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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.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Jane Alonso


Total cost of 7 trips: $28,598.58


Trips traveled under the office of Susan Collins

Destination: QUEBEC, CANADA
Sponsor: GROUP OF CANADIAN LUMBER COMPANIES
Purpose: TO VISIT CANADIAN BORDER MILLS THAT PROCESS LUMBER FROM MAINE
Date: Aug 27, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $165.00
source

Destination: CHILE
Sponsor: Chile
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION FOR FORCE TRADE AGREEMENT
Date: May 24, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,425.33
source

Destination: BANGOR, MAINE
Sponsor: Plum Creek Timber Company Inc
Purpose: TO VISIT PLUM CREEK LAND AND VIEW HOW THEY MANAGE THEIR FORESTS
Date: Aug 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,455.00
source

Destination: NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: MEMBERSHIP EVENTS
Date: Dec 5, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,319.46
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Dec 14, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $4,610.32
source

Destination: AUSTRALIA
Sponsor: Government of Australia
Purpose: TO EXAMINE THE TRADE AND FOREIGN POLICY RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE U.S. AND AUSTRALIA
Date: Jun 25, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $17,562.47
source

Destination: CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
Sponsor: CHICAGO COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS/SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AND FACT FINDING
Date: Nov 9, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $1,061.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jane Alonso.


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.