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New York Times
April 21, 2009
Bad Day For Bloomberg, or Personality Test?
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions that Johns Hopkins University is Mayor Bloomberg's alma mater and a beneficiary of his wealth.

The Wall Street Journal
April 21, 2009
Reasons Why Surgeons Burn Out
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog cites an article in the Current Archives of Surgery in which Charles Balch of Johns Hopkins is the lead author.

Inside Higher Ed
April 21, 2009
'Higher Learning, Greater Good'
Johns Hopkins angle: A Q&A with the author of the Johns Hopkins University Press book, “In Higher Learning, Greater Good: The Private and Social Benefits of Higher Education.”

San Diego Union Tribune
April 20, 2009
A library fit for the man
Johns Hopkins angle: The story mentions the Johns Hopkins University Press book, “Charles Darwin: The Concise Story of an Extraordinary Man.”

Canada.com
April 20, 2009
HPV vaccine 'remarkably safe' despite allergic reactions, new data shows
Johns Hopkins angle: The story quotes Neal Halsey of the Institute for Vaccine Safety at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Federal Computer Week
April 20, 2009
Knowledge retention helps agencies retain employees' expertise
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Jay Liebowitz, professor at the Carey Business School.

The Wall Street Journal
April 21, 2009
Can biopsies of the prostate cause cancer cells to break off and metastasize?
John Hopkins angle: This column mentions a 1991 article by Johns Hopkins researchers who reviewed prostatectomy specimens.

Washington Examiner (D.C.)
April 20, 2009
Both sides still claim gains from landmark gun case
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from Daniel Webster, co-director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research and associate professor of Health Policy and Management in the School of Public Health.

Moldova.org
April 21, 2009
Europe's Double Failure in Moldova
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece was written by Paul Bisca, a graduate student in the IR/Strategic Studies program at SAIS’ Bologna Center in Italy. He is originally from Romania.

Greenwich Time
April 20, 2009
For some women, mastectomies are worth the peace of mind
Johns Hopkins angle: Washington Post piece quotes Lillie Shockney, administrative director of the Johns Hopkins Breast Center.

The Spokesman Review (Ore.)
April 21, 2009
Removing risk
Johns Hopkins angle: The story quotes Lillie Shockney, administrative director of the Johns Hopkins Breast Center.

Houston Chronicle
April 21, 2009
Carnegie Mellon team wins top prize in Rice contest
Johns Hopkins angle: The story notes that Team Tendix Development from Johns Hopkins University won the $100,000 DJF Mercury Tech Transfer Investment Prize for its internal combustion engine, which is expected to double the efficiency of current internal combustion engines.

Philadelphia Inquirer
April 21, 2009
Stay-in-school efforts get boost
Johns Hopkins angle: Article mentions a 2006 JHU study that found that between 48 percent and 54 percent of Philadelphia students who started ninth grade between 2000 and 2005 graduated in four years.

Yahoo! Finance
April 21, 2009
Colleges offer free online materials
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that Johns Hopkins is part of the OpenCourseWare Consortium, a collaboration of more than 200 higher-education institutions that provide free access to high-quality educational materials via the Web.

Las Cruces Sun-News (New Mexico)
April 20, 2009
What's wrong with American health care
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece was written by Neil A. (Tony) Holtzman, emeritus professor of pediatrics at School of Medicine.

Australian Life Scientist
April 20, 2009
Progen targets epigenetics
Johns Hopkins angle: Researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine are mentioned.

The News-Press (Fort Myers, Fla.)
April 21, 2009
Avoid energy drinks, study warns
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to a Johns Hopkins study whose authors say that energy drinks should be regulated because of the levels of caffeine.

Huffington Post
April 20, 2009
Think Before You Drink...Water
Johns Hopkins angle: Robert Lawrence of the School of Public Health is quoted.

Worcester Telegram and Gazette
April 21, 2009
Neurosurgeon and Pa. senator picked as speakers
Johns Hopkins angle: Benjamin S. Carson will deliver the keynote address to graduates of the University of Massachusetts Medical School Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Graduate School of Nursing.

The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pa.)
April 21, 2009
Many common chemicals untested
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes Pat McLaine, a registered nurse from Johns Hopkins, who spoke about the health risks associated with lead.

Lancaster New Era (Pa.)
April 20, 2009
Take my job – please
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature is about local novelist Libby Malin Sternberg, a Peabody Conservatory graduate whose daughter Hannah earns her degree from JHU next month.

Pottstown Mercury (Pa.)
April 21, 2009
Local artist winner of voice competition
Johns Hopkins angle: Peabody alumna Toni Marie Palmertree was named first prize winner in The Kennett Symphony of Chester County's Young Artist Voice Competition.

BCLocalNews.com (Canada)
April 21, 2009
VSO premieres with pianist Min at Brentwood College's Bunch theatre
Johns Hopkins angle: Pianist Lorraine Min is a Peabody graduate.

Staunton News Leader (Va.)
April 20, 2009
Baritone recital Tuesday at EMU
Johns Hopkins angle: James K. Richardson, assistant professor of music at EMU, and Shannon Kiser, director of music ministries at First Presbyterian Church, Court Square, both are Peabody graduates.
Lancaster New Era (Pennsylvania)

April 21, 2009
Cancer crusader
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature about a cancer patient who has launched a non-profit organization includes comments from Katherine Thornton, a Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center oncologist who consulted on his treatment.

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