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New York Times
June 20, 2011
A Mayor’s Recollections of Motherly Advice
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s mother Charlotte, who died Sunday, mentions that the Michael Bloomberg has donated millions in his mother’s name, including funds for his alma mater, The Johns Hopkins University, which will open a children’s hospital named for Mrs. Bloomberg next year.

The Washington Post (AP)
June 20, 2011
NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s mother, Charlotte Bloomberg, dies at age 102
Johns Hopkins angle: The article points to the Bloomberg family's funding of a children's center at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in honor of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 100th birthday. The story also mentions that Bloomberg created a Charlotte Bloomberg professorship in the study of art history at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins.

San Francisco Chronicle (Bloomberg)
June 19, 2011
Charlotte Bloomberg, NYC Mayor's Mother, Dies at Age 102
Johns Hopkins angle: Bloomberg reports on the death of Charlotte Bloomberg, the mother of JHU alumnus and benefactor Michael Bloomberg, New York City major. The family has endowed a children's center scheduled to open in 2012 at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Daily Mail Online (U.K.)
June 20, 2011
'An extraordinary life': New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's mother dies aged 102
Johns Hopkins angle: Charlotte Bloomberg, mother of JHU alumnus, philanthropist and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, died.

New York Times
June 19, 2011
How Divorce Lost Its Groove
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this feature is marriage expert Andrew Cherlin, a Krieger School sociology professor.

NBC Washington
June 20, 2011
Baltimore-Based Study Finds Core Cause of Math Disability
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on a study led by Michelle Mazzocco of the School of Medicine and co-authored by Krieger School psychologists Justin Halberda and Lisa Feigenson.

Wall Street Journal
June 20, 2011
Come On Gen X, Take Some Chances
Johns Hopkins angle: Yuval Bar-Or, an expert on decision-making and an adjunct professor of finance at Johns Hopkins University's Carey Business School, is quoted.

The Oakland Tribune
June 18, 2011
School's out: Summer learning opportunities limited for many East Bay children
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Karl Alexander, Krieger School sociologist.

New York Times
June 20, 2011
Rand and Rubio
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece calls attention to an address that U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky recently delivered at JHU’s School of Advanced international Studies.

United Press International
June 17, 2011
Photos, data reveal Mercury's secrets
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this UPI piece is Brett Denevi, a staff scientist at APL.

PC World
June 18, 2011
US Builds Cyberwar Virtual Firing Range
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that DARPA is also working with Johns Hopkins University as well as government defense contractor Lockheed Martin.

Yahoo! News India (ANI)
June 18, 2011
US building 'scale model' of Internet to practice cyber war games
Johns Hopkins angle: ANI reports that “Development of the National Cyber Range is currently in the hands of several organizations, including Johns Hopkins University.”

Baltimore Sun
June 17, 2011
Dr. Barbara Starfield, pediatrician and Hopkins health researcher, dies
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary describes Starfield as a Bloomberg School of Public Health professor and health services researcher whose work in the field of primary care and health policy brought her international acclaim. Quoted are Michael J. Klag, the school’s dean, and Starfield’s husband, Neil A. Holtzman, a School of Medicine professor.

Baltimore Sun
June 17, 2011
Lisa J. Heiser, Hopkins vice dean for faculty development, dies
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary pays tribute to Heiser, vice dean for faculty development and equity at the School of Medicine. Quoted are Edward D. Miller, dean of the school, and Janice E. Clements, the school’s vice dean for faculty.

USA Today
June 20, 2011
Portable pools pose drowning risk for tots
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Susan Baker, a professor at the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research & Policy at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

MSNBC.com (AP)
June 20, 2011
Study: Portable pools as risky as in-ground pools
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this Associated Press story is Susan Baker, a professor at the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research & Policy at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The Washington Post (AP)
June 20, 2011
UN says more, better trained midwives could saves millions of women’s, infants’ lives
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health endorsed a study by the United Nations Population Fund that states more and better trained midwives could help save millions of lives in countries with high mother and newborn death rates.

