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Marisa

Meet Marisa

Mechanical Engineering major from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS YOU’RE INVOLVED IN:

I am the treasurer of the Rose-Hulman Astronomical Society and the secretary of the RHIT Dance Company.

WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB?

My dream job is to be an astronaut, hopefully one that gets to step foot on Mars.

WHAT’S YOUR IDEAL WEEKEND?

One spent with friends, and dogs, watching Netflix and eating pizza. Of course we’re all working on homework at some point too.

STAR TREK OR STAR WARS?

Star Trek!

WHAT IS THE NERDIEST THING YOU DO?

I like to wear my Space Camp flight suit to science museums. Adults and kids always think I work there and ask me questions about STEM. My favorites are always the really enthusiastic space flight fans.

FAVORITE ICE CREAM FLAVOR?

Espresso

WHAT’S THE BEST KEPT SECRET ON CAMPUS?

The Oakley Observatory. I go out there at least once a week to use our fantastic telescopes and radio telescope.

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I love the wonderful community we have here, all wanting to help each other grow into better engineers/scientists/mathematicians while having fun along the way.

- Marisa

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Jake in the Root Quad

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