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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

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  • 07.02.15

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Trips sponsored by

Family Farm Alliance


Total cost of 8 trips: $6,143.58


Traveler: George Miller (from the office of George Miller)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 27, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,232.50
source

Traveler: J Stevens Lanich (from the office of Nick Rahall)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: ADDRESS FAMILY FARM ALLIANCE ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Feb 24, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $732.77
source

Traveler: Joshua Johnson (from the office of James Hansen)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose:
Date: Feb 25, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $615.50
source

Traveler: Joshua Johnson (from the office of James Hansen)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: PANEL PRESENTER ON WATER & POWER PRIORITIES
Date: Feb 27, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $862.50
source

Traveler: J Stevens Lanich (from the office of Doc Hastings)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PANEL DISCUSSION OF WESTERN WATER PROBLEM
Date: Feb 27, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $802.75
source

Traveler: Joshua Johnson (from the office of Richard Pombo)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A PANEL DISCUSSION, TO GIVE FAMILY FARM ALLIANCE MEMBERS SOME INSIGHT INTO THE AGENDA FOR THE COMING SESSION OF CONGRESS
Date: Mar 6, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $671.46
source

Traveler: Kiel Weaver (from the office of Richard Pombo)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: PARTICIPATED IN PANEL DISCUSSION ON FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE ISSUES AS PART OF THE FAMILY FARM ALLIANCE'S ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Mar 10, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $552.50
source

Traveler: Vince Sampson (from the office of Richard Pombo)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE ON A PANEL DISCUSSING WATER ISSUES BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES
Date: Mar 10, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $673.60
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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.