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Washington Post
September 2, 2011
Innovation and the game of love
Johns Hopkins angle: In this piece, Johns Hopkins neuroscience professor David Linden answers five questions about "the science of love and what we can expect to see in the future when it comes to neuroscientific discoveries."

Wall Street Journal
September 2, 2001
Meddle Management
Johns Hopkins angle: This book review concerns "The Fall of the Faculty," by Benjamin Ginsberg, a Krieger School political science professor.

Live Science
September 1, 2011
Medical Mystery: People Who Hear Their Eyeballs Move
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about people with superior canal dehiscence syndrome mentions Lloyd Minor, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at The Johns Hopkins University.

ZDNet
September 1, 2011
Don't forget digital e-waste in your green IT endeavors
Johns Hopkins angle: This column reports on work by Whiting School computer science researchers, which suggests while most organizations associate electronic waste with hardware lifecycle management, the way you manage software and data will also have an impact.

KIRO-7 TV (Seattle)
September 1, 2011
Powering Prosthetics With Thoughts Alone
Johns Hopkins angle: This CNN story quotes Michael McLoughlin of JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory.

Scientific American
September 1, 2011
Mythbusting 101: Sharks will cure cancer
Johns Hopkins angle: This “myth-busting” piece mentions Henry Brem of the School of Medicine.

Reuters Health
September 1, 2011
Obesity not behind kidney stones in kids: study
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this Reuters wire story is Brian Matlaga, a urologist at the School of Medicine. Matlaga was not involved in this study.

Sacramento Bee
September 1, 2011
More elderly couples live together without marrying
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Krieger School sociologist and marriage expert Andrew Cherlin.

Central Valley Business Times (Stockton, Ca.)
September 1, 2011
Jobs with nonprofits increase, says new study
Johns Hopkins angle: Lester Salamon of JHU’s Center for Civil Society Studies is quoted in this story that reports that despite the effects of the Great Recession, nonprofit jobs continued to grow last year, rising nearly 1 percent over their 2009 level according to a soon-to-be released report from the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

The Daily Record
September 2, 2011
Week in Review
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states: "Johns Hopkins University is taking over the East Baltimore Community School, which enrolls preschool and elementary students in Baltimore’s Middle East neighborhood. A $40 million home for the school is being built there as part of the East Baltimore Development Inc. project."

Baltimore Business Journal
September 2, 2011
Johns Hopkins University wants to turn science geeks into biotech execs
Johns Hopkins angle: Subject to state approval, the university plans to offer a master’s degree in biotechnology enterprise and entrepreneurship, this article reports.

Baltimore Sun
September 1, 2011
Grand Prix aims to be green, but challenges remain
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is Ana M. Rule, a research associate at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Baltimore Sun
September 2, 2011
Medical, public safety officials ready for Baltimore Grand Prix
Johns Hopkins angle: This preview of the auto racing festival mentions that the event will feature three first aid stations staffed by Johns Hopkins Hospital with seven to 10 medical professionals each, including two emergency physicians, several nurses and paramedics.

ABC 2 News (Baltimore)
September 2, 2011
The Grand Prix weekend is here
Johns Hopkins angle: This story about the weekend’s much-anticipated Grand Prix event mentions that a kick-off party at the Hard Rock Café will benefit the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

ExploreBaltimoreCounty.com (Baltimore Sun)
September 1, 2011
12th District City Council candidates speak their minds at forum in Charles Village
Johns Hopkins angle: This story states that one of the Baltimore City 12th District City Council candidates is Frank Richardson, a security officer and transportation coordinator for Johns Hopkins University. The piece also notes that candidate Jason Curtis says the Charm City Circulator bus routes should be expanded to include Charles Village and Johns Hopkins' Homewood campus.

Baltimore Sun
September 1, 2011
Pasadena man admits hitting fencing coach with snowplow
Johns Hopkins angle: A snowplow driver admitted Thursday that he didn't stop after he'd struck pedestrian Richard Francis Oles, a retired Johns Hopkins University fencing coach, during a snowstorm in January, this story reports. Oles died of injuries he sustained after being clipped by the plow.

Baltimore Sun
September 1, 2011
Venus Williams has Sjogren's, but what is it?
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this health blog post is Julius Birnbaum, associate director of the Johns Hopkins Jerome L. Greene Sjögren's Syndrome Center.

MLive.com (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
September 2, 2011
Gimore Rising Stars Series kicks off with Ran Jia
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview mentions that pianist Ivan Moshchuk is a student of Leon Fleisher, Brian Ganz and Ildar Khannonov at JHU’s Peabody Institute, where he received the 2011 Peabody Career Development Grant.

Yahoo! TV News
September 2, 2011
The Anatomy and 'Royal Pains' of Doctor Dramas
Johns Hopkins angle: This story states that “UPI reported last year on a Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics study on some of these onscreen antics, specifically from Season 2 of "Grey's Anatomy" and "House, M.D." The study found biomedical issues and professional misconduct dominated the two TV medical dramas. “

NorthJersey.com
September 2, 2011
Covello brings in Gengaro as CHS offensive coordinator
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that Mark Gengaro played tight end at Johns Hopkins University for four years.

NBC Sports
September 1, 2011
J.B. Holmes has successful brain surgery
Johns Hopkins angle: Golfer J.B. Holmes was operated on for a Chiari Malformation yesterday by neurosurgeon George Jallo at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, this article reports.

Cybergolf
September 2, 2011
Holmes' Brain Surgery a 'Success'
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece reports that Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon George Jallo operated on J.B. Holmes yesterday morning. Holmes suffered a Chiari Malformation.

Westport News (Ct.)
September 1, 2011
Johnson blazes running trail to JHU
Johns Hopkins angle: This is a story about Ingrid Johnson, who will run track and cross country at Johns Hopkins University.

Frederick News-Post
September 2, 2011
A lasting impression
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, David Schoolman is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University.


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New York Times
September 2, 2011
At Columbia, Faith of Some in President Is Shaken
The recent resignations of two high-ranking black administrators have tested some faculty members’ confidence in Lee C. Bollinger.

Chronicle of Higher Education
September 1, 2011
For Illegal-Immigrant Students, New Policy on Deportations Offers Limited Relief
Instead of merely waiting for passage of the federal Dream Act, many states are taking their own steps to make college more affordable for such students.

New York Times – Room for Debate
August 28, 2011
Are Research Papers a Waste of Time?
Has the Internet made research papers a useless exercise for college students? Is there a better way to assess knowledge?

Inside Higher Ed
September 2, 2011
'XXX' Marks the Spot
A new standard for the addresses of pornographic Web domains, approved in March by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), might prompt administrators to think of their college’s "porn star name," and consider whether they ought to snatch it up before some opportunistic flesh-peddler tries to do so.

USA Today (Inside Higher Ed)
September 1, 2011
Colleges turn to microsites to attract prospective students
Some institutions have begun experimenting with more offbeat microsites to collect information from prospective students and alumni.

Baltimore Sun
September 2, 2011
Baltimore International faces new questions about accreditation
Federal restraining order allows college to keep its accreditation until Sept. 12, but another court hearing looms.

Chronicle of Higher Education
August 28, 2011
Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities Gain Importance in Career Paths
As the job market stagnates, some recent Ph.D.'s find hope in supportive postdoctoral programs, many backed by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

BBC News (UK)
September 1, 2011
US economy: The class of 2001 rues lost opportunities
For many, this early decade of adulthood has proven difficult, forcing them to rely heavily on their parents and subsist on patchy and unreliable income. For those lucky few who have managed to maintain gainful employment, there are still feelings of uncertainty and dismay.

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