50 States 50 Summits is Jason Yue's ambitious project to climb to the highest point in each of America's states, as well as an exercise in applying his engineering curriculum and problem solving skills to make his goals a reality.

Julia Francesca Santos wasn't sure at first how a systems engineering major could translate into her medical school dreams. Now a sophomore and leader within her college, she's taken her knowledge of the variety within her major back home to inspire students at her former high school.