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WBFF-Fox 45 Baltimore
October 18, 2011
Cover Story: Cell phone risks
Johns Hopkins angle: Whiting School computer science security expert Aviel Rubin is interviewed in this piece.

United Press International
October 19, 2011
U.S. drivers: More alcohol-related crashes
Johns Hopkins angle: UPI reports that a study led by Susan Baker of the Center for Injury Research and Policy at the Bloomberg School of Public Health found that alcohol-related fatal motor vehicle U.S. crashes involve fewer drivers with Canadian licenses than drivers with U.S. or Mexican licenses.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek
October 19, 2011
France Ratings Pressure Handicaps Sarkozy in EU Crisis Talks
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this Bloomberg News story is Nicolas Jabko, a Krieger School political economist.

The Washington Times
October 18, 2011
With China, US leaders should ask, ‘What Would Confucius Do?’
Johns Hopkins angle: David M. Lampton, director of the China Program at SAIS, is quoted.

Chronicle of Higher Education
October 18, 2011
Back in the Classroom
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions former KSAS faculty member Judith Butler, now at Cal-Berkeley, as an example of a “star professor” who “top-level research universities” battle to recruit.

The Washington Post
October 18, 2011
Sick American engineer evacuated from South Pole had a stroke; she’s expected to recover
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that the engineer will consult with doctors she contacted at Johns Hopkins University to review tests of a medical condition she suffered while working at the South Pole.

The Washington Times (AP)
October 19, 2011
Sick engineer evacuated from South Pole had stroke
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press piece mentions The Johns Hopkins University.

WBAL-TV 11
October 18, 2011
Cybersecurity Summit Builds On Girl Power
Johns Hopkins angle: The Cyberwatch K12 Summit was held on the campus of APL.

MSNBC (AP)
October 19, 2011
Unser daughter tests the water
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press piece includes mention of research led by Adam Kaplin of the School of Medicine.

Community Television of Southern California
October 18, 2011
Dr Q's Odyssey from Undocumented to Neurosurgeon
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature discusses Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, a neurosurgeon from the School of Medicine.

The Boston Globe
October 19, 2011
High honors for woman’s role as a guardian against violence
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature story mentions research on domestic violence done by Jacquelyn Campbell of the School of Nursing.

Baltimore Sun
October 18, 2011
Bicyclists, government, CA working on making county more bike-friendly
Johns Hopkins angle: The 2nd annual Howard County Bicycle Forum was held on Oct. 17 at APL.

Philadelphia Inquirer
October 19, 2011
Study offers insight into why different trauma patients respond differently to similar injuries
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions The Johns Hopkins University.

St. Paul Pioneer-Press
October 19, 2011
If we can't find the carp, maybe the robots can
Johns Hopkins angle: Researchers at JHU are part of a team that has been awarded $2.2 million from the National Science Foundation to develop robotic boats and program them to track radio-tagged carp as part of a new approach to controlling their numbers.

Baltimore City Paper
October 19, 2011
Census shows striking growth in Baltimore homelessness
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions evaluations done by the Center for Adolescent Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

New York Daily News
October 18, 2011
Law student Ilan Grapel's family in Queens still awaits release from Egypt
Johns Hopkins angle: Grapel is a JHU alumnus.

Baltimore Business Journal
October 18, 2011
Johns Hopkins teams with Tokyo firm on drug development
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Barbara Slusher, chief of the Johns Hopkins Brain Science Institute’s NeuroTranslational Program.

Gazette (Md.)
October 19, 2011
Unsung Artists
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on an exhibit of artwork by homeless artists through Interfaith Works that is on display now through Oct. 28 at Johns Hopkins University in Rockville.

New Zealand Herald
October 19, 2011
Definition of fat gets wider and wider
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about the obesity epidemic mentions “research by Johns Hopkins University showing that cartoons play a key role in getting children to nag their parents for fatty foods.”

AllAfrica.com
October 18, 2011
Tanzania: Clean Water Leads to Safe Births
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Jhpiego, a JHU affiliate.

The Washington Examiner
October 19, 2011
Elected officials push for increase in Md. gas tax
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions the new Johns Hopkins University Life Sciences Center planned for the Interstate 270 corridor.

Gazette (Md.)
October 19, 2011
Ragtime romp
Johns Hopkins angle: The Peabody Ragtime Ensemble will perform this Sunday at the Sandy Spring Museum. Director Ed Goldstein is an alumnus of the Peabody Conservatory.
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USA Today
October 19, 2011
Report finds fault with college labs over poor safety record
An explosion that burned a Texas Tech grad student suggests safety problems plague college labs nationwide, a watchdog group says.

Inside Higher Ed
October 19, 2011
The Rapid Rise of Merit Aid
U.S. study shows that growth of non-need-based grants contributed to shift of college and state aid toward higher-income students.

New York Times
October 16, 2011
College Diversity Nears Its Last Stand
A case involving racial preference in university admissions is headed to the Supreme Court and could mean the end of affirmative action at public universities.

USA Today
October 19, 2011
Student loan debt hits record levels
The amount of student loans taken out last year crossed the $100 billion mark for the first time.

Fox News
October 18, 2011
Calls for Wiping Out Student Loan Debt Leave Americans Split on New 'Bailout'
As Occupy Wall Street protesters and their anti-bank message pick up momentum, among the unofficial list of grievances is a demand to have creditors forgive student loans. But a new survey suggests Americans are split on the idea, and education analysts say it would duplicate the same bad behavior the protesters are decrying.

Chronicle of Higher Education – Next blog
October 18, 2011
A College Education With Multiple Purposes
Is the goal of college to learn a specific skill or to grow intellectually? Why frame it as an either/or question?, asks Jeff Selingo.

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