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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*

Jack Silzel


Total cost of 8 trips: $7,210.58


Trips traveled under the office of Cathy Mcmorris

Destination: GEG
Sponsor: American Forest Resource Council
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TOUR TO EXAMINE FOREST & WILDLIFE ISSUES
Date: Jun 1, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $1,064.40
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND, CA
Sponsor: National Food Processors Association
Purpose: STUDY & TOUR VARIOUS PLANTS & AREAS RELATED TO ISSUE CONCERNS OF MEMBERS OF FPA
Date: Aug 9, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,628.00
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR
Sponsor: PNGC Power
Purpose: STUDY ENERGY ISSUES IN PNW
Date: Aug 16, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,100.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of George Nethercutt

Destination:
Sponsor: American Emu Association
Purpose: ATTEND AEA ANNUAL MEETING TO GIVE PRESENTATION
Date: Jun 9, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: TOUR HANFORD FACILITY AT RICHLAND, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Tri-City Industrial Development Council (TRIDEC)
Purpose:
Date: Aug 10, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $195.00
source

Destination: AGRICULTURE TOUR
Sponsor: Food Producers of Idaho Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING & BRIEFING TOUR
Date: Aug 14, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $515.68
source

Destination: ATTEND BRIEFING IN NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: American Meat Institute
Purpose: BRIEFING
Date: Apr 1, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: WA, DC-BOSTON-VISIT WYETH, MILLENIUM, & GENZYME
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: BRIEFING & FACT FINDING
Date: May 29, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,507.50
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jack Silzel.


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.