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Vietnamese scholar presents science education seminar at MSU

October 1, 2004 -- From MSU News Service

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An internationally recognized Vietnamese scholar from the Mekong Delta will discuss her work in science and community education at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 6, in Montana State University's Strand Union Building, room 275.

Phung Thi Nguyet-Hong is a biologist and project coordinator at Cantho University in Vietnam. She is working to improve childhood nutrition and family income in the Mekong Delta by fostering education reform for university teacher educators, public school teachers and parents. The reform promotes family gardening, alternative fuel use and other science-learning projects.
She will present "Linking Vietnamese Universities, Schools and Communities: Connecting Curriculum to Community Needs Through Learning the Science of Gardening, Aquaculture, Biogas, and Integrated Pest Management Projects."

The seminar is free, open to the public and sponsored by MSU's College of Education, Health and Human Development. For more information, contact William Hug at 994-5953 or email billhug@montana.edu.

Contact William Hug 994-5953, Jennifer Shoemaker 994-4133