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American RadioWorks |
Image: Wikipedia (public domain)

Can how you move change how you think?

Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?

Recent Posts

  • 05.12.15

    Forest Schools

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  • 05.06.15

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  • 04.29.15

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Office of

Jim Greenwood


Total cost of 43 office trips: $179,444.40


Trips by Jim Greenwood
Total cost of congressperson's 29 trips: $144,908.87

Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ENTITLED, "THE CONVERGENCE OF U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY AND THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT"
Date: Feb 18, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $4,421.60
source

Destination: NEW DELHI, INDIA TO PHILADELPHIA, PA VIA LONDON
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: AT THE REQUEST OF SPEAKER HASTERT, I REPRESENTED THE SPEAKER ON PRESIDENT CLINTON'S MARCH 18-26 MISSION ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE TO BANGLADESH AND INDIA. WHILE IN INDIA, I ATTENDED MEETINGS OF THE CONFEDERATION OF INDIAN INDUSTRY AND INDIAN PARLIAMENTARIANS.
Date: Mar 24, 2000
Expense: $1,850.00
source

Destination: ALASKA'S TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST
Sponsor: Alaska Rainforest Campaign
Purpose: FACT FINDING TOUR OF ALASKA'S TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST, THE COUNTRY'S LARGEST & MOST CONTROVERSIAL NATIONAL FORES.
Date: Aug 11, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $3,606.76
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL.
Sponsor: NATIONAL INVESTMENT BANKING ASSOCIATION
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Aug 18, 2000
Expense: $702.96
source

Destination: PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON US RUSSIA RELATIONS
Date: Aug 20, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $4,659.20
source

Destination: AMSTERDAM/THE HAGUE
Sponsor: GLOBE USA
Purpose: TO ATTEND GLOBE INTERNATIONAL EVE. COMMITTEE MEETING IN THE HAGUE NETHERLANDS
Date: Nov 17, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,833.00
source

Destination: ROME, ITALY TO PHILADELPHIA, PA VIA ATLANTA
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: TRANSLANTIC POLICY NETWORK-BRINGING TOGETHER CORPORATE GOVERNMENT & ACADEMIA ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC
Date: Nov 24, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $9,050.00
source

Destination: GRAND CAYMAN ISLANDS
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON US POLICY TOWARD CUBA
Date: Jan 12, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $12,135.40
source

Destination: VISIT LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONSERVATION PROGRAMS
Sponsor: GLOBE USA
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT COSTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT
Date: Feb 2, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $3,220.44
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL / ALLENTOWN, PA
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: SPEAKER AT ANNUAL CONF.
Date: Mar 30, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $3,137.38
source

Destination: MOROCCO
Sponsor: Population Action International
Purpose: GET FIRST HAND KNOWLEDGE INTERNATIONAL ON FAMILY PLANNING
Date: Apr 6, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $7,680.00
source

Destination: POCANTICO CONFERENCE CENTER, TARRYTOWN, NEW YORK
Sponsor: GLOBE USA
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE OF HOW EXPORT CREDIT AGENCIES IMPACT THE GLOBAL CLIMATE SYSTEM AND THE ROLE THEY PLAY IN FINANCING ENERGY AND FOSSIL FUEL INFRASTRUCTURE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES WITH OTHER LEGISLATORS
Date: Jun 22, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $310.00
source

Destination: WYE RIVER PLANTATION, QUEENSTOWN, MD
Sponsor: GLOBE USA
Purpose: THE INTERNATIONAL LEGISLATORS' CONFERENCE ON CLEAN ENERGY AND THE 16THGLOBE INTERNATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Date: Jul 13, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,233.20
source

Destination: 2001 TRANSATLANTIC CONFERENCE
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: DISCUSS PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES THAT AFFECT RELATIONS BETWEEN THE US AND SCOTLAND
Date: Aug 10, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $11,936.16
source

Destination: SANTA BARBARA
Sponsor: Planned Parenthood
Purpose: FEATURED SPEAKER/HONORED GUEST IN SUPPORT OF THE PLANNED PARENTHOOD ACTION FUND EVENT
Date: Nov 17, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $2,563.37
source

Destination: PARIS
Sponsor: GLOBE USA
Purpose: SPEAK ABOUT ALTERNATIVE-ENERGY AND POLLUTION ISSUES ON THE OPENING PANEL OF THE GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON OCEANS AND COASTS
Date: Nov 30, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $8,022.86
source

Destination: PUERTO VALLARTA
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON ISLAM
Date: Jan 10, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $5,719.20
source

Destination: CHARLOTTE
Sponsor: NATIONAL BRAIN INJURY RESEARCH TREATMENT & TRAINING (NBIRTT) FOUNDATION, TERMINAL TRUCKING, THE HILTON CHARLOTTE
Purpose: TO RECEIVE THE PHILIP L. LANCE AWARD FOR PUBLIC AWARENESS OF BRAIN INJURY
Date: Jan 19, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $11,370.66
source

Destination: WASHINGTON/CHARLOTTE/W. PALM BEACH, FL-W. PALM BEACH, FL/PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: THE FOUNDATION FOR RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT
Purpose: SPEAK AT THEIR 2002 WINTER MEETING
Date: Mar 22, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $4,803.00
source

Destination: MIAMI
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: NASDAQ LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
Date: Mar 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $6,943.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. / BERMUDA / PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: WATER UTILITIES EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
Purpose: WATER UTILITIES EXECUTIVE COUNCIL CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 12, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $3,279.60
source

Destination: SANTA ANA, CA / LAS VEGAS / PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: PINELLAS COUNTY OSTEOPATHIC MEDICAL SOCIETY
Purpose: SPOKE AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 8, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,450.55
source

Destination:
Sponsor: American College of Surgeons
Purpose: LUNCHEON SPEAKER AT THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS ANNUAL MEETING.
Date: Aug 1, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $325.91
source

Destination: DETROIT/LONDON
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: 2003 TRANSATLANTIC CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 10, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $16,055.00
source

Destination: MD
Sponsor: JOHN HOPKINS UNIVERSITY BILL AND MELINDA GATES INSTITUTE FOR POPULATION AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
Purpose: KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THEIR 2003 LEADERSHIP FORUM DINNER
Date: Dec 3, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $343.42
source

Destination: LANGHORNE, PA/PHILADELPHIA/DOGLESTOWN, PA
Sponsor: PHILADELPHIA ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY
Purpose: GUEST SPEAKER FOR THE GILL LECTURE OF THE PHILADELPHIA ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY
Date: Dec 15, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $296.52
source

Destination: CANCUN
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION REFORM
Date: Feb 17, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $4,478.51
source

Destination: WASHINGTON-REAGAN/BERMUDA/PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: MPM CAPITAL AND ITS GENERAL PARTNERS AND SPONSORS, MERRILL LYNCH, HALE AND DORR, ERNST YOUNG AND COMERICA BANK CORP.
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
Date: May 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,807.17
source

Destination: VENICE
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON U.S.-RUSSIA-EUROPE RELATIONS
Date: Aug 21, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $9,674.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Jim Greenwood

Ron Chester
Jason Delp
Alan Eisenberg
Matthew Hogarty
Amanda Murphy
Joel White



American RadioWorks |
Image: Wikipedia (public domain)

Can how you move change how you think?

Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?

Recent Posts

  • 05.12.15

    Forest Schools

    What if one day a week, school was in the woods? On the podcast, Emily Hanford takes us to Vermont to understand why teachers wanted to take their students into the forest, and what the kids -- and the teachers -- are learning from it.
  • 05.06.15

    Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.
  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.