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Foreign Policy
May 2, 2011
Osama's Dead, But How Much Does It Matter?
Johns Hopkins angle: This story was written by William McCants, an adjunct faculty member at the Krieger School’s Advanced Academic Programs.

Wall Street Journal
May 2, 2011
Osama Bin Laden, Weak Horse
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece was written by Fouad Ajami, director of the Middle East studies program at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

National Review Online
May 2, 2011
Bin Laden, No More
Johns Hopkins angle: Mary Habeck of SAIS offers commentary on the death of Osama bin Laden.

Voice of America
May 3, 2011
US Officials Warn Terrorism Threat Remains Post bin Laden
Johns Hopkins angle: SAIS’s Robert Guttman comments in this piece.

The Record (Canada)
May 3, 2011
Assault in Pakistan is the closing of a chapter in U.S. history
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this commentary is Michael Mandelbaum of SAIS.

Boston Globe
May 3, 2011
Will Al Qaeda survive?
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary includes comments made by SAIS’s Michael Mandelbaum in the wake of the events of September 11, 2011.

Baltimore Sun
May 2, 2011
Western High student worries about college after school's application missteps
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Western High School senior Cherry Abdou, whose application to her first choice, Johns Hopkins, may have been compromised after her school failed to send some materials to the colleges to which she applied. Abdou participated in a Johns Hopkins internship in brain sciences and received a letter of recommendation from an assistant professor of neurology.

New York Times
May 2, 2011
Another Side of Tilapia, the Perfect Factory Fish
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature includes comments from said Edgar R. Miller III, associate professor of medicine and epidemiology at the School of Medicine.

Wall Street Journal
May 3, 2011
Under the Influence: How the Group Changes What We Think
Johns Hopkins angle: H. Peyton Young, a Krieger School professor of economics, is quoted in this article.

Associated Press
May 2, 2011
Exploring group checkups for diabetes, Parkinson's
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press wire story quotes Ray Dorsey of the School of Medicine.

Wall Street Journal
May 2, 2011
Exploring group checkups for diabetes, Parkinson's
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Dr. Ray Dorsey, who led a pilot study of group checkups for Parkinson's patients at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dorsey is now at Johns Hopkins University.

Florida Times-Union
May 3, 2011
Health Notebook: Group visits treat more ills
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this piece is Ray Dorsey of the School of Medicine.

The Canadian Press
May 2, 2011
The doctor is in, for all of you, and for a much longer stretch of time
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about the effectiveness of doctors meeting with patients in a group mentions that E. Ray Dorsey of the School of Medicine published findings recently on the effectiveness of treating Parkinson's patients who attend group sessions that last about 90 minutes.

Success Magazine
May 3, 2011
Never Give Up
Johns Hopkins angle: This article focuses on School of Medicine/Children’s Center neurosurgeon Benjamin Carson and his inspiring life story.

The Washington Post
May 2, 2011
New study says million-year-old ‘Nutcracker Man’ didn’t eat nuts after all, preferred grass
Johns Hopkins angle: Mark Teaford, a School of Medicine anatomy professor, is quoted in this Associated Press story.

Daily News & Analysis (ANI)
May 3, 2011
Some nerve cells that make us itch also make us feel pain, finds study
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI story mentions Xinzhong Dong of the Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience at the School of Medicine.

Emaxhealth.com
May 2, 2011
Higher HIV Risk in Black Gay Men Linked to Partner Choice
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on a study by Jonathan Ellen, a pediatrician and teen health expert at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, which sheds light on why young black men who have sex with men get infected with HIV nearly five times more often than men from other races, even though they don't have more unprotected sex.

The Express (U.K.)
May 3, 2011
SALAD DAYS
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature story about the health benefits of salads and vegetables mentions Bloomberg School of Public Health research concerning mushrooms.

Baltimore Sun
April 28, 2011
Summers named state secretary of the environment
Johns Hopkins angle: This environmental blog post notes that Robert M. Summers, Maryland’s new secretary of the environment, earned his Ph.D. in 1982 in environmental engineering from The Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
May 3, 2011
Pianists Leon Fleisher, Katherine Jacobson Fleisher to give benefit for Japan
Johns Hopkins angle: This classical music blog post announces that pianists Leon Fleisher and his wife Katherine Jacobson Fleisher, both Peabody Conservatory faculty members, will perform May 20 at a concert "to benefit human and animal victims of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear devastation in Japan."

Baltimore Sun
May 2, 2011
Shriver Hall Concert Series ends season with Tokyo Quartet, Leon Fleisher
Johns Hopkins angle: This classical music blog post reviews a performance Sunday by the Tokyo Quartet with guest pianist Leon Fleisher, a Peabody Conservatory faculty member.

