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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

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  • 07.02.15

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Trips sponsored by

Brigham Young University


Total cost of 9 trips: $13,937.44


Traveler: Gordon Smith (from the office of Gordon Smith)
Destination: SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Mar 31, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $880.00
source

Traveler: Kay King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: PROVO, UTAH
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONVOCATION/CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 26, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $433.00
source

Traveler: Robert King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: PROVO, UTAH
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONVOCATION/SYMPOSIUM
Date: Apr 26, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $433.00
source

Traveler: Tom Lantos (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: PROVO, UTAH - SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER AT SPRING 2001 GRADUATION
Date: Apr 26, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $8,609.91
source

Traveler: Gordon Smith (from the office of Gordon Smith)
Destination: SALT LAKE CITY IDAHO
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Oct 7, 2001
Expense: $632.50
source

Traveler: Kay King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: PROVO, UT
Purpose: PRESENTATIONS TO FACULTY AND STUDENTS
Date: Apr 4, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $667.53
source

Traveler: Robert King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: PROVO, UTAH
Purpose: SPEECH-PRESENTATION TO STUDENTS AND FACULTY
Date: Apr 4, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $667.53
source

Traveler: Kay King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Purpose: SPEAKER AT A CONFERENCE ON APRIL 30
Date: Apr 28, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $312.20
source

Traveler: Kay King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: PROVO, UTAH
Purpose: DELIVER COMENCEMENT ADDRESS FOR MARRIOTT SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT AT UNIVERSITY
Date: Aug 10, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $1,301.77
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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.