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New York Times
March 5, 2009
Charities Say Government Is Ignoring Them in Crisis
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes Lester M. Salamon, director of the Center for Civil Society Studies.

National Public Radio - Morning Edition
March 5, 2009
What's Behind The Snore? Sagging, Floppy Tissue
Johns Hopkins angle: Stacey Ishman, an ENT doctor and the director of the Center for Snoring and Sleep
Surgery at SoM, is quoted.

Capital News Service
March 4, 2009
Feeding Nation Starts With WIC, Hopkins Prof Tells Congress
Johns Hopkins angle: David Paige, a SoPH professor, testifies before a U.S. Senate committee regarding
the value of the Women, Infants and Children feeding program.

Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry
March 2009 Issue
Crab-Shaped Device Has Firm Grip on Cells
Johns Hopkins angle: The article concerns a new microgripper tool developed by researchers led by
WSE's David Gracias, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering.

USA Today
March 5, 2009
States' tests for toxic air near schools called into doubt
Johns Hopkins angle: Patrick Breysse, a professor in the SoPH, calls upon the EPA and other authorities
to monitor testing of air quality near schools "more thoroughly."

China Securities Journal
March 5, 2009
Insurer may need further lifelines
Johns Hopkins angle: Phillip Phan, a Johns Hopkins Carey Business School professor, is quoted regarding
the the financial bailout of insurer AIG.

Spiegel Online (Germany)
March 5, 2009
Obama Begins Europe Charm Offensive
Johns Hopkins angle: Dan Hamilton, director of the Trans-Atlantic Center at SAIS is quoted.

ABC News
March 5, 2009
Reese Witherspoon Speaks Out Against Domestic Abuse
Johns Hopkins angle: The story notes that in some countries, 70 percent of the women have been victims of
physical or sexual abuse, according to a Population Report by the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

The Jewish Week
March 5, 2009
Downturn Blunting Jewish Fight Over Obama Budget Proposal
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS political scientist Benjamin Ginsberg is quoted.

Arab Times (Kuwait)
March 4, 2009
NBK int’l advisory board convenes
Johns Hopkins angle: Steve Hanke, a WSE professor of applied economics, is identified as a member of the
National Bank of Kuwait's international advisory board.

The Zimbabwean (U.K.)
March 4, 2009
SOUTH AFRICA: Scrutinize! An in-your-face HIV prevention campaign
Johns Hopkins angle: The article refers to Johns Hopkins Health and Education in South Africa, a local
affiliate of the SoPH.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 5, 2009
Vitamin D builds disease defense
Johns Hopkins angle: The story is about recent research from Johns Hopkins University suggesting that
higher amounts of vitamin D in your diet decrease your likelihood of dying.

Catholic News Agency
March 5, 2009
New 'designer babies' make life a commodity, bioethicist says
Johns Hopkins angle: The story refers to a September 2006 study from Johns Hopkins University indicating
that nine percent of pre-implantation diagnosis is for sex selection. (United Arab Emirates)
March 5, 2009
Clemenceau medical center Accredited by Joint Commission International
Johns Hopkins angle: The article includes quotes from Harris Benny, CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine
International. (Md.)
March 5, 2009
Success on the spine
Johns Hopkins angle: The article is about Randy Davis, associate professor of orthopedics and
neurosurgery at SoM.
March 4, 2009
The Blogger Beat: K Street Kate
Johns Hopkins angle: The story is about Kate Michael, a graduate student at Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
March 5, 2009
Alonso wants Steele apology for remarks about Douglass High
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions JHU's Talent Development program,

Baltimore Sun
March 5, 2009
Still plenty to mark on your classical music calendar
Johns Hopkins angle: Brief about upcoming Peabody Opera Theatre performance.

Seacoast Online (Portsmouth, N.H.)
March 5, 2009
UNH professor’s new book awarded J.B. Jackson Prize
Johns Hopkins angle: The article mentions the book “The Los Angeles River: Its Life, Death, and Possible
Rebirth,” published in 1999 by the Johns Hopkins University Press.

March 5, 2009
Billie Jean's legacy: Acing adversity years ago
Johns Hopkins angle: The story quotes tennis player Billie Jean King as saying that Johns Hopkins
research has shown that tennis is the top sport in terms of physical and emotional health.

New Statesman (London)
March 5, 2009
War comes back home
Johns Hopkins angle: The article refers to a 2006 SoPH study involving the number of Iraqis who died in
the U.S. invasion of that nation. (Del.)
March 5, 2009
LeTourneau to slash 20 positions
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins is mentioned as one of several colleges and universities that are
modifying their budgets due to the economic crisis.

Washington Post
March 5, 2009
New Orchestra Seeks A Diverse Audience
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions that D.C. Philharmonic conductor John Baltimore studied at Peabody.

Monterey County Herald
March 5, 2009
Barbara Rose Shuler: Bennewitz Quartet features four superb instrumentalists of the emerging generation
Johns Hopkins angle: Story notes that pianist Jura Margulis studied under Leon Fleischer at Peabody.

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