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American RadioWorks |
Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum, co-authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift. (Photo:  Social Science Research Council)

Ed researchers: Colleges can do more for students, especially in a bad economy

College is worth the investment. College graduates can’t find good jobs. Student loan debt keeps rising, and now tops a trillion dollars. What can be done?

Recent Posts

  • 09.17.14

    A company short on skilled workers creates its own college-degree program

    At a Toyota plant in Kentucky, young people are learning how to fix robots, earning associate's degrees and graduating with jobs that pay up to $80,000 a year.
  • 09.11.14

    A 21st-century vocational high school

    For years, vocational education was seen as a lesser form of schooling, tracking some kids into programs that ended up limiting their future opportunities. Today, in the nation's best vocational programs, things are different.
  • 09.10.14

    Career academies: A new twist on vocational ed

    Across the country, thousands of high schools are transforming into career academies. The idea is that students will be more engaged if they see how academics are connected to the world of work. And they’ll be more likely to get the postsecondary schooling they need to support themselves in today’s economy.
  • 09.09.14

    The troubled history of vocational education

    Vocational education was once used to track low-income students off to work while wealthier kids went to college. But advocates for today's career and technical education say things have changed, and graduates of vocational programs may have the advantage over graduates of traditional high schools.

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Trips by*

Jennifer Ubelhart


Total cost of 8 trips: $10,645.90


Trips traveled under the office of Vito Fossella

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 7, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,900.00
source

Destination: ROCHESTER, NY UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER
Sponsor: University of Rochester
Purpose: FACT FINDING-GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
Date: Aug 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $959.57
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING - HEALTH CARE ISSUES
Date: Feb 20, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,295.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: FACT-FINDING; HOUSING ISSUES
Date: Apr 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,298.62
source

Destination: NASDAQ STOCK MARKET, NEW YORK CITY & CT
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $865.11
source

Destination: UBS/PAINE WEBBER NEW YORK CITY & CT
Sponsor: UBS AG Inc
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $797.85
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Options Clearing Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATION OF OPTIONS TRADES
Date: May 30, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $792.75
source

Destination: BOSTON (HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL)
Sponsor: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING ON ISLET CELL TRANSPLANTATION
Date: Jul 1, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $737.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jennifer Ubelhart.


American RadioWorks |
Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum, co-authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift. (Photo:  Social Science Research Council)

Ed researchers: Colleges can do more for students, especially in a bad economy

College is worth the investment. College graduates can’t find good jobs. Student loan debt keeps rising, and now tops a trillion dollars. What can be done?

Recent Posts

  • 09.17.14

    A company short on skilled workers creates its own college-degree program

    At a Toyota plant in Kentucky, young people are learning how to fix robots, earning associate's degrees and graduating with jobs that pay up to $80,000 a year.
  • 09.11.14

    A 21st-century vocational high school

    For years, vocational education was seen as a lesser form of schooling, tracking some kids into programs that ended up limiting their future opportunities. Today, in the nation's best vocational programs, things are different.
  • 09.10.14

    Career academies: A new twist on vocational ed

    Across the country, thousands of high schools are transforming into career academies. The idea is that students will be more engaged if they see how academics are connected to the world of work. And they’ll be more likely to get the postsecondary schooling they need to support themselves in today’s economy.
  • 09.09.14

    The troubled history of vocational education

    Vocational education was once used to track low-income students off to work while wealthier kids went to college. But advocates for today's career and technical education say things have changed, and graduates of vocational programs may have the advantage over graduates of traditional high schools.