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March 23, 2009
On Leadership Blog: Cool the Anger, Negotiate with Congress
Johns Hopkins angle: Column by Yash Gupta, dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

Voice of America
March 24, 2009
Dollarization of Zimbabwe Economy Appears To Vanquish Hyperinflation
Johns Hopkins angle: The story quotes hyperinflation expert Steve Hanke, a professor of applied economics in the Whiting School.

The Hindu
March 25, 2009
Scientists track how cancer cells break free and spread
Johns Hopkins angle: Story focuses on research led by Peter Searson, a WSE professor of materials science and engineering.

Montrose Daily Press (Colorado)
March 24, 2009
Thomas named Swimmer of the Year
Johns Hopkins angle: The article reports that JHU junior John Thomas was named the NCAA Men’s Swimmer of the Year on Saturday night at the 2009 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships.

Business Standard (India)
March 25, 2009
Arvind Subramanian: The tantalising promise of the next election
Johns Hopkins angle: This article’s author, Arvind Subramanian, is a lecturer in South Asia Studies at SAIS.

Owings Mills Times
March 25, 2009
Owings Mills' Lisa Elliott county's Woman of the Year
Johns Hopkins angle: Elliott is a software developer at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

New Kerala (India)
March 25, 2009
Biochemical twist in yeast holds key to longevity
Johns Hopkins angle: This report about new Johns Hopkins research includes comments from Heng Zhu, Ph.D., an assistant professor of pharmacology and molecular sciences at the SoM.

WTOP.Com (Washington, D.C., radio station)
March 25, 2009
Air quality concerns open door to ICC discussion
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about vehicle emissions associated with the proposed Intercounty Connector highway in Maryland quotes Ronald White, an associate scientist in the SoPH’s Department of Health Policy and Management.

Dark Reading
March 25, 2009
Hacking The Router Patching Conundrum
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about a computer security issue includes comments from says Fred Avolio, an APL senior professional staff member.

WJZ.Com (TV Channel 13 – Baltimore)
March 24, 2009
Woman's Age May Deter Transplant Surgeries
Johns Hopkins angle: This report about Johns Hopkins research includes comments from Dorry Segev, an associate professor in the SoM.

New Kerala (India)
March 25, 2009
Genetic changes outside nuclear DNA may trigger half of all cancers
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about new Johns Hopkins research quotes Joseph Califano, a professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and oncology in the SoM.
March 23, 2009
Maryland, Virginia Cancer Programs Honored
Johns Hopkins angle: The story notes that a New Program Outstanding Achievement Award was given Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer.

7 Days
March 25, 2009
Popping pills?
Johns Hopkins angle: Tawam Hospital in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine has warned the public to pay more attention when taking over-the-counter drugs and prescription medicines.

Baltimore Sun
March 25, 2009
City tuberculosis rate hits historic low
Johns Hopkins angle: This article notes that Baltimore City Mayor Sheila Dixon announced TB rates at a news conference at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, the site of a tuberculosis hospital in the late 1800s.

Cape Coral Breeze (Florida)
March 24, 2009
Gulf Coast Symphony will present the Best of Andrew Lloyd Weber and Richard Rodgers
Johns Hopkins angle: Gulf Coast Symphony music director Andrew Kurtz received his doctorate from Peabody.

Hudson Hub Times (Ohio)
March 25, 2009
Noted musicians to perform March 29 at WRA
Johns Hopkins angle: Article notes that pianist Jerry Wong is a Peabody alumnus.

Baltimore Sun
March 25, 2009
No. 2 UM women beat Towson, jump to 9-0
Johns Hopkins angle:  The Blue Jays (4-4) used a patient offense and solid defense to defeat the visiting Retrievers (5-5). The six goals by UMBC were the fewest allowed by Johns Hopkins since March 27, 2008.

Baltimore Sun
March 25, 2009
UMass men rebound from difficult season
Johns Hopkins angle: Column mentions that Johns Hopkins coach Dave Pietramala is one victory away from capturing his 100th career win with the Blue Jays.

Colorado Springs Gazette
March 24, 2009
CC president's letter to community on dropping 3 sports
Johns Hopkins angle: The story includes Johns Hopkins in a list of colleges and universities that recently have announced cuts in varsity sports.

Alexandria Town Talk (Louisiana)
March 25, 2009
Elizabeth Jean Wallace Hill
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary mentions that Hill earned her degree from the School of Nursing in 1957.

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