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The Washington Post
January 27, 2011
Internship advice with Intern Queen Lauren Berger
Johns Hopkins angle: Daniel G. Creasy, director of admissions at Johns Hopkins University, is mentioned in this Campus Overload blog Q&A.

NPR
January 28, 2011
The Root: When Cutting Budgets, Remember The Poor
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Darrell Gaskin, an associate professor at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Baltimore Sun
January 27, 2011
Baltimore officials hope half-century trend of population decline at end
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from Mark Presnell, director of the career center at The Johns Hopkins University, and Sandra J. Newman, a JHU professor of urban policy.

USA Today
January 28, 2011
Storm creates chaotic scene on Md. highway
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story about the recent winter storm is Christina Catlett, 41, an emergency physician at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Reuters
January 27, 2011
Defibrillators useful in public, less so at home
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters story quotes Myron Weisfeldt of the School of Medicine, who led a recent study reveals that devices to restore a normal heartbeat after cardiac arrest appear to be less useful at home than in public places.

CTV (Canada)
January 27, 2011
Cardiac arrest survival odds better in public
Johns Hopkins angle: This CTV story quotes Myron Weisfeldt of the School of Medicine, who led a recent study reveals that devices to restore a normal heartbeat after cardiac arrest appear to be less useful at home than in public places.

Top News
January 27, 2011
Chances of Cardiac Heart Survival Increase in Public Place: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: An article reporting that Myron Weisfeldt of the School of Medicine led a recent study that reveals that devices to restore a normal heartbeat after cardiac arrest appear to be less useful at home than in public places.

Cecil Whig (AP)
January 27, 2011
Longtime fencing coach killed by snow plow
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press story reports that Anne Arundel County police are investigating a hit-and-run collision that killed, Richard Oles, 77, a longtime Johns Hopkins University fencing coach during the region's first major snowstorm of the season.

North American Windpower
January 27, 2011
Johns Hopkins Study Examines Proper Wind Turbine Spacing
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that Charles Meneveau of the Whiting School recently discovered that the output from wind turbines could be greatly increased if wind turbines were spaced at twice the distance than the industry standard.

Wall Street Journal
January 28, 2011
Kent Calder, director of Japan studies at Johns Hopkins' School of Advanced International Studies.
Johns Hopkins angle: Kent Calder, director of Japan studies at Johns Hopkins' School of Advanced International Studies, is quoted.

Jerusalem Post
January 28, 2011
Arab Uprising an Incredible Moment of Liberty
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Fouad Ajami of SAIS is quoted.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek (HealthDay)|
January 27, 2011
Gene Mutation May Protect Blacks From Heart Disease
Johns Hopkins angle: This HealthDay story quotes epidemiologist Diane Becker, a professor at the School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of Public Health, about a study she led that found that about one-fourth of all black men and women carry a genetic mutation that dramatically reduces their risk for coronary artery disease.

Baltimore Sun
January 27, 2011
Gene protects some black Americans from heart disease: study
Johns Hopkins angle: The Reuters wire story quotes Diane Becker, a professor at the School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of Public Health, who led research that found that up to a quarter of black men and women have a genetic mutation that reduces their odds of developing coronary artery disease.

Baltimore Sun
January 27, 2011
O'Malley defends state's response to snowstorm
Johns Hopkins angle: The snowstorm roundup reports that in Anne Arundel County, a 77-year-old man died after he was apparently hit by a truck with a plow; the victim was identified as Richard F. Oles, who coached fencing at The Johns Hopkins University for 45 years.

Baltimore Sun
January 27, 2011
The difference between sudden cardiac arrest and heart attacks
Johns Hopkins angle: The Q and A interview is conducted with Gordon Tomaselli, director of cardiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Sun
January 26, 2011
Danish study finds higher mental health risk after childbirth but not after abortion
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press wire story includes comments from Robert Blum, who heads the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Daily Mail Online (UK)
January 28, 2011
Abortion 'does not increase risk of mental health problems... but having a baby does'
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Robert Blum, who heads the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Baltimore Sun
January 27, 2011
Race an issue when it comes to weight counseling, study says
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Sara Bleich, assistant professor of health policy and management at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, who was the study’s lead researcher.

