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The Washington Post
April 8, 2010
Lacrosse is a boom sport at Washington area high schools
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about the growing popularity of lacrosse in the Washington region, mentions Johns Hopkins.

The Washington Post
April 8, 2010
Campus Overload
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog states that Johns Hopkins ranks among the most stressful schools.

Maryland Daily Record
April 8, 2010
Arizona REIT completes $29M Triad Center purchase
Johns Hopkins angle: This brief mentions the Bayview campus.
April 7, 2010
A Matter of Trust
Johns Hopkins angle: In the “On Leadership” blog, Dean Yash Gupta of the Carey Business School comments on Tiger Woods’s remarks and demeanor during his April 5 news conference.
April 7, 2010
On Leadership: A matter of trust
Johns Hopkins angle: Yash Gupta, dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, discussed how Tiger Woods performed at Monday's pre-Master's press
conference and what he needed to accomplish to resuscitate his brand.

Boston Globe
April 8, 2010
School boards reconsider whether to keep funding many aging planetariums
Johns Hopkins angle: This story notes that the C.D. Hylton High School in Woodbridge, Va., received a $246,000 grant to update its planetarium, and the
Howard B. Owens Science Center in Lanham, Md., is partnering with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory to develop a program on a NASA
mission to Pluto.

Baltimore Sun
April 8, 2010
Unlocking autism’s secrets, one family at a time
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this article, the Bloomberg School of Public Health is one of four national sites doing a longitudinal study on autism.

Voice of America
April 7, 2010
Doctors Debate Benefits, Risks of Virtual Colonoscopy
Johns Hopkins angle: Mahadevappa Mahesh, a professor of Radiology and Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, says virtual colonoscopies can
save the lives of many patients.
April 8, 2010
Geithner heads to Beijing for talks
Johns Hopkins angle: Petier Botelier of SAIS is quoted.

Honolulu Weekly
April 7, 2010
The sticky truth
Johns Hopkins angle: Ingrid Kohlstadt of the Bloomberg School of Public Health is quoted.

Fresno Bee (AP)
April 8, 2010
S.F.'s Meat-Free Mondays gets a shrug
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press story mentioned the national nonprofit Meatless Mondays campaign associated with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg
School of Public Health.

The National Interest
April 8, 2010
UPDATED: Turmoil in Kyrgyzstan
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece mentions the views of Erica Marat of the Caucasus-Central Asia Institute at Johns Hopkins University.

Watertown Daily Times (NY)
April 8, 2010
JCC board passes policy prohibiting smoking in many areas of campus
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, the Jefferson Community College board of trustees ratified an agreement with Johns Hopkins University to bring
a summer engineering innovation program offered jointly by JCC and the university.

Baltimore Sun
April 8, 2010
Hard-line lawman making waves at city jail
Johns Hopkins angle: Wendell M. "Pete" France holds a master's degree from JHU.

Stabroek News (Guyana)
April 8, 2010
Gay militancy is founded on a hoax
Johns Hopkins angle: Paul McHugh of the School of Medicine is quoted.

San Francisco Business Times
April 7, 2010
UCSF nabs $463M in 2009 NIH funding, topping public institutions nationally
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, Johns Hopkins University, which netted $603 million from the National Institutes of Health last year.

AOL News
April 8, 2010
Opinion: Colleges Get Failing Grades on Civics
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece about college students' knowledge of American history and how our government works mentions Johns Hopkins.

Philippine Star
April 8, 2010
Know your sixth sense
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece mentions Charles C. Della Santina of the School of Medicine.

New Scientist
April 7, 2010
Bumpology: How does stress affect my fetus?
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions research by Janet DiPietro of the Bloomnerg School of Public Health.

April 8, 2010
Connolly fuses business, science
Johns Hopkins angle: The Greater Baltimore Committee also gave Martha Connolly its award for her spearheading the Maryland Drug Discovery Network, which
consolidates the bioscience resources throughout the University System of Maryland, plus Johns Hopkins University and several community colleges.

The Moderate Voice
April 7, 2010
Civlity, Beliefs and America's Toxic Political Scene
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece makes mention of the Johns Hopkins Civility Project and its founder, KSAS civility expert P.M. Forni.

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
April 8, 2010
Canandaigua girls lacrosse eyes a state crown
Johns Hopkins angle: All-Greater Rochester Player of the Year Taylor D'Amore will play next year for Johns Hopkins.

Newark Post
April 8, 2010
Robert Lang dies at the age of 78
Johns Hopkins angle: Lang earned a degree in industrial engineering at JHU.

Deutsche Welle
March 31, 2010
Investors remain wary of Greek bond issues
Johns Hopkins angle: Erik Jones, a professor of European studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies' Bologna Center, is quoted.


New York Times – Op Ed
April 8, 2010
Send In the Professors
American academics need to do more to help Iraq’s beleaguered universities. The writer, Karim Altaii, is a professor of engineering at James Madison

Inside Higher Ed
April 7, 2010
For-Profit Colleges Boom
Six years ago, there were almost three times as many students enrolled in private nonprofit colleges as there were at for-profit institutions. By 2008-9,
that ratio had slipped to about 2 to 1.

Chronicle of Higher Education
April 7, 2010
Utah Case Solidifies Challenges and Doubts Over Genetic Patent Rights
Can genes be patented? In a high-stakes case involving the University of Utah, experts eagerly await a federal appeals court's answer to that question.

Johns Hopkins University