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MSNBC (Reuters)
September 22, 2011
Analysis: Bernanke's twist may do little for jobs
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters wire story quotes Laurence Ball, a Krieger School economist.

Baltimore Sun
September 21, 2011
U.S. is wrong on Palestine
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is written by Ariel Ilan Roth, the director of Global Security Studies in the Krieger School.

Baltimore Sun
September 21, 2011
Leaving room for a bold statement
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes James Archer Abbott, director and curator for the university's Evergreen Museum and Library.

Politico.com
September 21, 2011
5 U.N. Concerns besides Palestine
Johns Hopkins angle: Eliot Cohen, a former top adviser under President George W. Bush, now a professor at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies, is quoted in this piece.

Baltimore Sun Magazine
September 21, 2011
From Sun Magazine: Botox 2.0
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this feature are Jennifer Elisseeff, an associate professor of biomedical engineering and director of the School of Medicine’s director of the Translational Tissue Engineering Center, and Patrick J. Byrne, director of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at Johns Hopkins.

ABC2 News (Baltimore)
September 21, 2011
Get your child's safety seat checked for Child Passenger Safety Week
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports that the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy found that nine out of ten people who came into their safety center for a check of their car seat, had made at least one mistake when putting their child's seat into their car.

Baltimore Sun Magazine
September 21, 2011
From Sun Magazine: Baltimore-area hospitals compete for moms-to-be with special features
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that the Johns Hopkins Hospital’s maternity ward will add more private rooms and new services when it moves in April to the new 12-story Sheikh Zayed Tower. Quoted are Karin J. Blakemore, the hospital’s director of maternal-fetal medicine, and Joan Diamond, a perinatal nurse manager at the hospital.

Bloomberg
September 22, 2011
Prostate Biopsy Doubles Risk of Hospitalization for Men in Study
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this story is senior author Edward Schaeffer, a School of Medicine urologist and oncologist.

Nature News Blog
September 21, 2011
Researchers to map human toxic pathways - September 21, 2011
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog post reports that researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have won $6 million from the National Institutes of Health to begin an ambitious project to develop an alternative testing approach. Led by toxicologist Thomas Hartung, the team aims to develop a way of mapping the molecular pathways of toxicity in cells.

ExploreHoward.com
September 21, 2011
Study shows working poor struggle in Howard County
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on a new study conducted by Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies researchers Marsha Schachtel and Shelley Spruill.

Standard Examiner (Utah)
September 21, 2011
Hikers’ readjustment may be tough after release from Iranian prison
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is in this piece is George S. Everly, chairman emeritus of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, and an associate professor of psychiatry at the School of Medicine.

Orlando Sentinel
September 22, 2011
Florida's brain health slides because of diabetes and obesity
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions Majid Fotuhi, chairman of the Neurology Institute for Brain Health and Fitness, and an assistant professor of neurology at the School of Medicine.

New Kerala (India)
September 22, 2011
Women with increased responsibility have sex less often
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is Michelle Hindin, an associate professor at the Bloomberg School’s Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
September 22, 2011
Study finds smoking more harmful to women's hearts
Johns Hopkins angle: This column mentions that a new study by the University of Minnesota and Johns Hopkins University found that female smokers are 25 percent more likely to develop coronary heart disease than men

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
September 22, 2011
Rachel Carson Homestead to undergo historic renovation
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that Carson earned a master’s degree at JHU.

Jewish Exponent
September 22, 2011
Skull and Bones
Johns Hopkins angle: Chad Gordon is clinical director of the face transplant program at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, this story notes

The Washington Times
September 21, 2011
Dinosaur fossil, found in Laurel, made plain by rain
Johns Hopkins angle: Last week, scientists from the Johns Hopkins University announced that a fossil found in College Park belonged to a hatchling armored dinosaur called a nodosaur, this article states. It was found in 1997 in a creek bed and was donated to the Smithsonian.

