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American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

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Trips sponsored by

Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Inc


Total cost of 11 trips: $5,825.50


Traveler: Robert Stien (from the office of Lee Terry)
Destination:
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL - TOURISM INDUSTRY
Date: Nov 8, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $243.50
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Traveler: Frank Murkowski (from the office of Frank Murkowski)
Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL OVERVIEW CRUISE
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,512.00
source

Traveler: Corrine Brown (from the office of Corrine Brown)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: OVERVIEW TOUR (MEETINGS, DEMONSTRATIONS)
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Traveler: Monica Sheffield (from the office of Corrine Brown)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: OVERVIEW TOUR (MEETINGS, DEMONSTRATIONS)
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $287.00
source

Traveler: Elias Simmons (from the office of Corrine Brown)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: OVERVIEW TOUR (MEETINGS, DEMONSTRATIONS)
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $287.00
source

Traveler: Nicholas Martinelli (from the office of Corrine Brown)
Destination: NY
Purpose: OVERVIEW TOUR (MEETINGS, DEMONSTRATIONS)
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $287.00
source

Traveler: David Simon (from the office of Corrine Brown)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: OVERVIEW TOUR (MEETINGS, DEMONSTRATIONS)
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $287.00
source

Traveler: Katherine Hicks (from the office of Wayne Gilchrest)
Destination:
Purpose: REVIEW OF ADA ACCOMMODATIONS ON ROYAL CARIBBEAN SHIP
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $974.00
source

Traveler: Jason Steinbaum (from the office of Eliot Engel)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Purpose: OVERSIGHT AT CRUISE INDUSTRY INCLUDING ENVIRONMENTAL DISPOSAL ADA COMPLIANCE, SECURITY, AND OTHER ISSUES.
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $487.00
source

Traveler: Ari Strauss (from the office of Tim Holden)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY, PIER 88
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL OVERVIEW & OVERSIGHT OF CRUISE LINES
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $287.00
source

Traveler: Charles Royal (from the office of Jim Demint)
Destination: EMBARK SATURDAY THE 10TH, SHIP OVERVIEW AND BRIEFINGS SUNDAY, DISEMBARK MONDAY THE
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT FINDING CRUISE-PROVIDING FIRST HAND KNOWLEDGE OF VARIOUS AREAS AND SERVICES OF THE PASSENGER CRUISE LINE INDUSTRY THAT ARE REGULATED BY THE U.S. GOVERNMENT
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $574.00
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American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.