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Philanthropy Journal
March 6, 2009
Nonprofit construction projects stall
Johns Hopkins angle: A Center for Civil Society Studies study estimates $166 billion in "shovel-ready"
construction projects have been shelved by U.S. nonprofits as a result of the credit crunch.

Philanthropy Journal
March 5, 2009
Nonprofits rally sector to serve
Johns Hopkins angle: The article includes comments from Lester Salamon, director of the Johns Hopkins Center
for Civil Society Studies.

Health Day News
March 6, 2009
Healthy Foods Harder to Find in Poor Neighborhoods
Johns Hopkins angle: A new study, led by Manuel Franco of the SoPH, suggests that stores in poor neighborhoods are much less likely to offer healthy foods than those in wealthier parts of town.

Baltimore Business Journal

March 6, 2009
Johns Hopkins University eyeing ban on drug industry’s free pens, food and fun
Johns Hopkins angle: School of Medicine considering a policy to ban gifts from pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

Baltimore Sun
March 6, 2009
Legal Aid sues Md. over care of patients
Johns Hopkins angle: William Greenough of the School of Medicine is quoted.

Reuters AlertNet
March 6, 2009
SOUTH AFRICA: Keeping condoms out of the classroom
Johns Hopkins angle: Michael Bennish of the SoPH is quoted on policies regarding the distribution of condoms in
South African high schools.

Kentucky Post
March 5, 2009
Caffeine: Are You Addicted?
Johns Hopkins angle: Article focuses on a woman being treated in a SoM caffeine addiction program; Chad
Reissig, postdoctoral fellow researching the topic, is quoted.

Annapolis Capital
March 5, 2009
Around the Park: Driving Darby inspires a cancer foundation
Johns Hopkins angle: A local fund drive raises $14,000 for breast cancer vaccine research at Johns Hopkins'
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center.

Backpacker Magazine
March 6, 2009
Stay Inside, Wheeze All Day
Johns Hopkins angle: A Johns Hopkins study is mentioned.

March 6, 2009
PTSD but not trauma itself ups suicide risk
Johns Hopkins angle: Holly C. Wilcox of SoM is quoted.

CNN Money/Fortune Magazine
March 5, 2009
After a layoff, is it risky to take a health test?
Johns Hopkins angle: The writer says some information related to this question can be found on the Web site of
JHU's Genetics & Public Policy Center.

Baltimore Jewish Times
March 6, 2009
Changing Course
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins is mentioned in this story about the state's Stem Cell Research Commission.

Shelby Star (N.C.)
March 6, 2009
Investigators: 77-year-old's death was not due to assault
Johns Hopkins angle: Research conducted by the university is cited.

Baltimore Jewish Times
March 6, 2009
Memories Of An Amazing Mother-In-Law
Johns Hopkins angle: The guest columnist is Judy Fruchter Minkove, a senior writer in at Johns Hopkins
Medicine’s office of marketing and communications.

Toronto Star
March 6, 2009
Economic crisis tops woes of China congress
Johns Hopkins angle: SAIS' Pieter Bottelier, a Johns Hopkins economist and China scholar with extensive World
Bank experience, was quoted.

Toledo Free Press
March 6, 2009
The inevitability of government
Johns Hopkins angle: The columnist mentions an e-mail exchange with Frances Fukuyama of SAIS.

Voice of America
March 6, 2009
US-India Relations to Continue Its Upward Trajectory Under The Obama Administration
Johns Hopkins angle: Walter Anderson of SAIS is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
March 6, 2009
Princeton's Fiorito plays for time on the field
Johns Hopkins angle: The story mentions the Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team.

Wheeling Intelligencer (W. Va.)
March 6, 2009
Second WVU Candidate Speaks
Johns Hopkins angle: The story is about James Clements, who earned a master's degree in computer science from
Johns Hopkins.

Dallas Voice
March 5, 2009
Local leaders pleased with choice for AIDS policy chief
Johns Hopkins angle: The story is about Jeffrey S. Crowley, who holds a master’s degree in public health from
Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Jewish Times
March 6, 2009
An Uncommon Woman
Johns Hopkins angle: The story is about Rosalie Silber Abrams, who earned a bachelor’s degree in social science
and a master’s degree in political science from Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
March 6, 2009
Former Harford County Council President Joanne S. Parrott dies at 68
Johns Hopkins angle: Parrott attended Peabody Conservatory.

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