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Hello All-

Looking forward to the meeting on Monday!  My Uncle just told me  
about this competition, looks like it might be a fun project!

http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/10/06/next-generation-2007/

-Nicole


On Oct 14, 2007, at 9:12 PM, Jacqueline Elizabeth Bell wrote:

> Great!  We look forward to seeing you then.
>
> Quoting Daniel Baker <[log in to unmask]>:
>
>> Hi Jacquie - That was a good meeting the other night.  Mon. 10/15 I
>> have a field project with my CDAE 251 class and I'll be away from
>> Burlington.  I could meet on Mon 10/22 at 7.  We can talk about the
>> details and questions re. the next Honduras trip then.
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> Dan
>>
>> Jacqueline Elizabeth Bell wrote:
>>> Hi Dan,
>>>
>>>  Thank-you again for sharing your time and project with us this   
>>> past monday night.  Monday nights are best for us to meet  
>>> becuase  of many conflicting schedules.  Will you be available  
>>> this monday,  the 15th or the following monday (22nd) at 7:00?
>>>  The student chapter & our technical lead, Peter DeGraff would  
>>> like  to meet to discuss how to develop this tie to Hondorus and  
>>> your  class. From your presentation it looks like a particular  
>>> group,  your class or a graduate student, identifies a need and  
>>> implements  a solution while working very closely with the  
>>> Hondorus community.   We have the same beliefs and missions in  
>>> our work.  My hope is to  meet with you and disucss some possible  
>>> engineering needs of this  community.
>>> Our chapter could then work on a few solutions that could be   
>>> evaluated on a site assessment to see if the solutions would be   
>>> suitable and adequate for the community.  The design and   
>>> construction details could be worked out during the spring  
>>> semester  as a group. After your and nicole's careful evaluation  
>>> and  collaboration, the project can then be implemented  
>>> (hopefully  traveling with your class in May).
>>> This would be a possible way to work with your class as an EWB   
>>> club, instead of trying to fit us all in your class.  We can try   
>>> our best to build the bridge between engineers and community   
>>> development!
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Jacquie
>>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Daniel Baker, Ph.D.
>> Department of Community Development & Applied Economics
>> Rm 205E Morrill Hall
>> University of Vermont
>> Burlington, VT 05405
>> Office Phone: 802-656-0040
>> Office FAX: 802-656-1423
>> Email: [log in to unmask]

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