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Baltimore Sun
February 15, 2011
Johns Hopkins unveils plans for $10 million lacrosse facility
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that Johns Hopkins plans to build a $10 million, 14,000-square foot lacrosse facility that will be named in honor of developer David Cordish, the lead donor and a former JHU player. Quoted are JHU President Ronald J. Daniels and lacrosse coaches Dave Pietramala and Janine Tucker.

Baltimore Business Journal
February 15, 2011
Hopkins to build $10M Cordish Lacrosse Center
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on Johns Hopkins University’s plan to build a $10 million lacrosse facility named after Baltimore developer and Johns Hopkins graduate David S. Cordish.

LaxPower
February 15, 2011
Johns Hopkins to Build New Lacrosse Center
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that John Hopkins President Ronald J. Daniels announced Tuesday that the university will build a new lacrosse center that will be "100% supported" by benefactors and supporters of the programs, among them David Cordish, after whom the facility will be named.

Lacrosse Magazine Online
February 15, 2011
Hopkins Announces Plans to Construct Lacrosse-Only Facility
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that Homewood Field will have a new neighbor to its south in the form of a $10 million, 14,000 square-foot lacrosse-only facility for the Johns Hopkins men's and women's lacrosse programs, the university announced Tuesday.

Baltimore Sun
February 15, 2011
Johns Hopkins, University of Baltimore form medical-law center
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that JHU’s School of Medicine and the University of Baltimore School of Law plan to open a new center focused on law and medicine. The piece quotes the center’s co-director, Frederick Levy, a School of Medicine associate professor who also holds a law degree.

Maryland Daily Record
February 15, 2011
Hopkins, UB to open Center for Medicine and Law
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on the announcement of a joint program between the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the University of Baltimore School of Law, which aims to focus on how law affects health care providers in their daily work.

Baltimore Business Journal
February 15, 2011
Hopkins, UB School of Law team to launch health and law center
Johns Hopkins angle: The School of Medicine and the University of Baltimore School of Law are teaming up to launch a new center focused on health care reform and other issues that overlap in the medical and legal sectors, according to this article.

Wall Street Journal
February 16, 2011
Obama a 'Reaganite'? It Just Might Work
Johns Hopkins angle: Joshua Muravchik, a fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, wrote this opinion piece.

MIT Technology Review
February 14, 2011
How Your Username May Betray You
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Avi Rubin, a Whiting School professor of computer science who is currently on sabbatical as a Fulbright Scholar at Tel Aviv University.

NPR.org (National Public Radio)
February 14, 2011
Egypt's Hazy Future Leaves Big Questions For U.S.
Johns Hopkins angle: This transcript of an on-air interview includes Fouad Ajami, director of the Middle East Program at the School of Advanced International Studies.

Wall Street Journal
February 15, 2011
Overheard
Johns Hopkins angle: This brief cites a paper by Johns Hopkins economists Steve Hanke and Alex Kwok.

DesMoinesRegister.com
February 16, 2011
Basu: Our civic duty to find civil ways to resolve differences
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece mentions P.M. Forni, co-founder of the Johns Hopkins Civility Project and a professor of Italian literature in the Krieger School.

Bloomberg
February 15, 2011
Revolution Germ Will Spread in Arab World: Joshua Muravchik
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece was written by Joshua Muravchik, a fellow at the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.

Baltimore Sun
February 16, 2011
Zinc found to be effective in treating colds
Johns Hopkins angle: This story, originally in the Los Angeles Times, quotes Kay Dickersin, a professor of epidemiology at Bloomberg School of Public Health, who was not involved in the research.

WebMD
February 16, 2011
Zinc May Prevent and Shorten Colds
Johns Hopkins angle: Kay Dickersin, an epidemiologist with the School of Public Health, is quoted in this article.

Healthy Living
February 15, 2011
Indian study finds Zinc to be therapeutic for common cold
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Kay Dickersin, a professor of epidemiology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Clinical Advisor
February 15, 2011
Medical students learn first-hand about errors
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, researchers at the School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center have found that letting medical students observe first-hand how medical errors and near misses happen can be very instructive in preventing mistakes in their future practice.

Bloomberg
February 16, 2011
Genzyme's `Theoretical Cure' for MS Draws Scrutiny, Spurs Sanofi Purchase
Johns Hopkins angle: This wire story quotes Peter Calabresi, director of the Johns Hopkins Multiple Sclerosis Center.

The Gazette (Md.)
February 16, 2011
Garrett Park mom organizes community benefit to remember son
Johns Hopkins angle: George Everly, an associate professor of psychology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, is quoted in this story.

Ivanhoe
February 16, 2011
Bone Implants Linked to Fractures in Kids
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece quotes Paul Sponseller, director of orthopedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

UPI.com
February 16, 2011
Hearing loss linked to dementia
Johns Hopkins angle: Research by Frank R. Lin of Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and his colleagues is detailed in this wire story.

msnbc.com (LiveScience.com)
February 15, 2011
The last crusade for Egypt's 'Indiana Jones'?
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes university photographer Jay VanRensselaer, who was working on an excavation with Krieger School faculty, staff and students in Egypt when the recent uprising began.

