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Washington Post
March 3, 2011
Behind Iraq's protests, a call for better democracy
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is written by Daniel Serwer, a professorial lecturer at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

Bloomberg.com
March 2, 2011
Serena Williams Treated for Blood Clot, People Reports
Johns Hopkins angle: This wire story includes comments from Jonathan Orens, associate director and clinical chief of pulmonary care at the School of Medicine.

Medscape Medical News
March 2, 2011
Immediate ART Reduces Mortality of AIDS and TB
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Richard E. Chaisson, director of the John Hopkins Center for Tuberculosis Research.

Cleveland Plain Dealer
March 3, 2011
Cleveland Clinic CEO delivers optimistic message in face of daunting challenges
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this article, Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove delivered a “State of the Clinic” speech Wednesday in which he predicted that “brand development also will fuel growth, noting a sizable lag in national brand recognition behind Johns Hopkins, the Mayo Clinic, and the UCLA Health system.”

The Takeaway (New York City)
March 3, 2011
Taking the Long View on Libya
Johns Hopkins angle: This page provides a link to the audio recording of a radio interview with Marius Deeb, a professorial lecturer in Middle East Studies at SAIS.

Sify News (India)
March 3, 2011
Potassium levels may explain racial disparity in Type 2 diabetes: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI wire story quotes one of the authors of this diabetes-related study, Hsin-Chieh 'Jessica' Yeh, a School of Medicine assistant professor of medicine.

Science Centric
March 3, 2011
Potassium levels possible key to racial disparity in type 2 diabetes
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes one of the authors of this diabetes-related study, Hsin-Chieh 'Jessica' Yeh, a School of Medicine assistant professor of medicine.

Maryland Daily Record
March 3, 2011
E. Baltimore partnership barred from doing business in Md.
Johns Hopkins angle: In this story, the university is named as one of the partners in the East Baltimore Development Inc. initiative.

MedIndia
March 3, 2011
Simple Blood Test Could Reduce Hospital Readmissions
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is study leader Henry J. Michtalik, a research and clinical fellow in the School of Medicine's Division of General Internal Medicine.

Hispanically Speaking News (Chicago)
March 2, 2011
Hearing Loss Seems to Affect Fewer Blacks Than Whites
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog post refers to a study led by Frank Lin, an assistant professor in the Otology Division at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and a core faculty member at Johns Hopkins’ Center of Aging and Health.

Frederick News-Post (Maryland)
March 3, 2011
Frederick County breweries weigh in on proposed alcohol tax increase
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to a study led by David Jernigan, a professor at the Bloomberg School of Health, that found that sales across state lines would not increase significantly due to the tax increase.

Wired.com
March 2, 2011
‘Nude’ Airport Scanners: Are They Safe?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to a study of airport scanner technology conducted by JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

TopNews Arab Emirates
March 3. 2011
Malaria has a new tool to fight
Johns Hopkins angle: A team that included researchers from the University of Maryland and the Bloomberg School of Public Health has developed a fungus that is genetically engineered to fight malaria, this article reports.

AIDSMap (London)
March 2, 2011
Telaprevir works well for people with HIV/HCV co-infection
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on research results presented by Mark Sulkowski, a School of Medicine associate professor who is affiliated with the Johns Hopkins Infectious Disease Center for Viral Hepatitis.

Science Centric
March 3, 2011
New study suggests ALS could be caused by a retrovirus
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on a study by a team led by Avindra Nath, a School of Medicine professor of neurology.

Sify News (India)
March 3, 2011
Retrovirus could be responsible for Lou Gherig's disease: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI wire story reports on a study by a team led by Avindra Nath, a School of Medicine professor of neurology.

Peters Patch (Peters, Pa.)
March 3, 2011
Sophomore Whiz Kid Matt Girouard is a Math Whiz
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature about high school sophomore Matt Girouard notes that he has taken part in summer learning programs at The Johns Hopkins University.

Southern Maryland Newspapers Online
March 2, 2011
Critical thinking on display
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature reports that Ryan Evans, an eighth-grader from Southern Middle School, earned an award from Johns Hopkins Engineering Alumni for his project titled "Truss Design and Bridge Strength," which experimented with three common bridge designs.

Baltimore Sun
March 2, 2011
Rev. Frederick J. Hanna, All Saints Episcopal rector, dies
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Hanna earned a bachelor's degree from The Johns Hopkins University in 1969.


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Chronicle of Higher Education
March 3, 2011
Senators Mull Changes in 90/10 Rule to Rein In For-Profits
If the colleges had to count military education benefits as federal money under the law, many would fail the test, putting eligibility for all federal student aid at risk.

Inside Higher Ed
March 2, 2011
Is There a Price for Inclusiveness?
Syracuse University sees dramatic gains in enrollment of low-income students, but critics worry about a rising admission rate.

Chronicle of Higher Education
March 1, 2011
Audio: How Students Are 'Buying Down' to Their 'Next Best' College Choices
The big trend is "buying down"—that is, parents and students who are settling for second best or second choice, if the price is more appealing. And that trend is catching on not just among squeezed middle-class families, but also among the rich.

New York Times
March 3, 2011
Public Universities Seek More Autonomy as Financing From States Shrinks
The colleges say they cannot afford the complicated web of state regulations governing areas like procurement and building, and need more flexibility to compete with private institutions.

Baltimore Sun
March 3, 2011
Towson U. journalist says campus newspapers were stolen to prevent spread of controversial story
Three weeks later, the student still wants to know who stole the estimated 3,000 editions of the Towerlight, and he says university police are dragging their feet in giving him answers.

Washington Post
March 1, 2011
U-Va. Rotunda waits in line for repairs
University, state lawmakers can't agree on funding formula for $51 million renovation plan.

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