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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

Ohio State University


Total cost of 11 trips: $10,918.53


Traveler: Donna Pignatelli (from the office of Sherrod Brown)
Destination: UKRAINE (KIEV & LUIV)
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN OPENING OF US-EU-UKRANIAN DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION FOR DEMOCRACY
Date: May 19, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,251.38
source

Traveler: Sherrod Brown (from the office of Sherrod Brown)
Destination: UKRAINE (KIEV & LUIV)
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN OPENING OF US-EU-UKRANIAN DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION FOR DEMOCRACY
Date: May 19, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,251.38
source

Traveler: Auke Piersma (from the office of Dennis Kucinich)
Destination:
Purpose: SEMINARS ON FOOD AND AG ISSUES
Date: Aug 9, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $669.85
source

Traveler: Phil Park (from the office of George Voinovich)
Destination: COLUMBUS, OH
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM ON ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $620.80
source

Traveler: Peter Erdman (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: COLUMBUS, OH
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM ON ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS AND THEIR UNIQUE MISSIONS
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $694.71
source

Traveler: Mark Schroeder (from the office of Paul Gillmor)
Destination: MARTINIS, SHORT NORTH, COLUMBUS
Purpose: MEDICAL HEALTH CARE EDUCATION
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $705.80
source

Traveler: Julie Little (from the office of Marcy Kaptur)
Destination: COLUMBUS, OHIO
Purpose: 238.41
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $518.94
source

Traveler: Shiloh Reiher (from the office of Deborah Pryce)
Destination: ATTACHED
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PROJECT MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $917.42
source

Traveler: Jason Grove (from the office of Ralph Regula)
Destination:
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM ON ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS AND THEIR UNIQUE MISSIONS
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $620.80
source

Traveler: Stephen Francis (from the office of Patrick Tiberi)
Destination: VARIOUS MEETINGS/DEMONSTRATIONS AT OSV MEDICAL CENTER COLUMBUS, OHIO
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM ON ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS
Date: Feb 21, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $610.05
source

Traveler: Pat De Leon (from the office of Daniel Inouye)
Destination: ATHENS OHIO
Purpose: MEET WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS
Date: May 29, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,057.40
source



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.