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New York Times
July 28, 2011
This Is Your Brain on Summer – Opinion
Johns Hopkins angle: Refers to a "study from Johns Hopkins University of students in Baltimore found that about two-thirds of the achievement gap between lower- and higher-income ninth graders could be explained by summer learning loss during the elementary school years."

United Press International
July 27, 2011
Social acumen linked to spatial skill
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Amy Shelton, a professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences in the Krieger School.

CharlotteObserver.com
July 28, 2011
The right way to strike a debt deal – Viewpoint
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Michael Mandelbaum, a foreign policy expert at SAIS.

Space Daily
July 28, 2011
Messenger Makes Another Successful Orbit Adjustment
Johns Hopkins angle: Refers to mission controllers at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and quotes Peter Bedini, Messenger project manager.

NPR
July 28, 2011
Treatment Boosts Survival Rates For Some Kidney Transplant Patients
Johns Hopkins angle: Story describes study of "a technique called "plasmapheresis" to cleanse antibodies from patients' blood before transplantation" and quotes Johns Hopkins transplant surgeon Robert Montgomery.

Chicago Tribune – Booster Shots blog (Los Angeles Times)
July 27, 2011
New hope for patients who need kidney transplants
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Johns Hopkins transplant surgeon Robert A. Montgomery.

New York Times – Motherlode blog
July 27, 2011
The Science of Boys and Girls
Johns Hopkins angle: A study by researchers at Johns Hopkins is mentioned.

USA Today – Science Fair blog
July 27, 2011
Study: Bright light molds implants right
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Alexander Hillel of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Reuters
July 27, 2011
Guided self-help may ease unexplained nerve symptoms
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes David Newman-Toker, an associate professor of neurology at the School of Medicine.

MIT Technology Review
July 27, 2011
Biomaterial Could Let Doctors 'Sculpt' Delicate Facial Features
Johns Hopkins angle: Cites research by Alexander Hillel and his colleagues at Johns Hopkins University.

Washington Post (AP)
July 28, 2011
Vatican envoy to Washington dies in US hospital following complications from lung surgery
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Hospital is mentioned.

Washington Post – On Faith blog
July 28, 2011
Pietro Sambi, Vatican ambassador, dies at 73
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Hospital is mentioned.

Catholic News Service
July 28, 2011
Dolan: US church had 'highest respect, deepest affection' for nuncio
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Hospital is mentioned.

Dundalk Eagle
July 27, 2011
Bayview program offers help, hope with Creative Alternatives
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center mental health therapist Mohamad J. Karamin.

Vancouver Sun (Reuters)
July 27, 2011
Take-home chlamydia tests tied to more screening
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Charlotte Gaydos of the School of Medicine.

DailyReflector.com
July 28, 2011
Dr. Gott: The virtues of asparagus do not translate to cancer cure
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins' Kimmel Cancer Center is mentioned.

Baltimore Sun
July 27, 2011
Man gets 54 years for shootings outside Hopkins Hospital
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Hospital is mentioned.

Florida Today
July 27, 2011
Four Brevard County hospitals tops in specialties
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Hospital is mentioned.

Chicago Tribune
July 28, 2011
Should the growing weight of nation be put in government's hands?
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins researcher is mentioned.

Montgomery Media (Pa.)
July 27, 2011
Russian Opera Workshop? Da!
Johns Hopkins angle: Vera Danchenko-Stern of the Peabody Conservatory is mentioned.

Zawya.com
July 28, 2011
Khalifa University announces its new President
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions Elias Zerhouni, a senior advisor to Johns Hopkins Medicine.

NewsItem.com (Shamokin, Pa.)
July 28, 2011
Named to dean's list at Bloomsburg
Johns Hopkins angle: Daniel Wetzel is a radiology student at the School of Medicine.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
July 28, 2011
Newsmaker: Dr. Lewis Kuller
Johns Hopkins angle: Kuller earned a doctorate in public health from Johns Hopkins University.

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Chronicle of Higher Education
July 28, 2011
U.S. Judge Dismisses Lawsuit That Threatened Stem-Cell Research
Reversing his earlier ruling, the judge threw out a case that had imperiled government grants for work in the field.

CNNMoney.com
July 25, 2011
Behind Wharton’s Record-Breaking Female Enrollment
Wharton admissions deputy Ankur Kumar discusses how the B-school managed to recruit more women than any of its competitors and the major myths about women who pursue MBAs.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
July 28, 2011
Making the Work of Black Scientists Accessible to the Public
With compelling video interviews of the nation’s top African-American scientists telling their life stories, the ScienceMakers website helps further the mission of increasing African-Americans, women, and other minorities in STEM professions.

USA Today
July 28, 2011
Colleges boost student fees to fill gaps in state funding
Colleges are tacking on mandatory student fees at a time when state funding is dwindling and public universities are trying to hold the line on tuition.

Inside Higher Ed
July 28, 2011
Recovery in Political Science
The discipline shows signs of an improved job market, with strong gains in assistant professor positions.

Baltimore Sun
July 278, 2011
MICA receives $10 million gift, largest in school history
The Maryland Institute College of Art announced Wednesday that it has received a $10 million gift, the largest in its history, which will be used to expand graduate programs and research.


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