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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*

Eric Olson


Total cost of 7 trips: $8,779.61


Trips traveled under the office of Thomas Daschle

Destination: PONTE VEDRA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,560.38
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,820.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 5, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $961.00
source

Destination: GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: Coalition of Service Industries
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO THE WTO
Date: Feb 18, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,635.47
source


Trips traveled under the office of Anna Eshoo

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF VISIT TO SILICON VALLEY, TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: FACT-FINDING CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 16, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,467.00
source

Destination: TECHNOLOGY POLICY 2002 LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Sponsor: ALCATEL, ACT AT&T, LEVEL 3, MICROSOFT, NARM, PEGASUS, SPRINT, TELCORDIA, VERISIGN, XO COMMUNICATIONS VSDA
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Feb 22, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,018.26
source

Destination:
Sponsor: NATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR POLITICAL INVOLVEMENT PROFESSIONALS
Purpose: SPEAK ON PANEL ON GRASSROOTS ADVOCACY
Date: Jan 30, 2003
Expense: $317.50
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Eric Olson.


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.