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New York Times
May 10, 2011
Census Data Reveals a Shift in Patterns of Childbearing
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Andrew Cherlin, a professor of public policy in the Krieger School's Department of Sociology.

WBAL-TV
May 9, 2011
Police Provide Few Answers In Hopkins Hit-And-Run Investigation
Johns Hopkins angle: Follow-up coverage on the weekend hit-and-run accident that injured two Johns Hopkins undergraduates. Students and university spokesman Dennis O'Shea are interviewed.

WJZ-TV
May 9, 2011
College Students Recovering After Possible Hit-And-Run
Johns Hopkins angle: Follow-up coverage on the weekend hit-and-run accident that injured two Johns Hopkins undergraduates. Students and university spokesman Dennis O'Shea are interviewed.


WBFF-TV
May 9, 2011
Hopkins students hit
May 9, 2011
Johns Hopkins angle: Follow-up coverage on the weekend hit-and-run accident that injured two Johns Hopkins undergraduates. Students and university spokesman Dennis O'Shea are interviewed.

Baltimore Sun
May 9, 2011
Job outlook brightens for college grads
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Mark Presnell, director of Johns Hopkins University’s Career Center, and it mentions a Stevenson University senior who received a job offer from Johns Hopkins Health Care.

United Press International
May 9, 2011
Mission to study Titan seas proposed
Johns Hopkins angle: UPI reports that APL is managing the Titan Mare Explorer, or TiME, which would perform the first direct exploration of an ocean environment beyond Earth by landing in, and floating on, a large methane-ethane sea on the cloud-covered moon,

MSNBC
May 10, 2011
Boat Would Sail on Saturn's Moon Sea
Johns Hopkins angle: Ralph Lorenz of APL is quoted in this Discovery News piece.

Spaceflight Now
May 9, 2011
NASA plans test of advanced nuclear power generator
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions APL.


The Washington Post
May 10, 2011
Sunscreens help only so much
Johns Hopkins angle: Warwick Morison, a professor of dermatology at Johns Hopkins University, is quoted.

Wall Street Journal
May 10, 2011
Solving Darwin's Medical Mystery
Johns Hopkins angle: Paul Auwaerter, an infectious disease specialist at Johns Hopkins University, is mentioned.

WBAL-TV
May 9, 2011
Students Explore Futures At Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: Hundreds of east Baltimore students got a leg up on their futures Monday, attending a career exploration event at Johns Hopkins Hospital and hearing from one of the city's most successful natives. Dr. Ben Carson of the Children’s Center was keynote speaker.

Reuters
May 9, 2011
Doctors loath to pay for unbiased education: survey
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters story quotes anesthesiologist Todd Dorman of the School of Medicine.

Bloomberg
May 9, 2011
Doctors Say They Won’t Pay to Replace ‘Bias’ of Industry-Backed Education
Johns Hopkins angle: School of Medicine anesthesiologist Todd Dorman is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
May 10, 2011
Baltimore launches effort to improve worst health problems
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions C. Debra Furr-Holden, an assistant professor at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Furr-Holden also is director of the Drug Investigations, Violence, and Environmental Studies Laboratory that researches violence, alcohol, tobacco and drug exposure.

WebMD
May 9, 2011
Study: Autism May Be More Common Than Thought
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Gary W. Goldstein, MD, president and CEO of the Kennedy Krieger Institute and professor of neurology and pediatrics at the School of Medicine.

New York Times
May 8, 2011
The Next Step for Researchers Is Not Finding Brain Trauma
Johns Hopkins angle: This news analysis mentions that Johns Hopkins last year held an N.F.L.-sponsored symposium titled “Traumatic Brain Injury in Professional Football: An Evidence-Based Perspective.” The piece reprints a quote from Constantine Lyketsos, a School of Medicine professor of psychiatry.

WebMD
May 9, 2011
Weight Loss Surgery May Benefit Older Adults
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes Thomas H. Magnuson, director of the Johns Hopkins Obesity Surgery Service.

Mail Online (UK)
May 10, 2011
Why your love handles may be GOOD for you: The latest findings might ease your fears about your chubby bits
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about body fat mentions research done by the School of Medicine.

MedIndia
May 10, 2011
Hospitals Doing the Most Operations Yield Better Outcomes For Older Heart-Transplant Patients
Johns Hopkins angle: A new study led by George J. Arnaoutakis of the School of Medicine suggests that older, sicker heart-transplant recipients are significantly more likely to be alive a year after their operations if they have their transplants at hospitals that do a large number of them annually. These patients fare less well at low-volume centers, the research shows.

NBC Washington (D.C.)
May 9, 2011
Gulf Coast Ticks Invade Virginia
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, the Fairfax County Health Department will soon dispatch Johns Hopkins students to study other areas of the county to make sure the Gulf Coast tick hasn’t spread.

Broadway World
May 10, 2011
AracaWorks Hosts New Reading Series, 5/10-13
Johns Hopkins angle: David Brian Colbert majored in Voice at Peabody Conservatory.

Albany Times Union (N.Y.)
May 9, 2011
Woodland Hill Montessori School Violin Students Performing at Carnegie Hall
Johns Hopkins angle: Marla Bracco attended the Peabody Conservatory of Music of the Johns Hopkins University and enrolled in the five-year BM/MM program in violin performance.

