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Los Angeles Times
March 7, 2009
Obama to reverse embryonic stem cell research policy
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrew Feinberg, director of the Epigenetics Center at SoM, is mentioned.

Bloomberg.com
March 9, 2009
AIG Told U.S. Failure May Cripple Banks, Money Funds
Johns Hopkins angle: Phillip Phan, professor of management at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
March 8, 2009
Recession has people saving more
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS economist Christopher Carroll is quoted.

The Wall Street Journal
March 7, 2009
Did Reagan Try to Convert Gorbachev?
Johns Hopkins Angle: In an excerpt from his book, "The Rebellion of Ronald Reagan: A History of the End of the Cold War," James Mann of SAIS, questions whether the former U.S. president tried to persuade the Soviet leader that God exists.

Washington Times
March 8, 2009
Summer camps thrive despite economic woes
Johns Hopkins angle: Matt Bowden, communications coordinator for Johns Hopkins University's Center for Talented Youth, is quoted.

iafrica.com
March 7, 2009
Obama eyes key posts
Johns Hopkins angle: The article reports that the White House plans to appoint Esther Brimmer, deputy director of the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS, to serve as assistant secretary for international organizations.

Bloomberg.com
March 9, 2009
Stanford Prayer With Dying Man Pumped Agents in Alleged Fraud
Johns Hopkins angle: Phillip Phan, professor of management at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, is quoted.

Tehran Times
March 9, 2009
Older women get fewer kidney transplants than men
Johns Hopkins angle: This HealthDay News story quotes Dorry Segev, of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.

Federal News Radio.com
March 9, 2009
New gear for a good cause
Johns Hopkins angle: The story mentions that Johns Hopkins is among the recipients of 16 new grants from the Army to purchase equipment aimed at research
defense-related science.

Malta Independent Online
March 9, 2009
Interview: Paid to deal with drugs
Johns Hopkins angle: The story mentions a 2002 study by George Ricaurte and his colleagues at SoM.

Disaster News Network
Study focuses on fleeing crowds
March 7, 2009
Johns Hopkins angle: Edbert B. Hsu of SoM is quoted.

York Daily Record (Pa.)
March 7, 2009
Autism seminar reviews early signs, teaching techniques
Johns Hopkins angle: Rebecca Landa, director of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders and the REACH research program at Kennedy Krieger Institute and
an associate professor of psychiatry at SoM, is quoted.

Houston Chronicle
March 7, 2009
Stanford University plans to slash budget
Johns Hopkins angle: This Bloomberg News story notes that the university has cut executives’ salaries and instituted a hiring freeze in response to the
economic crisis.

Newsday
March 8, 2009
LOCAL LACROSSE: Hopkins starts fast, cruises past Hofstra
Johns Hopkins angle: The story notes that the men's lacrosse team beat Hofstra on Saturday.

The Capital (Annapolis)
March 8, 2009
College Men's Lacrosse Roundup
Johns Hopkins angle: The story notes that the men's lacrosse team beat Hofstra on Saturday.

The Capital (Annapolis)
March 8, 2009
College Women's Lacrosse
Johns Hopkins angle: The story notes that the women's lacrosse team was beaten by Ohio State.

Boston Globe
March 8, 2009
Rebuilding Iraq, one poem at a time
Johns Hopkins angle: The story is about John Dunlop, who earned a master's degree in public health at Johns Hopkins University.

Los Angeles Times
March 9, 2009
Dr. Robert Winslow dies at 67; UC San Diego artificial blood pioneer
Johns Hopkins angle: The obituary notes that Winslow earned his medical degree in 1966 from SoM.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 8, 2009
Doctor approved suicide requests
Johns Hopkins angle: The story notes that Lawrence Egbert is a Baltimore anesthesiologist and teacher affiliated with SoM.

Baltimore Sun
March 8, 2009
Recession has people saving more
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS economist Christopher Carroll is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
March 8, 2009
A lesson in good manners
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes KSAS manners maven P.M. Forni and Boi Carpenter-Mellady, a fundraiser for Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
March 8, 2009
Darker nights at the opera
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions upcoming production of La Traviata at the Peabody Opera Theatre.

