American RadioWorks |
Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum, co-authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift. (Photo:  Social Science Research Council)

Ed researchers: Colleges can do more for students, especially in a bad economy

College is worth the investment. College graduates can't find good jobs. Student loan debt keeps rising, and now tops a trillion dollars. What can be done?

Recent Posts

  • 09.17.14

    A company short on skilled workers creates its own college-degree program

    At a Toyota plant in Kentucky, young people are learning how to fix robots, earning associate's degrees and graduating with jobs that pay up to $80,000 a year.
  • 09.11.14

    A 21st-century vocational high school

    For years, vocational education was seen as a lesser form of schooling, tracking some kids into programs that ended up limiting their future opportunities. Today, in the nation's best vocational programs, things are different.
  • 09.10.14

    Career academies: A new twist on vocational ed

    Across the country, thousands of high schools are transforming into career academies. The idea is that students will be more engaged if they see how academics are connected to the world of work. And they’ll be more likely to get the postsecondary schooling they need to support themselves in today’s economy.
  • 09.09.14

    The troubled history of vocational education

    Vocational education was once used to track low-income students off to work while wealthier kids went to college. But advocates for today's career and technical education say things have changed, and graduates of vocational programs may have the advantage over graduates of traditional high schools.

American RadioWorks |
Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum, co-authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift. (Photo:  Social Science Research Council)

Ed researchers: Colleges can do more for students, especially in a bad economy

College is worth the investment. College graduates can't find good jobs. Student loan debt keeps rising, and now tops a trillion dollars. What can be done?

Recent Posts

  • 09.17.14

    A company short on skilled workers creates its own college-degree program

    At a Toyota plant in Kentucky, young people are learning how to fix robots, earning associate's degrees and graduating with jobs that pay up to $80,000 a year.
  • 09.11.14

    A 21st-century vocational high school

    For years, vocational education was seen as a lesser form of schooling, tracking some kids into programs that ended up limiting their future opportunities. Today, in the nation's best vocational programs, things are different.
  • 09.10.14

    Career academies: A new twist on vocational ed

    Across the country, thousands of high schools are transforming into career academies. The idea is that students will be more engaged if they see how academics are connected to the world of work. And they’ll be more likely to get the postsecondary schooling they need to support themselves in today’s economy.
  • 09.09.14

    The troubled history of vocational education

    Vocational education was once used to track low-income students off to work while wealthier kids went to college. But advocates for today's career and technical education say things have changed, and graduates of vocational programs may have the advantage over graduates of traditional high schools.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Wallace Hsueh


Total cost of 13 trips: $19,476.08


Trips traveled under the office of Gordon Smith

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS SUMMIT & FACILITY TOUR
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,641.15
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR TO SACRAMENTO, CA
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP REGARDING THE STATE OF THE REAL INDUSTRY
Date: May 29, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,921.02
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR
Sponsor: Oregon Association of Nurseries
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TOUR OF OREGON NURSERY & CHRISTMAS TREE PRODUCTION
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $2,926.18
source

Destination: DETROIT, MICHIGAN
Sponsor: CMS Energy Corporation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL PIPELINE SAFETY TOUR IN MICHIGAN
Date: Aug 20, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $910.75
source

Destination: DULLES, VA - LOS ANGELES, CA - SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: MEETINGS AND SITE TOUR OF AOL TIME WARNER COMPANY FACILITIES & LEGISLATIVE ISSUES
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,477.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: MICROSOFT/COLUMBIA RESOURCE GROUP
Purpose: MICROSOFT WINDOWS XP LAUNCH
Date: Oct 24, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $947.31
source

Destination: BRISTOL, CONNECTICUT
Sponsor: Walt Disney Co
Purpose: MEETINGS & FACT-FINDING AT ESPN HEADQUARTERS
Date: Jan 25, 2002
Expense: $571.32
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: BRIEFINGS & MEETINGS WITH RECORDING INDUSTRY & ARTISTS REGARDING THE "STATE OF THE INDUSTRY"
Date: Jun 13, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,105.00
source

Destination: CHARLESTON, S.C.
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS SEMINAR
Date: Jun 29, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,074.50
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Dec 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,790.98
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Motion Picture Association of America
Purpose: VISIT STUDIOS TO DISCUSS PIRACY ISSUES & TO UNDERSTAND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,332.87
source

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: STAFF CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,148.50
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,629.50
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Wallace Hsueh.


American RadioWorks |
Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum, co-authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift. (Photo:  Social Science Research Council)

Ed researchers: Colleges can do more for students, especially in a bad economy

College is worth the investment. College graduates can't find good jobs. Student loan debt keeps rising, and now tops a trillion dollars. What can be done?

Recent Posts

  • 09.17.14

    A company short on skilled workers creates its own college-degree program

    At a Toyota plant in Kentucky, young people are learning how to fix robots, earning associate's degrees and graduating with jobs that pay up to $80,000 a year.
  • 09.11.14

    A 21st-century vocational high school

    For years, vocational education was seen as a lesser form of schooling, tracking some kids into programs that ended up limiting their future opportunities. Today, in the nation's best vocational programs, things are different.
  • 09.10.14

    Career academies: A new twist on vocational ed

    Across the country, thousands of high schools are transforming into career academies. The idea is that students will be more engaged if they see how academics are connected to the world of work. And they’ll be more likely to get the postsecondary schooling they need to support themselves in today’s economy.
  • 09.09.14

    The troubled history of vocational education

    Vocational education was once used to track low-income students off to work while wealthier kids went to college. But advocates for today's career and technical education say things have changed, and graduates of vocational programs may have the advantage over graduates of traditional high schools.