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Publisher’s Weekly
October 31, 2011
'The 36-Hour Day' Turns 30
Johns Hopkins angle: A story on “The 36-Hour Day,” a book on Alzheimer’s disease care-giving published by the Johns Hopkins University Press and about to go into its fifth edition 30 years after its original release.

Education Week
November 1, 2011
More States Flag Potential Dropouts With Warning Data
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece quotes Robert Balfanz of the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins.

CNN
October 31, 2011
NATO pullout leaves Libya with hard tasks ahead
Johns Hopkins angle: Dan Hamilton, director of the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS.

New York Times (Associated Press)
October 31, 2011
New Effort to Reduce Drug Shortages a Small Step
Johns Hopkins angle: This AP wire story quotes Thomas J. Smith of Johns Hopkins' Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Wall Street Journal
November 1, 2011
Cooking the Books on Grandma's Health Care
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Dr. Martin A. Makary of Johns Hopkins and the test he developed as a way to gauge readiness for surgery with his well-known, 10-minute frailty test.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 31, 2011
Emory names new admissions dean
Johns Hopkins angle: John Latting, the dean of undergraduate admissions at Johns Hopkins University, has been hired by Emory University to serve as dean of admissions, college officials announced Monday.

Virginia-Highland-Druid Hills Patch (Ga.)
October 31, 2011
Emory Hires Johns Hopkins Dean of Admissions
Johns Hopkins angle: John Latting, the dean of undergraduate admissions at Johns Hopkins University, has been hired by Emory University to serve as dean of admissions.

AllAfrica
November 1, 2011
Africa: Rays of Optimism, Clouds of Difficulty in Fight Against Malaria
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary was written by Matthew Lynch, the malaria program director at the Center for Communication Programs at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Air Force Times
October 31, 2011
More data needed on burn pits, report says
Johns Hopkins angle: Experts from Johns Hopkins are on a 14-member committee which has concluded there are insufficient data to determine whether open-air burn pits, used extensively by the U.S. military during the wars Iraq and Afghanistan to dispose of trash and other waste, cause long-term health effects.

ABC2 News
October 31, 2011
Baltimore native seeks life-saving surgery
Johns Hopkins angle: A story about Johns Hopkins alumnus Chris Lyles’ battle with cancer.

Examiner.com
October 29, 2011
Trumpeter Joe Burgstaller gives master class to students from Tuned-In
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that students from Peabody Preparatory’s Tuned-In program recently heard a special presentation by international trumpet soloist and Peabody Trumpet Professor Joe Burgstaller. Peabody trumpet student Carlos Zabala also performed, the story states.

Ruidoso News (New Mexico)
October 28, 2011
Music in the Parks delivers true delight
Johns Hopkins angle: This article previews a concert that will feature cellist Evan Drachman, founder and artistic director of the Piatigorsky Foundation of New York City. Drachman studied at the Peabody Conservatory, the article mentions.

Delmarva Now
November 1, 2011
12-year-old scores high on the SAT
Johns Hopkins angle: Eighth-grader Gabe Kim will be honored by CTY at Johns Hopkins for his SAT scores.

Baltimore Business Journal
October 31, 2011
ABS Capital raises $500M for seventh fund
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece states that the venture capital firm ABS Capital Partners has received money from public pension funds, endowments, foundations, Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
October 31, 2011
Two top state house aides to depart
Johns Hopkins angle: This political blog post reports that Patrick H. Murray, deputy chief of staff to state Sen. President Thomas V. Mike, is leaving that job to become the new director of state government relations for Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
November 1, 2011
City to launch Circulator Green Route today
Johns Hopkins angle: This transportation blog post states that Baltimore will add a third line to its Charm City Circulator service Tuesday, with Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joining other city officials for the launch of the new Green Route at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

ExploreBaltimoreCounty.com (Baltimore Sun)
November 2, 2011
Head of the Class: Towson-area scholars recognized
Johns Hopkins angle: This column names 11 Baltimore County students who were recently named to the dean's list at The Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
November 1, 2011
Johnson to return as Nationals manager next season
Johns Hopkins angle: A college football item in this column reports that Johns Hopkins senior safety Michael Milano was named Centennial Conference Defensive Player of the Week.

Maryland Daily Record
November 1, 2011
Law movers: 10/31/11
Johns Hopkins angle: This roundup states that Kristin H.R. Franceschi, a partner with DLA Piper in Baltimore, has been elected president of the National Association of Bond Lawyers for 2011-2012. She has a bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University and a J.D./MBA from Stanford University.

Baltimore Sun
October 31, 2011
Jaime Arbona
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary notes that Jaime Arbona studied at The Johns Hopkins University.

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NPR – All Things Considered
October 31, 2011
Entrepreneurship Lessons For The Academic-Minded
The slow pace of job creation has revived interest in getting promising new technologies out of university labs and into the marketplace. At Stanford University, a group of academic researchers from all over the country gathered to take a crash course in how to turn their projects into startup companies.

Hechinger Report
October 31, 2011
Education experts defend price of college degree
After days of news about spiraling tuition, increasing student loan debt, and worsening income inequality, higher-education experts met at a selective private college during the weekend to defend their costs—and argue that a degree is still worth the price.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
November 1, 2011
Temple University’s Medical School Leads a Crime-fighting Team
The center’s interdisciplinary team consists of faculty from throughout the university, including the schools of education and business, the law school and the college of criminal justice.

Inside Higher Ed
November 1, 2011
A Challenge to Enrollment Managers
Admissions group invites a critic to address its members, who get an earful about policies that disadvantage low-income students. But campus leaders earn more blame.

New York Times
November 1, 2011
Cooper Union Looks at Charging Tuition
Facing serious financial trouble in a weak economy, Cooper Union, the New York City college founded in 1859 to provide free education for the working class, may begin charging undergraduate tuition for the first time in more than a century, its president said Monday.

New York Times
November 1, 2011
By Deadline, 7 Bids in Science School Contest
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg did his best to dispel any notion that the contest for the city’s support in building a science school was a race between Stanford and Cornell.

Baltimore Sun
November 1, 2011
Relocation of St. Mary's students to cruise ship is delayed
Coast Guard orders postponement because ship is touching riverbed.


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