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WJZ-TV
January 31, 2011
Local Universities Bringing Students Home From Egypt
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted are university photographer Jay VanRensselaer, who has just returned from documenting an archaeological dig in Egypt, and university spokesman Dennis O’Shea.

Baltimore Sun
January 31, 2011
Hopkins, UM students headed home from Egypt
Johns Hopkins angle: University photographer Jay VanRensselaer is quoted.

Baltimore Business Journal
January 31, 2011
Maryland students first to feel Egypt's impact
Johns Hopkins angle: The university is in the process of evacuating employees and students from Egypt.

Newark Star-Ledger (N.J.)
February 1, 2011
N.J. students, travelers try to flee Cairo amid violent protests
Johns Hopkins angle: Dan White is an international relations major at Johns Hopkins University who had planned to study at American University in Cairo this semester.

Delmarva Daily Times (AP)
February 1, 2011
MARYLAND: Universities bring students home from Egypt
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press story reports that Michael Riecken, a 23-year-old senior at Johns Hopkins majoring in Near Eastern studies, was part of a team working on an archaeological dig in Luxor. He had already planned to leave last Friday, and his travel plans weren't disrupted.

NorthJersey.com
January 31, 2011
Glen Rock family on 'pins and needles' waiting for son's return from Cairo
Johns Hopkins angle: Dan White is an international relations major at Johns Hopkins University who had planned to study at American University in Cairo this semester. Also quoted is Lori Citti, the university's director for Study Abroad, whose name is misspelled in the story.

Bloomberg
February 1, 2011
Johns Hopkins Professor Ajami Interview on Egypt Jan. 31 (Video)
Johns Hopkins angle: Fouad Ajami, director of Middle East studies at SAIS, talks about the anti-Mubarak uprising in Egypt and the outlook for that country's political future and relationship with the U.S. He speaks with Carol Massar and Matt Miller on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart."

Washington Times
January 31, 2011
Obama treads lightly on Egypt
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Joshua Muravchik, a fellow at SAIS.

Washington Post
February 1, 2011
AnyBody: Parents are ignoring their children for their BlackBerry
Johns Hopkins angle: Column quotes Patrick Kelly, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

CNN Health
January 31, 2011
Michigan squashes infections, saves thousands of lives
Johns Hopkins angle: A story about the success of an intensive system of training and safety reminders developed by Peter Pronovost at the School of Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
January 31, 2011
Study: Hospital anti-infection effort saves lives: Hopkins doctor's plan, now nearly nationwide, reduced patient deaths in Michigan
Johns Hopkins angle: A story about the success of an intensive system of training and safety reminders developed by Peter Pronovost at the School of Medicine.

Orlando Sentinel (Reuters)
January 31, 2011
Program reduces serious hospital infections: report
Johns Hopkins angle: A story about the success of an intensive system of training and safety reminders developed by Peter Pronovost at the School of Medicine.

MedIndia
February 1, 2011
Safety Checklist Program Reduces Hospital Deaths
Johns Hopkins angle: A story about the success of an intensive system of training and safety reminders developed by Peter Pronovost at the School of Medicine.

Ivanhoe
February 1, 2011
Safety Checklist = Drop in Hospital Deaths
Johns Hopkins angle: A story about the success of an intensive system of training and safety reminders developed by Peter Pronovost at the School of Medicine.

US News & World Report
January 31, 2011
Prosthetics That Feel
Johns Hopkins angle: Neuroscientist Steven Hsiao of the Mind/Brain Institute was quoted in this story.

MSNBC (Reuters)
February 1, 2011
New vaccine guide aims for better pneumonia protection
Johns Hopkins angle: Neal Halsey, who heads the Institute for Vaccine Safety at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, was quoted in this Reuters piece about new immunization guidelines.

Baltimore Sun Blogs
January 31, 2011
Booster Shots: Race might play a role in how doctors counsel obese patients, study finds
Johns Hopkins angle: A study out of the School of Public Health finds that found that 44 percent of obese blacks and 33 percent of obese whites didn't receive weight counseling.

Norman Transcript (Okla.)
February 1, 2011
City manager headed to Washington D.C.
Johns Hopkins angle: A professor from the Bloomberg School of Public Health will be part of a panel to address chromium-6 in Norman’s drinking water before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on Wednesday morning in Washington, D.C.

Baltimore Sun
January 31, 2011
New dietary recommendations urge lower salt intake
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Lawrence J. Appel, a professor of medicine, epidemiology and international health at the School of Medicine.

Maryland Daily Record
February 1, 2011
EBDI salaries, staff increased during recession
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions that the university is a founding partner in EBDI.

Maryland Daily Record
February 1, 2011
The muddled money trail
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions that the university, the Annie E. Casey Foundation and other nonprofits have invested $92.5 million in the EBDI project.

Maryland Daily Record
February 1, 2011
TIFs increasingly fuel city projects
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions that a $60 million building to house university graduate students is under construction at EBDI.


Baltimore Sun
February 1, 2011
Sports Digest
Johns Hopkins angle: In women's basketball's Division III, Johns Hopkins junior guard Stephanie Fong was named Centennial Conference Player of the Week. Also, Heidi Pearce Yetman, a 2004 first-team All-American at Johns Hopkins, was named senior assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Washington College.

Portfolio.com
January 24, 2011
Tech Observer
Johns Hopkins angle: Jeremy Helfland, a 2004 graduate of Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School, will take over as Auditude's chief executive.

Digtriad.com (N.C.)
January 31, 2011
Alamance Community College VP Dies Of Cancer
Johns Hopkins angle: Barry Weinberg, executive vice president of Alamance Community College, received a Certificate of Continuing Studies in Applied Behavioral Sciences from Johns Hopkins University.

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Washington Post
February 1, 2011
Hundreds of American college students leaving Egypt as uprising intensifies
Dozens from Washington area schools have joined the mass departure from Egypt in recent days as a popular study-abroad spot turned potentially dangerous.

Chronicle of Higher Education
January 31, 2011
Whether They Flee Egypt's Strife or Wait It Out, Students Face Uncertainties
International students being evacuated from the unsettled nation will confront new challenges, such as figuring out how to smoothly resume their studies.

Chronicle of Higher Education
January 31, 2011
College-Completion Campaign Opens With Forum in Maryland
The nation will not prosper unless the country produces more college graduates, and efforts to attain that goal need to start in the early grades, not just when students reach colleges, said speakers gathered Monday at the Maryland State House to kick off a nationwide, yearlong campaign to improve the nation's college-completion rates.

Wall Street Journal
February 1, 2011
Poetry, Painting to Earn an M.D.
Medical schools are placing a growing emphasis on the humanities, including courses in writing, art and literature, hoping to turn out a new generation of physicians better able to listen attentively to patients, show emotion and provide sensitive personal care.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
February 1, 2011
Conference: Independent Colleges Urged to Enhance Their Affordability
Administrators are told during national meeting that there are concrete steps that universities and colleges could take to make getting a degree more affordable for low-income students.



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