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Baltimore Sun
February 14, 2011
Maryland's race for stem cell cures
Johns Hopkins angle: The feature about Maryland scientists competing for state stem cell research grants focuses on the efforts of Yoon Young Jang, a School of Medicine assistant professor of cancer biology.

Fox News (Reuters)
February 13, 2011
Could Hearing Aids Delay Dementia?
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters story reports that a study led by Frank Lin of the School of Medicine found that people who are hard of hearing have increased odds of developing dementia as they age. Lin is quoted in this piece.

CNN.com
February 15, 2011
Hearing loss may be an early sign of dementia
Johns Hopkins angle: This Health.com story reports on a study led by Frank Lin of the School of Medicine which found that people who are hard of hearing have increased odds of developing dementia as they age.

People’s Daily Online
February 15, 2011
Hearing loss associated with development of dementia
Johns Hopkins angle: A study led by Frank Lin of the School of Medicine found that people who are hard of hearing have increased odds of developing dementia as they age.

Daily Mail Online (UK)
February 15, 2011
Hearing loss 'may be an early warning sign of dementia'
Johns Hopkins angle: People who are hard of hearing have increased odds of developing dementia as they age, according to a study led by Frank Lin of the School of Medicine.

Irish Independent
February 15, 2011
Hearing loss could be 'early warning' for dementia
Johns Hopkins angle: People who are hard of hearing have increased odds of developing dementia as they age, according to a study led by Frank Lin of the School of Medicine.

OneIndia (ANI)
February 15, 2011
Hearing loss linked to development of dementia
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI story reports that Frank Lin of the School of Medicine led a study that concluded that people who have hearing difficulties have increased odds, as they age, of developing dementia.

Baltimore Sun
February 14, 2011
Those who lose hearing more likely to develop dementia
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog item concerns a study led by Frank Lin, a School of Medicine assistant professor of otology.

Jordan Directions
February 15, 2011
Could hearing aids delay dementia?
Johns Hopkins angle: : This story reports that Frank Lin of the School of Medicine led a study that concluded that people who have hearing difficulties have increased odds, as they age, of developing dementia.

AOL News
February 15, 2011
Seniors With Hearing Loss Much More Likely to Develop Dementia
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that Frank Lin of the School of Medicine led a study that concluded that people who have hearing difficulties have increased odds, as they age, of developing dementia.

eMaxHealth
February 15, 2011
Hearing Loss May Increase Risk of Dementia
Johns Hopkins angle:This story reports that Frank Lin of the School of Medicine led a study that concluded that people who have hearing difficulties have increased odds, as they age, of developing dementia.

The Washington Post
February 15, 2011
Why Obama’s 2020 graduation goal isn’t attainable
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog mentions the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University.

Project Syndicate
February 14, 2011
Can Egypt Become a True Democracy?
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece was written by Michael Mandelbaum, professor of American Foreign Policy at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

CNN.com
February 12, 2011
Will Iran change heavy-handed tactics against pro-reform protests?
Johns Hopkins angle: Joshua Muravchik, a fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, is quoted.

Financial Advisory
February 12, 2011
Egypt in Transition: The West and the Rest
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece quotes Josh Muravchik, a fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Hattiesburg American (Mississippi)
February 15, 2011
Egypt: A confusing picture
Johns Hopkins angle: This column by Byron York quotes Fouad Ajami of SAIS.

TIME
February 15, 2011
How Foodies Can Eclipse — and Save — the Green Movement
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Scott Kahan, an obesity expert at Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health, spoke at a conference about the role that mass advertising plays in promoting unhealthy foods for kids.

CBS News
February 14, 2011
Serene Branson: Why Did Reporter Slur Words at Grammys?
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is John Krakauer, associate professor of neurology and neuroscience at the School of Medicine.

Wall Street Journal
February 15, 2011
Changing Intensive Care to Improve Life Afterward
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to studies at Johns Hopkins University and other institutions that show as many as a third of ICU survivors may suffer from depression after they leave the hospital, and between 15% and 40% of patients experience symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder.

New York Times
February 14, 2011
Villages Without Doctors
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog states that SEARCH (the Society for Education, Action and Research in Community Health), an organization in India, was founded by Abhay and Rani Bang, a husband-and-wife team of Indian doctors who studied public health at Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
February 14, 2011
Mentoring and training programs to target Baltimore youth
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about the launch of three mentoring, tutoring and job-training programs funded by the Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation mentions that Milton Eisenhower was a former president of The Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Jewish Times
February 11, 2011
Jessica Anya Blau’s Wild Childhood
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that Blau earned received a master’s of art degree in fiction writing at JHU’s Krieger School.

