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CNN
February 8, 2011
Mubarak takes step to reform constitution, vice president says
Johns Hopkins angle: Fouad Ajami, professor of Middle Eastern studies at SAIS, was interviewed on AC360 as part of the network's coverage of the unrest in Egypt.

Bloomberg Television
February 7, 2011
Street Smart: Fouad Ajami Says Egypt, Mubarak in `Fight to the Finish'
Johns Hopkins angle: SAIS’s Ajami talks about the outlook for protests and politics in Egypt.

Town Hall
February 8, 2011
Egypt's Conflicting Views of Democracy and Religion
Johns Hopkins angle: This column quotes Fouad Ajami of SAIS.

The Washington Post
February 8, 2011
No more 'marriage gap' for college-educated women
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrew Cherlin, a professor of sociology and public policy in the Krieger School, is quoted.

New York Times
February 7, 2011
For Europe, New Chances in Regime Changes
Johns Hopkins angle: Kurt Volker, managing director and senior fellow of the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS, is quoted.

Maryland Daily Record
February 8, 2011
Resolution on New East Baltimore hearings passes unanimously
Johns Hopkins angle: The Baltimore City Council unanimously approved Monday a resolution calling for a series of investigative hearings into the projected $1.8 billion development known as The New East Baltimore, according to this article, which mentions Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Idaho Statesman
February 8, 2011
Dinosaur species named for Boise State postdoctoral student and her twin sister
Johns Hopkins angle: A new species of dinosaur has been named for Johns Hopkins post-doctoral student, Marina Suarez, and her twin sister, Celina, a student at Idaho State University. Marina Suarez is a fellow in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences in the Krieger School.

Turkish Weekly
February 8, 2011
Darkness Or Dawn In Belarus?
Johns Hopkins angle: This column was written by Mitchell Orenstein of SAIS.

New Sabah Times
February 8, 2011
Two Koreas to meet in bid to ease high tensions
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Tong Kim, an adjunct professor at SAIS.

Gulf Times (Qatar)
February 8, 2011
N Korean fishing boat drifts South
Johns Hopkins angle: Tong Kim, an adjunct professor at SAIS, comments.

Kyiv Post
February 7, 2011
Lies, damned lies and Yanukovych’s statistics
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary was written by Taras Kuzio, the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation visiting fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS.

Baltimore Business Journal
February 7, 2011
Fort Meade group seeks to develop cyber security work force
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that some of the nation's top experts from government and private industry will gather today at Johns Hopkins' Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel to find a way to create a future cyber work force.

WJZ-TV13 Baltimore
February 7, 2011
Many Children Are Checked Out For Heart Defect Awareness Week
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Joel Brenner of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel
February 8, 2011
CRPS: The mysterious — and debilitating — pain disorder
Johns Hopkins angle: Paul Christo of Johns Hopkins will discuss Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) online with readers tomorrow.

Modern Ghana
February 8, 2011
New pneumococcal vaccines tailored for the needs of children in developing countries
Johns Hopkins angle: Orin Levine, a researcher with the Bloomberg School of Public Health and one of the world's top experts on pneumococcal vaccines, will be part of an interactive webcast media briefing on Friday, Feb. 11.

Steamboat Today (CO.)
February 7, 2011
Monday Medical: Meatless movement munches on Mondays
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that the Meatless Monday movement, in which participants consume meatless meals one day a week, was revitalized in 2003 as a public health awareness program in association with the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for a Livable Future.

Maryland Daily Record
February 7, 2011
False-arrest lawsuit settles on eve of trial
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Sun
February 7, 2011
Music fans can choose from opposite ends of the spectrum on Tuesday
Johns Hopkins angle: An item in this classical music blog item calls attention to a program tonight at the Peabody Institute called "Roman Nights."

Baltimore Sun
February 7, 2011
Renovation would make Mount Vernon Place realize its potential
Johns Hopkins angle: This second opinion piece supports the proposed Mount Vernon Place renovation plan, calling the area “the cultural heart of Baltimore” and noting that it is home to The Peabody Conservatory.

Baltimore Sun
February 7, 2011
Plan would destroy Mount Vernon Place
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece questions why “a destructive and poorly conceived plan” to redevelop the Mount Vernon Place area has received prominent institutional and political support from organizations such as the Walters Art Museum and the Peabody Institute.

Federal News Radio
February 8, 2011
Cyber workforce forum gathers in Charm City
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that Johns Hopkins University is hosting the Fort Meade Alliance Education and Workforce Development Forum called "CyberSecurity: Key to the Future."

NorthJersey.com
February 7, 2011
Glen Rock student details his journey home from Cairo
Johns Hopkins angle: Glen Rock resident Dan White is safely back on the Homewood campus from Cairo.

The Morning Sentinel (Waterville, Maine)
February 8, 2011
Sugarloaf skier's injuries linger
Johns Hopkins angle: A story about JHU student Andy Tonge, who was one of five people injured when a chairlift at Sugarloaf ski resort derailed.

Baltimore Sun
February 8, 2011
Q&A with ESPN's Quint Kessenich
Johns Hopkins angle: This lacrosse blog post is a Q&A interview conducted with ESPN analyst and former Johns Hopkins All-American goalkeeper Quint Kessenich.

New York Daily News
February 8, 2011
Ohio man relishes return to New York one year after getting hit by subway train and landing in coma
Johns Hopkins angle: Scott Meyers, who was struck by a subway train, attended Johns Hopkins and while there, was a lineman on the football team. This story chronicles his recovery.

Pueblo Chieftain (Colo.)
February 7, 2011
Senate confirms Urbina as state health director
Johns Hopkins angle: Urbina earned a master’s degree in public health from the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Baltimore Sun
February 7, 2011
Charles J. Leiman, school psychologist, dies
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Leiman was a volunteer docent at Homewood House Museum on the Homewood campus.

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Inside Higher Ed
February 8, 2011
Anger Over New Rankings
Education deans from top research universities challenge methodology embraced by U.S. News & World Report and say that the "implied coercion" to participate raises questions of journalistic ethics.

Chronicle of Higher Education
February 7, 2011
Panelists Debate How Far Colleges Should Go to Monitor Online Behavior
A policy that suggests activity will be monitored creates the impossible task of policing student behaviors, said presenters at a conference on law and higher education.

Baltimore Sun
February 7, 2011
Loyola receives $1 million gift from Haig estate
The gift from the family of the former secretary of state will support programs examining connections among science, faith and culture.

Mashable.com
February 8, 2011
New Facebook App Tells College Applicants What Their Chances Are
AdmissionSplash's creators claim to have created a program that will show prospective college students how likely it is that they will be admitted to each school on their lists.

New York Times
February 6, 2011
Get Married, Save Thousands on Tuition
Some students are using an unusual technique to meet the University of California’s strict residency requirements: they’re getting married.

New York Times
February 6, 2011
Online Courses, Still Lacking That Third Dimension
Universities have hesitated in offering online courses for credit without assigning a human instructor, too.


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