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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

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  • 07.07.15

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  • 07.02.15

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Trips by*

Charles Barnett


Total cost of 14 trips: $23,700.41


Trips traveled under the office of Blanche Lincoln

Destination: SAVANNAH, FA
Sponsor: American Forest & Paper Association
Purpose: FORESTRY TOUR
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $957.90
source

Destination: ALASKA
Sponsor: National Mining Association
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL MINING TOUR
Date: Jul 2, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $3,203.85
source

Destination: JAPAN
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TOUR OF JAPANESE NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES
Date: Apr 7, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $7,530.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Shell Oil Co
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,801.54
source

Destination: MEMPHIS, TN
Sponsor: Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: STAFF FAMILIARITY TOUR
Date: Aug 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,330.45
source

Destination: AIRLIE CONFERENCE CENTER
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: DLC RETREAT
Date: Jan 14, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $297.48
source

Destination: FLORIDA POWER AND LIGHT'S TURKEY POINT NUCLEAR POWER STATION
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: OVERVIEW OF NUCLEAR SECURITY ISSUES
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,736.76
source

Destination: MONTEREY, CA
Sponsor: SOLID WASTE ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA
Purpose: TO SPEAK BEFORE THE SOLID WASTE ASSOCIATION OF N. AMERICA'S LANDFILL GAS SYMPOSIUM
Date: Mar 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $939.26
source

Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FL
Sponsor: American Gas Association
Purpose: TO SPEAK TO THE AMERICAN GAS ASSOCIATION'S 2002 PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND MARKETING FORUM
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,330.00
source

Destination: KALISPELL, MT
Sponsor: American Forest Resource Council
Purpose: FORESTRY TOUR
Date: Aug 20, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $969.50
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: STAFF RETREAT TO DISCUSS UPCOMING LEGISLATIVE ISSUES FOR 2003
Date: Mar 6, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $318.73
source

Destination: TAMPA, FL
Sponsor: SOLID WASTE ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA
Purpose: TO SPEAK BEFORE THE SOLID WASTE ASSOCIATION OF N. AMERICA'S LANDFILL WAS SYMPOSIUM
Date: Mar 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $607.37
source

Destination: LAKEVIEW, ARKANSAS
Sponsor: Southwestern Power Resources Association
Purpose: TOUR OF HYDROELECTRIC FACILITY
Date: May 27, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,493.50
source

Destination: GILLETTE, WYOMING
Sponsor: Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc
Purpose: TOUR OF A COAL MINE
Date: Jul 12, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,184.07
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Charles Barnett.


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.