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This section contains regularly updated highlights of the news from around The Johns Hopkins University. Links to the complete news reports from the nine schools, the Applied Physics Laboratory and other centers and institutes are to the left, as are links to help news media contact the Johns Hopkins communications offices.


MEDIA ADVISORY: Hurricane Sandy – Predicting power outages

An engineer at The Johns Hopkins University is using a computer model to predict where and when the power will go out due to Hurricane Sandy.

Media Advisory: News source on potential environmental damage from the Italian shipwreck

Johns Hopkins University environmental engineer Edward J. Bouwer is available to speak to reporters wondering what could happen to the gasoline and oil on board the Costa Concordia if fuel starts to leak from the wrecked cruise ship.

Johns Hopkins Joins Study of Oil Spill’s Possible Impact on Florida Ecosystem

Johns Hopkins researchers are participating in a multi-institution team that hopes to determine how the Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico oil spill may affect a sensitive aquatic environment off the coast of Florida.

Johns Hopkins legend “Reds” Wolman dies at 85

President Ronald J. Daniels and Dean of Engineering Nicholas P. Jones sent this broadcast e-mail message to Johns Hopkins University faculty, students and staff on Thursday, Feb. 25, announcing the death of M. Gordon “Reds” Wolman, the university’s B. Howell Griswold Jr. Professor of Geography and International Affairs.