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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*

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 |
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.