AMES, Iowa — The words “aerospace engineering” don’t exist in Kwizera Imani’s native language.
No matter. Imani is now a senior in aerospace engineering, and he’s graduating from Iowa State University this weekend.
Imani was born and lived in Kigoma, Tanzania, the first year of his life. Following the Rwandan genocide, his family spent nine years in the Mtabila refugee camp. There, Imani fell in love with school, math in particular.
He also learned the...