Mail Online (UK)
February 15, 2011
Want a healthy brain? Then do the crossword with a friend!
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about healthy brains mentions a Johns Hopkins study about volunteers with Experience Corps.

Glenview Patch
February 11, 2011
First Lady’s ‘Let’s Move!’ Inspires Girl Scouts To Think Carrots, Not Cookies
Johns Hopkins angle: The School of Advanced International Studies originated a webcast featuring Girl Scouts preparing healthy after school snacks as part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative, according to this online news site.

WLTX (South Carolina)
February 15, 2011
Retired Army Official to Speak at USC
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press piece reports that Retired Army Lt. Robert G. Gard Jr. previously has been director of the Johns Hopkins University Center in Bologna, Italy.

Broadneck Patch (Maryland)
February 13, 2011
An Afternoon of Classical Flair
Johns Hopkins angle: This column notes that pianist Michael Berkovsky is a doctoral student at the Peabody Conservatory, studying in the studio of Yong Hi Moon.

Annapolis Capital
February 11, 2011
Teen of the Week: Jenna Rice
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature about Edgewater resident Jenna Rice, 17, who plays the flute and piccolo, mentions that she won a spot last summer in the Marina Piccinini International Master Classes at the Peabody Conservatory.

The Citizens Voice (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)
February 13, 2011
Weisberger to be honored at 85th birthday celebration
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that since 2001, Barbara Weisberger has been artistic adviser of Peabody Dance, the dance program of Peabody Preparatory, an adjunct of the Peabody Institute.

Gazette.com (Maryland)
February 14, 2011
Morhaim receives top award from national medical group
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that Del. Dan K. Morhaim is a faculty member at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Pottstown Mercury (Pennsylvania)
February 15, 2011
LOCAL ROUNDUP: Hill School girls rest starters, still rout ANC in playoff opener
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that Ursinus College sophomore Jon Ward tallied 31 points with three assists in the win against Johns Hopkins on Saturday in men’s basketball.

10TV.com (Ohio)
February 14, 2011
Mixed Martial Arts Not For Faint Of Heart
Johns Hopkins angle: This report about mixed martial arts mentions a 2006 study by Johns Hopkins University that found MMA fighting on par with all striking sports.

Baltimore Sun
February 15, 2011
Terps to open football season Sept. 5 by hosting Miami in prime time
Johns Hopkins angle: A women’s college basketball item in this column reports that Johns Hopkins senior Lyndsay Burton was named the Centennial Conference Player of the Week.

Baltimore Sun
February 14, 2011
Terps' date with Hokies has NCAA tournament implications
Johns Hopkins angle: Andy Enfield, an assistant basketball coach at Florida State, is quoted in this article, which notes that Enfield graduated from Johns Hopkins in 1991 after scoring more than 2,000 points.

Baltimore Sun
February 15, 2011
Towson's Wascavage could start in cage vs. Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: This Faceoff blog previews Saturday‘s men’s lacrosse game, in which Towson will open its 2011 season at home against Johns Hopkins.

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Chronicle of Higher Education
February 14, 2011
President's Budget Protects Pell Grants, but Makes Deep Cuts to Career and Technical Education
The maximum Pell award would stay at $5,550 while support for worker training would shrink by about 20 percent.

Inside Higher Ed
February 15, 2011
'Tough Love' Budget for Science
Despite cuts elsewhere, academic research would see healthy increases in President Obama's 2012 budget.

New York Times – The Choice blog
February 14, 2011
A College Opts Out of the Admissions Arms Race
After a few years of growth, Ursinus has become that rare college that has made it harder for students to apply — and thus ensuring that those who submit applications are more likely to consider attending if accepted.

USA Today
February 14, 2011
Colleges embrace older students, part-timers
About half of today's students are financially independent, 49 percent are enrolled part time, 38 percent work full time, and 27 percent have dependents of their own, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

Washington Post – College Inc. blog
February 14, 2011
U-Md. goes green with solar panels
The University of Maryland, College Park announced Monday that it is preparing to install more than 2,500 solar panels on a building near the main campus to reduce the school's carbon footprint.

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