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Philadelphia Inquirer
June 7, 2011
Nutter chief of staff Armbrister headed to Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece reports that Clarence D. Armbrister will join Johns Hopkins University on July 11 as senior vice president and chief of staff, working closely with university president Ronald J. Daniels. Armbrister is currently chief of staff for the mayor of Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Business Journal
June 6, 2011
Nutter’s chief of staff leaving for Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s chief of staff, Clarence D. Armbrister, will become senior vice president and chief of staff at Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Business Journal
June 6, 2011
Johns Hopkins hires Armbrister, chief of staff to Philly mayor
Johns Hopkins angle: The university has tapped Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s chief of staff for a top administration position, according to this article.

New York Times
June 7, 2011
After 90 Years, a Dictionary of an Ancient World
Johns Hopkins angle: Jerrold Cooper, professor emeritus in Semitic languages in the Krieger School's Department of Near Eastern Studies, is quoted.

The Washington Post
June 7, 2011
Shifting the risks at night
Johns Hopkins angle: Catherine Washburn, a nocturnist at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, is quoted.

The New York Post
June 7, 2011
The Breindel Award
Johns Hopkins angle; SAIS’s Fouad Ajami was honored yesterday with the 13th annual Eric Breindel Award for Excellence in Opinion Journalism.


Chicago Tribune
June 7, 2011
University of Chicago scientists aim to develop prostheses with sense of touch
Johns Hopkins angle: This story notes that through the DARPA projects, scientists at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory last year completed a new prosthetic arm that can rotate, twist and bend in 26 ways.

The Washington Times
June 6, 2011
With nurse shortage looming, America needs shot in the arm
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Karen Haller, vice president of nursing at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

North Baltimore Patch
June 7, 2011
Student Trash Powers Fundraiser
Johns Hopkins angle: The university’s second annual JH-U-Turn is scheduled for Saturday in the O’Connor Rec Center. “The event works like a flea market, where items students can’t take home are donated and sold to the public.”

New York Times Blogs
June 6, 2011
Well: A Doctor Who Must Navigate a Contentious Divide
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature story about Jonathan Samet mentions that before joining USC, he directed the Institute for Global Tobacco Control at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and served as chairman of the department of epidemiology.

ABC2 News (Baltimore)
June 6, 2011
Doctors encourage reading for families with small children
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature story focuses on the Reach Out and Read program at the Harriet Lane Clinic at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. Quoted is Tracy King, Assistant Medical Director for the Harriet Lane Clinic at Johns Hopkins Children's Center. This story also includes video.

Edmonton Journal (Canada)
June 7, 2011
Pay attention to lawn mower safety
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about lawn mower safety mentions that according to researchers at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, nearly 80,000 Americans are injured by a lawn mower each year.

Porn Industry, Johns Hopkins Expert Say L.A. County's STD Figures For Adult Performers Are Bogus
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Lawrence S. Mayer of the School of Medicine.

Guam Daily Pacific News
June 7, 2011
Genetic factors play role in obesity
Johns Hopkins angle: This column was written by neuroscientist David Linden of the School of Medicine.

Town Hall
June 6, 2011
Health Care Wait Costs Veterans' Lives
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece was written by Sandeep Rao, a fellow at Johns Hopkins Hospital specializing in vascular and interventional radiology.

Baltimore Sun
June 7, 2011
Taste: Urban foraging takes root
Johns Hopkins angle: Martha Stauss, with a master's degree in environmental studies from the Johns Hopkins University.

Delmarva Now
June 7, 2011
PRMC affiliation benefits the Shore
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece notes that “in early 2009, Johns Hopkins Medicine created the Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network, which establishes a network of researchers, both clinical and academic, so that information can be more easily shared and research more seamlessly translated to actual patient care practices.”

NeighborNewspapers.Com (Atlanta)
June 6, 2011
HIES Cellist to Make Music at Heifetz Festival
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that high school student Wickliffe “Wick” Simmons is one of only 65 students who have been selected to attend the Heifetz International Music Festival in New Hampshire beginning this month.