The Washington Post
June 20, 2011
Hospitals courting primary-care doctors
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Johns Hopkins medicine.

New Kerala (ANI)
June 20, 2011
Study sheds light on 'sacred mushroom' chemical
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this ANI piece is Mary Cosimano, M.S.W., a lead monitor for the study in the Johns Hopkins Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit.

Newstrack India (ANI)
June 20, 2011
News source influences solutions to combat childhood obesity
Johns Hopkins angle: ANI reports that a Bloomberg School of Public Health study revealed that the perceived solutions to treating childhood obesity might be impacted by the news source. Quoted is Colleen Barry, an associate professor with the Bloomberg School's Department of Health Policy and Management.

Med India (ANI)
June 20, 2011
Disease Prevention and Treatment Possible With Personalized Nutrition
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI piece reports on a study co-authored by Rasika Mathias, assistant professor of medicine and epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

The Times of India (ANI)
June 18, 2011
Cheap BP drug cuts cancer death risk
Johns Hopkins angle: ANI reports that researchers at JHU were part of a team that found that an inexpensive drug developed 40 years ago, which is used to treat high blood pressure could cut the risk of women dying from breast cancer. The drug is propranolol.

The Independent (U.K.)
June 20, 2011
Letters: Intensive farming methods
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Robert Lawrence at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The Times of India (ANI)
June 18, 2011
'Bad' cholesterol is actually 'good'
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI story mentions the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center.

ABC2 News (Baltimore)
June 17, 2011
Stay-at-home fathers: a long way from 'Mr. Mom'
Johns Hopkins angle: A feature profile of stay-at-home dad Ehren Habela, husband to Johns Hopkins pediatric neurology resident Christa Habela. According to the article, which includes video, “Christa averages 80 hours a week in a pediatric neurology residency at Johns Hopkins.”

WJZ-TV 13 Baltimore
June 17, 2011
Hit & Run Victim Recipient Of Cutting Edge Hopkins Procedure
Johns Hopkins angle: A feature story about a quality-of-life-improving procedure that was performed on a patient by Dr. Allan Belzberg, neurosurgeon at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

WJZ-TV 13 Baltimore
June 13, 2011
Baltimore’s Most Photogenic Baby Contest To Benefit Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
Johns Hopkins angle: A feature story on a contest held last weekend to benefit the Children’s Center.

Buffalo News
June 20, 2011
Roswell Park and Kaleida say bloodstream infections are down
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece mentions the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Baltimore Sun
June 18, 2011
City bets millions on renewal of troubled Johnston Square neighborhood
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about efforts to improve Baltimore’s Johnston Square neighborhood mentions that city officials hope to better link Johnston Square to areas further east, including the revitalization initiative around the Johns Hopkins medical campus.

Baltimore Sun
June 18. 2011
Horses take the lead in battle against breast cancer
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature focuses on a horse-riding event organized to raise funds for the Johns Hopkins Avon Breast Cancer Center. Quoted is Lillie Shockney, director of the cancer center.

Capital Bop (Washington, D.C.)
June 19, 2011
The Flail brings volatile originals and close synergy to Blues Alley on Monday
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview mentions that trumpeter Dan Blankinship and pianist Brian Marsella met at the Peabody Institute, where they were both studying classical music performance.

The Independent (Livermore, Calif.)
June 18, 2011
A Grand Afternoon of Music in Livermore
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview states that Joe Bonfiglio earned a bachelor of music degree in clarinet performance at the Peabody Conservatory and has taught at the Peabody Preparatory School.

The Southern Illinoisan
June 19, 2011
Home away from home
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature reports that 23-year-old violist Michelle Skinner will pursue a master's degree this fall from the Peabody Institute.

The Washington Post
June 20, 2011
Installation begins on broadband network across central Md.
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins University is mentioned.

