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Foreign Policy
January 25, 2011
Why Tunisians succeeded but Iranians faltered
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece was written by Ali Vaez, an Iranian-born biomedical scientist and a candidate for a Master of International Public Policy degree at JHU's School of Advanced International Studies.

NPR
January 24, 2011
Palestinian Papers May Be Blow To Peace Process
Johns Hopkins angle: Joshua Muravchik, a fellow at JHU's School of Advanced International Studies, is quoted in this piece.

Science Magazine
January 24, 2011
Stem Cell Research Guidelines: How Scientists Can Play Nice
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is Debra Mathews of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics.

PhysOrg.com (AFP)
January 25, 2011
Rush for patents is choking US stem cell research
Johns Hopkins angle: This Agence France-Presse wire story quotes Debra Mathews of the Berman Institute of Bioethics.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
January 24, 2011
Patents, Not Just Politics, Create Obstacles to University Stem-Cell Research
Johns Hopkins angle: Debra Mathews of the Berman Institute of Bioethics is quoted in this article.

GizMag
January 23, 2011
Less is more for cost-efficient wind farms
Johns Hopkins angle: This column reports that Charles Meneveau of the Whiting School led a study that concludes that placing the wind turbines on wind farms more than twice as far apart as current layouts – 15 rotor diameters apart – results in more cost-efficient power generation.

NPR
January 24, 2011
Is The Arab World Ready For Regime Change?
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this piece is William Zartman, former director of Africa studies at SAIS.

Modern Medicine (HealthDay News)
January 24, 2011
Research Questions Smoking-Melanoma Link
Johns Hopkins angle: This HealthDay story reports that the inverse relationship between cigarette smoking and melanoma is not statistically significant after adjustment for factors, including ultraviolet exposure and number of sunburns, according to a report led by Maria C. Kessides of the School of Medicine.

OneIndia.com (ANI)
January 25, 2011
Why some body organs are more susceptible to cell death than others
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI article reports on a study by researchers, including those at UC Davis, Johns Hopkins and NIH, that explains why some body organs are more susceptible to cell death than others, which could eventually lead to advances in treating or preventing heart attack or stroke.

Dallas Morning News
January 24, 2011
Food choices can affect antibiotic's effectiveness
Johns Hopkins angle: Katrina Seidman, a registered dietitian at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, offers healthy eating tips in this Chicago Tribune piece.

Reno Daily (Nevada)
January 25, 2011
Diet Detective: The truth about low GI diets, exercising away the common cold, teach your children well and carrot tanning
Johns Hopkins angle: This roundup of news about nutrition includes a brief about a Bloomberg School of Public Health study that concludes that parents don't have as much influence on their children's eating habits as is usually assumed.

Ghana News Agency
January 24, 2011
Volunteers help to control malaria in Nkoranza North District
Johns Hopkins angle: The Nkoranza North District Malaria Advocacy Team was initiated by the Voices of Malaria Free Future Project-Ghana of Johns Hopkins University Centre for Communication program, according to this story.

Boston Globe Blogs
January 24, 2011
White Coat Notes: Mass. General names new chief surgeon
Johns Hopkins angle: This story states that Keith Lillemoe, named next surgeon-in-chief and chief of the Department of Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, spent 27 years at Johns Hopkins University and also went to medical school and received his surgical training at Johns Hopkins. It adds that Lillemoe also became vice chairman and deputy director of the Johns Hopkins Hospital surgery department.

Orlando Business Journal
January 24, 2011
ORMC picked for trauma research
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, the Bloomberg School of Public Health is the coordinating center for a consortium of two dozen major trauma centers recruited to participate in a series of national studies focused on the treatment and outcomes of major orthopedic injuries to military service members.

Baltimore Sun
January 24, 2011
O'Malley's venture capital fund: too small, too unfocused
Johns Hopkins angle: This Sun editorial refers to biomedical research taking place at The Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
January 24, 2011
WPAS presents Amit Peled in impressive Kennedy Center recital debut
Johns Hopkins angle: A post in this classical music blog mentions that cellist Amit Peled has been a Peabody Institute faculty member for nearly a decade.

Montgomery Advertiser (Alabama)
January 21, 2011
Huntingdon Music Department to present recitals Saturday, Monday
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview notes that baritone Michael Koon, an assistant professor of voice at Auburn University, holds a performance degree in voice from the Peabody Institute.

DCist.com
January 24, 2011
DCist Preview: Sanjay Mishra @ Blues Alley
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Sanjay Mishra’s interest in classical guitar led him to earn a degree from the Peabody Conservatory.

Wall Street Journal
January 24, 2011
Brains at Yale Get Spruced Up
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about pioneering neurosurgeon Harvey Cushing's work says that he spent time at Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
January 25, 2011
Sun reporter Zrebiec is Md. Sportswriter of the Year
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports column reports that Johns Hopkins junior soccer defender Corey Adams has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference South Defensive Player of the Year. Also, senior forward Scott Bukoski and junior forward Sean Coleman join him on the ECAC All-South team.

San Francisco Chronicle
January 25, 2011
Five Menlo boys water polo players to move on
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Jacob Dorn of Menlo School-Atherton will attend JHU next year.

Pottstown Mercury (Pa.)
January 25, 2011
District 1 grads have strong showing in N.Y.
Johns Hopkins angle: This college wrestling piece reports that Ursinus (6-0 overall) opened the Centennial Conference portion of its schedule with a sweep of Johns Hopkins (29-12).

Baltimore Sun
January 24, 2011
Clifford E. Hughes Jr., manager, dies
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary notes that Hughes studied marine design at The Johns Hopkins University's McCoy College.


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Chronicle of Higher Education
January 23, 2011
With Lawsuit, For-Profit Colleges Step Up Fight Against New Regulations
The association representing for-profit colleges is ratcheting up its campaign against the Obama administration's new regulations on student recruiting and other actions by the colleges, adding a legal push to its already vigorous lobbying and public-relations campaigns.

Wall Street Journal
January 22, 2011
College Test Leaves Questions Unanswered
Universities are falling down on the job, a new study attests, failing to teach America's college students the crucial skills they need to succeed throughout their lives.

New York Times
January 24, 2011
Business Schools With a Social Appeal
Business schools are starting to offer degrees in social entrepreneurship based on the principle that social problems can be tackled in similar ways to business problems.

Inside Higher Ed
January 24, 2011
Views: The Flaw of Overall Rankings
Robert J. Sternberg, provost, senior vice president and professor of psychology at Oklahoma State University, writes, "Overall rankings obscure what is most interesting about an institution."

New York Times
January 24, 2011
Public Universities Relying More on Tuition Than State Money
In most states, it is now tuition payments, not state appropriations, that cover most of the budget.

Boston.com (Associated Press)
January 24, 2011
Young inventors prompt colleges to revamp rules
Universities have longstanding rules for inventions by faculty, generally asserting partial ownerships rights to technology created with university resources that have commercial potential. For students, though, policies often are vague because cases didn't come up very often.

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