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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.

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  • 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.

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*

Helen Hardin


Total cost of 13 trips: $24,850.31


Trips traveled under the office of Zach Wamp

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $476.50
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $442.00
source

Destination: DC-WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS-KNOXVILLE
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $703.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $895.00
source

Destination: SINGAPORE - VIETNAM
Sponsor: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Dec 6, 2003 (10 days)
Expense: $7,552.21
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 19, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $739.00
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $933.40
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Aug 14, 2004 (10 days)
Expense: $3,650.85
source

Destination: TINDOUF, ALGERIA (REFUGEE CAMPS)
Sponsor: Defense Forum Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $1,311.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $671.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $543.00
source

Destination: SAN JOSE
Sponsor: Organization for Tropical Studies
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: May 28, 2005 (10 days)
Expense: $2,288.35
source

Destination: CASABLANCA
Sponsor: Ribat Al Fath Association for Sustainable Development
Purpose: EDUCATION-MOROCCO-WESTERN SAHARA DISPUTE, POLITICAL AND SOCIAL REFORMS, TERRORISM/NATIONAL SECURITY, MOROCCO-US RELATIONS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Date: Jul 1, 2005 (9 days)
Expense: $4,645.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Helen Hardin.


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.