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March 8, 2018

Linda Force has seen it all in civil engineering, from $1-an-hour wages in the 1960s to life as the CEO. Along the way, she’s learned not to suffer fools gladly. She remembers earlier in her

The Purdue project team: from left, Ruoxing Wang, Wentao Zhong, Wenzhuo Wu, Jun Chen, and Unmesha Kale. PHOTO: DeEtte Starr/Purdue University
April 20, 2018

As the saying goes, “When it rains, it pours.” In central Africa, though, to be accurate you’d have to say “When it rains, it pours … for eight straight months.” The lengthy rainy season there…Read More >>

The Penn State team fared very well at the 2018 AEI Student Design Competition.
April 19, 2018

The ASCE The Architectural Engineering Institute announced the winners of the 2018 AEI Student Design Competition, April 6, at the AEI Forum, hosted by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction….Read More >>

ASCE offers a construction engineering certificate program.
April 19, 2018

Doug Gransberg, Ph.D., P.E., FRICS, M.ASCE, has the ideal background for helping construction-oriented civil engineers elevate their careers to the next level. He knows academia – having taught construction engineering at Iowa State University, where…Read More >>

Members of the Howard University ASCE Student Chapter volunteered to work with children at the USA Science and Engineering Festival.
April 12, 2018

One weekend, 2 million square feet, 3,000 exhibits, a quarter-million students. It’s one of the largest STEM events in the world, so you know ASCE had to take part in the USA Science and Engineering…Read More >>

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April 11, 2018

ASCE members elected to Fellow status have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that have enhanced lives. Just 3 percent of Society members hold this prestigious honor. The most recent members elevated to Fellow…Read More >>

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April 11, 2018

Who do you picture when you think of a civil engineer? Did you picture a woman in the profession? Studies show that only 14 percent of the civil engineering workforce is composed of women. About…Read More >>

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April 20, 2018

This week, people around the world are advocating for access to clean water, cleaning up local rivers, and doing their part to conserve water in honor of Water Week, which was April 15-21 and Earth Day on April 22. In Washington, D.C. this week’s Water Week Fly-In event brought together a number of water advocacy...

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April 18, 2018

Infrastructure has long been heralded as a bipartisan issue. A new poll out today from the Value of Water further proves this point, finding 88% of Americans voters agree: Now is the time to invest in the nation’s water infrastructure. Among the key findings, four of five American voters (80%) say that rebuilding America’s infrastructure...

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April 16, 2018

Congressman Randy Hultgren (R-IL) and Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) introduced H.R. 5003, a bill to reinstate advance refunding bonds, which were replead in H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. During the tax bill debate the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) opposed provisions that eliminated financing tools, including advance refunding bonds and...

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April 13, 2018

The start of pothole season is here, and it is clear that states are gearing up to take on the challenges that follow winter. To start the season of construction off right and in the weeks leading up to Infrastructure Week, states are reminding drivers about safe work zone practices through National Work Zone Awareness...

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