Baltimore Sun
June 17, 2011
Tunneling through Baltimore
John Hopkins angle: In this Baltimore history column, writer Jacques Kelly states, “I am told about, but have not seen, tunnels that run under The Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus.”

Phillyburbs.com
June 20, 2011
Fields, Bogorowski honored by Lower Bucks Lacrosse
Johns Hopkins angle: Jack Bogorowski was a midfielder for the Explorers and in the fall will attend Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
June 18, 2011
Phelps wins 100 fly, takes 2nd in 100 free at Santa Clara Grand Prix
Johns Hopkins angle: A women’s college lacrosse column item about the addition Michigan to the American Lacrosse Conference includes comments from Johns Hopkins coach Janine Tucker.

Baltimore Sun
June 18, 2011
Restaurant Review: Sammy's Trattoria has moments of competent charm
Johns Hopkins angle: This restaurant review refers to Sammy’s Trattoria as “the ‘home’ of the Johns Hopkins lacrosse team.”

Baltimore Brew
June 16, 2011
IBM chief comes to Baltimore to encourage computer skills
Johns Hopkins angle: IBM’s president and CEO Samuel J. Palmisano is an alumnus.

Daily Beast
June 20, 2011
Egypt's Dubious Spy Arrest
Johns Hopkins angle: An article about Ilan Grapel, a JHU alumnus and current law student at Emory University, who has been accused by Egypt of being a spy for Israel.

Jewish Journal
June 17, 2011
Ackerman intervenes on behalf of former intern, Grapel
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-N.Y.) has made appeals to Egyptian officials on behalf of Ilan Grapel, the American-Israeli and JHU alumnus jailed in Egypt and the congressman’s former intern.

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Chronicle of Higher Education
June 20, 2011
Male Students of Color From Different Backgrounds Face Similar Hurdles
They come from different cultural backgrounds, but male students of color, of any race, often face the same challenges in college. With great frequency they reported dealing with stereotypes, with the pressure to support their communities or families, with money problems, or with a feeling of alienation from their campus.

Inside Higher Ed
June 20, 2011
Saying More With Less
To focus institutions, some administrators have taken the unconventional step of creating exceptionally short mission statements, and placing them front and center.

Baltimore Sun
June 17, 2011
Regents to study potential merger of UM campuses
Presidents foresee collaborations between College Park, Baltimore.

NPR – All Things Considered
June 18, 2011
Making Headlines Since The '70s: Is College Worth It?
With the cost of tuition skyrocketing and unemployment rates high, should Americans bother going to college?

Chronicle of Higher Education
June 20, 2011
Giving Rose by 2.1% Last Year, New Estimate Shows
That's not enough for organizations to climb out of a hole, as the previous two years showed a steep drop in donations, says "Giving USA."

NPR – Morning Edition
June 20, 2011
Inside San Quentin, Inmates Go To College
The Prison University Project at San Quentin State Prison organizes volunteer instructors from schools like UC-Berkeley and Stanford, who conduct classes inside the prison walls. Inmates can earn degrees, and in the process, help bring calm to the once-notoriously violent prison.

Chronicle of Higher Education
June 19, 2011
Fast-Growth Strategy Has Its Costs at U. of Miami
The ambitious expansion of the university's medical school is criticized as shortchanging the city's poor.

New York Times
June 19, 2011
Report Estimates Cost to U.K. of Fewer Student Visas
Three months after Britain announced that it would limit foreign students, it has released a report trying to measure the economic impact.

Chronicle of Higher Education – Players blog
June 19, 2011
In Preventing Concussions, Fancy Helmets Aren’t Always Failsafe
The helmets worn by male lacrosse players in this fast-growing sport still lag behind the headwear of another game where colliding bodies are commonplace.

Baltimore Sun
June 18, 2011
Loyola graduate lands first job working for John Boehner
Maura Gillespie has watched Republicans reclaim House of Representatives from front-row seat.

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