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Spring 2009

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From Dean Larry Baker

It is with great excitement and anticipation that we present to you Volume 1, Issue 1 of the new magazine from the College of Education, Health and Human Development. 

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Budget on a Shoestring

Mo-Jo Chili. Shoestring Chicken Potpie. Salmon Primavera.... these were some of the recipies featured at an open house.

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Tons of Socks, Literally

Holly Hunts, associate professor in family and consumer sciences education/extension, is a firm believer in using community service projects to enrich methods of teaching class.

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A Calling, Not a Job

When it comes to making a difference in the lives of Montanans, Phyllis Dennee has quietly, but powerfully, been doing just that for over 30 years.

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A Second Time Around

Mary, a 56-year-old grandmother, received a call from her daughter asking if she would come get her six-month-old son.  Mary said she didn’t even know her daughter had been pregnant. 

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From Katmandu to Ekalaka

Shira Daryn loves to teach. She also loves living in Katmandu, Nepal.

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Opening Doors

ILEAD program is working to place Native American principals on reservation schools.

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Positive Discipline

for those Early Years

How many times have you heard, “Your life will change” with the arrival of a new baby?

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Kiwis, Koalas, and Castles

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Kristin Fitzsimmons holds a koala at the
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane, Australia.

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane, Australia, is the world's first and largest koala sanctuary, with over 130 koalas. Cuddle a koala anytime, handfeed kangaroos and encounter a large variety of Aussie wildlife, all in beautiful, natural settings.

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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A Swan Legacy:

It's a Family Tradition

When Shirley Swan Cornelius tells about her family ties to Montana State University, she can proudly state that 35 members of her family have attended Montana State University over the last 85 years.

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Alumni Notes

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Ukranian School Named in Memory of Jim Hauwiller

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New to MSU: Looking Within

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is a collaborative effort by the following individuals:

Writer & Editor: Debra Redburn
Design by: Bridget Ashcraft
Produced by: Ellen Hall
Creative Lead & Photographer:
Melis Edwards
Additional Photographers:
Kelly Gorham, Kristin Fitzsimmons, Gina Williams, Cale VanVelkinburgh, Shira Daryn, Bernie Luger, and Debra Redburn.

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