, of St. John Properties. Doordan has a master’s of real estate from the Edward St. John Real Estate Program at Johns Hopkins University.

Art Daily
August 24, 2011
Deborah Marrow Named Interim Director and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust
Johns Hopkins angle: Marrow earned a master's degree from the Johns Hopkins University.

August 23, 2011
Ohio Pediatrician Has One Goal: Accident Prevention
Johns Hopkins angle: Gary Smith earned a master's and a doctorate at Johns Hopkins.


Chronicle of Higher Education
August 24, 2011
Obama Administration Tightens Rules on Financial Conflicts of Interest in Science
The Obama administration announced on Tuesday the final form of new rules governing financial conflicts of interest in federally sponsored medical research, saying it hoped to boost public confidence after years of scandals tied to corporate influence.

New York Times
August 23, 2011
A Pledge to End Fraternity Hazing
Johns Hopkins angle: National fraternities and sororities should end pledging across all campuses; Cornell students can help lead the way.

Inside Higher Education
August 24, 2011
They Ask. You Needn't Tell
It's common for college applications to have optional questions in which would-be students may indicate their race or ethnicity. In what experts believe to be a first, Elmhurst College has released a new undergraduate application that includes an optional question about sexual orientation and gender identity status.

U.S. News and World Report
August 24,2011
Colleges Offer Hidden Savings to Students
Though tuitions are rising and government budgets for education programs have been slashed, there are still deals to be had at colleges across the country. With a little digging, students and parents may be able to uncover savings that will ease the financial burden of higher education, sometimes by thousands of dollars.

Minneapolis Star Tribune
August 23, 2011
Families are going to new lengths to afford college
Strained by rising college costs, more students from middle-class and even affluent families are choosing cheaper schools, living at home and relying on grants and scholarships.

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