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New York Times
September 9, 2011
‘That Used to be Us’
Johns Hopkins angle: This is an excerpt from a new book written by New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum, a professor of American foreign policy at the School of Advanced International Studies.

Bloomberg
September 12, 2011
Friedman Ignores Trotsky, Blasts Both Parties for U.S. Decline: Review
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes from the book “That Used To Be Us,” co-authored by Michael Mandelbaum of SAIS.

Baltimore Sun
September 10, 2011
Walters exhibit examines puzzles of artist's brain after injury
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature about an exhibit of works by an artist with an injury that caused amnesia problems includes comments from Krieger School neuroscientists Barbara Landau and Michael McCloskey.

Anchorage Daily News
September 11, 2011
Can't we all just get along better at the office?
Johns Hopkins angle: Columnist Lynne Curry mentions that, according to a Workplace Civility Study co-developed by Johns Hopkins University and the University of Baltimore, workplace incivility, in the form of actions or comments employees and managers consider rude, disrespectful, dismissive, demeaning, inappropriate or threatening, have become the norm.

Baltimore Sun
September 10, 2011
September 11: Ten years later, a different world
Johns Hopkins angle: This article previewed a 9/11 anniversary commemoration ceremony organized by Johns Hopkins students. Quoted was Krieger School sociology professor Andrew Cherlin, one of the scholars scheduled to speak at the event.

Chronicle of Higher Education – Chronicle Review
September 11, 2011
Cutthroat Admissions and Rising Inequality: A Vicious Duo
Johns Hopkins angle: Written by John Quiggin is a visiting professor of economics in the Krieger School.

Baltimore Sun
September 11, 2011
More Baltimore graduates attend two-year colleges, where they are less likely to earn degree
Johns Hopkins angle: This article describes findings by the Baltimore Education Research Consortium at The Johns Hopkins University.

ABC27 (Lebanon, Pa.)
September 12, 2011
Report: Balt. graduates head toward 2-year schools
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press piece mentions that The Baltimore Education Research Consortium at Johns Hopkins University found that the percentage of city public school graduates headed to 2-year institutions rose 12 percent over four years to more than 51 percent in 2010.

Boston Globe
September 12, 2011
Universities weaken under the weight of their own bureaucracies
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece was written by Krieger School political scientist Benjamin Ginsberg.

Universe Today
September 12, 2011
Book Review: A Dictionary of the Space Age
Johns Hopkins angle: The JHU Press published “A Dictionary of the Space Age.”

Khaleej Times
September 11, 2011
For one, brief, shining moment
Johns Hopkins angle: A piece by Bruce Reidel of SAIS.

Kyiv Post (Ukraine)
September 11, 2011
How America played a central role in Ukraine becoming independent
Johns Hopkins angle: This op-ed was written by Taras Kuzio of SAIS.

Baltimore Sun
September 11, 2011
9/11 and the deaths of others: America's legacy of civilian casualties
Johns Hopkins angle: This Dan Rodricks column refers to a 2006 study on Iraqi war-related deaths, led by Gilbert Burnham of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Baltimore Sun
September 12, 2011
Live health chat on breast cancer pain
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog post calls attention to a live online chat scheduled Tuesday with Paul Christo, director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Fellowship Training Program at the School of Medicine.

Johannesburg Times Live (South Africa)
September 12, 2011
Pneumonia study begins
Johns Hopkins angle: This story notes that a study on a pneumonia study, coordinated by the International Vaccine Access Centre at the School of Public Health, will look at current and future causes of childhood pneumonia in some of the hardest-hit populations.

New Kerala
September 11, 2011
Scientists isolate genes behind blood pressure, stroke, cardiac risks
Johns Hopkins angle: A study led by Aravinda Chakravarti of the School of Medicine found that dozens of genetic variants may explain why some people face a higher risk of hypertension, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases.

Gulf News (UAE)
September 12, 2011
First surgeons graduate from Tawam Hospital
Johns Hopkins angle: Tawam Hospital is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Straits Times
September 12, 2011
Mahathir chancellor of new Perdana University of new Perdana University in Malaysia
Johns Hopkins angle: Perdana University is collaboration with world-renowned Johns Hopkins University and the Royal College of Surgeons.

Kwong Wah Yit Poh (Malaysia)
September 12, 2011
GOV'T WILL PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PERDANA UNIVERSITY STUDENTS – NAJIB
Johns Hopkins angle: Bernama reports that “PUGSOM is offering, for the first time in Malaysia, a four-year graduate entry program based on the United States curriculum in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.”

NPR
September 11, 2011
First Listen: Tori Amos, 'Night Of Hunters'
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that songwriter/performer Tori Amos trained at a young age at the Peabody Institute.

Baltimore Sun
September 9, 2011
Denyce Graves to give master class for Peabody Conservatory voice students
Johns Hopkins angle: This classical music blog post mentions that opera star Denyce Graves planned to present a master class for student at the Peabody Conservatory.

RT.com (Moscow)
September 9, 2011
Russian violinist to lead Asia’s foremost orchestra
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that violinist Igor Yuzefovich, who is to become concertmaster of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, studied at the Peabody Conservatory.

The Tribune-Democrat (Johnstown, Pa.)
September 11, 2011
In a classical vein | Opera Festival set for Saturday at arts center
Johns Hopkins angle: This concert preview mentions that mezzo soprano Charlotte Daw Paulsen earned a degree at the Peabody Conservatory.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
September 11, 2011
St. Louis families, survivors reflect on the 10 years since 9/11
Johns Hopkins angle: This story includes comments from the parents of a victim of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and mentions that her granddaughter is attending JHU to study film and creative writing.


Baltimore Sun
September 11, 2011
State college football roundup: Morgan State routed by Bowling Green, 58-13
Johns Hopkins angle: An item in this sports column reports that Johns Hopkins’ football team defeated Susquehanna by a score of 56 to 7.

Baltimore Sun
September 12, 2011
Witmer's hat trick leads No. 3 Terps field hockey team past Villanova, 6-3
Johns Hopkins angle: A women’s college soccer item in this column reports that Johns Hopkins senior midfielder Erica Suter scored a pair of first-half goals to lead the eighth-ranked Blue Jays to a 2-0 victory over Arcadia on the second day of the Drew University Fall Fest.

The Daily Review (Troy, Pa.)
September 11, 2011
Gorman has 8 tackles but Juniata falls
Johns Hopkins angle: JHU beat Susquehanna 56 to 7.

Sunbury Daily Item (Pa.)
September 12, 2011
College Football: Johns Hopkins rips Susquehanna
Johns Hopkins angle: JHU beat Susquehanna 56 to 7 in football on Saturday.

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New York Times
September 11, 2011
On Campus, It’s One Big Commercial
Companies are marketing themselves on college campuses as never before, often employing students themselves to take the messages to their peers.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
September 12, 2011
Obama Administration Jobs Plan Has Higher Education Funds
Community and tribal colleges would receive $5 billion for construction projects under President Obama’s new jobs plan, which also could shore up state education budgets and provide post-secondary job training opportunities.

Inside Higher Ed
September 12, 2011
Diversity and the Rankings - Opinion Piece
Catharine Hill, president, Vassar College, writes "It is rankings season again, and despite objecting to their validity and worrying about the incentives they create for colleges and universities, we pay attention nonetheless. And, since they aren't going away, I would like to propose one small change: factor the socioeconomic diversity of a college's student body into the rankings formula."

Chronicle of Higher Education
September 12, 2011
HathiTrust and Google Will Help Duke U. Press Digitize a Trove of Older Titles
Duke University Press has struck an agreement that will help it make a large number of its backlist titles available free.



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