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American RadioWorks |
Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

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  • 04.08.15

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  • 04.01.15

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Trips by*

Jonathan Epstein


Total cost of 8 trips: $24,710.00


Trips traveled under the office of Jeff Bingaman

Destination: TOKYO, JAPAN
Sponsor: Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan
Purpose: FACT FINDING ON NUCLEAR AND FOSSIL ENERGY
Date: Aug 19, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $4,740.00
source

Destination: JAPAN/TAIWAN
Sponsor: NATIONAL ELECTRICAL MANUFACTURERS ASSOC/CHINESE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC COOPERATION ASSOCIATION
Purpose: FACT FINDING RELATED TO ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Date: Nov 29, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $5,500.00
source

Destination: IRVINE, CA
Sponsor: University of California at Irvine
Purpose: INVITED LECTURE ON ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Date: May 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $680.00
source

Destination: ALMORO NETHERLANDS, AVIGNON FRANCE
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: REVIEW FRONT END NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE
Date: Jun 27, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,760.00
source

Destination: TAIPEI, HSINCHU; TAINAN TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: REVIEW SCIENCE AND TECH. POLICY AND SCIENCE PARKS
Date: Aug 7, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $4,200.00
source

Destination: BANGALORE, CALCUTTA INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: ATTEND THE CONFEDERATION OF INDIAN INDUSTRIES PARTNERSHIP SUMMIT AND VISIT MEMBER INDUSTRIES
Date: Jan 4, 2005 (10 days)
Expense: $3,100.00
source

Destination: BLACKSBURG VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Virginia Tech
Purpose: DELIVER A SEMINAR ON SCIENCE IN THE CONGRESS
Date: Jan 26, 2005
Expense: $380.00
source

Destination: TAIPEI, HSINCHU; TAIWAN
Sponsor: Sandia Science and Technology Park
Purpose: REVIEW SCIENCE AND TECH. POLICY AND SCIENCE PARKS
Date: Feb 20, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $3,350.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jonathan Epstein.


American RadioWorks |
Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

Recent Posts

  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.
  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.