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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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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*

John Lopez


Total cost of 11 trips: $15,556.16


Trips traveled under the office of John Ensign

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: ANNUAL CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING/TRIP
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,897.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF CRUISE LINES
Purpose: ICCL CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFINGS & TOUR
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $312.50
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Aviation Safety Alliance
Purpose: AVIATION SAFETY CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 15, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,119.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: AVIATION EDUCATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,339.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: American Public Transportation Association
Purpose: APTA EXPO & CONFERENCE
Date: Sep 21, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $950.00
source

Destination: KONA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 4, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $2,952.00
source

Destination: ELKO, NV
Sponsor: Dacole Company
Purpose: AERIAL TOUR OF IL RANCH IN NORTHEASTERN NEVADA AND DISCUSSION OF THE SOUTHERN NEVADA PUBLIC LAND MGMT. ACT OF 1998
Date: May 16, 2003
Expense: $874.50
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN LEGISLATIVE ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 1, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $764.00
source

Destination: KONA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 8, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $3,159.40
source

Destination: PHOENIX, AZ
Sponsor: Intelligent Transportation Society of America
Purpose: ATTEND/PARTICIPATE IN ITS AMERICA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: May 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,157.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE-TACOMA, WA
Sponsor: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES
Purpose: SPEAK TO PUBLIC LANDS COMMITTEE AT NACO WESTERN REGIONAL CONFERENCE
Date: May 24, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,031.76
source



* - Trips by all travelers named John Lopez.


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.