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Inside Higher Education
March 17, 2009
Black (Immigrant) Admissions Edge
Johns Hopkins angle: The story highlights research co-authored by Pamela R. Bennett, assistant professor of
sociology in the Krieger School.

The Mail and Guardian (South Africa)
March 30, 2009
The Obama Effect
Johns Hopkins angle: Phillip Phan of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business Schools comments on the expected impact
of the Obama administration on MBA programs.

Philly.com
March 29, 2009
Art: Spacious photographs of Phila. Rooms
Johns Hopkins angle: Michael Fried, an art critic and historian who teaches at Johns Hopkins University, is
quoted.

Kingsport Times News (Tenn.)
March 28, 2009
Bredesen says education policy changes getting results
Johns Hopkins angle: The story refers to research from the Everyone Graduates Center at CSOS.

Earth Times
March 30, 2009
Does European affection for Obama mean more for Afghanistan?
Johns Hopkins angle: The article includes comments from said Jackson Janes, executive director of JHU’s
American Institute of Contemporary German Studies.

WJZ Channel 13 (Baltimore)
March 27, 2009
Many Scholarships Go Unclaimed In Baltimore
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes scholarship recipient Brittany Whary, a Peabody freshman who is
studying classical guitar.

Times of India
March 30, 2009
Multiple births up maternal depression
Johns Hopkins angle: Yoonjoung Choi, lead author of the study featured in the story and a research associate with the Department of International Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, is quoted.

Irish Health
March 30, 2009
Multiple births may up depression risk
Johns Hopkins angle: Cynthia Minkovitz of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is quoted.

New Kerala (India)
March 30, 2009
Multiple births 'increase the odds of maternal depression'
Johns Hopkins angle: The article reports on a new study led Yoonjoung Choi, a research associate with the
SoPH’s Department of International Health.

Baltimore Sun
March 30, 2009
Tailwind helps retrain brain of stroke victims
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes R. Samuel Mayer, who is a physician adviser for the Department of Physical
Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins Hospital and medical director of the hospital's inpatient rehabilitation.

Baltimore Sun
March 30, 2009
Aortic valve replacement a common surgery
Johns Hopkins angle: Q & A with John V. Conte, associate director in the division of cardiac surgery and a
professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute.

Baltimore Sun
March 28, 2009
Hospitals' financial deals turn into liabilities
Johns Hopkins angle: According to the story, Johns Hopkins  Hospital was forced to post $103.3 million in cash
to offset the declining value of swap agreements and take an accounting write-down of $152.4 million in the fourth quarter, leading to a loss of $134.5 million for the period.

Birmingham News (Ala.)
March 30, 2009
Cervical cancer fight lands at UAB; Birmingham trials slated for more effective HPV vaccine
Johns Hopkins angle:  The story quotes Richard B.S. Roden, a researcher at Johns Hopkins who was trained at the
National Cancer Institute and who has spent a decade developing a new HPV vaccine.

Food Production Daily
March 26, 2009
Packaging PFOAs found in newborns
Johns Hopkins angle: The article is about SoPH research that raised concerns about the chemical
perfluorooctanoate’s use as a protective coating on some food packaging.

FoodNavigator.Com
March 30, 2009
Fructose metabolism in the brain may increase food intake, obesity: Review
Johns Hopkins angle: The writer interviews M. Daniel Lane, a professor emeritus in the SoM, regarding a recent
study he led.

Frederick News-Post (Maryland)
March 29, 2009
Balog's Biotech — Stem cell funding reversal: Any immediate effect for Maryland?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to stem cell research by Johns Hopkins scientists.

United Press International
March 27, 2009
Doctors should talk to teens about driving
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes advice to pediatricians from Letitia Dzirasa, an assistant resident
at Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

Health Day
March 27, 2009
Study Links Sugar Production in Yeast Cells to Longevity
Johns Hopkins angle: This article, about a Johns Hopkins yeast cell study, includes comments from Heng Zhu, an
assistant professor in the SoM’s Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences.

The Wall Street Journal
March 28, 2009
Paulson Applauds as Geithner Grows Into His Role
Johns Hopkins angle: Article looks at how Henry Paulson, now at the School of Advanced International Studies,
fared as Treasury secretary.

VOA News
March 28, 2009
Malaysian Prime Minister to Resign April 2
Johns Hopkins angle: Bridget Welsh is associate professor of Southeast Asia studies at the School of Advanced
International Studies at Johns Hopkins University is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
March 30, 2009
Cottle: Ref admitted error in 7-OT game
Johns Hopkins angle: Story reported that Nikki Marcinik scored three goals and added a career-high three
assists as Towson (6-3) ended an eight-game losing streak to host Johns Hopkins (4-6) with a 16-7 win.

Baltimore Sun
March 29, 2009
Hopkins falls to UNC in OT
Johns Hopkins angle: Article says that the No. 6 Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team suffered an even
harder-to-swallow setback Saturday at North Carolina as the No. 13 Tar Heels got a goal from Sean Delaney 2:29 into overtime to slip past the Blue Jays, 10-9.

Baltimore Messenger
March 30, 2009
TU blasts Hopkins in women's lacrosse
Johns Hopkins angle: Towson beat Johns Hopkins, 16-7.

The News & Observer (North Carolina)
March 29, 2009
Breschi nets win No. 100
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on the North Carolina men's lacrosse team’s 10-9 upset over Johns
Hopkins on Saturday in Chapel Hill.

The Wall Street Journal
March 27, 2009
Obama Names Former Mississippi Governor as Navy Secretary
Johns Hopkins angle: President Obama names Mississippi Gov. Ray Mabus, a Johns Hopkins University alumni, to be
secretary of the Navy.

Baltimore Sun
March 27, 2009
Obama nominates former Mississippi governor for Navy post
Johns Hopkins angle: Story says that former Mississippi Gov. Ray Mabus, President Obama's selection for
secretary of the Navy, earned a master's degree in political science from JHU.

The Picayune Item (Miss.)
March 28, 2009
Obama nominates former Miss. gov as Navy secretary
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press article mentions that the president’s nominee, Ray Mabus, has a
master’s degree in political science from Johns Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
March 29, 2009
Baltimore's gift to Hollywood
Johns Hopkins angle: Story says that Millard Kaufman, a celebrated Oscar-nominated Hollywood screenwriter and
late-blooming novelist, was a Johns Hopkins University graduate.

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