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Washington Post
June 29, 2011
Brennan: Counterterrorism strategy focused on al-Qaeda’s threat to homeland
Johns Hopkins angle: Reports on a speech giving by White House counterterrorism chief John Brennan on Wednesday at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

CBS News
June 30, 2011
U.S. terror fight to focus on "surgical" hits
Johns Hopkins angle: John Brennan, President Obama's counterterrorism adviser, spoke at SAIS yesterday.

Washington Post (AP)
June 29, 2011
White House terror chief Brennan unveils retooled, ‘pragmatic’ strategy to hunt al-Qaida
Johns Hopkins angle: Reports on a speech giving by White House counterterrorism chief John Brennan on Wednesday at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

CNN
June 29, 2011
US Adviser: al-Qaida Still Greatest Danger
Johns Hopkins angle: CNN reports on a speech given by John Brennan, President Obama’s counterterrorism adviser, at SAIS.

New Kerala (ANI)
June 30, 2011
'US attacks in militant-infested Pak-Afghan border region to continue'
Johns Hopkins angle: ANI reports that President Obama’s counterterrorism adviser, John Brennan, gave a speech at SAIS on Wednesday.

Independent (Ireland)
June 29, 2011
Special forces 'key to terror war'
Johns Hopkins angle: President Obama’s counterterrorism adviser, John Brennan, gave a speech at SAIS on Wednesday.

National Journal
June 29, 2011
White House Counterterrorism Adviser: There's a 'Real Cancer Within Pakistan'
Johns Hopkins angle: John Brennan made a speech at SAIS on Wednesday.

Huffington Post
June 29, 2011
New Counterterrorism Strategy Unveiled By White House Official
Johns Hopkins angle: CNN reports on a speech given by John Brennan, President Obama’s counterterrorism adviser, at SAIS.

Associated Press of Pakistan
June 29, 2011
Obama Advisor says security partnership with Pakistan vital
Johns Hopkins angle: APP reports that John Brennan made a speech at SAIS on Wednesday.

NextGov
June 29, 2011
White House aims to disrupt al Qaeda online
Johns Hopkins angle: White House counterterrorism chief John Brennan announced a new strategy SAIS.

Naharnet (Lebanon)
June 29, 2011
U.S. Says Iran and Syria Remain Top Terrorism Threats
Johns Hopkins angle: An Agence France-Presse article about John Brennan’s speech at SAIS.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
June 30, 2011
Wartime strategy shift
Johns Hopkins angle: This Tribune story, reprinted in numerous publications, reports that John Brennan, President Obama's counterterrorism adviser, spoke at SAIS.

Baltimore Sun (Reuters)
June 29, 2011
Obama aide claims big gains against al Qaeda
Johns Hopkins angle: Reuters reports that John Brennan, President Obama's counterterrorism adviser, spoke at SAIS.

San Francisco Chronicle (Bloomberg)
June 29, 2011
Obama Counterterrorism Plan Focuses on Threat 'From Within'
Johns Hopkins angle: Bloomberg reports that John Brennan, President Obama’s counterterrorism adviser, made a speech at SAIS.

Washington Times
June 29, 2011
New counterterror strategy reset on ‘adherents’
Johns Hopkins angle: John Brennan, President Obama's counterterrorism adviser, spoke at SAIS.

Arizona Daily Star
June 30, 2011
US shifts counterterrorism gears
Johns Hopkins angle: John Brennan, President Obama's counterterrorism adviser, spoke at SAIS.

Voice of America
June 29, 2011
US Counterterrorism Strategy Focuses on Domestic Threats
Johns Hopkins angle: John Brennan, President Obama's counterterrorism adviser, spoke at SAIS.

Radio Free Europe
June 30, 2011
U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy Said To Focus On 'Demise' Of Al-Qaeda
Johns Hopkins angle: John Brennan, President Obama's counterterrorism adviser, spoke at SAIS.

Fox43.com (Pa.)
June 29, 2011
U.S. counter-terrorism strategy to rely on surgical strikes, unmanned drones
Johns Hopkins angle: This Los Angeles Times piece reports on a speech given by John Brennan, President Obama’s counterterrorism adviser, at SAIS.

Gizmag.com
June 29, 2011
Student-designed device could make dialysis safer and easier
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on the device to improve the dialysis process for kidney failure patients, which was invented by a team of biomedical engineering graduate students.

Baltimore Sun
June 29, 2011
Robert Gates' disappointing legacy
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is written by Melvin A. Goodman, a Krieger School adjunct professor of government.

