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As a young student growing up in the late 1940s and early 1950s, Charles (Chuck) Vest remembers taking endless aptitude tests in school – all of them indicating that he should become a journalist, a psychologist or a historian. Engineer was way down on the list, test results always revealed, strongly suggesting he had little…

Engineering really matters. Did you know that all the major challenges facing the U.S. and the rest of the world – from medicine and homeland security to energy, food and water supply and communications – cannot be solved without engineering? In this revealing video clip, hear what Dr. Chuck Vest, president of the National Academy…