The cotton-top tamarin, a New World monkey, weighs less than a pound. One of the smallest primates, it is easily recognized at the tropical forest edges of northwestern Colombia by its long, white sagittal crest extending from its forehead to its shoulders. It communicates with bird-like whistles, soft chirping, high-pitched trilling and staccato calls. Researchers describe its repertoire of 38 distinct sounds as unusually sophisticated, conforming to grammatical rules.
Elisabeth Woodward, who has 13 years of experience in marketing, admissions and enrollment management in higher education, has been named director of admissions for the School of Education.
Policies allowing civilians to bring guns to college are likely to lead to more shootings, homicides and suicides on campus, especially among students, a new report concludes.
During his luncheon address at the Coleman at 50 Conference, Jim McPartland told the gathering of more than 250 educators, students, alumni and foundation leaders how the most important research study ever done on education in the United States almost never happened.
When United States Secretary of Education John King delivered remarks at the conclusion of the Coleman at 50 Conference, he gave special recognition to the accomplishments of the School of Education (SOE).
Twelve of the nation’s leading educational researchers will join John King, U.S. Secretary of Education, for the 50th anniversary commemoration of the publication of the Equality of Educational Opportunity Report, otherwise known as the Coleman report.
Growing up, Jimmie Walker was a military brat. Before her senior year in high school, she had moved so often — seven times — that it developed into full-blown wanderlust as an adult. So when the opportunity arose to conduct a case study halfway around the world for her doctoral dissertation, she seized it.
A $3.5 million grant to study an array of criminal justice tools has been awarded to the National Criminal Justice Technology’s Research, Test and Evaluation Center at Johns Hopkins University.
On October 5 and 6, the School of Education will play host to the Coleman Report at 50 Conference commemorating the 50th anniversary of the release of the Equality of Educational Opportunity Report, popularly known as the Coleman Report after its lead author James Coleman.
When Erin Castleberry was an undergraduate at the University of Southern California (USC), she wanted to become a marriage and family therapist. She had always been interested in the way the brain works and the ways people interact with one another, how their biology affects relationships. She majored in interpersonal communications, with a minor in sociology.