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.

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.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Vergil Cabasco


Total cost of 12 trips: $23,955.21


Trips traveled under the office of Jennifer Dunn

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Washington Public Utility Districts Association
Purpose: ENERGY AND TELECOM ISSUES IN THE NW
Date: Apr 15, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,405.95
source

Destination: MONTANA
Sponsor: PPL Corporation
Purpose: GENERATING AND DELIVERING ELECTRICITY IN A RESTRUCTURED MARKET.
Date: Jul 5, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,660.61
source

Destination: HANOI, HO CHI MINH CITY
Sponsor: US-Vietnam Trade Council
Purpose: TRADE ISSUES, EDUCATION
Date: Apr 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $799.00
source

Destination: BANKGOG, THAILAND
Sponsor: Thailand Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Purpose: TRADE ISSUES, EDUCATION
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $570.00
source

Destination: PORT ST. LUCIE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Liberty Medical Supply
Purpose: HEALTH CARE EDUCATION
Date: Jun 22, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,435.62
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: IMMUNEX, DENDREON, TARGETED GENETICS
Purpose: HEALTH EDUCATION
Date: Aug 5, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,779.87
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL VISIT, FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 19, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $3,900.00
source

Destination: IRELAND
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 14, 2002 (11 days)
Expense: $2,851.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 26, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $1,318.60
source

Destination: HONDURAS/COSTA RICA
Sponsor: Business Coalition for Us-Central America Trade
Purpose: FACT FINDING/TRADE ISSUES
Date: May 25, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $2,313.80
source

Destination: MOSCOW AND ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
Sponsor: US-Russia Business Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 10, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $4,449.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Aug 11, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,471.76
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Vergil Cabasco.


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.