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Kids playing video games. Photo: sean dreilinger via Flickr.

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Trips by*

Charles Ludlam


Total cost of 8 trips: $10,871.67


Trips traveled under the office of Joseph Lieberman

Destination: WINDSOR, ONTARIO
Sponsor: Corporation for Enterprise Development
Purpose: IDA CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $921.00
source

Destination: BOSTON
Sponsor: Center for Strategic and International Studies
Purpose: ATTEND PANEL MEETING ON BIOTERRORISM
Date: May 9, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $853.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: KEY 3 MEDIA - BOB BIERMAN
Purpose: SPEECH AT BIOSECURITY CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 16, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $514.00
source

Destination: AIRLIE RETREAT CENTER, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 6, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $353.73
source

Destination: CHINA
Sponsor: US-Asia Institute
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Apr 3, 2004 (15 days)
Expense: $7,589.00
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Infectious Diseases Society of America
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A PANEL AT A CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 1, 2004
Expense: $407.94
source

Destination: PARIS, FRANCE
Sponsor: France
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEECH & PARTIC IN BIOTENORISM CONF
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $0.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PENNS
Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Purpose: MEET WITH 30 SENIOR MANAGERS FOR GSK INFECTIOUS DISEASE UNIT
Date: Apr 5, 2005
Expense: $233.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Charles Ludlam.


American RadioWorks |
Kids playing video games. Photo: sean dreilinger via Flickr.

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.

Recent Posts

  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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  • 05.28.15

    Divestment on Campus

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