Quensel Cariboo Observer (Canada)
February 15, 2011
New study to benefit regional cancer survivors
Johns Hopkins angle: This story notes that one of the study's co-investigators is Nadine Caron, an associate faculty member at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Clinical Advisor
February 15, 2011
Understanding your role in relation to physicians
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Julie Stanik-Hutt, director of the master's program at the School of Nursing.

Clinical Advisor
February 15, 2011
State laws and career satisfaction
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Julie Stanik-Hutt, director of the master's program at the School of Nursing.

Associated Content
February 15, 2011
Reporter Serene Branson May Have Suffered Stroke During Live Grammy Broadcast
Johns Hopkins angle: John Krakauer, associate professor of neurology and neuroscience at the School of Medicine, is quoted.

NPR – All Things Considered
February 15, 2011
Nurses Can Become Desensitized To Hospital Sounds
Johns Hopkins angle: This story refers to a Johns Hopkins study about hospital noise.

U.S. News & World Report (HealthDay)
February 15, 2011
Motorcycle Helmets Help Protect Against Spine Injury: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Adil H. Haider, an assistant professor of surgery at the School of Medicine.

Nursing in Practice
February 16, 2011
Hearing and dementia may be linked
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins research is mentioned in this article

The Augusta Chronicle (Ga.)
February 16, 2011
Experts weigh in on Laney-Walker design
Johns Hopkins angle: The story notes that "Johns Hopkins University as one example of where a medical college and surrounding inner-city neighborhood effectively partnered to further the interests of both."

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
February 16, 2011
Cancer Institute welcomes new board member
Johns Hopkins angle: J. Robert Ramey earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Johns Hopkins, this article notes.

Aspen Times
February 16, 2011
Fleisher performance set in Aspen
Johns Hopkins angle: This article previews an upcoming concert that will feature pianists Leon Fleisher and Katherine Jacobson Fleisher, who both are Peabody Conservatory faculty members.

North County News (Baltimore County)
February 16, 2011
Hereford High School to stage 'State Fair'
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature about the upcoming Hereford High School production of the musical “State Fair” mentions that senior Alia Badawi has studied voice at the Peabody Conservatory.

Marshall Democrat-News (Missouri)
February 15, 2011
Marshall Philharmonic Orchestra: After battling weather woes, MPO offers concert Sunday
Johns Hopkins angle: Cellist Darry Dolezal earned a master's degree from the Peabody Conservatory, this story states.

Maryland Daily Record
February 16, 2011
Davitt hired as associate VP by MICA
Johns Hopkins angle: This news item notes that Alison Wainwright Davitt, who has been hired as associate vice president for development and constituent relations by Maryland Institute College of Art, received an M.B.A. in marketing from Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
February 15, 2011
Division I women's college lacrosse preview
Johns Hopkins angle: This forecast on the women’s lacrosse season states that the Blue Jays “have a balanced attack and a veteran defense to bookend a developing midfield, and they could gain ground on the national scene.”

Baltimore Sun
February 16, 2011
Towson trying to alter luck vs. Johns Hopkins by changing schedule
Johns Hopkins angle: This lacrosse blog post focuses on Saturday’s men’s game between Towson and Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
February 16, 2011
Creating space a theme for Johns Hopkins' Wharton
Johns Hopkins angle: This lacrosse blog item quotes JHU men’s team attackman Kyle Wharton and coach Dave Pietramala.


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Diverse Issues in Higher Education
February 15, 2011
Regaining the Edge in American Higher Education
Can American higher education regain its edge? A group of advocates, policymakers and scholars attempted to answer this question Tuesday during a Washington think tank policy forum.

Inside Higher Ed
February 16, 2011
Dealing (With) Drugs at Elite Colleges
After three major drug busts at highly selective colleges shatter student stereotypes, institutions are left to ponder what they will -- or won't -- do next.

Wall Street Journal
February 16, 2011
College Parties, Minus the Beer Binges
A growing number of no-alcohol programs are springing up on college campuses to provide alternatives to shots and beer pong.

Chronicle of Higher Education
February 13, 2011
For-Profit College Boards Tap Leaders From Government and Nonprofit Higher Education
Nonprofit university leaders, former government officials, and even a professor play key roles in a sector that is coming under increasing federal scrutiny.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
February 15, 2011
A Proud Heritage
The role of Blacks in the Civil War is being rediscovered, talked about and relived on historic Civil War battlefields across the Midwest and South. The war is being revisited in some college history courses and is being championed this year by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.

CBS/MoneyWatch - The College Solution Blog
February 15, 2011
Where Professors Send Their Children to College
According to a new study by two researchers at Vanderbilt University, the children of professors are far more likely to attend liberal arts colleges than the children of other parents.

Washington Post – Campus Overload blog
February 15, 2011
New app turns maligned William & Mary mascot into a digital paperdoll
This week the university unveiled “Dress the Griffin,” an app that was developed by campus employees and can be downloaded onto most smart phones.

Johns Hopkins University