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TIME Magazine
January 6, 2011
Where the Jobs Are: The Right Spots in the Recovery
Johns Hopkins angle: This TIME cover story on employment trends includes comments from Johns Hopkins University President Ronald Daniels. The piece describes the university and its health system as Baltimore’s largest private employer, and an accompanying photo depicts activity in a Whiting School surgical robotics lab at the Homewood campus.

Baltimore Sun
January 6, 2011
Offshore wind isn't the cheapest or most reliable green energy
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is written by Benjamin F. Hobbs, the Whiting School’s Schad Professor of Environmental Management and director of the university’s Environment, Energy, Sustainability & Health Institute.

Business Gazette (Maryland)
January 7, 2011
NewsWatch: Media mogul donates $30M to Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: This column reports that John C. Malone, chairman of Liberty Media in Englewood, Colo., and an alumnus of Johns Hopkins University, has donated $30 million to the school's Whiting School of Engineering for construction of a research facility.

New York Times
January 6, 2011
Volunteers at Planetarium Excel Where Machines Lag
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that The Johns Hopkins University is a member of the Citizen Science Alliance, which has registered more than 350,000 non-experts to help classify the many thousands of pictures of galaxies taken by powerful telescopes.

New York Times
January 6, 2011
Chemical Signal in Women's Tears a Turnoff for Men
Johns Hopkins angle: In this Associated Press wire story, Esen Akpek of Johns Hopkins University's Wilmer Eye Institute comments on a study conducted at another institution.

Asia Sentinel (Hong Kong)
January 7, 2011
The Return of the Skyscraper Index
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes information attributed to Whiting School applied economist Steve Hanke.

ABCNews.com
January 7, 2011
Circumcision's Public Health Benefits
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature cites research conducted by physician Aaron Tobian of the Pathology Department at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Tobian is quoted in the article.

WebMD.com
January 6, 2011
Male Circumcision Cuts Women’s Cervical Cancer Risk
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on research conducted by physician Aaron Tobian of the Pathology Department are Johns Hopkins Hospital.

ThirdAge.com
January 7, 2011
Human Papillomavirus Rate Cut By Circumcision, Study Finds
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on a study by Johns Hopkins researchers Aaron Tobian and Maria Wawer.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek
January 6, 2011
Circumcision Helps Cut HPV Transmission Rate, Study Finds
Johns Hopkins angle: This HealthDay article reports on a study by Johns Hopkins researchers Aaron Tobian and Maria Wawer.

Reuters.com
January 6, 2011
Circumcision helps stop wart virus, study finds
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters wire story reports on research by Maria Wawer and colleagues at The Johns Hopkins University.

Huffington Post
January 6, 2011
Intestinal Parasites May Be Causing Your Energy Slump
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog post states that a study at Johns Hopkins medical school demonstrated antibodies against a parasite called Giardia lamblia in 20 percent of randomly chosen blood samples from patients in the hospital.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek
January 6, 2011
Earlier Diagnosis Might Cut Cost of Teen Pelvic Disease
Johns Hopkins angle: This HealthDay article reports on research led by pediatrician Maria Trent of the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

Honolulu Star Advertiser
January 7, 2011
En garde! Fencing is a fine art
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature states that fencing athlete Lauren Chinn, a junior at Johns Hopkins, has finished in the top 10 in the NCAA regional the past two seasons and just missed out on the NCAA championships.

LAX Power Lacrosse News
January 6, 2011
Syracuse Lacrosse Adds Johns Hopkins Transfer for 2011
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that attackman Tom Palasek has joined the Orange men's lacrosse team. It adds that Palasek, a junior, transferred to Syracuse from Johns Hopkins and has two years of eligibility remaining.


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SmartMoney.com
The Most Affordable Colleges in America
Four years at a private college now totals a record $109,000 on average – not including room and board. That's a reality that thousands of parents of soon-to-be college students are starting to face, now that the 2011 Free Application for Federal Student Aid is available. But at a surprising number of schools around the country, tuition is actually free. And at many of them, there's still time to apply.

Inside Higher Ed
January 6, 2011
Views: Parental Reality Check
An essay by a mother and college-level dance instructor who advises both her students and her son about the importance of being an interdisciplinary artist.

Chronicle of Higher Education
January 5, 2011
Conference Captures College Presidents' Nervousness About the Future of the Liberal Arts
In conversations among attendees at the Council of Independent Colleges' conference for presidents, there is a palpable nervousness about the future of the liberal arts in a country with evaporating wealth, slipping educational achievements, and a political environment that is sometimes hostile to higher education.

Inside Higher Education
January 7, 2011
Presidents Plot Push for Aid Changes
It could be a long while before it's clear whether a spirited discussion that took place here Wednesday ultimately prompts meaningful changes in how colleges allocate their precious financial aid dollars. But the college presidents and financial aid experts who led the conversation at the annual presidents' institute of the Council of Independent Colleges have high hopes, if not quite confident expectations, that they have a shot at remaking the landscape.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
January 6, 2011
Black Colleges Step Up Pursuit of Sponsored Research
Envisioning a more competitive future, a number of Black college leaders have challenged their faculties to pursue aggressive research agendas.

Hechinger Report
January 6, 2011
Older students struggle to succeed
Older students are returning to college, hoping to complete degrees that will qualify them for better jobs. But the road to a degree is long and bumpy for mid-life students.

Mormon Times
January 6, 2011
Getting into British Ivies poses unique challenge to LDS students
Johns Hopkins is briefly mentioned in this essay about how Latter-day Saints students may be overrepresented in elite schools in the United States, but that is not the case in the UK.

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