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CNN Money
January 12, 2011
Geithner: China needs to do more
Johns Hopkins angle: Speaking at SAIS this morning, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner (a SAIS alumnus) said China's undervalued currency and dependence on exports must be addressed, both for the sake of the Chinese and global economy. Geithner is a SAIS alumnus.

New York Times
January 12, 2011
Geithner Says China’s Currency Remains Undervalued
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on a lengthy speech that U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner delivered today at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies. The piece mentions that Geithner received a master’s degree from SAIS in 1985.

Wall Street Journal
January 12. 2011
Stock Futures Point to Firm Start
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's speech on the path ahead for the U.S.-China economic relationship.

Yahoo! News (AFP)
January 12, 2011
Geithner urges China reform ahead of Hu visit
Johns Hopkins angle: This Agence France-Presse article reports that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner (a SAIS alumnus) spoke at SAIS this morning, laying out Washington's terms for rebalancing strained economic relations with China Wednesday, ahead of President Hu Jintao's US visit next week.

The Washington Post
January 12, 2011
China's exchange reserves hit record level
Johns Hopkins: This article quotes Pieter P. Bottelier, a China expert at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.

Australian Business Spectator (Reuters)
January 13, 2011
US Treasury's Geithner: China needs faster yuan rise
Johns Hopkins angle: Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner spoke at SAIS this morning.

Bloomberg News
January 12, 2011
Geithner Says China Must Move to Prop Up `Substantially Undervalued' Yuan
Johns Hopkins angle: Speaking at SAIS this morning, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner (a SAIS alumnus) said China needs to strengthen the “substantially undervalued” yuan because it puts other countries at a competitive disadvantage.

MarketWatch
January 12, 2011
Stock futures rise, tracking European rally
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner spoke this morning on what’s ahead for the U.S.-China economic relationship,with his address at SAIS coming ahead of Chinese President Hu Jintao’s state visit to Washington next week.

Xinhua (China)
January 12, 2011
Hu's U.S. visit expected to promote mutual trust
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is David Lampton, director of China Studies at SAIS.

Baltimore Sun
January 11, 2011
Ignoring mental illness, until it's too late
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary is written by Larry Wissow, a child psychiatrist and professor in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Baltimore Sun
January 12, 2011
Nitric oxide not helpful for most really early babies
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog post states that new Johns Hopkins Children’s Center research indicates that treating premature babies with nitric oxide doesn’t seem to help stave off major problems or death. Lead investigator Pamela Donohue, a School of Medicine assistant professor of pediatrics, is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
January 11, 2011
The Cos comes to town for mayoral challenger
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Corinne Hamblet, 25, a Johns Hopkins University grad student, was among the people who attended a Baltimore political fundraising event featuring comedian Bill Cosby.

Washington Examiner (D.C.)
January 11, 2011
Peabody Trio returns to Wolf Trap to tackle classical pieces
Johns Hopkins angle: This story previews a concert by The Peabody Trio, which serves as the resident faculty ensemble at the Peabody Conservatory.

Gazette.net (Maryland)
January 11, 2011
The Tuesday Conversation: Pianist Xia Yi
Johns Hopkins angle: This interview with pianist Xia Yi states that she has about one more year of studying remaining at the Peabody Conservatory.

Community Times (Owings Mills, Md.)
January 11, 2011
Owings Mills woman’s life defined by music
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature about piano teacher, church organist and composer Susan Grabus notes that she received a Peabody Institute after-school scholarship to study piano as a child and won at Peabody song-writing contest at age 8.

Bahamas Islands Info
January 12, 2011
South Carolina cellist to participate in GBPAS Trio con Brio concert
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that cellist Kenneth Law a received a Graduate Performance Diploma from the Peabody Conservatory as a student of Stephen Kates.

St. Louis Globe-Democrat (UPI)
January 11, 2011
Iv Given At Scene May Worsen Outcome
Johns Hopkins angle: This United Press International report on research led by Elliott R. Haut of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine which found that patients given intravenous fluids before transport to a hospital are significantly more likely to die than those not given an IV.

Nature
January 11, 2011
Peruvian biologist's defamation conviction overturned
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about Peruvian biologist, Ernesto Bustamante Donayre, who was last April found guilty of defamation — a criminal offence in Peru — for publicly criticizing a report published by a fellow biologist mentions that Hamilton Smith, professor emeritus of molecular biology and genetics at the School of Medicine and a Nobel laureate, was one of 650 scientists from around the world to sign a public petition over the case.

