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The New York Times
May 17, 2009
After a Yank, ‘Surgery’ on Hubble Optics
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature on repairs to the Hubble Space Telescope includes comments
from Adam Riess, a professor of physics and astronomy in the Krieger School.

May 25, 2009
All but the Ring: Why Some Couples Don't Wed
Johns Hopkins angle: Feature mentions KSAS sociologist Andrew Cherlin, author of The
Marriage-Go-Round: The State of Marriage and the Family in America Today.

The New York Times
May 17, 2009
Dropout Factories
Johns Hopkins angle: This editorial refers to information attributed to Robert Balfanz, of
Johns Hopkins University’s Everyone Graduates Center.

Baltimore Sun
May 18, 2009
Arts appear to play role in brain development
Johns Hopkins angle: Piece mentions the new Neuro-Education Initiative at the Johns Hopkins
University, as well as research by Charles Limb of the School of Medicine.
May 15, 2009
Fathers’ Concern Rises When Teens Start Having Sex
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Freya L. Sonenstein, director of the Center for Adolescent Health
Promotion and Disease Prevention at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

May 15, 2009
NYC Official Named New CDC Director
Johns Hopkins angle: SPH Dean Michael Klag is quoted in a story on the appointment of New York
City's health commissioner, Dr. Thomas Frieden, as the new chief of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The New York Times
May 16, 2009
Fighting for a Last Chance at Life
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about a potential drug treatment for ALS mentions Jeffrey
Rothstein, a neurology professor in the School of Medicine and director of the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research.

Baltimore Sun
May 18, 2009
Fake cigarettes, fake smoke, real nicotine
Johns Hopkins angle: Article quotes Jonathan Samet, director of the Institute for Global
Health at the University of Southern California and a former department chairman at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

Baltimore Sun
May 16, 2009
$18.9 million awarded for stem cell research in Md.
Johns Hopkins angle: Article mentions that the researchers awarded money for stem cell
investigations work at numerous public and private organizations across Maryland, including the Johns Hopkins University.

Times Colonist (Canada)
May 18, 2009
Wart virus makes for less deadly cancer: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: Reuters Health piece reports on research by Maura Gillison and colleagues
at the School of Medicine.

May 17, 2009
Early Interventions In Children Could Save Billions In Future Health Care Costs
Johns Hopkins angle: Focuses on research by Bernard Guyer and colleagues from the School of
Public Health.

The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
May 18, 2009
Throw out your definition of a good night's sleep
Johns Hopkins angle: This health column on sleep includes observations from David Neubauer,
associate director of Johns Hopkins Sleep Disorders Center.

Omaha World Herald
May 17, 2009
18-year-old already a broadcast veteran
Johns Hopkins angle: Shundeena Beard, the subject of this feature, will attend Peabody in the

Hartford Courant
May 18, 2009
Thousands Graduate From Colleges Across Connecticut
Johns Hopkins angle: This commencement roundup reports on an address delivered at Fairfield
University by Peter J. Pronovost, a professor of critical care medicine in the School of Medicine.

Siasat Daily (Pakistan)
May 18, 2009
Terminally ill game for untested drugs
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Jeffrey D. Rothstein of the School of Medicine.

Durango Herald (Colorado)
May 17, 2009
Tracking dropouts
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentioned a JHU study on drop out rates.

May 18, 2009
Microsoft, Google in healthy competition
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Microsoft has installed a system at Johns
Hopkins Hospital to help organize electronic data.

Taranaki Daily News (New Zealand)
May 16, 2009
Just grand
Johns Hopkins angle: Pianist Tama Porter is a student at Peabody.

Honolulu Advertiser
May 17, 2009
UH-Manoa's new grads go for handshakes, hugs
Johns Hopkins angle: Hank Wuh, JHU alumnus and founder and chief executive officer of Cellular
Bioengineering Inc., gave the commencement address at University of Hawaii- Manoa.

Baltimore Sun
May 17, 2009
Health Notes
Johns Hopkins angle: The Howard Hospital Foundation recently received a pledge of $25,000 from
Johns Hopkins Medical Laboratories in support of the Campus Development Plan Capital Campaign.

Khaleej Times (Dubai, U.A.E.)
May 17, 2009
Who are Kuwait’s first women lawmakers?
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters story reports that Rola Dashti, one of the first four women
to win seats in the Kuwait parliament, holds a doctorate in population economics from Johns Hopkins University.

The Hour
May 17, 2009
'Live! with Lisa:' The making of a talk radio personality
Johns Hopkins angle: Profile of radio personality Lisa Wexler, who said she was "bitten by the
radio bug" while a student at JHU.

