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Washington Post
April 12, 2009
Obama Abroad: All Soft, No Power?
Johns Hopkins angle: Carey Business School Dean Yash Gupta is among leaders asked
to comment on President Obama's display of leadership during his recent European trip.

Washington Post
April 12, 2009
Newly Returned Soldiers Find Help With Transition
Johns Hopkins angle: Story about an Army readjustment program for soldiers
returning from combat zones mentions that at a recent weekend session in Baltimore, a psychologist from the School of Medicine "set the tone by opening the event witha frank discussion about suicide, a growing problem in the Army."

New York Times
April 12, 2009
At Princeton, Video Game Becomes Spectator Sport
Johns Hopkins angle: Story reports that in recent months, JHU became one of 27
colleges that have joined a league competing in a videogame called StarCraft.

United Press International
April 11, 2009
Telescope searches for life in space
Johns Hopkins angle: Ilaria Pascucci, an associate research scientist in the
Krieger School’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, is quoted.

Astrobiology Magazine
April 11, 2009
Cool Star Chemicals
Johns Hopkins angle: Ilaria Pascucci, an associate research scientist in the
Krieger School’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, is quoted.

Los Angeles Times
April 11, 2009
NASA's Spitzer telescope casts new light on search for alien life
Johns Hopkins angle: Ilaria Pascucci, an associate research scientist in the
Krieger School’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, is quoted.

CNN Money
April 13, 2009
Wal-Mart wants your rash and strep throat
Johns Hopkins angle: Jonathan Weiner of the School of Public Health was quoted.

Boston Globe
April 13, 2009
Do electronic medical records make hospitals safer?
Johns Hopkins angle: The column mentions Neil R. Powe, director of the Welch Center
for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research.

Washington Post
April 13, 2009
Split-Second Shots Sideline Pr. George's Police for Months
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes Doug Ward, director of the Johns Hopkins
University Division of Public Safety Leadership.

Globe and Mail (Canada)
April 11, 2009
A rude awakening
Johns Hopkins angle: P.M. Forni, director of the university’s Civility Initiative,
is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
April 12, 2009
Competition to get into selective colleges is a complex, multi-year process
Johns Hopkins angle: Article said that between 2002 and 2008, the Johns Hopkins
University saw an 80 percent increase in applications.

Business Standard (India)
April 13, 2009
A V Rajwade: Managing expectations
Johns Hopkins angle: Arvind Subramanian of SAIS is mentioned.

Inquirer.net (Philippines)
April 13, 2009
Summit mess sets back Asian fight vs crisis
Johns Hopkins angle: Bridget Welsh of SAIS is quoted.

Baltimore Sun

April 12, 2009
Teens under stress in top college competition
Johns Hopkins angle: Article mentions that Pikesville High School student Nataniel
Mandelberg who worked at APL after school.

Baltimore Sun

April 13, 2009
Dieters need to watch what they drink
Johns Hopkins angle: Reports on research by Benjamin Caballero of the SoPH.

Nashua Telegraph (N.H.)
April 12, 2009
Looking for a boost? Drink a cup of coffee before exercising
Johns Hopkins angle: The story quotes Roland Griffiths of SoM.

Evansville Courier & Press (Ill.)
April 11, 2009
Doctors in short supply
Johns Hopkins angle: Barbara Starfield, a professor of health policy and management
at SoM, is quoted in this Scripps Howard News Service story.

LancasterOnline.com (Pa.)
April 12, 2009
Advocates for the critically ill
Johns Hopkins angle: The story mentions the School of Public Health.

Business Standard (India)
April 12, 2009
Aware, beware
Johns Hopkins angle: A Johns Hopkins study is mentioned.

Times of India
April 11, 2009
Are you depressed post ICU stay?
Johns Hopkins angle: The story quotes O. Joseph Bienvenu, an associate professor in
the Department of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Los Angeles Times
April 13, 2009
UCLA professor stands up to violent animal rights activists
Johns Hopkins angle: UCLA neuroscientist J. David Jentsch earned a bachelor's
degree from JHU.

