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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

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    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

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Trips by*

Maureen Zilly


Total cost of 7 trips: $10,347.58


Trips traveled under the office of John Shimkus

Destination: SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Sponsor: ADVAMED, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC, & 3M
Purpose: LESS. INVASIVE MEDICINE: ADVANCES IN CARDIOVASCULAR & NEUROVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,093.50
source

Destination: SAN JUAN, PR
Sponsor: Biotechnology Industry Organization
Purpose: BIOTECHNOLOGY (HEALTHCARE RELATED) FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Nov 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,315.75
source

Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Sponsor: ROCHE PHARMACEUTICALS & MUSC (MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA)
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL BRIEFING ON ORGAN TRANSPLANT ISSUES
Date: Jan 10, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $671.89
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Boston Scientific Corporation
Purpose: TO ATTEND A BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SPONSORED 3 DAY CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TOUR TO MIAMI, FL FOCUSING ON LESS INVASIVE MEDICINE & ADVANCES IN ENDOSURGICAL CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS
Date: Feb 24, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,900.00
source

Destination: DANA POINT, CA
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MEDICAL DEVICE ISSUES
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,014.69
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: National Marrow Donor Program
Purpose: NATIONAL MARROW DONOR PROGRAM'S CONGRESSIONAL STAFF CORD BLOOD BANK & TRANSPLANT CENTER SITE VISIT
Date: Jul 7, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $679.58
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Novartis
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL PRECEPTORSHIP: "THE VALUE OF INNOVATION FOR ENHANCED PATIENT CARE"
Date: Aug 3, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,672.17
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Maureen Zilly.


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.