Voice of America
September 21, 2011
Scientists Disarm AIDS Virus’ Attack on Immune System
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this piece is David Graham of the School of Medicine.

Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)
September 22, 2011
More trained psychiatrists needed in future — experts
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted in this article is Michael R. Clark, an associate professor in the School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and director of its chronic pain treatment program.

Pensions & Investments
September 21, 2011
5 seen as favorites for Nobel economics prize
Johns Hopkins angle: Named in Thomson Reuters’ picks for this year’s possible Nobel Prize winners is Anne Krueger of SAIS.

Baltimore Sun
September 21, 2011
Survey reveals Dundalk's reputation: rough, with water views
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that Scott Holupka, a founding board member of Dundalk Renaissance Corp., holds a doctorate from The Johns Hopkins University and works in its Institute for Policy Studies.

Fosters.com
September 22, 2011
McLane presents students with 2011 Harvard Prize Book Award
Johns Hopkins angle: Gregory Tsougranis of Portsmouth High School attended a two-week program at The Johns Hopkins University last summer, this article notes.

Metro Weekly (Washington, D.C.)
September 22, 2011
Amos's Ambition
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that singer-songwriter Tori Amos attended the Peabody Conservatory as a child.

Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
September 23, 2011
The goddess variations
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that singer-songwriter Tori Amos attended the Peabody Institute as a child.

San Francisco Examiner
September 21, 2011
SF Symphony clarinetist Luis Baez frequents chamber series
Johns Hopkins angle: This brief states that Luis Baez, associate principal clarinetist of the San Francisco Symphony, is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory.

Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
September 21, 2011
Virtuosi of the Sinfonia take center stage
Johns Hopkins angle: A concert preview item in this music column mentions that pianist Hanchien Lee just completed her doctorate at the Peabody Conservatory

Press Box
September 22, 2011
Undefeated Hopkins Returns Home To Host Muhlenberg
Johns Hopkins angle: The No. 23-ranked Blue Jays football team returns to Homewood Field after a 41-0 win at Moravian last week, this story reports. They will be playing Muhlenberg, one of the two teams they're tied with atop the conference standings, at 2 p.m. on Sept. 24.

Baltimore Sun
September 22, 2011
Louis R. Mills Jr.
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Louis Mills finished his education at The Johns Hopkins University, where he earned a degree in 1958 in electrical engineering.

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Chronicle of Higher Education
September 22, 2011
New Graduate-Student Enrollment Dips for First Time in 7 Years
The 1.1-percent drop between 2009 and 2010 occurred even though the number of applications rose, says a report by the Council of Graduate Schools.

Boston Globe
September 21, 2011
Harvard’s growth plan
Harvard University, whose development stops and starts have frustrated its North Allston neighbors for years, said it wants to begin construction in 2013 of a Harvard-Square-like retail and housing complex to anchor its sweeping transformation of the neighborhood.

New York Times
September 22, 2011
A $42 Million Gift Aims at Improving Bedside Manner
A new center at the University of Chicago is intended to teach medical students how to have a better relationships with their patients.

Inside Higher Ed
September 22, 2011
Gazing Into Higher Ed's Future
The U.S. projects that by 2019, the gender gap in college-going will widen, Latinos will lead in enrollment growth, and completions won't come close to meeting the Obama goal.

Time
September 21, 2011
How Brazil Is Sending 75,000 Students to the World's Best Colleges
With their economy booming, their currency at a level that makes even London prices seem cheap and their foreign policy one of the world's most ambitious, Brazilians have gotten used to going abroad for tourism, business, shopping and diplomacy.

Hechinger Report
September 20, 2011
Getting a college degree doesn’t have to break the bank
Cutting college costs has thus become a priority across the socioeconomic spectrum. The good news is there are countless ways to save money on college. The sticker price at most colleges—like the advertised price of new cars in swanky showrooms—isn’t what the vast majority of consumers actually pay.

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