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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

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  • 04.29.15

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    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*

Maria Robinson


Total cost of 8 trips: $11,945.65


Trips traveled under the office of Bob Ney

Destination: OFFICIAL MEETINGS
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 26, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,550.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 26, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $205.00
source

Destination: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CLASSES
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $318.00
source

Destination: WENT TO VISIT AND LEARN ABOUT NASDAQ
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO VISIT NSDAQ STOCK MARKET FACILITIES IN CT AND NY
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $886.65
source

Destination: DEHLI, CHENNAI, MUMBAI, AND AGRA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 10, 2002 (10 days)
Expense: $3,729.00
source

Destination: BWI TO PROVIDENCE, RI; TRAVELLED IN CAR TO CT.
Sponsor: IETAN CONSULTING LLC
Purpose: FACT FINDING TO THE MASHENTUCKET PEQUOT INDIAN TRIBAL GOVERNMENT
Date: Aug 21, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $377.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: BELGRADE, SERBIA
Sponsor: Serbian-American Center
Purpose: HELP GET A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE UPCOMING SERBIAN ELECTIONS AND TO HELP SERBIA AND THE MISSION TO BECOME PART OF THE EU.
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,280.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Maria Robinson.


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.