New York Times
March 9, 2009
These Nurses Are Taking Their Show on the Road
Johns Hopkins angle: A quoted source mentions that traveling nurses get an opportunity to work in hospitals that they wouldn’t otherwise get a chance to work
in, like Johns Hopkins.

Cape May County Herald
March 9, 2009
Bay Atlantic Symphony performs ‘contrasting’ concerts
Johns Hopkins angle: Concert features Peabody Conservatory pianist Marian Hahn.

Hurriyet (Turkey)
March 8, 2009
The ’Wunderkind’ of classical guitar
Johns Hopkins angle: Ana Vidovic is a Peabody Conservatory graduate.

Philadelphia Inquirer
March 7, 2009
Robert M. Wallace, 53, singer and instructor
Johns Hopkins angle: Wallace studied at Peabody.

All About Jazz
March 7, 2009
Terri Lyne Carrington: Embracing Her 'Real Life Story'
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions saxophonist Gary Thomas who directs Jazz Studies at the Peabody Institute.

Baltimore Sun
March 9, 2009
Mary A. Winterling
Johns Hopkins angle: Winterling earned a master's degree at JHU.

The Washington Post
March 9, 2009
Kenneth K. Takemoto
Johns Hopkins angle: NIH scientist studied viral links to cancer.

Baltimore Sun
March 8, 2009
No. 14 Hopkins downed by Ohio State, 22-12
Johns Hopkins angle: Coverage of the American Lacrosse Conference opener between JHU and OSU.

Baltimore Sun
March 8, 2009
Blue Jays' breakout 'D' helps top Pride
Johns Hopkins angle: Story discusses the role that the Blue Jays' defense played in JHU's 12-7 victory over Hofstra.

Reuters
March 6, 2009
Venezuela's Chavez turns to confrontation in crisis
Johns Hopkins angle: Riordan Roett of the Latin America program at SAIS is quoted about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's aggressive moves against the food industry.

Business Monthly (Howard County, Md.)
March 2009 Issue
How Many Citizens Need Sign on the Line?
Johns Hopkins angle: An article on petition drives includes comments from Matthew Crenson, KSAS professor emeritus of political science.

Medical Economics
March 6, 2009
Paperless benefits bode well for outpatient setting
Johns Hopkins angle: The article refers to research on the benefits reaped by hospitals that go "paperless," a study led by Neil R. Powe, an epidemiologist and professor in the SoM.

Trade Arabia.Com (Bahrain)
March 9, 2009
Tawam campaign targets drugs safety 
Johns Hopkins angle: The article states that Tawam Hospital, based in Al Ain, has launched a five-day safety awareness campaign to highlight medication safety, in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine.

The American
March 9, 2009
The Administration’s Threat to Philanthropy
Johns Hopkins angle: The article refers to a statement drafted under the auspices of the Johns Hopkins University Listening Post Project.

Scoop (New Zealand)
March 9, 2009
Fulbright research aims for greater diversity
Johns Hopkins angle: The recipient of a new  award offered by Fulbright New Zealand and Cognition Education Research Trustwill spend will spend three months at JHU's Center for Talented Youth.

AsiaOne.Com
March 9, 2009
'Catch' cancer? Yes, you can
Johns Hopkins angle: The article refers to a Johns Hopkins study suggesting a link between oral sex and oral cancer, caused by the human papilloma virus.

Southern Maryland Online
March 8, 2009
100 Md. Youth Ask Hoyer to Support Climate Legislation
Johns Hopkins angle: JHU was represented at the “Power Shift '09” conference, during which students urged that the U.S. "lead the world with a cleaner, greener, and more innovative energy policy."

The Age (Australia)
March 8, 2009
Insomnia may cause psychiatric disorders
Johns Hopkins angle: The article mentions a Johns Hopkins study indicating that insomnia was "indicative of a greater risk" of problems later.

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