Barbi Wheelden: Going global

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Barbi Wheelden, Missouri S&T alumna. Photo by B.A. Rupert

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Barbi and the Missouri S&T Engineers Without Borders team construct a water-holding tank in Bolivia. Photo submitted

In the classroom, Missouri S&T students learn the basic skills that form the foundation of their degrees. It’s the hands-on learning — often outside the classroom — that sets S&T students apart from their peers. Organizations like Engineers Without Borders (EWB) give students a chance to learn real-world skills while improving conditions in developing countries.
For Barbi Wheelden, the experience has been life changing.

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