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Baltimore Sun
August 26, 2011
Hopkins, Morgan take reins of city school
Johns Hopkins angle: The story reports that the schools of education at Johns Hopkins and Morgan State universities have partnered to assume operation of the East Baltimore Community School, and will tap into virtually all of the university's social and educational programs, including the Peabody Institute and School of Medicine. David Andrews, dean of the School of Education, is quoted.

Baltimore Business Journal
August 26, 2011
Developer sought for new East Baltimore grade school
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Johns Hopkins Hospital and the East Baltimore Community School, which is operated by the schools of education at Johns Hopkins with Morgan State universities.

MyFox Detroit
August 25, 2011
Diplomas Now: A New Approach to Student Achievement
Johns Hopkins angle: Notes that the Diplomas Now program uses curriculum developed by Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Business Journal
August 26, 2011
Developers give big to Stephanie Rawlings-Blake bid for mayor
Johns Hopkins angle: Lester Spence, an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University, is quoted.

Daily News (N.Y.)
August 25, 2011
Divorce rates in the South and West are higher than in New York City, new census report shows
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Andrew Cherlin, a professor of sociology and public policy in the Krieger School.

MyFox8.com (N.C.)
August 26, 2011
Highest Divorce Rates Found in South
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Andrew Cherlin, a professor of sociology and public policy in the Krieger School.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
August 25, 2011
Metro news for Friday
Johns Hopkins angle: Notes that Johns Hopkins is among four universities who have recently joined the Orphan Works Projects to make available out-of-print books that are still subject to copyright but whose copyright holders cannot be identified or located.

U.S. News and World Report
August 25, 2011
Earthquake Response Shows We Haven't Learned Lessons of 9-11
Johns Hopkins angle: Alvin Felzenberg, spokesman for the 9-11 Commission, is a lecturer with the Krieger School's Advanced Academic Programs.

Huffingtonpost.com
August 25, 2011
Obama Unlikely To Sink Money Into Rebuilding Libya, Experts Say
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Daniel Serwer of SAIS.

WebMD
August 25, 2011
Report: Vaccines Generally Safe, Cause Few Health Problems
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Neal Halsey, director of the Institute for Vaccine Safety at the School of Public Health.

Baltimore Sun
August 26, 2011
Money delayed to local health organizations for HIV care
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions the Moore Clinic for HIV Care at Johns Hopkins, and quotes Jeanne Keruly, an associate professor of medicine and director of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Clinical Services.

Baltimore Business Journal
August 26, 2011
Maryland's health care exchange gives lots of choices — with little time
Johns Hopkins angle: Bradley Herring, an associate professor of health economics and policy at Johns Hopkins University, is quoted.

Baltimore Sun (AP)
August 25, 2011
AP Exclusive: Ex-pediatrician in Del. sex abuse scandal was benefactor of child-death charity
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Fred Berlin, founder of the Johns Hopkins Sexual Disorders Clinic.

Global Nation (Philippine Daily Inquirer)
August 26, 2011
Stopping transmission at the source
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes malaria researcher Jason Rasgon of the School of Public Health.

Hong Kong Standard (AFP)
August 26, 2011
Dengue culprit faces defeat by stealth
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Jason Rasgon, a specialist at the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute.

Baltimore Jewish Times
August 26, 2011
How Horrible Is Hoarding?
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Jack Samuels, associate professor of psychiatry at the School of Medicine.

Globe and Mail (Canada)
August 25, 2011
How to curb your child's back-to-school anxiety
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

Indianapolis Star
August 25, 2011
Female smokers are at greater risk for heart disease
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions Johns Hopkins research.

Huffingtonpost.com
August 25, 2011
Obese Children: Is It Nature, Nurture or Both?
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions researchers from the School of Public Health.

Philippine Star Online
August 25, 2011
Economics delayed dengue vaccine
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Anna Durbin, a professor at the School of Public Health, who is working on the National Institute of Health’s dengue vaccine project.

Baltimore Sun
August 26, 2011
Education briefs
Johns Hopkins angle: Notes that three Anne Arundel Community College nursing students will receive $3,000 scholarships through a program set up by Johns Hopkins HealthCare.

Shreveport Times (La.)
August 26, 2011
Terry Plamondon: United States has reached a tipping point
Johns Hopkins angle: Says that "the first U.S. school established in the Frankfurt tradition was Johns Hopkins University."

Greater Greater Washington (D.C.)
August 25, 2011
Neighbors oppose redevelopment of Dupont parking lot
Johns Hopkins angle: The university is mentioned.

Baltimore Sun
August 26, 2011
Joseph, Kinnard stand out for Towson in scrimmage
Johns Hopkins angle: Notes that the men's soccer team is predicted in the Centennial Conference preseason poll to finish third.

The Wall Street Journal
August 25, 2011
My Life as a Chinese Dating-Game Star
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece was written by Tammie Harrison, a recent graduate of Johns Hopkins University (SAIS)-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies in China.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Mo.)
August 25, 2011
Missouri Foundation for Health picks CEO
Johns Hopkins angle: Robert Hughes earned his doctorate in behavioral health the School of Public Health.

Herald-Mail (Hagerstown, Md.)
August 25, 2011
Inventor and founder of Hagerstown-based Action Products Inc. dead at 97
Johns Hopkins angle: Wilbur "Dr. Mac" McElroy attended Johns Hopkins.

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Bloomberg
August 26, 2011
Irene Delays Columbia Student Move-In While Harvard Opens Early
Hurricane Irene is delaying a rite of passage for students starting college along the U.S. East Coast as campus officials look to avoid compounding the pain of parting with actual physical injury from the storm. Columbia University, New York University and Harvard College are among schools that have changed or delayed move-in dates for students.

The Washington Post
August 25, 2011
Hispanics surpass blacks in college enrollment
Hispanics surpassed blacks in 2010 to become the second-largest racial or ethnic group of young adults in America’s colleges, according to a new analysis of Census Bureau data.

Inside Higher Ed
August 26, 2011
The Secondary Cost of Digital
The idea that higher education is creeping toward an all-digital future has turned textbook season into a spectator sport. Will this be the year e-textbooks make their move?

Bloomberg
August 26, 2011
College Board Leader Paid More Than Harvard’s
The president of the College Board, the nonprofit owner of the SAT entrance exam, has seen his compensation triple since 1999 and now gets more than the head of the American Red Cross, which has more than five times the revenue

Inside Higher Ed
August 25, 2011
Retractions on the Rise
Increasing pressure on scientists to publish in top journals may have contributed to a huge rise in retractions over the past decade, two academic editors have suggested.

Inside Higher Ed
August 26, 2011
A Faculty (Led) Search
Everyone wants a seat at the table when a campus picks a new leader, and it's rare that groups say they have enough representation. With so many campus constituencies -- including faculty, staff, students, alumni, trustees, and community members -- finding enough seats is tough, and more often than not, faculty members say they're not given their fair share.

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