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The Washington Post
May 11, 2011
Political turmoil mars Bahrain’s arts and culture reputation
Johns Hopkins angle: Marius Deeb, a professor of Middle Eastern studies at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies, is quoted in this article.

Baltimore Sun
May 12, 2011
Dr. Love builds an anti-cancer army
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Vered Stearns, co-director of the Breast Cancer Program at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.

Baltimore Sun
May 10, 2011
Preakness sends a mixed message, but gets the right result
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature includes information from Leslie Kendrick, a marketing lecturer in the Whiting School’s Center for Leadership Education.

MSNBC.com (Space.com)
May 10, 2010
Ugly truth of space junk: No feasible solutions
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Marshall Kaplan, an orbital debris expert within the Space Department at JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

Honolulu Star-Advertiser
May 11, 2011
Isle graduate scores Fulbright scholarship
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece states that Carolyn Pearce, a senior at Johns Hopkins, will work at a hospital in rural western Kenya to study a cervical cancer screening program as Fulbright Scholar.

Baltimore City Paper
May 11, 2011
Baltimore: Open City
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentioned in this article is the Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Africana Studies’ East Baltimore Oral History Project.

WJLA (D.C.)
May 10, 2011
Family claims Army sprayed Agent Orange at Fort Detrick
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes epidemiologist Tom Burke of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

New York Times – The Opinionator blog
May 10, 2011
Mark Bittman: The Future of Cafeteria Food
Johns Hopkins angle: This post mentions Meatless Mondays, a campaign developed at Johns Hopkins.

Lacey Patch (N.J.)
May 11, 2011
Seventh Graders Honored for Academic Achievement
Johns Hopkins angle: JHU’s Center for Talented Youth is mentioned in this story.

Christian Post
May 11, 2011
Jesus Facebook Page Beats Out Lakers, Bieber, Gaga
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes Aaron Tabor, identified as a Johns Hopkins graduate.

TCPalm (Fla.)
May 11, 2011
Director of Cultural Council of Indian River County steps down after 9 years
Johns Hopkins angle: This article notes that Mary Jayne Kelly earned a masters degree in counseling from Johns Hopkins.

San Antonio Current
May 11, 2011
San Antonio Museum of Art selects Luber to lead
Johns Hopkins angle: Katherine Luber holds an MBA from Johns Hopkins, this article states.

Norristown Times Herald (Pennsylvania)
May 11, 2011
Sports Billboards
Johns Hopkins angle: An item in this column refers to a summer camp program that will be directed by Dave Beccaria, head baseball coach at Haverford College. It notes that Beccaria served as an assistant at his alma mater, The Johns Hopkins University, before joining Haverford’s staff in 1998.

Baltimore Sun
May 11, 2011
Salisbury picks alum Merkel to be men's basketball coach
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports roundup reports that Johns Hopkins junior Luke Sand, who won the shot put and discus at the Centennial Conference championship track and field meet, was named Most Outstanding Field Performer. A second item reports that Johns Hopkins' women’s track and field coach Bobby Van Allen was named Centennial Conference Coach of the Year.

Baltimore Sun
May 11, 2011
End of series with Johns Hopkins "disappointed" Hofstra's Tierney
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog post quotes Hofstra men’s lacrosse coach Seth Tierney, a former midfielder and offensive coordinator at Johns Hopkins, concerning his team’s upcoming NCAA tournament game against the Blue Jays and about JHU’s decision to drop Hofstra from its regular season schedule.

Baltimore Sun
May 11, 2011
Former JHU goalie says he was "scapegoat" for last year's troubles
Johns Hopkins angle: This lacrosse blog post includes comments from former JHU men’s lacrosse goalkeeper Michael Gvozden and from Coach Dave Pietramala.

Syracuse.com
May 11, 2011
Central New York goes all across lacrosse in NCAA tournaments
Johns Hopkins angle: JHU men's lacrosse team members John Greeley and Mike Poppleton are mentioned in this article.

Annapolis Capital
May 10, 2011
Meade resigns as Navy lacrosse coach
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that the Midshipmen snapped their monumental 36-game losing streak to Johns Hopkins with a thrilling 9-8 overtime victory at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

New York Times
May 10, 2011
Horace Freeland Judson, Science Historian, Dies at 80
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Judson taught the history of science at The Johns Hopkins University from 1981 to 1990.

Baltimore Sun
May 10, 2011
Horace Judson, author, dies
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary states that author Judson once held the Henry R. Luce chair in science writing at Johns Hopkins. Quoted is his friend Paul R. McHugh, a School of Medicine professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences.


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Chronicle of Higher Education
May 8, 2011
Admissions Deans Feel Crunched by the Numbers
Deans at five colleges describe the uncertainties prompted by this year's cycle of acceptances and enrollments: What are the yields inside the yield?

Baltimore Sun
May 11, 2011
Cuts to Md. scholarship program affect 350 high school seniors
Students learn they have lost $3,000 a year in college funds with cuts to the state's Distinguished Scholars award program. Johns Hopkins is mentioned.

Huffington Post (AP)
May 11, 2011
Jessica Colotl, Kennesaw State Student, Becomes A Reluctant Symbol Of The Immigration Debate
Groups of illegal immigrant students have come out around the country over the past year, staging high-profile actions designed to draw attention to their plight and urge lawmakers to act.

Inside Higher Ed
May 11, 2011
Examining the AAU Gatekeepers
In wake of Nebraska's ouster and Syracuse's decision to leave research university group, some institutions look over their shoulders, and other experts question membership criteria.

Chronicle of Higher Education
May 10, 2011
NCAA Looks to Debunk Myths About Enforcement Investigations
Reporters participated in the first mock NCAA investigation, designed to reveal what happens when a college is accused of violating the association's rules.

Inside Higher Ed
May 11, 2011
Education for the Emergency Room
Medical education associations and foundations and push common skills that will allow doctors, nurses and other health care professionals to work better together.

New York Times – Well blog
May 5, 2011
A Better Medical School Admissions Test
The MCAT is about to undergo its fifth revision, the first in nearly 25 years. Last month, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the national organization that administers the MCAT, released the preliminary recommendations of a 22-member advisory committee that has been studying the issue for the last three years.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
May 11, 2011
U.S. Higher Education Confronts Historic Financial Challenges
Diverse brings together an expert panel to dissect the situation of public and private institutions and offer solutions. This is a two-part series.

Washington Post – College Inc. blog
May 11, 2011
Among local universities, Georgetown pays best
Georgetown University pays the top professor salaries among universities in the region, according to survey data from the American Association of University Professors, as reported in the Chronicle of Higher Education last month.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
May 11, 2011
Policy Report Cites Prison Population as Target for College Attainment
In the national push to increase degree attainment throughout the United States, a new report urges policy-makers to focus more attention on providing post-secondary education to those who are behind bars.

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