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New York Times (Reuters)
July 25, 2011
Analysis-Argentine Crisis Survivors: Greece Should Take Heed
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this Reuters wire story is Steve Hanke, a Whiting School professor of applied economics.

Baltimore Sun
July 25, 2011
Amy Winehouse and the 'girl group' sound
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary is written by Paul Mathews, the associate dean for academic affairs at the Peabody Conservatory. In the piece, Mathews mentions that he has taught a History of Rock class at Johns Hopkins.

Gazette.net
July 25, 2011
New plan triples office space at science center
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that the Montgomery County Planning Board approved a preliminary plan amendment that would allow Johns Hopkins University to map out 4.7 million square feet of research and development space on its Belward campus, northeast of Darnestown and Muddy Branch roads.

Baltimore Business Journal
July 25, 2011
Johns Hopkins gets OK for Montgomery Co. infrastructure plan
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Johns Hopkins University received approval from the Montgomery County Planning board for infrastructure improvements and a preliminary development concept at its Belward farm research campus.

WBAL-TV 11
July 25, 2011
Residents Take To Streets Over Debt Talk Concerns
Johns Hopkins angle: This news story quotes Roger Staiger of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

Baltimore Sun
July 25, 2011
Amid questions, city police internal affairs commander reassigned
Johns Hopkins angle: Christopher Dreisbach, an ethics professor with the School of Education’s Division of Public Safety Leadership, is quoted in this article.

U.S. News & World Report
July 25, 2011
United States, Pakistan Navigate New Tensions in Fraught Relationship
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Walter Andersen of SAIS.

NPR
July 22, 2011
A Tale Of Two Addicts: Freud, Halsted And Cocaine
Johns Hopkins angle: Ira Flatow interviews author Howard Markel about his book “An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug Cocaine,” which includes information about the addiction of the famed Johns Hopkins surgeon (Halsted) “fell under the addictive power of cocaine.”

The New York Times
July 25, 2011
Migraine Miseries Push Patients to Ways of Coping
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Satnam Nijjar, assistant professor of neurology at the Johns Hopkins Headache Center.

The Washington Post (AP)
July 25, 2011
Venezuelan investigation unable to pin down Simon Bolivar’s death; Chavez suspects murder
Johns Hopkins angle: Paul Auwaerter, a Johns Hopkins University doctor, is mentioned.

U.S. News and World Report
July 25, 2011
An Expensive, Alternative Route to Medical School
Johns Hopkins angle: The university's postbaccalaureate premed program is mentioned.

The Financial
July 26, 2011
Five Tips for Coping with Uncertainty — and Finding Opportunity
Johns Hopkins angle: A study led by Susan G. Sherman, PhD, MPH, lead author of the study and associate professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s departments of Epidemiology, and Health, Behavior and Society, examines how the physical, social and economic environment of exotic dance clubs on Baltimore’s infamous “Block” encourage drug use, the selling of sex and other risk-taking behaviors.

Baltimore Sun
July 26, 2011
Papal delegate is critically ill at Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: The article reports that Archbishop Pietro Sambi, the Vatican's delegate to the United States, has undergone major lung surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital and remains critically ill.

Baltimore Sun
July 26, 2011
State to release comprehensive cancer control plan
Johns Hopkins angle: This health bog post refers to an announcement made at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Sun
July 25, 2011
Blockbuster-drug prices to drop as patents expire
Johns Hopkins angle: This health column states that “in April, researchers at Johns Hopkins University reported in the Annals of Neurology that there's a roughly 10 percent chance that switching from a brand name to a generic anti-epilepsy drug would change the peak concentration that the drug reaches in the body.”

ExploreBaltimoreCounty.com (Baltimore Sun)
July 26, 2011
Warped Tour bands volunteer at Hampden school
Johns Hopkins angle: At an event called the Pavement to Prairie Project, seven staff members and supporters of the Johns Hopkins University Office of Sustainability were among the volunteer workers, this feature states.

KHTS AM-1200 (Santa Clarita, Calif.)
July 25, 2011
Comic Con Is About More Than Just Funny Pages
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Meryl Jaffe, an instructor at Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth.


Maryland Daily Record
July 26, 2011
On the Move, 7/26: Berzins promoted to VP by St. John Properties
Johns Hopkins angle: This roundup states that the St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation appointed Ronni Monaghan its new director of development. Monaghan has more than a decade of service in Maryland nonprofits, including serving as a director of institutional research at Johns Hopkins University.

Press Box Sports Blog
July 25, 2011
Brooks Norris Named Curley's Baseball Coach
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports post reports that John Tucker, who was just named the new Archbishop Curley High School lacrosse coach, played at Johns Hopkins, where he helped the Blue Jays win the 1984 NCAA championship and go undefeated.

Shelby Star (N.C.)
July 25, 2011
Harry Potter publisher releases Shelby native's first young-adult novel
Johns Hopkins angle: Author Joanna Pearson attended the School of Medicine.

Variety
July 25, 2011
Bud Grant dies at 79
Johns Hopkins angle: Grant was born in Baltimore and graduated from the university with a bachelor's degree in business administration.

Baltimore Sun
July 25, 2011
Mary Lacy Fetting, counselor, dies
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary states that Fetting earned a master's degree in mental health from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Ledger Independent (Maysville, Ky.)
July 25, 2011
MS. HUTCHINSON
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Emily G. Hutchinson studied at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore and was an accomplished opera singer.

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Inside Higher Ed
July 26, 2011
A Partial G.I. Bill Fix
Veterans at private colleges that charge more than the new $17,500 tuition cap for benefits will receive funds through graduation, but those paying out-of-state tuition at public institutions will still face higher costs.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
July 24, 2011
With Federal Support Uncertain, University Researchers Look to Industry
Wichita State University has seen its research program take off with the help of airplane manufacturers. But other universities haven't found it so simple.

Los Angeles Times
July 26, 2011
Brown signs California Dream Act
Following through on a campaign promise, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law Monday easing access to privately funded financial aid for undocumented college students. He also signaled that he was likely to back a more controversial measure allowing those students to seek state-funded tuition aid in the future.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
July 24, 2011
Big Pharma Finds a Home on Campus
As companies scale back spending, academic leaders hope to capitalize on new drug-discovery efforts.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
July 25, 2011
'It Gets Better,' Harvard Education School Tells Gay Teens
Faculty and staff members and students talk about their experiences in a video that implores gay and lesbian teens not to succumb to bullying.


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