Washington Post Blogs
January 11, 2011
On Leadership: We need more Joseph Welch moments
Johns Hopkins angle: Yash Gupta, dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, contemplates the questions: In the wake of the tragic shooting in Tucson, what can political, business and community leaders do to change the political dynamic so that demonizing opponents is not a winning strategy? How do we end the rhetorical arms race?

EDU-Tech for Leaders in Higher Education
January 11, 2011
"Pay Attention To The Problems Of Your Society'
Johns Hopkins angle: Yash Gupta, dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, tells an interviewer why 'big' innovations happen when people focus on'big'problems.

Centre Daily Times (Pa.)
January 12, 2011
PV grads boast impressive list of accomplishments
Johns Hopkins angle: This local column reports that, this year, Penns Valley Area School District’s winter newsletter focuses on the accomplishments of 23 alumni, including three elementary and secondary teachers, one veteran, one lawyer, one artist, five doctorate recipients, one percussionist with the Cleveland Orchestra, one systems engineer for Johns Hopkins University and one NFL linebacker.

Basking Ridge Patch (NJ)
January 11, 2011
One Period Too Few: The Harm of Budget Cuts
Johns Hopkins angle: Krieger School student Katherine Simeon co-authored this article about the impact of budget cuts on the academic program and scheduling at her former high school.

CNN Health
January 11, 2011
'Baby Jenny' reunited with doctor who saved her in Haiti
Johns Hopkins angle: Dr. Karen Schneider, an assistant professor of pediatric emergency medicine at Johns Hopkins, returned to Haiti to meet the little girl who she treated after the devastating earthquake there. The two-month-old had spent four days alone, trapped in the rubble with nothing to eat or drink.

Gazette (Md.)
January 12, 2011
Shakespeare classic gives Rosa Parks students a mid-winter taste of success
Johns Hopkins angle: Drama teacher Natalie Roots received her master's degree in education, with theater and English certification, from Johns Hopkins University.

San Angelo Standard Times (Texas)
January 11, 2011
THE FAMILY TABLE: When a fridge is a bridge to a healthier life for family
Johns Hopkins angle: This column about family health and eating habits mentions that the Meatless Monday campaign was created as a public health awareness program by the nonprofit initiative Monday Campaigns and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for a Livable Future.

Dunwoody Crier (Ga.)
January 11, 2011
Obituary: Robert Francis Wetzel
Johns Hopkins angle: Wetzel graduated from JHU in 1971 with a bachelor of science degree in engineering.

Maryland Daily Record
January 11, 2011
Supreme Court: Medical residents considered employees
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Johns Hopkins University.

Medical Kenya Online
January 7, 2011
Jhpiego gets $100 million to improve health in Kenya
Johns Hopkins angle: Jhpiego will expand on its work in eastern Kenya thanks to a $100 million award from the U.S. Agency for International Development.


HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

Chronicle of Higher Education
January 11, 2011
Medical Schools Must Pay Social Security Taxes for Residents, Supreme Court Rules  
The court's unanimous decision could cost medical schools $700-million a year in Social Security and Medicare taxes.

Inside Higher Ed
January 12, 2011
The Gender Gap on Service
A new study examines the points in their careers when academic women get more departmental duties than men and how those assignments may hold them back.

USA Today
January 12, 2011
Second-guessing red flags, action taken in Tucson case
This story draws parallels between tragedy at Virginia Tech and last weekend's alleged assassination attempt by a former student at Pima Community College in Tucson and discusses colleges' ability to share information about students under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

Wall Street Journal
January 12, 2011
Loughner's Sickness – Opinion
"Yet colleges don't have the tools they need, as Cho Seung-Hui's massacre at Virginia Tech in 2007 showed. One possibility might be easing the Hipaa and other privacy laws that prevent mental health counselors and medical centers from communicating with each other about disturbed kids, or even with deans. The adults at Pima have made clear they thought they were helpless to help Mr. Loughner even as his madness became ever more tangible."

Baltimore Sun (AP)
January 12, 2011
UM student's death is county's 11th homicide in 11 days.
A University of Maryland student was shot to death in College Park, near the University of Maryland. Police have not released the victim's identify.

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