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Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum, co-authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift. (Photo:  Social Science Research Council)

Ed researchers: Colleges can do more for students, especially in a bad economy

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American RadioWorks |
Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum, co-authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift. (Photo:  Social Science Research Council)

Ed researchers: Colleges can do more for students, especially in a bad economy

College is worth the investment. College graduates can't find good jobs. Student loan debt keeps rising, and now tops a trillion dollars. What can be done?

Recent Posts

  • 09.17.14

    A company short on skilled workers creates its own college-degree program

    At a Toyota plant in Kentucky, young people are learning how to fix robots, earning associate's degrees and graduating with jobs that pay up to $80,000 a year.
  • 09.11.14

    A 21st-century vocational high school

    For years, vocational education was seen as a lesser form of schooling, tracking some kids into programs that ended up limiting their future opportunities. Today, in the nation's best vocational programs, things are different.
  • 09.10.14

    Career academies: A new twist on vocational ed

    Across the country, thousands of high schools are transforming into career academies. The idea is that students will be more engaged if they see how academics are connected to the world of work. And they’ll be more likely to get the postsecondary schooling they need to support themselves in today’s economy.
  • 09.09.14

    The troubled history of vocational education

    Vocational education was once used to track low-income students off to work while wealthier kids went to college. But advocates for today's career and technical education say things have changed, and graduates of vocational programs may have the advantage over graduates of traditional high schools.

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Trips sponsored by

Healthcare Institute of New Jersey


Total cost of 16 trips: $9,134.89


Traveler: Carolee Lowry (from the office of Marge Roukema)
Destination: STRYKER HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS, MAHWAH, MEDICAL ERRORS REDUCTION INITIATIVE AT VALLEY HOSPITAL, RIDGEWOOD, BRISTO-MYERS SQUIBB-HOPEWELL, NOVO NORDISK-MAINSBORO
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Nov 26, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $555.00
source

Traveler: Sandra Caron (from the office of Jon Corzine)
Destination: NEW JERSEY
Purpose: TOUR OF HEALTHCARE FACILITIES
Date: Dec 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $580.00
source

Traveler: Nancy Fox (from the office of Rodney Frelinghuysen)
Destination: NJ
Purpose: PHARMACEUTICAL FACILITIES
Date: Dec 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $403.45
source

Traveler: Joan Dermanoski (from the office of Frank Lobiondo)
Destination: NEWARK, NJ
Purpose: TO FURTHER INCREASE THE NJ CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION'S KNOWLEDGE OF THEPHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY AND TO DISCUSS ISSUES OF THESE INDUSTRIES
Date: Nov 30, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $419.85
source

Traveler: Dana Richter (from the office of Frank Lobiondo)
Destination: MEDFORD, NJ - NEWARK, NJ - WASHINGTON, DC
Purpose: TO FURTHER INCREASE THE NJ CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION'S KNOWLEDGE OF THE PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY AND TO DISCUSS ISSUES OF IMPORTANCE TO THESE INDUSTRIES
Date: Nov 30, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $550.02
source

Traveler: Carlos Fenwick (from the office of Robert Andrews)
Destination: NEWARK CITY, NJ
Purpose: TO TAX VARIOUS PHARMACEUTICAL FACILITIES TO GAIN A PERSPECTIVE ON THE LATEST MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES, AND THE GROWTH OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES AMONG PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES IN NEW JERSEY
Date: Nov 30, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $673.02
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Traveler: Kathy Kulkarni (from the office of Frank Pallone)
Destination: NEWARK, NJ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP ON NEW JERSEY'S PHARMACEUTICAL, MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES AND DIAGNOSTIC INDUSTRIES
Date: Dec 1, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $393.20
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Traveler: Keith Roachford (from the office of Jon Corzine)
Destination: PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TOUR OF PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES
Date: Nov 28, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $451.68
source

Traveler: Brian Chernoff (from the office of Jon Corzine)
Destination: NEW JERSEY
Purpose: HEALTHCARE INSTITUTE OF NEW JERSEY CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TOUR
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,055.88
source

Traveler: Rebecca Mandell (from the office of Frank Lautenberg)
Destination: NEW JERSEY
Purpose: VISIT WITH PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES LOCATED IN NEW JERSEY
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $538.68
source

Traveler: Dana Richter (from the office of Frank Lobiondo)
Destination: TRENTON, NJ-PRINCETON, NJ-NEWARK, NJ
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES IN THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $641.38
source

Traveler: Matthew Dennis (from the office of Rush Holt)
Destination: PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY
Purpose: TOURS OF FACILITIES AND EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATIONS REGARDING BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB. NOVO NORDISK, AND HOFFMAN LAROCHE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $624.61
source

Traveler: Jason Fahrer (from the office of Scott Garrett)
Destination: PRINCETON, NJ
Purpose: INFORMATION AND TOURING OF THE INSTITUTES MEMBER CLIENTS
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $467.38
source

Traveler: Erica Stocker (from the office of Jim Saxton)
Destination: PRINCETON, NJ
Purpose: TOUR OF THREE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES IN NEW JERSEY, TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE WORK THEY DO, AND THEIR IMPORTANCE TO THE STATE AND ITS ECONOMY
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $656.98
source

Traveler: Charla Penn (from the office of William Pascrell)
Destination: PRINCETON, NJ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL STAFF TOUR
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $656.38
source

Traveler: Brooke Sharkey (from the office of Steven Rothman)
Destination: PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY
Purpose: TO TOUR NEW JERSEY HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY FACILITIES AND DISCUSS PRESSING TOPICS WITH INDUSTRY LEADERS.
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $467.38
source



American RadioWorks |
Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum, co-authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift. (Photo:  Social Science Research Council)

Ed researchers: Colleges can do more for students, especially in a bad economy

College is worth the investment. College graduates can't find good jobs. Student loan debt keeps rising, and now tops a trillion dollars. What can be done?

Recent Posts

  • 09.17.14

    A company short on skilled workers creates its own college-degree program

    At a Toyota plant in Kentucky, young people are learning how to fix robots, earning associate's degrees and graduating with jobs that pay up to $80,000 a year.
  • 09.11.14

    A 21st-century vocational high school

    For years, vocational education was seen as a lesser form of schooling, tracking some kids into programs that ended up limiting their future opportunities. Today, in the nation's best vocational programs, things are different.
  • 09.10.14

    Career academies: A new twist on vocational ed

    Across the country, thousands of high schools are transforming into career academies. The idea is that students will be more engaged if they see how academics are connected to the world of work. And they’ll be more likely to get the postsecondary schooling they need to support themselves in today’s economy.
  • 09.09.14

    The troubled history of vocational education

    Vocational education was once used to track low-income students off to work while wealthier kids went to college. But advocates for today's career and technical education say things have changed, and graduates of vocational programs may have the advantage over graduates of traditional high schools.