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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.

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  • 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.

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*

Jennifer Platt


Total cost of 8 trips: $12,356.47


Trips traveled under the office of Katherine Harris

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC
Sponsor: PHRMA, ELI LILLY, GLAXOSMITHKLINE, MERCK
Purpose: TO GAIN A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE RESEARCH PROCESS BEHIND DRUG MANUFACTURING
Date: May 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,086.45
source

Destination: SARASOTA, FL-RALEIGH, NC-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: SAS INSTITUTE
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT SAS AND THEIR FINANCIAL SERVICES CLIENTS EFFORTS TO ADHERE TO SARBANES-OXLEY AND PATRIOT ACT REGULATIONS AND TO BETTER UNDERSTAND THE WAYS TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP INDUSTRY TO MEET DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS
Date: Aug 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $929.30
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP TO EXAMINE SELF REGULATING FUNCTIONS IN LIGHT OF DECENT SECURITIES SCANDALS
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $941.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-INDIA-NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Global Health Council
Purpose: GATHER INFORMATION & EXAMINE HEALTH ISSUES FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Date: Jan 4, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $5,783.00
source

Destination: NYC-WAS
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TO EXAMINE SPECIALIST AND MARKET SYSTEM IN TERMS OF PRICE DISCOVERY AND NEW MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE OF THE EXCHANGE
Date: Jan 13, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $712.79
source

Destination: FARMINGTON, PA
Sponsor: YAHOO! VANTU, SPRINT, SBCA, NCTA, LUCENT, AMAZON.COM MICROSOFT, LEVEL (3), E/A INFINEM, AT&T, ACT, ALCATEL
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON TRENDS AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS RELATED TO THE FIELD OF HIGH-TECH.
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $631.68
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: TO EXAMINE THE DUE DILIGENCE AND BUSINESS REALITIES OF THE SECONDARY MARKET ON SUB-PRIME LOANS
Date: Mar 21, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $814.87
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: COL. TECH. & INTERNET ASSOC. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS, UNITED STATES TELE. ASSOC.
Purpose: TO DISCUSS POLICY & REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES & RELATED INDUSTRIES, SUCH AS MANUFACTURERS
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,457.38
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jennifer Platt.


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.