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From left to right: Zach Vincent, Sebastian Klesing and Kaelyn Lundry drop a marble into a device they designed and built for an Intro to Engineering Design class. Photo by B.A. Rupert.

From left to right: Zach Vincent, Sebastian Klesing and Kaelyn Lundry drop a marble into a device they designed and built for an Intro to Engineering Design class. Photo by B.A. Rupert.

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Missouri S&T’s engineering students can change the shape of the local economy. In the fall of 2013, Rolla residents were hard-pressed to find a glass marble for sale within a five-mile radius of S&T. Yes, budding engineers had bought a city out of marbles. The children’s toy was an important component in last semester’s IDE 20 design project.

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Why not be a rocket scientist?

Graduate student Anan Takroori enjoys teaching kids about science and technology. Photo by B.A. Rupert.

Graduate student Anan Takroori enjoys building planes, rockets and satellites. Photo by B.A. Rupert.

Anan Takroori appears in a video about S&T’s summer camps:

Seven years ago, Anan Takroori left his home in Palestine with his eyes set on earning an aerospace engineering degree. He landed at St. Louis Community College for a few years before transferring to Missouri S&T in 2010.

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