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Newstrack India (ANI)
June 8, 2011
Objects associated with rewards are hard to ignore, study finds
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI wire story reports on a study led by Krieger School neuroscientist Steve Yantis that found that even when things that signify a "reward" are actually not important at all, they are still powerful enough to capture people's attention.

Red Orbit
June 8, 2011
Your attention please: 'Rewarding' objects can't be ignored
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on a study led by Krieger School neuroscientist Steve Yantis that found that even when things that signify a "reward" are actually not important at all, they are still powerful enough to capture people's attention.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
June 8, 2011
Yanukovych Relies On Soviet Nationalism To Stay In Power
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is written by Taras Kuzio, a visiting fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, part of JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

CNN Living
June 8, 2011
5 things not to say to new college graduates
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature includes a comment from Mark Presnell, director of the Career Center at The Johns Hopkins University.

Midday with Dan Rodricks (WYPR-FM)
June 7, 2011
Summer Movies
Johns Hopkins angle: On this radio program, Linda DeLibero, associate director of film and media studies in the Krieger School, weighs in on movie blockbusters of summers past and the current crop of summer movies.

China Daily
June 8, 2011
End of QE2 to help China tame inflation
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is Pieter Bottelier of JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

MSNBC (Reuters)
June 7, 2011
Slow going on West's plan for post-Gaddafi Libya
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters wire story quotes SAIS's Daniel Serwer.

Tucson Citizen
June 7, 2011
Feds seek to close African-American health gap
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this USA Today piece is Michelle Gourdine, a pediatrician at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and author of the newly released “Reclaiming Our Health: A Guide to African American Wellness.”

CNN
June 7, 2011
Weiner's busted. Can he survive?
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Adam Sheingate, a Krieger School political scientist.

New York Post
June 8, 2011
The Breindel Award
Johns Hopkins angle: Fouad Ajami, director of Middle Eastern studies at SAIS, was awarded the Eric Breindel award for opinion journalism, according to this article.

The Wall Street Journal
June 8, 2011
Ajami Wins Breindel Award
Johns Hopkins angle: This news brief congratulates SAIS professor Fouad Ajami for winning this year's Eric Breindel award for opinion journalism.

Space.com
June 7, 2011
Strange Star Cluster in a Class All Its Own
Johns Hopkins angle: This story focuses on research by Krieger School astronomer Imants Platais.

Baltimore Sun
June 8, 2011
Patient safety center gets well known director
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog post reports that Peter Pronovost, a School of Medicine professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine, has been named director of the new Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at Johns Hopkins, where researchers will aim to look for new ways to cut down on preventable harm.

National Review Online
June 13, 2011
The Difficulty of Political Order
Johns Hopkins angle: In this interview, Francis Fukuyama refers to an international-development program he ran at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies, focusing on issues of anti-corruption and improving governance.

Baltimore City Paper
June 8, 2011
Speaking Parts
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that the Iron Crow theater company's production of Love and Human Remains is being staged on the Johns Hopkins campus at the Mattin Center.

Baltimore City Paper
June 8, 2011
Dust in the wind
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story about lead paint removal is Mary Ernish, who has a master’s degree in health science from the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
June 8, 2011
Group wants to revive Pennsylvania Governor's School
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Ying Ying Wang, a post-doctoral researcher in immunology at The Johns Hopkins University.

Chicago Tribune
June 8, 2011
Walgreens, Northwestern Memorial docs partner to coordinate care
Johns Hopkins angle: This article notes that Walgreens has entered into a similar coordinated health care program with Johns Hopkins Medicine.

S
tockton Record (Calif.)
June 8, 2011
Bringing change to the table
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature notes that a recent survey by the American Meat Institute found that 18 percent of Americans are instituting Meatless Monday, a program from the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Becker’s ASC Review
June 8, 2011
Patient Safety Tool: 'This Is Your Hand Unwashed' Poster
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that Johns Hopkins Medicine has developed a number of resources, including a colorful poster, to help improve hand hygiene at its organizations.