Perry Hall Patch (Maryland)
May 3, 2011
Calling all Drummers
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions that the Baltimore School for Drumming is run by Mark Jones, who earned a bachelor’s degree at the Peabody Conservatory.

Salt Lake Tribune (Utah)
April 29, 2011
Behind the music: How orchestra members keep the tradition alive
Johns Hopkins angle: This story states that Utah Symphony bass trombonist Russell McKinney attended the Peabody Conservatory.

Baltimore Sun
May 3, 2011
UMBC women's basketball coach Stern gets 6-year deal
Johns Hopkins angle: An item in this sports roundup reports that Johns Hopkins’s baseball team earned a berth in the NCAA Division III tournament Sunday with a 10-6 victory over visiting Haverford, securing the team’s fifth straight Centennial Conference title and 12th overall.

Baltimore Sun
May 2, 2011
Q&A with ESPN's Mark Dixon
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog interview about the top college men’s lacrosse teams is conducted ESPN analyst and former Johns Hopkins midfielder Mark Dixon.

Baltimore Sun
April 30, 2011
No. 4 Johns Hopkins men escape with 8-7 win over Loyola
Johns Hopkins angle: JHU men’s lacrosse Coach Dave Pietramala is quoted in this article about the team’s narrow victory over Loyola on Saturday.

Baltimore Sun
May 1, 2011
Postscript from Loyola at Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: This lacrosse blog post states that in less than a year, the JHU men’s team “has already reversed a troubling trend.”

Press Box
May 3, 2011
College Sports Roundup
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports round up reports that JHU’s men’s lacrosse team beat Loyola 8 to 7 this weekend.

JSOnline (Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
May 1, 2011
Asmus pushed NATO expansion
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary states that Ronald D. Asmus, a Milwaukee native who as U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state for European affairs was instrumental in the expansion of NATO to include former communist countries, earned a master's in Soviet and East European studies and a doctorate in European studies from SAIS.

Baltimore Sun
April 29, 2011
Martin Willen, singer, dies
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Willen received two scholarships to study at the Peabody Conservatory.


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Inside Higher Ed
May 3, 2011
Why They Cheered
Large, spontaneous student rallies broke out over news of bin Laden's death. Experts consider the reactions.

New York Times
May 3, 2011
U.S. to Join Suit Against For-Profit College Chain
The Justice Department plans to intervene in a whistle-blower lawsuit charging that one of the nation’s largest for-profit college companies, the Education Management Corporation, defrauded the government by illegally paying recruiters based on the number of students they enrolled, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Monday.

Chronicle of Higher Education
May 3, 2011
In Jefferson Lecture, Drew Faust Traces the Fascination of War, From Homer to Bin Laden
The prominent historian, in her Jefferson Lecture, said war stories are seductive because they sit on the "boundary of the human, the inhuman, and the superhuman."

Wall Street Journal (AP)
May 2, 2011
Dartmouth leads action to reduce binge drinking
Dartmouth College is leading a national initiative to reduce binge drinking by using the same approach its president once used to treat tuberculosis in Peru: a learning collaborative focused on measuring what works in one place and sharing it elsewhere.

New York Times
May 2, 2011
Executive M.B.A. Programs Gain Popularity in India
More of India’s top business schools are offering one-year executive M.B.A.’s, mostly to computer professionals and others with technical backgrounds who want to change careers or take on new roles at their organizations.

Austin American-Statesman (AP)
April 28, 2011
At top colleges, diversity not just black-white
In general, recent efforts to improve college access for low-income students tend to succeed more often in community colleges and less selective state schools, experts say. And if the more selective schools don't bend their admissions standards, that can mean cut-throat competition for the comparatively few poor students with the necessary academic chops.

Inside Higher Ed
May 3, 2011
The Myth of the Starving Artist
First major survey of arts grads finds that, despite low pay, respondents report high levels of employment and fulfillment.

Inside Higher Ed
May 3, 2011
Not as Easy as 1, 2, 3
Gender equity experts say counting athletes for Title IX compliance, specifically counting certain athletes more than once, is no longer a simple matter.

Chronicle of Higher Education
May 3, 2011
What Good Do Faculty Unions Do?
Research sheds little light on the quantifiable benefits of professors' collective bargaining, which is under attack in some state legislatures.

Washington Post
April 29, 2011
College students push to restrict bottled water
Bottled water: It’s a vending machine’s healthy alternative to sugary soda, a convenient way to hydrate on the go and, lately, a total faux pas on many college campuses. Some environmentally gung-ho students are not only glaring at those who choose to chug from disposable bottles — rather than earthy-friendly reusable containers — they are also pushing for restrictions on bottled water sales on campus.

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