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USA Today
October 21, 2011
Gadhafi era ends: What's next for Libya?
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Daniel Serwer of SAIS.

NPR
October 21, 2011
U.S. Steers Clear Of Nation-Building In Libya
Johns Hopkins angle: SAIS’s Daniel Serwer comments.

CNN
October 20, 2011
Gadhafi's death forces new government to deal with harsh reality, analysts say
Johns Hopkins angle: Daniel Serwer of SAIS is quoted.

McClatchy Newspapers
October 20, 2011
Moammar Gadhafi’s dead. Now what for Libya?
Johns Hopkins angle: SAIS’s Daniel Serwer is quoted.

Moneynews.com
October 21, 2011
Gadhafi Fortune May Be Gone Forever
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece includes comments from Daniel Serwer of SAIS.

CBS News Baltimore (Channel 13)
October 20, 2011
NH South Pole Evacuee To Arrive in Baltimore Next Week
Johns Hopkins angle: Engineer Renee-Nicole Douceur, who suffered an apparent stroke while at the South Pole, is expected to arrive at The Johns Hopkins Hospital on Monday for evaluation and treatment.

New York Times
October 20, 2011
Jobs Tried Exotic Treatments to Combat Cancer, Book Says
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature, based on material in a new biography, says that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was one of 20 people in the world to have all the genes of his cancer tumor and his normal DNA sequenced, a project done by a collaboration of teams at Stanford, Johns Hopkins, Harvard and the Broad Institute of MIT.

Baltimore Business Journal
October 20, 2011
Jhpiego awarded $24.9M for health care technologies
Johns Hopkins angle: The article states that Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate, will lead a $24.9 million U.S.-funded effort to develop low-cost health care technologies that can be accessed around the world.

MSNBC (Reuters)
October 21, 2011
Analysis: Tax reform impossible? Reagan did it 25 years ago
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Paul Weinstein, current director of the public management program in Advanced Academic Programs at JHU.

Baltimore Sun
October 21, 2011
Pitcairn's killer to be sentenced today; faces life in prison
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that John Alexander Wagner, who was convicted of first-degree murder and armed robbery in the stabbing death of Johns Hopkins researcher Stephen Pitcairn, is scheduled to be sentenced today (Friday) in Baltimore Circuit Court.

Forbes.com
October 20, 2011
More From Billionaire Who Visited Occupy Wall Street
Johns Hopkins angle: Jeff Green is a JHU alumnus, according to this story.

Boulder Daily Camera (Colorado)
October 21, 2011
Kate Becker on modern physics: Grasping how much we don't know
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions Adam Riess, the Krieger School astrophysicist who shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics in early Oct.

Baltimore Sun (Associated Press)
October 20. 2011
After global gold rush, more US universities cautious on overseas expansion
Johns Hopkins angle: This AP wire story about the uncertain fate of U.S. university extension campuses in other nations notes that Singapore's government shut down a Johns Hopkins University biomedical research center.

Baltimore Sun
October 20, 2011
Bloodstream infections down in Maryland hospitals
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog reports that four Maryland hospitals have lower infection rates that the national average: Suburban, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, St. Agnes, and Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
October 20, 2011
Death, I do not fear you; I am just not ready to go
Johns Hopkins angle: In this commentary, local radio host Ron Smith describes how he was diagnosed with inoperable, stage four pancreatic cancer, receiving the news from Johns Hopkins cancer surgeon John Cameron.

BBC News
October 20, 2011
Two charged over 'Jihad Jane' terror plot
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Mohammad Hassan Khalid won a scholarship to JHU.

Baltimore Sun
October 20, 2011
Howard County teen indicted on terrorism charges
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on the indictment charging Mohammad Hassan Khalid, now 18, with conspiring to support terrorists. The piece states that Khalid last year won a full scholarship to The Johns Hopkins University, which he planned to attend this fall. But it adds that he was arrested before classes began and has since withdrawn.

Pottstown Mercury (AP)
October 20, 2011
Md. teen charged in ‘Jihad Jane’ terror plot
Johns Hopkins angle: The Associated Press reports that Mohammed Hassan Khalid was offered a scholarship at The Johns Hopkins University.

Maryland Daily Record
October 21,2011
Maryland teen charged in ‘Jihad Jane’ terror plot
Johns Hopkins angle: This story says the subject of the article was offered a scholarship to the Johns Hopkins University.

Lincoln Journal-Star (Nebraska)
October 20, 2011
LPS at trial in federal court in autism case
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions the Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Business Journal
October 20, 2011
Maryland mulls new basic health plan
Johns Hopkins angle: Patricia Brown, president of managed care organization Johns Hopkins HealthCare LLC., is quoted.

Maryland Daily Record
October 21, 2011
Editorial: More questions for EBDI
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions the Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Business Journal
October 21, 2011
Johns Hopkins Medicine adds Montgomery County cardiac group to its physician roster
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Medicine has won the latest prize in the competition among major health systems to acquire independent physician groups, according to this piece.

Baltimore Business Journal
October 21,2011
Maryland e-health network could include all hospitals by 2012
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Hospital is mentioned.

Baltimore Jewish Times
October 21, 2011
Journey Of A Jewish Military Chaplains Memorial
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions Lt. Alexander D. Goode, a Brooklyn-born rabbi who received his doctorate from Johns Hopkins University in 1940.

Brattleboro Reformer (Vermont)
October 20, 2011
BMC faculty members perform Sunday
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview states that pianist Bruce Griffin received his musical training at the Peabody Conservatory, studying with Walter Hautzig and Leon Fleisher.

Baltimore Sun
October 21, 2011
Brooks Robinson statue to be unveiled Saturday
Johns Hopkins angle: A college football item in the column mentions that Johns Hopkins senior quarterback Hewitt Tomlin was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference South Co-Offensive Player of the Week and that JHU sophomore wide receiver Dan Wodicka was named to the d3football.com Team of the Week.


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NPR – Morning Edition
October 21, 2011
School Debt A Long-Term Burden For Many Graduates
Two-thirds of college students now graduate with debt, owing an average amount of $24,000. But some borrow far more and find this debt influencing major life decisions long after graduation.

New York Times – Economix blog
October 20, 2011
The Rising Value of a Science Degree
Demand for science, technology, engineering and math skills is spreading far beyond fields like computing and lab research, a study finds.

Baltimore Sun
October 21, 2011
Debate intensifies over proposed UMB-College Park merger
Public hearings scheduled this week and next to discuss Senate president's proposal to create expanded flagship.

New York Times
October 18, 2011
Cornell Gains Partner in Graduate School Bid
Cornell University announced on Tuesday that it is joining forces with Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in its bid to build a science graduate school in New York City.

USA Today
October 19, 2011
Law aims to give more accurate tally of college costs
A federal law will require university websites to help parents get a more accurate estimate of costs.

Chronicle of Higher Education
October 20, 2011
NCAA to Consider Sweeping Changes in Athlete Aid and Eligibility Rules
The Division I board will hear proposals on increasing the amount of money athletes receive and extending scholarships over multiple years.


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