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The Washington Post
October 14, 2009
About the Swine Flu Vaccine
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrew Pekosz, an associate professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at the
Bloomberg School of Public Health, answers questions about the H1N1 vaccine.

United Press International
October 13, 2009
Model predicts hurricane power outages
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on research conducted by the WSE’s Seth Guikema, an assistant
professor of geography and environmental engineering, and colleagues at Texas A&M.

El Mercurio (Chile)
October 9, 2009
El ruido en los hospitales estresa y retarda la recuperación
Johns Hopkins angle: This Chilean newspaper article about remedies for excessive hospital noise includes
comments from James West, an acoustics expert in the WSE’s Department of Electrical and Computer
Engineering.

Allafrica.com
October 14, 2009
Rwanda: RDF Medics Train On Circumcision
Johns Hopkins angle: Rwanda Defence Forces medical staff are currently undergoing a ten-day training on
male circumcision and counseling offered by Jhpiego, the Directorate of Medical Services in the army and
the United States Department of Defence (DOD).

CNET Asia
October 14, 2009
Sneak peeks at eight emerging technologies
Johns Hopkins angle: This photo essay notes that Johns Hopkins engineers are using Lego pieces shaped like
pegs to visualize the behavior of particles, cells and molecules taking place inside lab-on-a-chip devices
at a scale that can more easily be observed.

WMAR TV (Baltimore)
October 13, 2009
Hospitals Prepare For Influx of Patients
Johns Hopkins angle: Jim Scheulen, chief administrative officer of Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Department of
Emergency Medicine, is quoted.

WJLA TV (Washington, D.C.)
October 13, 2009
Eye Exam Used to Find Strokes
Johns Hopkins angle: David Newman-Toker of the School of Medicine is interviewed.

The Hamilton Spectator (Ontario, Canada)
October 14, 2009
Buzz building: Mac's close to naming new president
Johns Hopkins angle: The article states that the candidates to become the new president of McMaster
University include Ilene Busch-Vishniac, the former Whiting School dean at JHU. She currently is provost at
McMaster.

New America Media
October 13, 2009
Racial Disparities in Health Care Cost Big Bucks
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on a study commissioned by the Joint Center for Political and
Economic Studies and carried out by JHU and the University of Maryland.

Florence Morning News
October 14, 2009
FMU to hold Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival, Nov. 5-7
Johns Hopkins angle: Joseph Millar received a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1970.

The Washington Post
October 14, 2009
Richard W. Sonnenfeldt (Obit)
Johns Hopkins angle: The Nuremberg War Crimes interpreter Sonnenfeldt graduated from JHU with a degree in
electrical engineering.

Newsday
October 14, 2009
Richard Sonnenfeldt, helped prosecute Nazis, dies at 86
Johns Hopkins angle: Richard Sonnenfeldt earned a degree from JHU.

Baltimore Sun
October 14, 2009
William F. Logan Sr., BGE engineer
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary states that Logan earned a bachelor's degree in engineering at JHU.



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Baltimore Sun
October 14, 2009
Loyola to start school of education
Loyola University's new school of education will focus on solving problems in urban schools and on forging
practical relationships between the university and Baltimore's public school system.

Inside Higher Ed
October 14, 2009
Students Missing in Health Plans
One issue still unresolved is what, if any, provisions the final health care legislation will make for
college students and campus-based health plans.

Chronicle of Higher Education
October 14, 2009
As Online Education Grows, National Providers Struggle With State Regulations
The problem, in the eyes of those who want reform, is a decentralized higher-education system that empowers
each state to establish its own rules.

Forbes Magazine
October 13, 2009
Losing America's Secret Weapon - Opinion Piece
Mixing talented foreigners and talented Americans creates the most fertile ground for scientific
advancement, and foreign scientists help to make American scientists more productive.

Bloomberg
October 13, 2009
Google CEO Schmidt Donates $25 Million to Princeton
The CEO and his wife have donated $25 million to Princeton University to fund science research.

Associated Press
October 13, 2009
NY dad sues over son's hazing drinking death
A New York City father is suing a group of college students accused of plying his son with so much alcohol
during hazing at a banned college fraternity that the teen died.

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