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April 14, 2016

With increasingly complex projects requiring new technology, will we have enough civil engineers prepared for the challenges of tomorrow? It is essential to inspire more students to choose careers in science, technology, engineering and math

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May 2, 2016

The number is astoundingly small – 679. Of everyone who has been a member of ASCE across our 164-year history, only 679 have achieved Distinguished Member status, known as Honorary Member prior to 2008. It…Read More >>

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April 29, 2016

Robin A. Kemper, P.E., LEED AP, F.SEI, F.ASCE, a senior risk engineering consultant for Zurich Services Corp. in New York, and Kristina L. Swallow, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, program manager for the city of Las…Read More >>

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April 28, 2016

The ASCE 2016 Convention is about to get “weird.” The Society’s flagship membership gathering is heading west Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, to the largest city in Oregon, where the unofficial motto is Keep Portland…Read More >>

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April 28, 2016

ASCE’s election of Society-level officers for President-Elect, Region Director, Region Governor, and Technical Region Director will be held from May 1 through June 1 via online balloting. All members in good standing at the grade…Read More >>

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The 50K Coalition started the conversation between a variety of organizations and universities to work toward the goal of 50,000 minority engineers graduating annually by 2025.
April 22, 2016

ASCE headquarters in Reston, VA, played host this week to what may be a turning point in the development of the engineering workforce. “This is a seminal moment,” said Karl Reid, Ed.D., executive director of the…Read More >>

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The University of Dayton team celebrates its ASCE Sustainable Design Award. Pictured, from left, Amnah Altaher, Dr. Amy Ciric, Oliver Winter, Matthew Worsham, Katie Willard, Dr. Jun-Ki Choi, and ASCE Region 2 Governor John Casana.
April 22, 2016

This year’s winner of ASCE’s award for the best sustainable engineering design by a student team is a STAR. The team from Ohio’s University of Dayton won the 2016 Sustainable Development Award for its Solar Thermal Adsorption Refrigerator prototype, given…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

April 29, 2016

A new dam rehabilitation bill introduced in the Senate and continued attention to our nation’s water and surface infrastructure needs marked this week’s infrastructure headlines. The High Hazard Potential Small Dam Safety Act, a Senate bill sponsored by bipartisan lawmakers, would provide the first non-emergency federal grants to help local governments repair or replace aging...

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Save America's Infrastructure

April 26, 2016

Late last week, Senators Shelly Moore Capito (R-WV) and Jack Reed (D-RI) introduced S. 2835, a bill that, if enacted, would provide funding assistance to rehabilitate, repair, or remove nonfederal high hazard deficient dams. This is a promising step in the effort to improve the nation’s aging dams, which received a “D” grade in the...

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Save America's Infrastructure

April 22, 2016

It’s National Park Week, the Senate passed its version of the FAA Reauthorization Bill, and more suggestions for improving infrastructure through technological innovation have been floating around the week’s news headlines. This year marks the 100th anniversary of our National Park Service. According to National Geographic, the National Park maintenance backlog has reached nearly $12...

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Save America's Infrastructure

April 19, 2016

While infrastructure issues have remained at the forefront of 2016 state legislative debates, the activity seen during this session is much less impressive than the 2015 legislative season. However, in addition to tackling the question of infrastructure, some states have lumped in professional practice issues like “qualifications based selection” (QBS) as they contemplate their budgets...

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