Baltimore Sun
May 9, 2011
Concert Artists of Baltimore will return to its namesake city for 2011-12
Johns Hopkins angle: This classical music blog post reports that next season, Concert Artists of Baltimore, a combination orchestra/chorus, will play three concerts at Peabody Conservatory's Friedberg Hall.

Royal Gazette Online (Bermuda)
May 10, 2011
Meet Bermuda’s 2011 Spelldown champion
Johns Hopkins angle: Nasir Simmons plans to attend a summer program at JHU.

WIRED
May 10, 2011
The Geekly Reader: Nerd Camp Celebrates Smart Kids
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature story focuses on “Nerd Camp,” a new book about the Center for Talented Youth, which was written for young readers by Elissa Brent Weissman, who teaches at CTY.

Baltimore Sun
May 9, 2011
Maryland men deserved home playoff game
John Hopkins angle: Reflecting on the upcoming NCAA Division 1 men’s lacrosse tournament, sports columnist Mike Preston suggests that JHU’s team “seems to have the easier draw of the top eight teams as far as getting to the final four.”

Baltimore Sun
May 9, 2011
Q&A with ESPN's Mark Dixon
Johns Hopkins angle: This men’s lacrosse blog post is an interview with ESPN analyst and former Johns Hopkins midfielder Mark Dixon, who will assist in coverage of this weekend’s slate of first-round games in the NCAA tournament. In the interview, he comments on JHU’s opening game against Hofstra.

WBAL-TV
May 9, 2011
Local Lacrosse Legend Steps Down
Johns Hopkins angle: TU lacrosse coach Tony Seaman (who is the only coach in NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse history to guide three different schools -- Penn, Johns Hopkins, Towson -- to the NCAA Tournament) is stepping down.

Baltimore Sun
May 9, 2011
Pietramala explains decision to drop Hofstra from Johns Hopkins schedule
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog post includes comments from JHU men’s lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala.

Wall Street Journal
May 10, 2011
Insurance: Life
Johns Hopkins angle: The subject of this article, Darin Arita, an analyst at the Deutsche Bank Research unit of Deutsche Bank AG, is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University.

Lewiston Tribune Online (Maine)
May 10, 2011
John H. (Jack) Sullivan, 87, Moscow (obituary)
Johns Hopkins angle: Sullivan earned a master of arts degree in German at Johns Hopkins University.

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NPR – Morning Edition
May 10, 2011
Education Programs Assail 'U.S. News' Survey
Amid criticism from education reform advocates who say many teacher preparation programs provide poor training, a national organization is conducting a review of more than 1,000 programs to help aspiring teachers choose from the best.

NPR – All Things Considered
May 9, 2011
Sick Economy Means Nursing Jobs Harder To Find
Since 1998, there's been a shortage of nurses, but then came the recession — and many older nurses set to retire decided to keep working instead. And as people lost their jobs and benefits, hospital visits decreased. So recent nursing graduates now face a double whammy — more competition for fewer jobs. And all that comes as the number of nurses graduating with bachelor's degrees has more than doubled in the past decade.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education (AP)
May 10, 2011
Fifty Years Later, Students Retrace 1961 Freedom Ride
Forty college students chosen from nearly 1,000 applicants have joined a handful of the original Freedom Riders on an eight-day journey from Washington, D.C., through the South.

New York Times (AP)
May 10, 2011
Texas: Bill to Allow Concealed Guns in Class Advances
Texas state senators have voted to allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into public college classrooms.

New York Times
May 9, 2011
China Said to Plan Campus in Laos
Soochow University is preparing to open the mainland’s first overseas campus, according to the official Communist Party newspaper.

New York Times
May 9, 2011
In Buffalo, Visions, Perhaps Illusions, of a University-Fueled Revitalization
A proposed $5 billion expansion of the University at Buffalo would help jump-start the area’s ailing economy, but skeptics see the plan as a fantasy.

Bloomberg Businessweek
May 10, 2011
MBA Job Outlook Strong for Grads
The Graduate Management Admission Council reported today that 2011 MBA graduates are having an easier time in the job market than graduates from recent MBA classes. More than half the class of 2011, or 54 percent, received at least one job offer, up from 32 percent last year, according to the report.

Wall Street Journal
May 8, 2011
Tools to Help the World
Harvard is opening its doors to veteran leaders—and possibly changing higher education forever. The university's Advanced Leadership Initiative, now in its third year, invites late-career professionals and executives to spend nearly a year on campus.

Wall Street Journal – Real Time Economics blog
May 7, 2011
Number of the Week: Class of 2011, Most Indebted Ever
The Class of 2011 will graduate this spring from America’s colleges and universities with a dubious distinction: the most indebted ever. Average student debt of newly minted college graduates: $22,900.

Huffington Post College (AP)
May 9, 2011
Michelle Obama At University of Northern Iowa Commencement: Talks "Power Of Family," Applauds Navy SEALS
First lady Michelle Obama said Saturday that the U.S. military specialists who killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden showed "the very essence" of public service.

Washington Post
May 8, 2011
A college connection for D.C. students
The D.C. College Access Program, which sponsors a citywide network of advisers who help students with college admissions and financial aid, is a rare example of sustained success in the perennially troubled city school system.

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