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Engineering clean drinking water

By Jennifer Judge Hensel

Students spend fourth summer working in Brazil

Future engineers fight off mosquitoes, survive harrowing travel, and live off rice and beans as they work to provide innovative solutions for clean drinking water in the midst of one of the largest wetlands in the world – Pantanal, Brazil.

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Jennifer Judge Hensel

JENNIFER JUDGE HENSEL is a writer and web content specialist on the communications and marketing staff in the College of Engineering. Follow her on Twitter: @umjjhensel.