Fort Worth Business Press
April 13, 2009
Caught between economic recovery and nationalism
Johns Hopkins angle: Pieter Bottelier of SAIS was quoted.

Peterborough Examiner (Canada)
April 11, 2009
Guest violinist at PSO concert
Johns Hopkins angle: Bin Huang, the winner of several international music
competitions, is a Peabody alumna.

The Daily News (Genesee, Wyoming and Orleans counties, N.Y.)
April 11, 2009
Next stop ... Carnegie Hall
Johns Hopkins angle: Joseph Irrera has a bachelor's degree from the Eastman School
and a master's degree in piano performance from the Peabody Conservatory.

Daily News (Colo.)
April 11, 2009
Christine Scanlan: Reducing dropout rate key to long-term financial security
Johns Hopkins angle: The story cites research by the Everyone Graduates Center at
CSOS.

Washington Post
April 12, 2009
Woman's Promotion to Deputy Chief Is a First for Police Force
Johns Hopkins angle: Prince George's County Police Chief of Staff Anita Rosser
holds a master's degree from Johns Hopkins.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
April 12, 2009
Watercolors capture beauty of silkmoths
Johns Hopkins angle: Retired psychologist John Cody studied medical illustration at
Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
April 13, 2009
Names in the news
Johns Hopkins angle: Dr. Edward Kasper, an expert in chronic heart failure and heart transplants, has been named clinical director of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's Division of Cardiology and co-director of the school's Heart and Vascular Institute.

Washington Post
April 12, 2009
Surging Hopkins Holds Off the Terps
Johns Hopkins angle: Story on Johns Hopkins' 10-9 victory over Maryland Saturday in men's lacrosse.

Daily Record (Md.)
April 13, 2009
Reports: A gloomy picture for leasing in the Baltimore area
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions that Johns Hopkins Hospital is one of at least three local healthcare institutions that are undergoing major expansions.

Baltimore Business Journal
April 10, 2009
Baltimore City tables green tax incentives
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions potential impact of new Baltimore City green construction codes on projects in the Science and Technology Park at Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Business Journal
April 10, 2009
Two and a half minutes with... Dr. James Vogel
Johns Hopkins angle: Brief Q&A with Johns Hopkins-trained plastic surgeon.

Baltimore Sun
April 11, 2009
Johns Hopkins' Pietramala brings a football mentality
Johns Hopkins angle: Feature story about Dave Pietramala, JHU lacrosse coach.

Baltimore Sun
April 11, 2009
Hopkins-Maryland series has turbulent history
Johns Hopkins angle: The JHU-Maryland series is the longest-running tradition in lacrosse, but the sides can't even agree on the exact beginning, according to this story.

Baltimore Sun
April 12, 2009
Gvozden picks up save for Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: Blue Jays' goalkeeper Michael Gvozden picks up save for JHU in Saturday's game against Maryland.

Annapolis Capital
April 11, 2009
Navy feels it has a score to settle
Johns Hopkins angle: The story mentions the men’s lacrosse team.

Washington Times
April 11, 2009
Floundering Maryland is not about to panic
Johns Hopkins angle: The story mentions the men’s lacrosse team.

The Age (Australia)
April 12, 2009
Writer's writer best remembered for helping create Mr. Magoo
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary for Millard Kaufman notes that he studied at Johns Hopkins.

Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
April 13, 2009
Master of the movie script but a reluctant director
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary for Millard Kaufman notes that he studied at Johns Hopkins.

Washington Post
April 12, 2009
Mark Desautels Association Vice President
Johns Hopkins angle: Obituary for SAIS graduate Mark Desautels, 56, a vice president at CTIA -- the Wireless Association, a telecommunications trade group.

Baltimore Sun
April 13, 2009
Marcia C. Pines (obituary)
Johns Hopkins angle: Pines was a retired administrator in public health programs at the JHU.

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