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ABC News
June 28, 2011
Psych Experts: Violent Videos Distort Kids' Health, Perceptions
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Dina L. G. Borzekowski, an associate professor of health, behavior and society at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

New York Times
June 27, 2011
Bosnia Flounders as Powers Argue
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Daniel Serwer, a faculty member at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies. It also notes that Serwer helped negotiate the Dayton peace agreement concerning Bosnia.

All Facebook
June 27, 2011
14 Colleges Get 4.0 GPAs On Facebook
Johns Hopkins angle: JHU is number five on Best Colleges Online’s ranking of most savvy on social media. The article says that “Johns Hopkins … offers Facebook pages for departments including admissions, schools, libraries, and athletics.”

Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast
June 28, 2011
6-28-11: How Your Sex Affects Your Health
Johns Hopkins angle: Kast’s guest is Sabra Klein, a professor of microbiology and immunology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. (Please note that audio for this interview will be available by the end of the day today.)

The Washington Post
June 28, 2011
Lessons from the Gates War Room
Johns Hopkins angle: Eliot A. Cohen, a senior official in the George W. Bush administration and professor at SAIS, is quoted.

United Press International
June 28, 2011
Health IT grads to improve healthcare
Johns Hopkins angle: UPI reports that nine U.S. programs in comprehensive management of health information – including one at JHU -- are graduating their first classes, totaling about 500 students this summer.

MSNBC.com
June 27, 2011
Space on a budget balances risk vs. innovation
Johns Hopkins angle: This story includes comments from Andy Dantzler, a program area manager at the Applied Physics Laboratory.

Baltimore Sun
June 29, 2011
Managing postoperative pain
Johns Hopkins angle: This post calls attention to a live online chat that will be conducted at noon on Wednesday with Paul Christo, director of the School of Medicine’s Multidisciplinary Pain Fellowship Training Program.

Reuters
June 27, 2011
Ex-US Treasury's Paulson named fellow at Univ of Chicago
Johns Hopkins angle: Reuters mentions that Hank Paulson was formerly a fellow at JHU.

MPR (Minnesota Public Radio)
June 27, 2011
The 'triumph' of new-age medicine
Johns Hopkins angle: Among guests on this program discussing alternative medicine was Dr. Steven Salzberg: Director, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland. According to this report, Salzberg will soon join Johns Hopkins University as Professor of Medicine and Biostatistics McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine.

Reuters Blogs
June 27, 2011
Did the FDIC really kill the repo market?
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Whiting School applied economist Steve Hanke.

Foreign Policy Magazine
June 27, 2011
Shot in the Dark
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Donald Henderson, professor emeritus at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Philadelphia Inquirer
June 27, 2011
Penn medical school dean leaves big legacy
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that Chi Dang is leaving a vice deanship at Johns Hopkins to head Penn's cancer center.

Terra Daily
June 28, 2011
Tongue makes the difference in how fish and mammals chew
Johns Hopkins angle: Rebecca German of the School of Medicine is a co-author on a study led by researchers at Brown University that found that chewing has evolved.

Maryland Daily Record
June 27, 2011
Laria selected as managing partner of Ballard Spahr’s Baltimore office
Johns Hopkins angle: The subject of this article, Jon Laria, received his education at John Hopkins University.

The Urbanite
June 28, 2011
Lift Every Voice: Photographs of African American Musicians by Russ Moss
Johns Hopkins angle: Moss originally created this exhibit of black and white photos for an oral history project developed by the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University. It is now an exhibit at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum on E. Pratt Street through July 3.

Baltimore Sun
June 27, 2011
Red Line gets federal go-ahead for next phase
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that Baltimore’s proposed Red Line east-west light rail plan has received U.S. approval to move to the next phase of development. It adds that advocates say it would provide an attractive transit alternative to reach some of the city's major employment centers, including the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Cincinnati.com
June 27, 2011
UC names a grad as new CCM dean
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Peter Landgren, the new dean University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, served for 26 years on the artist faculty at the Peabody Conservatory and was interim director of the Peabody Institute in 2005 and 2006.

Cincinnati.com
June 27, 2011
Q&A: Meet the new CCM dean
Johns Hopkins angle: In this interview, Peter Landgren, the new dean University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, states that he loved teaching at the Peabody Conservatory, where he was a faculty member for many years.

Bangkok Post (Thailand)
June 28, 2011
An evening with Schumann
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview states that baritone Ittinat Seeboonruang is now pursuing his master’s studies in vocal performance at the Peabody Conservatory, under the tutelage of famed British bass-baritone, John Shirley-Quirk.

Baltimore Magazine
June 27, 2011
Second Dolphin Calf Dies at Aquarium
Johns Hopkins angle: This brief story about the death of a second dolphin calf mentions that “Aquarium officials are baffled by the death and have sent the calves' bodies to Johns Hopkins for a necropsy.”

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
June 28, 2011
Cloud Computing Augments Clinical Trial Process
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Jeffrey T. Leek, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

iBerkshires.com
June 27, 2011
Williams Thinking: Faculty Lecture Series Presents Ideas that Matter
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about a new lecture series at Williams College mentions that English professor and incoming Dean of Faculty Peter Murphy earned his doctorate at The Johns Hopkins University.

The Sun Chronicle (Mass.)
June 28, 2011
Growing up in a porn culture
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about sexual assault mentions that “According to a Johns Hopkins School of Public Health study, one of every three girls and one of every five boys will be the victim of a sexual assault of some kind before they turn 18.”

Consulting-Specifying Engineer
June 27, 2011
North American plumbing organizations meet
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions JHU research into hands-free faucets.

Tucson Citizen
June 27, 2011
New Hispanic majority alters Pa. town culture
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story from USA Today, Reading High School valedictorian Noe Cabello will attend Johns Hopkins University in the fall.

The Washington Post
June 27, 2011
Davey Johnson is a semi-changed man
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Davey Johnson, new manager of the Baltimore Orioles, attended Johns Hopkins in the off-season.

Baltimore Sun
June 27, 2011
Ten Bayhawks make Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that he Chesapeake Bayhawks on Monday saw 10 players named to the Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game, including two former Johns Hopkins athletes: midfielder Michael Kimmel and defenseman Michael Evans.

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USA Today
June 28, 2011
Democrats pitch DREAM Act as needed economic patch
As Democrats renew their push for that act in a Senate hearing Tuesday, the sales pitch will focus on how the children of illegal immigrants can help the nation's foundering economy.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
June 26, 2011
Saudi Arabia's $10-Billion Experiment Is Ready for Results
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology could become a global player—if it can find the right talent.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
June 27, 2011
As Mobile Devices Multiply, Some Colleges Turn Away From Building Campus Apps
Technology officials are shifting their attention from stand-alone applications to mobile-optimized versions of their Web sites.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
June 28, 2011
Drawing From the Same Well
Caltech admissions director uses his American Indian roots to attract Native students to the elite school.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
June 26, 2011
In Athletics, Ambitions Compete With Costs
Spending is up and profits are elusive in Division I's less-elite tier, where the median deficit tops $9-million. The trends strike many as unsustainable.

New York Times
June 28, 2011
Cornell Fraternity Sued Over Student’s Drinking Death
George Desdunes of Brooklyn was kidnapped and bound by fraternity pledges, who made him drink until he passed out, a suit says.

U.S. News & World Report
June 27, 2011
Understand the Value of a Graduate Degree
Graduate degrees in the sciences and social sciences pay off, according to a Georgetown study.

Inside Higher Ed
June 28, 2011
'Times' Ticks On
The Grey Lady continues wading into higher education, saying full-fledged degree programs are imminent.




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