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Baltimore Sun
July 5, 2011
Mayoral challengers sound off on crime
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Lester Spence, a Krieger School assistant professor of political science and urban politics.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek
July 6, 2011
Rape as Weapon of War is UN Focus After Libyan Woman’s Plight
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this Bloomberg piece is Karim Mezran, a political-science professor at SAIS in Bologna, Italy, and a researcher at Rome’s Center for American Studies.

Los Angeles Times
July 5, 2011
Booster Shots: Chantix may raise heart-attack risk more than suspected
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Sonal Singh of the School of Medicine, who led a study linking a popular anti-smoking drug with an increased risk of being hospitalized due to cardiac issues.

The Gazette (Md.)
July 6, 2011
Device monitors noise levels at Bethesda’s Suburban Hospital
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions a 2005 study by Johns Hopkins University acoustical engineers which “found that since 1960, hospital noise levels have risen from 57 decibels to 72 decibels during the day and from 42 decibels to 60 decibels at night.”

Baltimore Sun
July 5, 2011
A Baltimorean's progress: from disgusted to charmed
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is written by Jasmine Hogan, a harpist who recently completed her bachelor's degree in performance at the Peabody Conservatory.

The Nation (Pakistan)
July 6, 2011
USA revisits war strategy
Johns Hopkins angle: This article makes reference to last week’s speech by White House counterterrorism chief John Brennan at SAIS.

United Press International
July 5, 2011
Heart risk in anti-smoking drug seen
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Sonal Singh of the School of Medicine, who led a study linking a popular anti-smoking drug with an increased risk of being hospitalized due to cardiac issues.

PsychCentral
July 6, 2011
Stop-Smoking Drug Chantix Increases Cardiovascular Risk
Johns Hopkins angle: Research led by Sonal Singh of the School of Medicine suggests that users of the popular anti-smoking drug, Chantix, increases patients’ risk of hospitalization due to cardiac problems.

The Day (Ct.)
July 6, 2011
Pfizer questions study that faults Chantix's safety
Johns Hopkins angle: Pfizer’s reaction to a study led by Sonal Singh of the School of Medicine.

The Seattle Times
July 6, 2011
FDA may add new warning to anti-smoking pill Chantix
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Sonal Singh of the School of Medicine, who led a study linking a popular anti-smoking drug with an increased risk of being hospitalized due to cardiac issues.

Pak Tribune
July 6, 2011
Anti-smoking drugs may up heart attack risk
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Sonal Singh of the School of Medicine, who led a study linking a popular anti-smoking drug with an increased risk of being hospitalized due to cardiac issues.

South Coast Today (Mass.)
July 6, 2011
Study finds elevated heart risk with stop-smoking drug
Johns Hopkins angle: An article about research, led by Sonal Singh of the School of Medicine, that links a popular anti-smoking drug with an increased risk of being hospitalized due to cardiac issues.

Syracuse Post-Standard
July 6, 2011
Central New York hospitals keep adding robotic surgery systems; expert says there's no study proving they work better than traditional surgeries
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Marty Makary, a surgeon and researcher at the School of Medicine.

Lynchburg News & Advance (Va.)
July 6, 2011
BOV appointments have medical expertise, history of donations
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Edward D. Miller, dean of the School of Medicine and the first chief executive officer of Johns Hopkins Medicine, is an ex-officio member of the University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors.

MedIndia
July 6, 2011
Self-Correcting Mechanism In Embryos
Johns Hopkins angle: MedIndia reports on research led by William G. Kerans and Paul Brezina of the School of Medicine.

Wichita Falls Times Record News (Texas)
July 6, 2011
Put your indoor days to good use
Johns Hopkins angle: This column about summer reading recommends “Gifted Hands,” by Johns Hopkins Children’s Center neurosurgeon Ben Carson.

ExploreHoward.com (Baltimore Sun)
July 6, 2011
Fighting fatigue: CFS sufferers to hold fundraiser in Columbia
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature refers to Peter Rowe, director of the Chronic Fatigue Clinic at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

Baltimore City Paper
July 6, 2011
The Mail: Editor’s note
Johns Hopkins angle: This editor’s note mentions the departure of “Arts Editor Bret McCabe, who is leaving the paper to take a job with Johns Hopkins University’s alumni magazine.”

ExploreBaltimoreCounty.com (Baltimore Sun)
July 6, 2011
One-man show features many sides of life
Johns Hopkins angle: This profile of Bill Stromberg mentions that he participated in regular art shows at The Johns Hopkins University with the Art Guild of Maryland.

Baltimore Sun
July 5, 2011
Sarah L. Howard, club secretary
Johns Hopkins angle: Sarah Howard in 1970 was the recipient of a scholarship to study classical piano at the Peabody Institute Preparatory School of Music, this obituary states.

Mail Tribune (Medford, Ore.)
July 6, 2011
Teresa Eldred
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary for Teresa Eldred Hill Wimberley states that as a child, she was a student of ballet at the Peabody Conservatory of Music under Carol Lynn.

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Houston Chronicle (AP)
July 5, 2011
Yale Fund-Raising Campaign Brings in Nearly $4 Billion
Yale University has raised $3.88 billion amid tough economic times, finishing the largest fund-raising campaign in its history that will help pay for its biggest expansion in decades, extend its international reach and make its school of music tuition free.

Inside Higher Ed
July 6, 2011
Maintenance Over Management
Inside Higher Ed's first-ever Survey of College and University Business Officers reveals a surprisingly upbeat assessment about the financial state of American college campuses (especially private nonprofit ones), as seen through the eyes of their chief finance and business officials, 606 of whom responded to the survey.

Chronicle of Higher Education
July 6, 2011
Few Finance Chiefs Are Optimistic in Face of Slow Recovery
Fewer than one-third of college chief financial officers are more optimistic about the state of the U.S. economy today than they were a year ago, according to a new Chronicle-Moody's survey of nearly 500 college CFO's. Yet when it comes to the financial prospects of their own institutions, a tad more than that—39 percent—are more optimistic today.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
July 6, 2011
California Program Grooms Math, Science Teachers for Urban K-12 Schools
Cal Teach, a new University of California-Berkeley program, trains math and science teachers for service in urban schools.

New York Post (AP)
July 5, 2011
2 deaths result in more patrols near Ithaca Gorge
Cornell University campus police and local law enforcement will increase patrols near the Ithaca Gorge after two students died in separate incidents over the holiday weekend.

Chronicle of Higher Education – Wired Campus blog
July 5, 2011
Top 10 YouTube Videos Posted by Colleges, and What They Mean
More than 400 colleges and universities have set up channels on YouTube, but officials admit they are still trying to determine what resonates with audiences.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
July 6, 2011
Syracuse University Helps Nurture Urban Gardening Organization
Among supporters of Syracuse Grows, an urban gardening coalition in the New York state city, is Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, which has directed resources to the group, including a community geographer who has assisted communities in examining land-use data and food-access statistics.

U.S. News & World Report
July 4, 2011
A Day in the Life of a First Year Medical Student
Be prepared to spend more time studying than you do sleeping.

Chronicle of Higher Education
July 3, 2011
Excerpts From 2011 Commencement Speeches
Conan O'Brien, Marissa Mayer, and others offer lessons from life in this year's commencement speeches.

New York Times (Texas Tribune)
July 3, 2011
Crusading From Outside to Lower College Costs
Michael Crosno and MyEdu, the Web company of which he is chief executive, are working to reduce the costs of college and lower the average time for getting a degree.


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