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USA Today
April 30, 2009
States, hospitals roll out emergency plans
Johns Hopkins angle: The story notes that Johns Hopkins Medicine began its first stages of pandemic preparations on Saturday as news of the first U.S. cases
emerged, quoting Jim Scheulen, executive director of Hopkins' Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR) office.

Politico
April 30, 2009
Commencement speech conundrum
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will address the graduating class at Johns Hopkins University on May 21.

ABC2News.com
April 29, 2009
250 New Jobs For Teens
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins University have teamed up to donate 250 jobs to Baltimore's YouthWorks program.

Baltimore Sun
April 30, 2009
City on hook for developer’s loan
Johns Hopkins angle:  Story mentions that JHU officials are trying to buy a parcel of land in Charles Village that was to be developed by Struever.

Reuters
April 29, 2009
Drug helps pregnant drug users to stop smoking
Johns Hopkins angle: Margaret S. Chisolm, assistant professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University, is quoted.

The Royal Gazette (Jamaica)
April 30, 2009
Elbow Beach promotes four Bermudian staff
Johns Hopkins angle: John Lombardi was provost, vice-president for academic affairs, and professor of History at Johns Hopkins from 1987 to 1990.

Popular Science
April 30, 2009
The Media and the Flu
Johns Hopkins angle: The story quotes Nancy Kass, the Phoebe R. Berman Professor of Bioethics and Public Health at Johns Hopkins.

Washington Post
April 30, 2009
Biotech Industry, Yes; High Density, No
Johns Hopkins angle: These letters to the editor contain references to Johns Hopkins’ commercial development on Belward Farm in Gaithersburg.

Washington Post
April 30, 2009
Questions and Answers About Swine Flu
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrew Pekosz, associate professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in
Baltimore, answers questions about swine flu.

Washington Post
April 30, 2009
2 Arundel Educators Receive Awards
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrea Fowler earned a master's degree in special education from Johns Hopkins University.

The Daily Record (Md.)
April 29, 2009
Murderer’s IQ test could decide fate
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins neuropsychologist Cynthia Munro was mentioned.

The Daily Record (Md.)
April 29, 2009
After 6 years, Shannon leaving EBDI
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins is mentioned in this article about Jack Shannon stepping down as president and CEO of East Baltimore Development Inc.

Wall Street Journal
April 29, 2009
Rejection: Some Colleges Do It Better Than Others
Johns Hopkins angle: A high school senior quoted in the story says he was not offered admission to Johns Hopkins.

Korea Times
April 30, 2009
'Corrupt' Roh Bruises Korean Pride
Johns Hopkins angle: The story quotes Tong Kim, adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

Poynter.org – The Biz Blog
April 29, 2009
Potential Baltimore Sun Buyer Dubious About Newsroom Purge
Johns Hopkins angle: The story refers to a recent discussion with Baltimore Sun editor Monty Cook, who spoke on the Homewood campus at an event hosted by the
Institute for Policy Studies.

Catonsville Times
April 29, 2009
College cheerleader; Dean’s list
Johns Hopkins angle: Catonsville resident Catherine Burns was named to the dean's list at Johns Hopkins University for the fall 2008 semester.

Washington Examiner
April 30, 2009
Get ready for Obama’s coming hyperinflation
Johns Hopkins angle: This editorial quotes observations by Steve Hanke, an applied economist in Johns Hopkins’ Whiting School of Engineering.

Asia Times
May 1, 2009
Najib takes a brick from the wall
Johns Hopkins angle: This article paraphrases comments by Bridget Welsh, associate professor of Southeast Asia Studies at Johns Hopkins’ School of Advanced
International Studies.

Erie Times-News (Pennsylvania)
April 30, 2009
Region's colleges plan May graduations
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Pittsburgh Urban League President Esther Bush, who will deliver the commencement address at Allegheny
College, holds a degree from Johns Hopkins.

Colorado Springs Independent
April 30, 2009
Harlem renaissance
Johns Hopkins angle: In connection with upcoming concerts, the publication interviews musician and poet Gil Scott-Heron and identifies him as a Johns
Hopkins graduate.

Cape Cod Times
April 30, 2009
Flu expert's advice: Stay calm, wash up
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes recommendations from local resident Arthur Silverstein, an immunologist and professor emeritus at the School of
Medicine.

NorthJersey.com (New Jersey)
April 30, 2009
John Rowe's local college notes
Johns Hopkins angle: This column states that Todd Emr of Westwood is enjoying a banner senior baseball season at Division III Johns Hopkins.

The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.)
April 29, 2009
Local swine flu FAQ: Bloomsday meeting Thursday morning
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes swine flu recommendation from Andrew Pekosz, associate professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at the
School of Public Health.

York Daily Record (Pennsylvania)
April 29, 2009
High-school competition sparks interest in environment
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from Kim Young, coordinator of the York County Senior High Envirothon, and mentions that Young received a
master's degree from Johns Hopkins University in ethnobotany.

Online Journal
April 30, 2009
Flying pigs, Tamiflu and factory farms
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes from a factory farming report prepared by the U.S. Pew Foundation in cooperation with the Johns Hopkins School of
Public Health.

WUSA Channel 9 (Washington, D.C.)
April 30, 2009
Protect Your Hearing: Turn Down Your Headphones
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to a 2008 Johns Hopkins study indicating that individuals may damage their hearing permanently when they misuse
headphones.

WMAR Channel (Baltimore)
April 29, 2009
Hopkins Staff Monitoring Swine Flu Outbreak
Johns Hopkins angle: This report includes comments from Gabe Kelen, director of the Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response.

Columbia Journalism Review
April 29, 2009
Swine Flu and CAFOs?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to a recent factory farming report from the Pew Charitable Trusts and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public
Health.

Nature News
April 29, 2009
Controversial vaccine fights prostate cancer
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about cancer vaccine research includes comments from Leisha Emens, an oncologist at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer
Center at Johns Hopkins.

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