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Fox News (Reuters)
June 15, 2011
Pfizer, BI Inhaler May Raise Risk of Death, Study Says
Johns Hopkins angle: Sonal Singh of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is quoted in this Reuters story.

Yahoo! News (HealthDay News)
June 14, 2011
COPD Drug Via Mist Inhaler Could Raise Death Risk: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this HealthDay story is Sonal Singh of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

France 24/7 (AFP)
June 15, 2011
Respiratory mist inhaler linked to higher deaths: BMJ
Johns Hopkins angle: Sonal Singh of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is quoted in this Agence France-Presse story.

Education Week
June 14, 2011
We Must Help Students Reach College
Johns Hopkins angle: An opinion piece by Yash Gupta, dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

The Washington Post
June 15, 2011
Sprouts: Culprits in Germany, but on the rise in America
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that a Johns Hopkins University research team discovered an antioxidant-boosting compound in broccoli sprouts.

New York Times
June 15, 2011
U.S. Warns Bosnia It Risks Being Left Behind
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on a speech delivered in Tuesday by Assistant Secretary of State Philip H. Gordon. He was addressing a conference in Sarajevo convened by the America-Bosnia Foundation and the Center for Transatlantic Relations at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

New York Times
June 15, 2011
F.D.A. Unveils New Rules About Sunscreen Claims
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Warwick L. Morison, a professor of dermatology in the School of Medicine and chairman of the photobiology committee for the Skin Cancer Foundation.

Baltimore Sun
June 14, 2011
State audit says Baltimore court clerks left millions of dollars uncollected
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Matthew Crenson, a Krieger School professor emeritus of political science.

Yahoo! News
June 15, 2011
Far out: Magic mushrooms could have medical benefits, researchers say
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Roland Griffiths of the School of Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
June 15, 2011
Coping with that pain in the neck
Johns Hopkins angle: This post calls attention to a live online chat at noon today with Paul Christo, director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Fellowship Training Program at the School of Medicine.

New Kerala (ANI)
June 15, 2011
Gene-diet plays key role in disease prevention, treatment
Johns Hopkins angle: ANI reports on a study co-led by Rasika Mathias, Sc.D, assistant professor of medicine and epidemiology at School of Medicine.

NBC Washington
June 14, 2011
Bethesda Lululemon to Reopen Next Week
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Carey Business School student Jayna Murray.

Financial Times
June 14, 2011
Escape from German tradition
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, a think-tank associated with Johns Hopkins University.

Globe & Mail (Canada)
June 14, 2011
German irony: Will it have to import nuclear power?
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that Michael Lind “is not your usual alternative energy skeptic. A lecturer at Harvard University and Johns Hopkins, a writer and editor with stints at the New Yorker, Harper’s …”

Montgomery News (Fort Washington, Pa.)
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Russian Opera Workshop? Da!
Johns Hopkins angle: This workshop preview mentions that the faculty will include Vera Danchenko-Stern of the Peabody Conservatory.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 15, 2011
Cultural gap inspires mentor group
Johns Hopkins angle: Crystal Lee attended Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health before finishing her master's degree in public health at UNLV in 2007.

Uruknet.info
June 15, 2011
The magical realism of body counts
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Jerusalem Post
June 14, 2011
Israeli diplomats in Cairo meet with suspected spy
Johns Hopkins angle: This story once again mentions that Ilan Grapel attended Johns Hopkins University.

Pottstown Mercury
June 15, 2011
Prof. Vincent P. DeSantis, 94, of Victoria, B.C.
Johns Hopkins angle: Prof. Vincent P. DeSantis completed his Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University.

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New York Times
June 14, 2011
Mixed-Race Students Wonder How Many Boxes to Check
Multiracial students confess to spending sleepless nights worrying about how best to answer the race question on college applications. Some say they wonder whether their answers will be perceived as gamesmanship or a reflection of reality.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
June 15, 2011
New Bill Targets College Access, Academic Success in Low-Income Areas
Education leaders in the U.S. Senate want to promote college success in low-income communities through a new “cradle-to-career” educational support program in the nation’s highest poverty neighborhoods.

Inside Higher Ed
June 15, 2011
The New Perkins Loan
College presidents applaud Obama administration's commitment to the program, but worry about some proposed changes.

Chronicle of Higher Education – Wired Campus blog
June 15, 2011
Assessments of Student Learning Vary Widely by Field
Evaluations of nearly all types are used most in education and health sciences, a survey of department chairs found.

New York Times
June 15, 2011
Chancellor Leaving Troubled Wisconsin for the Presidency of Amherst College
Carolyn A. Martin and her campus in Madison have occupied center stage in the nation’s battles over higher education.

Wall Street Journal
June 14, 2011
States Use Sweepstakes to Attract Parents to College-Savings Plans
It has come to this: Recession-battered 529 college-savings plans are trying to lure investors with the chance to win thousands.

Washington Post – College Inc. blog
June 15, 2011
University of the People: Tuition-free higher education
University of the People represents quite an anomaly. The Pasadena, Calif., nonprofit university offers college coursework to about 1,000 students worldwide essentially for free.

U.S. News & World Report
June 10, 2011
The Race for Bigger, Better Business Schools
Several schools are turning donations into sparkling new facilities to lure top M.B.A. students.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
June 13, 2011
U.S., Foreign Higher Education Institutions Unite To Help Haiti
New consortium hopes to help Haitian universities recover and improve a year after earthquake.



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