Baltimore Sun
January 26, 2011
Shingles: How to avoid it and how to cope with the pain
Johns Hopkins angle: This is a transcript of an online chat with Paul Christo, director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Fellowship Training Program at the School of Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
January 27, 2011
Brain disease vs. mental illness
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece cites a statement attributed to Paul McHugh, the former chief of psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Philadelphia Inquirer
January 27, 2011
How to seize a 'Sputnik moment'
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions Bentley Glass, a Johns Hopkins geneticist who died in 2005.

Myjoyonline.com (Ghana)
January 28, 2011
Sociological reasons not to live together before marriage
Johns Hopkins angle: This round up of research on cohabitation before marriage mentions a study attributed to Johns Hopkins.

Public News Service
January 27, 2011
Child Health Experts: Healthcare Reform Helping WV Kids
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions a JHU study that found uninsured children are 60 percent more likely to die if they have to be admitted to the hospital.

Cape Cod Today (Mass.)
January 28, 2011
Pianist Robert Wyatt: Lecture & Recital
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Steinway Artist and Highfield Hall Director of Music Robert Wyatt has performed at the Peabody Institute.

The Times-News (Henderson, N.C.)
January 28, 2011
Chamber, jazz or a play?
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview states that Daniel Weiser earned a doctorate in piano performance from the Peabody Conservatory.

Salem News (Mass.)
January 27, 2011
Salem Philharmonic performs Sunday
Johns Hopkins angle: The concert preview notes that piano soloist Chia-Jung Tsay graduated with two Master of Music degrees from the Peabody Conservatory, where she later served as faculty.

The Capital (Annapolis)
January 27, 2011
Child's Play: 'Hansel & Gretel' coming to Md. Hall
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that Annapolis Opera's Children's Opera will present an abridged version of Peabody Institute's “Hansel & Gretel.” It adds that “Peabody Institute staff will be available after the performance to answer any questions budding opera fans (and adults) might have.”

Charleston Daily Mail (W. Va.)
January 26, 2011
Local Entertainment Briefs
Johns Hopkins angle: An item in this column mentions an upcoming performance by Adam Golka, a pianist who currently studies at the Peabody Institute.

Baltimore Sun
January 28, 2011
Edsall, MacPhail commit to Babe's Bash on Feb. 11
Johns Hopkins angle: A women’s basketball item in this sports column notes that Stephanie Fong had a career-high 17 points as host Johns Hopkins won 57-49, over Franklin & Marshall. Another item reports that JHU’s men’s basketball team was defeated 86-55 by Franklin & Marshall.

Broadcasting and Cable
January 27, 2011
CNN Creates New CNN.com Posts
Johns Hopkins angle: Amar Bakshi, who has worked as an online correspondent, for U.S. ambassador to the UN, and is finishing up a master's degree at Johns Hopkins, has joined CNN as world producer.

Baltimore Sun
January 27, 2011
Samuel A. Snyder, CPA, dies
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary quotes Argye E. Hillis, a Johns Hopkins Hospital cognitive neurologist.

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NPR – Krulwich Wonders blog
January 27, 2011
On Your Knees, Professor!
Come this fall, funding for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act starts to wind down. Researchers all over America will face what they are now calling "The Cliff;" to replace their grants from Uncle Sam, they're going to have to find new funders.

Chronicle of Higher Education
January 27, 2011
Economy Changed Freshmen's Plans but Didn't Shake Their Confidence
Freshmen across the country acknowledge the impact of the recession, with 62.1 percent saying the current economic situation had significantly affected their college choice, according to an annual national survey by the Higher Education Research Institute at the University of California at Los Angeles.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
January 28, 2011
Does the DREAM Act Have a Future?
The White House and supporters aren’t yet ready to sing a requiem despite major obstacles.

New York Times
January 28, 2011
Despite Obama’s Call, No Rush in R.O.T.C.’s Return to Campus
Since Congress last month repealed “don’t ask, don’t tell,” most of the elite universities with no R.O.T.C. programs have indicated that they are prepared to bring the military onto campus. But that is no guarantee that such programs will materialize.

New York Times
January 27, 2011
Record Level of Stress Found in College Freshmen
Freshmen are reporting record levels of stress in an annual survey involving more than 200,000 students.

New York Times
January 27, 2011
Endowments at Universities See Gains After 2009 Losses
The value of university endowments increased an average of 11.9 percent for fiscal 2010, a study found. In the previous fiscal year, endowments were down an average of 18.7 percent.


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