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CDAE Stories

These are the individual stories of CDAE students, faculty, staff, and alumni that are changing the world by changing themselves and their communities.

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CDAE Stories

Tad Cooke and Eric Crockenberg
Self-Designed Majors in CALS

Young Vision May Be The Answer to an Old Power Plant, two students in CDAE course may be the Moran Plant's last chance.

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Tara Bartlik
Community and International Development Major

Tara Bartlik, Community and international development major, works with Growing Vermont in UVM's Davis Center to market a movement.

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Mike Kirk
Community and International Development Major

Mike has created a kind of 'second home' for himself in CDAE 273 Project Development and Planning where he has been enrolled in this class as a student and TA and focused his efforts on mobile home issues in Vermont.

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Theo Ingram
Community Entrepreneurship Major

Theo completed an internship with the Community Economic Development Office (CEDO) in Burlington and co-founded an entrepreneurship club on campus.

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Kaela Gray
Community and International Development ('08) Alumnus

Service-Learning Coordinator for the 2009 Belize Semester Abroad Program.

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Marlow Duffy
Community and International Development Major

Marlow planned, conducted, analyzed, and presented original research for her senior thesis project through the Honors College at UVM, titled Exploring marketing strategies and potential for agricultural tourism farmers in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of Vermont.

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CDAE is #1
From Campus Kitchens

CDAE contributed the most non-perishable goods in the 2008 Campus Kitchens Food Drive. CDAE entrepreneurship students also contributed the revenues from their "Dollar Enterprise" campus-based enterprises.

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Casey Pollock
Public Communication Major

Casey completed a summer internship with the Cleveland Food Bank and continues to do good work fundraising and event planning.

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Andy Zarro
Community and International Development Major

Andy represented Growing Vermont, the student-operated Vermont products store in the 2008 Matchmaker Event held by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture.

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Kayla Grant
Exchange Student from Belize

Kayla spent the fall 2008 semester at UVM and upon returning to Belize, she will be a teaching assistant for the service-learning course Applications in Sustainable Development in the 2009 Belize Semester Abroad Program.

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Bob Parsons and Grace Matiru
Extension Associate Professor
and CDAE Lecturer

Bob Parsons and Grace Matiru were expecting a year-long sabbatical in Kenya to be all about helping rural farmers. They ended up in the middle of post-election violence.

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Fred Schmidt
Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Rural Studies

Fred Schmidt co-founded the Center for Rural Studies in 1978.

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Kappel and O'Donnell

Steve Kappel and Meg O'Donnell
MPA Adjunct Lecturers

Steve Kappel and Meg O'Donnell are a dynamic classroom duo and teach two MPA courses on health care policy.

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Amanda Goldstein

Amanda Goldstein
CDAE Graduate Student and Peace Corps Fellow

As a graduate student, Amanda has focused on nutritional eating. As part of a course project, she incorporated nutrition lessons for incoming refugees in their language courses.

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Asim Zia and Tao Sun
CDAE Faculty Members

Asim Zia and Tao Sun joined the CDAE department in fall 2008 in the areas of public administration and public communication, respectively.

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Bo Grant
Public Communication Major

Bo completed a summer intern for the international public relations firm Crosby-Volmer in Washington DC.

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Molly Daley
Public Communication Major

Molly was a summer intern with the New York Department of Public Service's Office of Energy Efficiency and Environment and worked with a team to craft a social marketing campaign around energy efficiency.

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