Balita (Philippines)
June 7, 2011
Reyes in an all-Beethoven piano sonatas concert at CCP
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Reynaldo Reyes received a Philippine Government Scholarship to study at the Peabody Institute, where he obtained his master's degree and artist's diploma.

Jewish Tribune (Canada)
June 7, 2011
Canadian Jewish pianist to perform with Chinese Artists Society of Toronto
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece states that Michael Berkovsky received his doctorate in musical arts from the Peabody Conservatory.

Gazette (Maryland)
June 8, 2011
Victim in Rockville motorcycle crash remembered as compassionate, brilliant surgeon, entrepreneur
Johns Hopkins angle: This article notes that Mohit Bhatnagar completed his undergraduate and doctoral degrees in seven years at the School of Medicine and completed his residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Farmington Daily Times
June 8, 2011
Sports camp teaches the game of life
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that the Native Vision lacrosse camp is sponsored by the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Naples Daily News (Fla.)
June 8, 2011
Using live animals in research
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this opinion piece, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has filed a criminal complaint against Johns Hopkins detailing how the medical school is violating Maryland's animal cruelty law because it uses live animals in the training of medical students.

San Bernardino Daily Sun
June 8, 2011
Colton High grads set records
Johns Hopkins angle: The story states that valedictorian Nathanial Shambach will attend JHU next year.

Baltimore Sun
June 8, 2011
Ex-Terps coach Funk qualifies for U.S. Open
Johns Hopkins angle: A college men’s lacrosse item in this column states that Johns Hopkins defenseman Chris Lightner will skip workouts in the fall to heal his ailing back.


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Baltimore Sun
June 8, 2011
Repeal drive moves forward on tuition for illegal immigrants
Conservative activists trying to repeal a Maryland law that grants college education discounts to illegal immigrants have met a preliminary goal to keep their efforts on track, the State Board of Elections reported Tuesday.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
June 8, 2011
Senate Committee Puts For-profits Back in Spotlight Following Education Department Ruling
The for-profit college sector underwent tough scrutiny Tuesday from members of the U.S. Senate committee that has been leading the charge for tighter controls over the proprietary schools accused of preying on minorities and the poor.

Chronicle of Higher Education
June 8, 2011
Obama to Unveil New Credentialing System During Visit to Community College
In an effort to improve the nation's work force, President Obama will unveil today a plan to provide 500,000 community-college students with industry-recognized credentials that will help them secure jobs in manufacturing.

Hechinger Report (Indianapolis Star)
June 8, 2011
Skip senior year and go straight to college?
It’s an idea that divides educators. Some think senior year is too often ill-spent and not so necessary. But others think the answer is to strengthen, not abandon, senior year.

Inside Higher Ed
June 8, 2011
Whose Money Is It, Anyway?
Dartmouth angers some professors by redirecting a larger chunk of returns on endowed funds to administrative costs.

Chronicle of Higher Education – Wired Campus blog
June 7, 2011
Yale U. Complains That Chinese University Press Plagiarized Free Course Materials
A university press in China appears to be selling transcripts of Yale University’s free online courses, sparking complaints from Yale officials. Under the terms of the course giveaway, called Open Yale Courses, others cannot profit from the material.

Wall Street Journal
June 8, 2011
Time to Make Professors Teach - Opinion
Richard Vedder, a professor of economics at Ohio University and director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, says that his new study suggests a simple way to cut college tuition in half by closely examining the work load of those who absorb the lion's share of university budgets.

New York Times (AP)
June 6, 2011
Dramatist Alludes to Dispute as He Accepts CUNY Honor
Playwright Tony Kushner on Friday accepted the honorary degree that the City University of New York had initially withheld after a trustee accused him of being anti-Israel.

Chronicle of Higher Education
June 5, 2011
Just Showing Up: Educators Focus on Attendance to Help Students Succeed
Being in class helps people get better grades, but requiring attendance crosses a line, some professors say.

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