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Christian Science Monitor
June 15, 2011
Voyager 1 encounters the unexpected at edge of the solar system
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes lead researcher Stamatios Krimigis, a solar physicist and emeritus head of the Space Department at JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

MSNBC.com
June 15, 2011
NASA's Voyager 1 could leave solar system next year
Johns Hopkins angle: This article, originally from Space.com, quotes the study's lead author, Stamatios Krimigis of JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

PopSci.com (Popular Science)
June 15, 2011
Voyager 1 Might Leave the Solar System Any Day Now, New Data Says
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is Stamatios Krimigis of JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

Cosmos Magazine
June 16, 2011
Voyager hits eerie calm at Sun's bubble boundary
Johns Hopkins angle: This article concerns space research led by Tom Krimigis of JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

University Today
June 15, 2011
Voyager Pushes Boundary of Interstellar Space
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on new findings by a team of Voyager scientists led by Stamatios Krimigis of JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

CBSNews.com
June 15, 2011
Do "magic" mushrooms have medicinal value?
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is lead researcher Roland Griffiths, a professor of psychiatry in the School of Medicine.

MSNBC.com
June 15, 2011
'Magic mushrooms' could help treat addiction
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is study researcher Matthew Johnson, an assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences in the School of Medicine.

WBAL-TV (Channel 11 – Baltimore)
June 15, 2011
Scuba Diving Could Help Treat Paraplegics
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news feature reports on research being conducted by a team that includes Adam Kaplin, a School of Medicine assistant professor of psychiatry and neurology and chief psychiatric consultant at the Johns Hopkins Multiple Sclerosis and Transverse Myelitis Centers.

Baltimore Sun
June 15, 2011
hCG diet leaves some hungry for less
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is Larry Cheskin, medical director and founder of the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

New Orleans City Business
June 16, 2011
Jindal dodges true sunshine on public records
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog post quotes Francis Rourke, a retired Johns Hopkins University political science professor.

The Voice of Russia
June 16, 2011
Why are the Serbians protesting?
Johns Hopkins angle: This interview is conducted with Daniel Serwer, a senior fellow at the Center for the Transatlantic Relations at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

CBSNews.com
June 15, 2011
What's the secret of hot sex? Science weighs in
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is study co-author Adena Galinsky, a doctoral student at the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for Adolescent Health

Baltimore Sun
June 15, 2011
Harris, Cardin wealthiest in delegation, reports show
Johns Hopkins angle: This political blog post states that U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, the Baltimore County Republican elected last year to represent the Eastern Shore along with several Baltimore suburbs, earned $123,705 last year from Johns Hopkins, where he practiced medicine.

Baltimore Sun
June 15, 2011
Coping with that pain in the neck
Johns Hopkins angle: This post displays a transcript of Wednesday’s live online chat with Paul Christo, director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Fellowship Training Program at the School of Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
June 15, 2011
Students learn about Watson the computer
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature about a Digital Harbor High School program notes that it was attended by IBM President and CEO Sam Palmisano, a Baltimore native and Johns Hopkins University graduate.

Baltimore Sun
June 15, 2011
Baltimore a leader in youth summer jobs
Johns Hopkins angle: In this letter to the editor, Karen Sitnick, director of the Baltimore Mayor's Office of Employment Development, states that Johns Hopkins Health System and The Johns Hopkins University will hire more than 200 YouthWorks program participants again this summer.

Baltimore Sun
June 15, 2011
Eschewing flashy, out-of-town shows, Baltimore museums look inward
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that eight students from The Johns Hopkins University and two from the Maryland Institute College of Art met weekly at the Baltimore Museum of Art for about three months to help choose the prints for an exhibit.

Baltimore Sun
June 16, 2011
Rhymes with Opera explores definition, dimension of art form
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this feature are Ruby Fulton, one of the Peabody Conservatory alums who founded the Rhymes with Opera ensemble, and David Smooke, a composer and Peabody faculty member who teaches music theory and rock music history, who wrote a work for the group.

