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Baltimore Sun
July 13, 2011
Highest court upholds dismissal of bribery charges vs. Holton
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Matthew Crenson, a Krieger School professor emeritus of political science.

NPR.org
July 13, 2011
Twitter Provides A Trove Of Health Trends
Johns Hopkins angle: This National Public Radio health blog article quotes Whiting School computer scientists Mark Dredze and Michael Paul about their study of Twitter posts as a source of public health information.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek
July 14, 2011
Qaddafi Lives Up to Reputation as Allies Yet to Oust Him
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this Bloomberg wire story is Karim Mezran, a Libyan exile and a political science professor at JHU's School of Advanced International Studies' campus in Bologna, Italy.

Inside Higher Ed
July 14, 2011
'The Fall of the Faculty'
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that in a new book, "The Fall of the Faculty: The Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why It Matters (Oxford University Press)," Benjamin Ginsberg, the David Bernstein Professor of Political Science at the Krieger School, takes stock of what ails higher education and finds a single, unifying cause: the growth of administration.

Nature.com
July 13, 2011
Dawn nears Vesta
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this feature is Casey Lisse, a planetary scientist at JHU's Applied Physics Laboratory.

Baltimore Sun
July 14, 2011
New heart valve tested on high risk patients
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog item reports that Johns Hopkins Hospital has begun testing a new device designed to replace blocked aortic valves in patients who can't have major open-heart surgery. School of Medicine heart experts Jon Resar and John Conte are taking leading roles, the piece states.

Baltimore Sun
July 13, 2011
Kids and pain relief
Johns Hopkins angle: This page provides a transcript of the online chat conducted Wednesday with Paul Christo, director of the School of Medicine's Multidisciplinary Pain Fellowship Training Program.

MSNBC.com
July 14, 2011
Study at Samsung says cancers unrelated to work
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press wire story states that the study's design and implementation were reviewed by an independent advisory panel that included academic experts from institutions such as Harvard, Johns Hopkins and Yale, but that they were not asked to endorse the conclusions.

Baltimore Sun
July 14, 2011
Samsung study rejects claims semiconductor plants caused cancers
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters wire story refers to a study that was reviewed by researchers from Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, University of Michigan and Yale University.

Huffington Post
July 13, 2011
Summer Programs Provide Underprivileged Students A Chance
Johns Hopkins angle: This education blog post states a 2007 study by the National Summer Learning Association at JHU concluded that "all young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activity during the summer.'


People's Daily Online (China)
July 14, 2011
Nomination of China's Zhu as deputy chief has global significance
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that economist Zhu Min earned a doctorate at The Johns Hopkins University.

NewKerala.com (India)
July 13, 2011
Gene variation linked to raised risk of sudden cardiac death identified
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is the study's lead author Dan Arking, a School of Medicine associate professor in the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine.

Science News
July 13, 2011
Varying efficacy of HIV drug cocktails explained
Increasing dose works at critical times in virus's life cycle
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes School of Medicine AIDS researcher Robert Siliciano.

Kyiv Post (Ukraine)
July 13, 2011
Yanukovych needs more stick, less carrot
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is co-written by Taras Kuzio, a senior fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at JHU's School of Advanced International Studies.

Drug Topics
July 13, 2011
Simpler, shorter antibiotic regimen may prevent full-blown TB
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes Richard Chaisson, a professor of infectious diseases at the School of Medicine and founder of the school's Center for Tuberculosis Research.

Stockton Record
July 13, 2011
Prescription for jobs in S.J.
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Vanessa Armendariz of Stockton, who recently graduated from JHU and who will soon begin her studies at the UC San Francisco School of Medicine.

Manila Bulletin (The Philippines)
July 14, 2011
PH joins 'Meatless Monday' campaign
Johns Hopkins angle: This story refers to the Philippine version of "Meatless Mondays," an international campaign launched in 2003 by the public health schools at Johns Hopkins and Columbia University.

Worcester Telegram & Gazette (Mass.)
July 14, 2011
Nuclea, Clark gain from partnership
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that the leaders of Nuclea Biotechnologies Inc. have signed up to support researchers at Clark University, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston and The Johns Hopkins University.

Education Week
July 14, 2011
Principals' Job Reviews Getting a Fresh Look
Johns Hopkins angle: This story refers to research that focuses on school principal evaluations and was conducted in collaboration with The Johns Hopkins University.


MainStreet.com
July 13, 2011
Unemployed? These Companies Won't Hire You
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this article, Johns Hopkins University is among the employers who state in their job postings that applicants must be "currently employed" in order to be considered.

Maryland Daily Record
July 14, 2011
Fretwell elected chair of AACC board of trustees
Johns Hopkins angle: Victoria K. Fretwell, director of external affairs for Priority Partners/Johns Hopkins HealthCare, has been elected chair of the Anne Arundel Community College board of trustees, effective July 1, this article notes.

TCPalm.com (Florida)
July 13, 2011
VIM Clinic creates legacy as teaching facility
Johns Hopkins angle: This article notes that Brandon Mauldin, has a master's degree in epidemiology and infectious diseases from JHU.

HamptonRoads.com (Va.)
July 14, 2011
Highway marker to honor Henrietta Lacks
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature notes that Lacks was treated in 1951 at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where a cancer tissue sample was collected.

The Sentinel (Carlisle, Pa.)
July 14, 2011
Classical artists highlighted in Harrisburg-area concerts
Johns Hopkins angle: Violinist Peter Sirotin completed graduate studies at the Peabody Institute, this article notes.

The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
July 13, 2011
Valley Vivaldi puts spotlight on soloists
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview mentions that violist Agnes Mauer came to the United States in the 1970s to study at the Peabody Conservatory.


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Inside Higher Ed
July 13, 2011
The End of Subsidized Loans?
A GOP proposal in talks to raise the federal debt limit would end the subsidized student loan program for undergraduates.

Chronicle of Higher Education
July 12, 2011
Judge Sides With For-Profit Colleges in Challenge to 'State Authorization' Rule
The ruling strikes down a requirement that the institutions seek approval in every state where they enroll students, but upholds other new rules on pay and recruiting.

Inside Higher Ed
July 14, 2011
How the Recession Re-Sorted Freshmen
New-student enrollment rose during the first few years of the economic downturn, but the institutions they chose varied by region, a new report says.

USA Today (AP)
July 13, 2011
Cal State University approves 12% tuition hike
California State University on Tuesday approved another 12 percent increase in student tuition this fall to offset a deeper-than-expected cut in state funding.

Wall Street Journal
July 11, 2011
Tokyo University: Spring Forward to a Fall Start Date?
Japan's most prestigious university could be about to break with a century-old tradition: It will soon decide whether to commence its school year in the fall -- a norm in most other countries, but a drastic move in a country where a fresh start is associated with the cherry-blossom season in spring.

Inside Higher Ed
July 14, 2011
Easy A
Critics of grade inflation publish analysis finding that 43 percent of students earn As -- 10 times the number receiving Fs.

Chronicle of Higher Education - Wired Campus blog
July 13, 2011
To Prevent Sexual Assault, White House Issues Challenge: Build an App
The Obama administration's competition calls for developers to find ways for students to use their smartphones to better protect themselves in risky situations.

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