Baltimore Sun
June 29, 2011
Obesity leads to more plastic surgery complications
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog post reports on a study led by Marty Makary, a School of Medicine associate professor of surgery. Makary is quoted.

Zee News (ANI)
June 30, 2011
Obese patients to suffer surgical complications
Johns Hopkins angle: ANI reports on new research by School of Medicine suggests that obese patients undergoing elective plastic surgery are nearly 12 times more likely to develop complications than their normal-weight counterparts. Quoted is Marty Makary, M.D., M.P.H, an associate professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

HealthLeaders Media
June 30, 2011
Breast Surgery Complications Multiply When Patients Are Obese
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on research led by Marty Makary of the School of Medicine that found that obese patients undergoing breast surgery are at an enhanced risk of complications.

Baltimore Business Journal
June 30, 2011
Johns Hopkins promotes tech transfer in Montgomery County
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Wesley Blakeslee, executive director of JHU Technology Transfer.

ExploreBaltimoreCounty.com (Baltimore Sun)
June 29, 2011
Congressman tours UMBC research and technology park
Johns Hopkins angle: The article states that during his tour Monday of innovative manufacturing sites in Maryland, U. S. Rep. John Sarbanes visited the Johns Hopkins University Technology Transfer Office.

ABC News/Good Morning America
June 29, 2011
CT Scans for Smokers Could Lower Lung Cancer Deaths by 20 Percent
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions a CT scan done at Johns Hopkins as part of the National Lung Screening Trial.

New York Times
June 29, 2011, 2:46 pm
Tough Week for Meatless Monday
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog post mentions that the “Meatless Mondays” campaign was jointly launched by the Johns Hopkins and Columbia University schools of public health in 2003.

The Atlantic Monthly
June 30, 2011
Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical Science
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Dr. John Ioannidis has worked at Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
June 29, 2011
Managing postoperative pain
Johns Hopkins angle: This transcript is of the live online chat on post-operative pain that was conducted Wednesday with Paul Christo, director of the School of Medicine’s Multidisciplinary Pain Fellowship Training Program.

United Press International
June 29, 2011
Researchers look at abortion 'stigma
Johns Hopkins angle: UPI reports that researchers from the Bloomberg School of Public Health are part of a team examining the social issues surrounding abortion and the stigma sometimes associated with terminating a pregnancy.

Cleveland Plain Dealer
June 29, 2011
Baldwin-Wallace's Peter Landgren headed to Cincinnati conservatory
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Landgren was a faculty member at the Peabody Conservatory for 26 years and served as interim director during the 2005-2006 school year.

Space.com
June 29, 2011
50 Years of Nuclear-Powered Spacecraft: It All Started with Satellite Transit 4A
Johns Hopkins angle: The Earth-orbiting Transit 4A was built by the Applied Physics Laboratory.

Maryland Daily Record
June 30, 2011
On the Move, 6/30: Colliers hires Manekin as managing director and principal
Johns Hopkins angle: Robert A. Manekin is a faculty associate at the Carey Business School.

Air Force Times
June 29, 2011
Spouse job-search website launches
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Johns Hopkins has the lineup of companies and organizations seeking to hire military spouses as a new job search tool launches Wednesday.

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New York Times
June 30, 2011
What’s the Most Expensive College? The Least? Education Dept. Puts It All Online
The new Web site lists tuition costs for public and private colleges and also notes which ones have the fastest-rising costs.

Chronicle of Higher Education
June 30, 2011
With New Lists, Federal Government Moves to Help Consumers and Prod Colleges to Limit Price Increases
The lists released by the Education Department today show the colleges in each sector with especially high or low prices, or large price increases.

USA Today
June 30, 2011
Tuition-hiking colleges have some explaining to do
The Education Department unveils a website that for the first time will publish lists identifying the nation's most expensive colleges.

Inside Higher Ed
June 30, 2011
Naughty and Nice on College Price
U.S. Education Department has released lists -- 54 in all -- of most and least expensive colleges and those increasing tuition at the fastest rate. Will they matter?

Huffpost College
June 29, 2011
Undocumented Journalist And Students Push Obama To Halt Deportations
Undocumented journalist Jose Antonio Vargas and other young people without legal status called on Wednesday for the president to stop deporting students who entered the United States as children as part of administrative relief for a limited number of undocumented immigrants.

Chronicle of Higher Education
June 29, 2011
For-Profits Hit Hardest by End of Year-Round Pell Grant Program
Nine of the 10 colleges getting the most aid in second Pell Grants were for-profits, according to Chronicle data.


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