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Ferris State students (from left) James Travis III and Matt Tomaszewski celebrate a successful run of their machine at the national Rube Goldberg Machine Contest on the Purdue University campus March 31. Their team built a machine that used 345 steps to squeeze juice from an orange into a pitcher and then pour the juice into a glass. It was the team's first win at the national competition.

 

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Purdue students (from left) Zach Umperovitch, a freshman aeronautical engineering major from Lafayette, Ind.; Kyle Keppner, a freshman civil engineering major from Manhattan, Ill.; and Drew Wischer, a senior aviation flight technology major from Cedarburg, Wis., celebrate a successful run of their machine at the national Rube Goldberg Machine Contest held March 31 on the Purdue University campus. Their team, the Society of Professional Engineers, placed second in the national contest with a machine that used 155 steps to squeeze juice from an orange into a pitcher and then pour the juice into a glass.

(Purdue News Service Photos/David Umberger)

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Ferris State University takes top honors at national Rube Goldberg competition

 

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