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NPR
March 1, 2011
Tunisia Not Sudden Paradise After President's Ouster
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this piece is Camille Pecastaing, a professor of Middle East studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Education Week
March 1, 2011
Community Engagement: Has Its Time Finally Come?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to JHU’s Center on School, Family, and Community Partnerships, directed by Joyce Epstein, a principal research scientist at the Krieger School’s Center for Social Organization of Schools.

Wall Street Journal
March 2, 2011
Exposed!
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from Gordon Bodnar, a finance professor at JHU’s s School of Advanced International Studies who has researched corporate hedging.

CBS News
March 1, 2011
HPV infects half of American men: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions HPV infection research taking place at Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun – Mike Sragow Gets Reel blog
March 2, 2011
'Paris' kicks off Johns Hopkins' French Cinema Festival
Johns Hopkins angle: Notes the second annual Tournées Festival of Contemporary French Cinema at Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus.

International Relations and Security Network (Zürich)
March 2, 2011
Are ISAF's Tenuous Supply Lines Sustainable?
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece is written by John C.K. Daly, a non-resident Fellow at SAIS’ Central Asia-Caucasus Institute in Washington, D.C.

The Washingtonian
March 1, 2011
Susi Wyss' African Adventure
Johns Hopkins angle: This article notes that Wyss worked for Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins–affiliated international-health nonprofit. She has graduate degrees in international health from Boston University and in writing from Johns Hopkins.

Maryland Daily Record (AP)
March 1, 2011
Reward offered in laser incident near BWI
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Hospital is mentioned.

Baltimore Sun
March 1, 2011
'Sin tax' on alcohol won't work
Johns Hopkins angle: This letter to the editor disagrees with a recent opinion piece co-written by Bloomberg School of Public Health faculty members.

AboutLawsuits.com
March 2, 2011
Safety Checklists Cut Down on Hospital Mortality Rates: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that the hospital safety checklist was developed at JHU.

The Post Bulletin (Rochester, Minn.)
March 2, 2011
Answer Man: How does Mayo compare with Johns Hopkins, Cleveland Clinic
Johns Hopkins angle: This columnist makes financial comparisons between the Mayo Clinic and two other large nonprofit medical centers — Johns Hopkins and Cleveland Clinic.

Baltimore Sun
March 1, 2011
BSO's 2011-2012 season to salute 'revolutionary women'
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature reports that the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will perform an oratorio that will involve the Peabody-Hopkins Chorus and Peabody Children's Chorus.

Baltimore City Paper
March 2, 2011
American Made - Post-Classical Ensemble spotlights the infallible imagination of Lou Harrison
Johns Hopkins angle: This article calls attention to a piano concerto that that will be performed by the Peabody Institute’s Ben Pasternack.

Washington Post
March 2, 2011
15 years later, the search goes on for Reynolds's killer
Johns Hopkins angle: A story about the death of the death of Alicia Showalter Reynolds, who was a graduate student at Johns Hopkins University. Reynolds was working toward a doctorate in pharmacology.

Fox Business
March 1, 2011
A Doctor's Problem With Our Health Insurance System
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions Krieger School senior public health studies major Dylan Goldberg, who will attend the Bloomberg School of Public Health next year.

Baltimore Sun
March 2, 2011
Lehigh men rally in lacrosse, defeat Navy for first time since 1913
Johns Hopkins angle: A women’s lacrosse item in this sports columns states that Johns Hopkins freshman midfielder Sarah Taylor was named American Lacrosse Conference Rookie of the Week. Another item notes that Johns Hopkins freshman Jackie Heath was named Foil Fencer of the Year by the Eastern Women's Fencing Conference.

Baltimore Sun
March 2, 2011
Princeton could meet Johns Hopkins without McBride duo
Johns Hopkins angle: This men’s lacrosse blog item previews Saturday’s game between JHU and Princeton.

Cherokeean Herald (Texas)
March 2, 2011
New doctor serves ETMC Jacksonville
Johns Hopkins angle: This story notes that pain management specialist Eldor Brish attended the School of Medicine.

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New York Times
March 2, 2011
More College Graduates Take Public Service Jobs
A growing cohort of young college graduates ended up doing good because the economy did them wrong. As job hunts became tough after the crisis, anecdotal evidence suggested that more young people considered public service.

NPR – The Root
March 2, 2011
The Root: More Blacks Needed In UK Universities
According to a report published last year, black students in the UK performed better on national exams than was expected of them — yet very few Britons of African or Caribbean origin can be found at Oxford and Cambridge.

Chronicle of Higher Education
February 28, 2011
Supreme Court Justices Weigh Expanding Universities' Rights to Faculty Inventions
Universities pushing for the Supreme Court to strengthen the presumption that a 30-year-old law gives them the right to own inventions that arise from billions of dollars of federally financed research were hit with some pointed challenges to that interpretation during oral arguments on Monday in a case known as Stanford v. Roche.

New York Times
March 1, 2011
Internet Cheating Scandal Shakes Japan Universities
An episode of cheating has become a national scandal, raising questions about how to monitor Japan's grueling exams in an era of smartphones and instant Internet access.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
March 2, 2011
Ed Secretary Duncan Defends $2B Increase in 2012 Education Budget
The higher education portion of the Obama FY2012 request includes a $67 million increase for TRIO programs for a total of $920 million; summer Pell grants would be cut.

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