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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

    Forest Schools

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  • 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

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    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.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Fraser Verrusio


Total cost of 11 trips: $20,871.60


Trips traveled under the office of Richard Baker

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Aviation Safety Alliance
Purpose: EDUCATION AND LEGISLATIVE EXECUTIVE SEMINAR
Date: Jan 12, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,386.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Don Young

Destination:
Sponsor: CSX Corporation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP
Date: Apr 17, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,333.62
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
Sponsor: Entergy Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING-CONGRESSIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAM
Date: May 4, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,022.11
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: CONG. BRIEFING/FACT FINDING (FOCUS: YUCCA MOUNTAIN TOURISM)
Date: Nov 30, 2001
Expense: $1,449.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: CONF. ON AVIATION SAFETY, SECURITY, FUNDING PANEL DIPCUSSION.
Date: Jan 4, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $4,195.04
source

Destination: CITY OF NORTH AUGUSTA, SC
Sponsor: City of North Augusta SC
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION/INFRASTRUCTURE ASSESSMENT
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $820.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF/SENIOR STAFF MEETING WITH LEADERSHIP TO DISCUSS GRASSROOTS, BUILDING CONDITIONS, WORKING WITH COMMITTEES ETC.
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $895.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT/INDUSTRY AND GOVT WORKING GROUP MTGS.
Date: Nov 30, 2003
Expense: $1,997.20
source

Destination: AMSTERDAM
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: AVIATION HOMELAND SECURITY ISSUES, US-EU TRANSPORTATION RELATIONS
Date: Oct 16, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $3,645.00
source

Destination: KONA, HI
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT/PANEL DISCUSSION, MEETINGS RE: AVIATION INDUSTRY
Date: Jan 8, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $2,585.63
source

Destination: WASH, DC-WHITE SULFUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $543.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Fraser Verrusio.


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.