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New York Times
September 5, 2001
Adjusting, More M.D.s Add M.B.A.
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about doctors’ taking courses to improve their business skills mentions an entrepreneurship course at the Carey Business School as well as a medical start-up whose CEO did a postgraduate residency at Johns Hopkins University.

New Kerala (IANS)
September 4, 2011
Green way to clean computers
Johns Hopkins angle: This IANS story reports on work by Whiting School researchers Ragib Hasan and Randal Burns, which applies real world trash management methods to clean computers.

Waste Management World
September 2, 2011
Researchers think of a 'green way' to clear digital waste in computers
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on research conducted by Whiting School computer scientists Ragib Hassan and Randal Burns.

ecoINITE
September 1, 2011
Think green for efficient data storage
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on research conducted by Whiting School computer scientists Ragib Hassan and Randal Burns.

New York Times
September 3, 2011
Soldier, Thinker, Hunter, Spy: Drawing a Bead on Al Qaeda
Johns Hopkins angle: This profile of Michael G. Vickers, a top adviser to Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta who has helped shape American military and intelligence policy for three decades, notes that Vickers recently earned his doctorate at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies. His academic advisor, Eliot A. Cohen, is quoted.

The Washington Post
September 3, 2011
12,000 Iraqi civilians killed in suicide attacks since 2003, Lancet says
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Gilbert Burnham of the Center for Refugee and Disaster response from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Baltimore Sun
September 5, 2011
Companies must renew their commitment to workers
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary is written by Adam Seth Litwin, an assistant professor of management at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

The Washington Post
September 4, 2011
A decade after the 9/11 attacks, Americans live in an era of endless war
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes SAIS faculty member Eliot Cohen (though the Johns Hopkins connection is not mentioned).

Baltimore Sun
September 5, 2011
Americans still scarred by Sept. 11 attacks
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is George Everly, a School of Medicine associate professor of psychiatry who specializes in the psychology of terrorism.

Memphis Commercial Appeal
September 4, 2011
Economic quick fixes not likely for Memphis area, nation
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Whiting School applied economist Steve Hanke.

The Telegraph (U.K.)
September 5, 2011
The Prince of Wales is right about mushrooms
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Roland Griffiths of the School of Medicine. (Please note that this story has Dr. Griffiths’ first name wrong.)

New Kerala (ANI)
September 6, 2011
Ageing, not menopause, ups heart disease risk in women
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI story reports on a study led by Dhananjay Vaidya, Ph.D., an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, which found that aging, and not the hormonal impact of menopause, increases the risk of cardiovascular death for women.

Minneapolis Star-Tribune
September 3, 2011
Broken economy, broken families
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions a study by Krieger School sociologist and marriage expert Andrew Cherlin.

Newstrack India (ANI)
September 3, 2011
Now, a tool to predict survival after heart transplant
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI story quotes John V. Conte, M.D of the School of Medicine and lead author of a study that found that heart transplant patients at great risk of death in the year following their surgeries could be forewarned and saved with the help of a formula.

Philanthropy Journal
September 6, 2011
Nonprofit employment up in downturn
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on a new report by the Johns Hopkins Nonprofit Economic Data Project which found that nonprofit jobs grew nearly 1 percent from 2009 to 2010, the third straight year of growth in the face of the economic downturn, a period when nonprofit jobs grew 5 percent. Quoted is Lester Salamon of the Center for Civil Society Studies.

Baltimore Sun
September 3, 2011
Baltimore's Grand Prix comes with risks and rewards
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is Matthew Crenson, a Krieger School professor emeritus of political science.

CBS Detroit
September 5, 2011
Increasing Rate Of Graduation The Goal Of New Detroit School
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions The Johns Hopkins University.

Washington Post
September 2, 2011
3 books about the city of Washington
Johns Hopkins angle: One of the books featured is "Washington at Home: An Illustrated History of Neighborhoods in the Nation’s Capital," published by the Johns Hopkins University Press.

Boston Herald
September 4, 2011
Bloat on campus
Johns Hopkins angle: This editorial quotes Krieger School political scientist Benjamin Ginsberg.

Baltimore Sun
September 4, 2011
Wrong move for the SSA
Johns Hopkins angle: This Sun editorial mentions that Woodlawn will be served by Baltimore's planned Red Line light rail project, a 14.5-mile, east-west line running to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center on the other side of the city.

Baltimore Sun
September 5, 2011
Jay Hancock: Md. Officials offer ideas to close jobs gap
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this business column, the state’s “efforts to boost innovation include the Invest Maryland venture capital fund and trying to get Johns Hopkins profs to think about patents as well as research papers.”

Washington Post
September 2, 2011
George Mason’s Linda Apple Monson on why we need music education
Johns Hopkins angle: This profile of Monson, a music professor and director of keyboard studies at George Mason University who is being honored with a $200,000 endowment to provide scholarships for music students, mentions that she earned her bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in music from the Peabody Institute.

