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Three middle school students working together to create a Popsicle stick bridge

Building Bridges at BATMEN Academy

Participants in MSU's BATMEN Academy, from left, Stephens Ball, Jay Anthony and Kaplan Adcox, build model bridges, providing a glimpse into the career of civil engineers. Part of the Bagley College of Engineering's summer academies, the camp helps students in grades 7-9 learn about the different fields of engineering and work on a variety of hands-on projects, while also getting a preview of university life on campus.

Photo by: Colleen McInnis

July 10, 2018