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"Michael J. Rosen" <[log in to unmask]>
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Engineers Without Borders <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 8 Oct 2007 22:24:36 -0400
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OK. So are we on a bi-weekly schedule, always Monday nights?
And as for senior design, why not bring that up at the next meeting as  
an agenda item. I'd be pleased to think out loud about it with you all.

Quoting Jacqueline Elizabeth Bell <[log in to unmask]>:

> In two weeks.  You missed a really good one!! We are looking to
> collaborate with Dan Baker from the CDAE department on their long term
> project in Honduras.  This would hopefully tern into a great, lasting
> relationship between the departments and this community.  I have a
> question for you though, since this class is set-up for credit, could
> we work to turn this into our senior design project if it was presented
> well and of the right capacity?
> Jacquie
> Quoting "Michael J. Rosen" <[log in to unmask]>:
>> Sorry; somehow I never got this in my calendar. Just to be sure, when
>> is our next student chap meeting?
>> Mike
>> Quoting Jacqueline Elizabeth Bell <[log in to unmask]>:
>>> Hi All,
>>> To add to Terry's email:  We will begin with Dan Baker(CDAE) to
>>> briefly discuss the opportunity to work with him on a project in
>>> Honduras.  The project begins as a class in the spring semester for 1
>>> credit and the project is implemented in May.  This is a great
>>> opportunity to collaborate and possibly form a perminent tie with
>>> working with this class (if not also taking it)
>>> We will then have Beth from Planting Hope; which is a great
>>> opportunity!!  Followed by updates on the workshop at Rowan University,
>>> Homecoming weekend, and general business.  I have gotten emails for
>>> orders of banquet tickets as well as raffle tickets already!
>>> Hope you all enjoyed your weekend :)
>>> Jacquie
>>> Quoting Terry Barrett <[log in to unmask]>:
>>>> The next meeting of the EWB-VT Professionals chapter will again   
>>>> be together
>>>> with the UVM student chapter, Monday the 8th at 7pm, Votey 105 on the UVM
>>>> central campus.
>>>> The student chapter may be putting the current project (Juigalpa,  
>>>>   Nicaragua)
>>>> on hold, and so are looking for new project possibilities.
>>>> Beth Merrill, the founder and director of Planting Hope (
>>>> http://www.plantinghope.org/), a Vermont non-profit with projects in
>>>> Nicaragua, will be attending the meeting to describe her group's work to
>>>> date and their current engineering needs.  We can then discuss the
>>>> possibilities for engagement as partners.
>>>> Also some group members will be back from the weekend's EWB North East
>>>> Regional Workshop with a lot of good experiences to share.
>>>> See you then...
>>>> Terry Barrett