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American RadioWorks |
Image: Wikipedia (public domain)

Can how you move change how you think?

Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?

Recent Posts

  • 05.12.15

    Forest Schools

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  • 05.06.15

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    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
  • 04.29.15

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    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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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: Wikipedia (public domain)

Can how you move change how you think?

Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?

Recent Posts

  • 05.12.15

    Forest Schools

    What if one day a week, school was in the woods? On the podcast, Emily Hanford takes us to Vermont to understand why teachers wanted to take their students into the forest, and what the kids -- and the teachers -- are learning from it.
  • 05.06.15

    Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.
  • 04.22.15

    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.