Anchorage Daily News (Alaska)
September 3, 2011
Awadagin Pratt joins Zuill Bailey to open Autumn Classics
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview mentions that pianist Awadagin Pratt studied at the Peabody Conservatory, becoming the first person ever to graduate from that institution as a pianist, violinist and conductor.

Conway Daily Sun (New Hampshire)
September 3, 2011
Mountain Top Music Center welcomes new executive director and presents fall programs
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that the Mountain Top Music Center’s new executive director, George Wiese, is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory.

The Daily Record
September 6, 2011
Q&A: Catherine Pugh
Johns Hopkins angle: The mayoral candidate refers to Johns Hopkins in her answer to a question on East Baltimore redevelopment.

The Daily Record
September 6, 2011
Q&A: Otis Rolley
Johns Hopkins angle: The mayoral candidate refers to Johns Hopkins in his answer to a question on East Baltimore redevelopment.

The Daily Record
September 6, 2011
Q&A: Joseph T. ‘Jody’ Landers III
Johns Hopkins angle: The mayoral candidate refers to Johns Hopkins in his answer to a question on East Baltimore redevelopment.

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.

Reisterstown Patch
September 6, 2011
Teaching Good Eating Habits
Johns Hopkins angle: This “Moments in Motherhood” column mentions that a grant from Johns Hopkins University funds a nutritionist, who teaches good eating habits to children at the author’s child’s preschool.

New York Times
September 3, 2011
No Longer Just a Sideshow, Golf’s Home Run Hitters Climb the Leader Board
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports story states that professional golfer J. B. Holmes is recuperating from brain surgery performed Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital to relieve symptoms of Chiari malformations, which caused vertigolike dizziness.

Baltimore Sun
September 6, 2011
Towson QB Enders receives CAA honor
Johns Hopkins angle: This column notes that Johns Hopkins quarterback Hewitt Tomlin was named the Centennial Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week after throwing for 297 yards and six touchdowns in Saturday's 45-14 win at Merchant Marine.

The Washington Post
September 3, 2011
Curt Wittig, recording engineer
Johns Hopkins angle: The deceased studied engineering at Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
September 6, 2011
James Dowling 'Jay' Cherry Jr.
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this obituary is Eric Beatty, is director of the Homewood Arts Program at The Johns Hopkins University.

Omaha World Herald
September 6, 2011
Boys Town hospital exec dies
Johns Hopkins angle: Dr. Patrick E. Brookhouser, a visionary medical leader and founding executive director of the Boys Town National Research Hospital, obtained his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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The Washington Post
September 5, 2011
U.S. News college rankings are denounced but not ignored
A profile of Bob Morse, who runs U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges guide, the oldest and best-known publication to rank America’s premier colleges. The annual release of the rankings, set for Sept. 13 this year, is a marquee event in higher education. The rankings have changed the way colleges do business. Critics see their influence every time an institution presses alumni for nominal donations, coaxes noncommittal students to apply or raises the SAT score required for admission.

Chronicle of Higher Education
September 6, 2011
Colleges Should Compete Less and Collaborate More in Admissions, Report Says
College leaders must embrace goals beyond building a perfect freshman class of "stellar Olympians" and stop looking at the admissions process through the "narcissistic glass of competitive rankings," says a new report by the University of Southern California's Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice, and the Education Conservancy.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
September 2, 2011
Study: Hispanic-Serving Colleges Continue Steady Increase
The number of Hispanic-serving institutions, or HSIs, nationwide has increased by 24 percent since 2004 and could grow by another 40 percent if “emerging” HSIs in 18 states and Puerto Rico continue to grow, a new study says.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
September 4, 2011
With Cheating Only a Click Away, Professors Reduce the Incentive
In-class clickers—and the cheating problems that accompany them—have become quite common, many instructors say. Today, more than 1,000 colleges in the United States use the devices, which look like TV remotes. In addition to using them to take attendance, professors pose multiple-choice questions during class, students click answers, and software instantly projects the responses as charts at the front of the room. Particularly in large classes, that lets instructors assess student comprehension in a matter of seconds. But the system can be abused.

Inside Higher Ed
September 6, 2011
Grant Recipients and Race
Every so often, the issue of financial aid awarded on the basis of students' race flares. Lawsuits crop up challenging a state's or institution's ability to consider students' race in handing out grants, or a white student (or a group of such students) announces the creation of a fund for scholarships reserved for white students, on the grounds that grant money flows disproportionately to members of minority groups. A new report challenges the assumptions underlying such developments.

Inside Higher Ed
September 1, 2011
Stanford, Notre Dame and ... Miami?
In the latest in a series of public statements she has made since a football controversy broke several weeks ago, University of Miami president Donna E. Shalala shifted the focus this week to the academic performance of Miami's athletes. In doing so, however, she engaged in some hyperbole about the institution's standing and the company it keeps.


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