Hopkins Doctor Seeks Education Training to Improve Bedside Care

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.

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A Lifetime of Wanderlust Leads to a Carnegie Dissertation Award

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.

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School of Education Plays Host to Coleman Conference

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.

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A Career Defined by Public Service and Then a Lifelong Dream Awakened

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.

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