Colorado Springs Independent
May 17, 2009
Let's talk about sex
Johns Hopkins angle: Feature mentioned that a study by a researcher at Johns Hopkins
University's School of Public Health found that teens who pledge to abstain until marriage are just as likely to engage in premarital intercourse as their non pledging peers and are less likely to use protection.

Palestine Herald (Texas)
May 17, 2009
Quality of life makes doctor move to Palestine
Johns Hopkins angle: Avanindra Jain, the subject of the story, did his residency at Johns

Media Week
May 17, 2009
Tribune Co.: Work in Progress
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from Mark Fratrik, a communications
lecturer in the Krieger School’s Advanced Academic Programs.

Seacoast Online (Portsmouth, N.H.)
May 18, 2009
Around the city
Johns Hopkins angle: This column contains a news brief mentioning that Portsmouth Middle
School has received results from Johns Hopkins University's Center for Talented Youth concerning the students who participated in its program and took the SAT or ACT test.

TV Week
May 17, 2009
The Peabody Awards
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that ABC News won for the medical drama “Hopkins,”
which was taped at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Maryland Daily Record
May 18, 2009
Baltimore ponders tearing down elevated highway
Johns Hopkins angle: This brief article states that Baltimore officials are studying whether
to tear down part of an elevated highway that divides the Johns Hopkins medical campus from downtown.

The New York Times
May 17, 2009
Duke and Virginia Advance, Completing Final Four Field
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press NCAA lacrosse tournament roundup reports on Johns
Hopkins’ 19-8 loss to Virginia.

The Washington Post
May 18, 2009
Virginia Men Pummels Jays
Johns Hopkins angle: This article references eighth-seeded Johns Hopkins 19-8 loss to Virginia
in the NCAA lacrosse quarterfinal.

Baltimore Sun
May 18, 2009
Blue Jays stomped by Virginia, 19-8
Johns Hopkins angle: Report on Johns Hopkins' NCAA quarterfinal loss to top-seeded Virginia at
Navy yesterday.

Baltimore Sun
May 17, 2009
Jays plan stiffer defense vs. Cavs
Johns Hopkins angle: Preview of Sunday's NCAA quarterfinal tournament between No. 8 seed Johns
Hopkins (10-4)and top-seeded Virginia (14-2).

Washington Times
May 18, 2009
Virginia wallops Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: Report on Johns Hopkins' NCAA quarterfinal loss to top-seeded Virginia at
Navy yesterday.

Daily Progress (Charlottesville. Va.)
May 18, 2009
UVa romps, rolls into Final 4
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on Johns Hopkins’ 19-8 loss to Virginia in the NCAA
lacrosse tournament.

The Winchester Star (Virginia)
May 18, 2009
SU heads to its first College World Series
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that the Shenandoah University baseball team beat
Johns Hopkins 11-7 Saturday night to win the NCAA South Regional and advance to the Division III College World Series.

Baltimore Sun
May 18, 2009
C. Edward Utermohle Jr., 94, past BGE chief
Johns Hopkins angle: Utermohle received a degree in mechanical engineering from the Johns
Hopkins University.

Baltimore Sun
May 18, 2009
Patricia Kummerow
Johns Hopkins angle: Kummerow  earned a master's degree in education from the Johns Hopkins

Baltimore Sun
May 17, 2009
Theodore D. Jump
Johns Hopkins angle: Jump earned a master's degree from JHU.



Chronicle of Higher Education
May 18, 2009
A Lifetime of Student Debt? Not Likely
Despite stories of a large number of students who face gargantuan debt, about a third of
graduates leave college with no debt at all for their education.

Inside Higher Education
May 18, 2009
Obama at Notre Dame
For all the raised voices (and a few arrests) over President Obama's appearance at the
graduation ceremony of the University of Notre Dame Sunday, he was well received by the graduates and the audience, who gave the president repeated ovations.

Los Angeles Times

May 18, 2009
At Notre Dame, Obama tackles abortion debate
The president's commencement speech calls for greater understanding and for each side to stop
dehumanizing the other. On and off campus, antiabortion protests are staged.

Yuma Sun
May 18, 2009
Ivy League dream comes true for Yuman
Edgar, 17,was just awarded a $51,194 scholarship from Cornell University that is renewable
each year. Yet, he must still pay a $2,300 student contribution and his own health insurance, which he cannot afford.

USA Today
May 18, 2009
New GI Bill could open education doors for more vets
A small but growing number of veterans are studying at Dartmouth. They are a reflection of a
broader effort that encourages today's veterans to enter college in much the same way the World War II-era GI Bill gave their grandparents a shot at higher education.

Time Magazine
May 18, 2009
Why College Seniors Without Jobs Are Better Off than Most
There is an increasing recognition that younger and older people need jobs and are often
competing in the same job market, as the population of unemployed people grows.

Johns Hopkins University