Muscatine Journal (Iowa)
June 7, 2011
Former Miss Iowa to speak at event
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this brief article, former Miss Iowa Jennifer Caudle “recently worked as a physician and faculty member at Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital Residency Program in Baltimore.”

Washington Examiner
June 6, 2011
The Maryland spy case that won't go away
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions that Alger Hiss was a graduate of JHU.

Fiji Times Online
June 7, 2011
Volunteers for peace
Johns Hopkins angle: This story includes information provided by the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies.

Baltimore Sun - Picture of Health blog
June 6, 2011
1,000 doctors sign up for electronic medical records
Johns Hopkins angle: Notes that the Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP) was formed as a not-for-profit collaborative in 2009, with Johns Hopkins Medicine as one of the partners.

Catonsville Patch
June 6, 2011
Erickson Living Part of State Initiative to Use Electronic Medical Records
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Maryland Daily Record
June 7, 2011
On the Move, 6/7: Bushan joins Mercy Medical’s Center for Inflammatory Bowel and Colorectal Diseases
Johns Hopkins angle: Kenneth Grant, vice president, general services, Johns Hopkins Medicine, was recognized by Associated Black Charities, as a leader in Maryland.

Frederick News-Post
June 7, 2011
Feldenkrais: Slow, controlled the way to go
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that Carl Minkel worked for APL for 37 years.

Baltimore Sun
June 7, 2011
Ruth B. Chapin (obituary)
Johns Hopkins angle: Chapin earned a bachelor's degree in education from the Johns Hopkins University in 1966 and a master's degree in education in 1971, also from Hopkins.

Miami Herald (Fla.)
June 3, 2011
Iantha Smith Whittaker, 100
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Whittaker earned a teaching certificate from Baltimore’s prestigious Peabody Conservatory of Music.

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NPR
June 6, 2011
Supreme Court Rules On College and Business Cases
The justices refused to entertain a challenge to a California law that grants reduced in-state tuition to illegal immigrants who graduate from California high schools.

Inside Higher Ed
June 7, 2011
Supremes Rule Against Stanford
Court's majority rules that Bayh-Dole law does not give universities and other contractors automatic ownership rights in inventions developed by their researchers.

The Courier-News (Ill.)
June 5, 2011
Traditional colleges still popular, but more students looking at alternatives
It’s a particularly good time to be in the business of higher education. Especially if it’s affordable. Nationally in 2009, more students than ever were enrolling in college, a trend most economists have attributed to the lousy job market that awaits high school graduates.

Baltimore Sun
June 7, 2011
University of Maryland to close for Grand Prix race
The University of Maryland will close its downtown campus for three days because of the Baltimore Grand Prix auto race, and medical staffers are drawing up plans to care for patients as nearby streets are transformed into a high-speed raceway over the Labor Day weekend.

New York Times
June 6, 2011
A Love Affair With Obama That Cooled
A professor at Oberlin College, a steadfastly liberal institution, said students' judgment of President Barack Obama had gone down significantly -- sometimes to the point of disillusionment.

Inside Higher Ed
June 6, 2011
Dissent on the Home Front
Duke business school faculty rejects plans for university's new China campus, a decision that could jeopardize launch in fall 2012.

Chronicle of Higher Education
June 7, 2011
High on the AAUP's Agenda: Deciding How to Fill a Vacancy at the Top
The group will rethink the job description for general secretary before seeking a permanent replacement for Gary Rhoades, who formally resigned on Monday.

New York Times
June 6, 2011
M.B.A. Program Offers Students Real-Life Business Lesson
Lancaster University Management School invites corporate leaders like Kevin Roberts, chief executive of Saatchi & Saatchi, to instruct and challenge students in business decision-making.

Inside Higher Ed
June 7, 2011
Thank You for the Scholarship
At some colleges, students must write a note to the donor before getting their funds released.

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