Joshua Tingle, of Sulphur, sets up one section of his team’s entry in the Rube Goldberg challenge portion of the Summer Bridge Program for incoming students who will be part of the College of Engineering’s freshman class. Photo credit: Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman Bridging the Gap By Sarah Lobban Rube Goldberg would have loved the competition that tops off the summer program offered by the OU College of Engineering to its entering freshmen. By Sarah Lobban The main bay in the ExxonMobil Lawrence G. Rawl Engineering Practice Facility looks like a cross between a mad scientist’s lair and a modern art installation. A crowd of people watch from the balcony as the first of six bizarre and intricate contraptions is set in motion. Read more.