AntiMusic.com
June 16, 2011
Luther Dickinson Leads Guitar Festival Lineup
Johns Hopkins angle: Peabody's Beijing Guitar Duo is mentioned in this article.

Royal Gazette (Bermuda)
June 16, 2011
Graydon + math = ‘It is like yes!’
Johns Hopkins angle: This story states that Graydon Flatt, 13, has won the annual JHU Center for Talented Youth Math Olympiad two years in a row.

Birmingham News (Alabama)
June 16, 2011
OUR VIEW: Retiring state school chief Joe Morton has done a terrific job and will be hard to replace
Johns Hopkins angle: This newspaper editorial states that in 2010, a report from JHU’s Everyone Graduates Center called Alabama an "inspiring case study" because of the progress it had made in reducing the number of students who drop out of high school.

The Mercury (Pottstown, Pa.)
June 16, 2011
Bestselling author from Collegeville to speak in Doylestown
Johns Hopkins angle: Bestselling author novelist Elin Hilderbrand graduated from The Johns Hopkins University, this article states.

CBN News (Christian Broadcasting Network)
June 16, 2011
Israeli Held in Egypt Denies Mossad Ties
Johns Hopkins angle: This article notes that accused Israeli spy Ilan Grapel holds an undergraduate degree from The Johns Hopkins University.

CrazyEngineers.com
June 16, 2011
MURI Grants $6.3m For Terahertz Technology Research
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to an interdisciplinary team led by Patrick Fay, Debdeep Jena and Huili (Grace) Xing that includes a group of highly specialized engineers from The Johns Hopkins University, Ohio State University and Wright State University.

AAFP News (American Academy of Family Physicians)
June 15, 2011
Barbara Starfield, M.D., M.P.H.
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary pays tribute to Starfield, a pediatrician and renowned health services researcher who spent more than 50 years at Johns Hopkins in a range of posts in both the School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The Washington Post
June 16, 2011
Renee Royak-Schaler, cancer research scientist
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary states that Renee Royak-Schaler taught at The Johns Hopkins University.


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Washington Post
June 16, 2011
3-year college degree programs not catching on
Reformers have hailed the three-year degree as the potential salvation of higher education: a rewrite of the academic calendar that lowers the price of college by compressing it into 36 months. But students have not responded, and most three-year degree programs have flopped — a reminder, college leaders say, that students still regard college as an experience to be savored.

NPR – All Things Considered
June 16, 2011
A Fight To Keep Northern Ireland Interviews Secret
Boston College scholars interviewed paramilitary fighters on both sides of a violent, decades-long conflict in Northern Ireland. Now, the British government wants access to those confidential interviews. The case worries historians who fear it may make people more reluctant to share their stories.

New York Times - Bucks Blog
June 15, 2011
College Students Don’t View Debt as Burden
The average student loan debt among graduating college seniors was more than $23,000 in 2008, but instead of feeling stressed about owing all that money, many students actually feel “empowered,” says a new study.

U.S. News & World Report
June 15, 2011
Business Schools Hope to Shatter Sturdy Glass Ceiling
Men with M.B.A.s make $400,000 more during a career than their female counterparts.

Inside Higher Ed
June 16, 2011
Pressing Beyond E-Books
Some university presses are looking to apps and other digital add-ons to keep regional editions selling.

Chronicle of Higher Education
June 16, 2011
22 Elite College Sports Programs Turned a Profit in 2010, but Gaps Remain, NCAA Reports Says
The NCAA says the number of profitable programs in Division I's top tier was up, but the 98 other programs in that subdivision saw a median deficit of $11.6-million.

Chronicle of Higher Education – Wired Campus blog
June 16, 2011
Syracuse Sends Personalized Video Messages to Admitted Students to Stop ‘Summer Melt’
The Newhouse School of Public Communications, trying to guard against enrollment dips, e-mailed a video to each freshman with a welcome message from prominent alumni.

New York Times
June 12, 2011
For Life’s Next Stage, Gallows Humor and Sage Advice
In 2011 commencement addresses, parting words of wisdom and the words that were spoken most often.

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