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October 23, 2013

It was terrific meeting so many of you once again, or for the first time, in Charlotte at ASCE’s annual conference. I can’t believe we’ve come full circle already from a year ago in Montreal….Read More >>

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October 22, 2013

Chicago owes its status among US cities to the railroad. In 1848, the first train chugged along five miles of track bringing two cars of wheat into town. At the time, Chicago had only about…Read More >>

October 16, 2013

In his 2013 State of the Society address, ASCE Executive Director Patrick J. Natale, P.E., CAE, F.ASCE, had an important message for the Society membership: ASCE continues as a leader in public policy, remains committed…Read More >>

October 16, 2013

Enjoy a gallery of highlights from ASCE’s 143rd Annual Civil Engineering Conference, held Oct. 9 to 12 in Charlotte, NC. The 2013 conference featured many new and unique events. Ali Velshi, financial journalist and author…Read More >>

October 11, 2013

After leading ASCE through some of its most challenging and successful years and after helping move the civil engineering profession in a more positive direction, Executive Director Patrick J. Natale, P.E., CAE, F.ASCE, announced at…Read More >>

October 11, 2013

What is the first thing you should consider if you want to start your own civil engineering business? “You will need an idea for a business before you do anything else,” says Doug Buchanan, P.E.,…Read More >>

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October 11, 2013

As president of ASCE, Gregory E. DiLoreto, P.E., P.L.S., D.WRE, F.ASCE, had an opportunity earlier this year to hear President Obama speak to a small gathering in Jacksonville, Florida, where he talked about investing in America’s infrastructure.

Ali Velshi signs copies of his book, How to Speak Money, at the ASCE bookstore following his keynote address at the ASCE 143rd Annual Conference in Charlotte.
October 11, 2013

Ali Velshi is concerned. Like ASCE, Velshi, the former anchor of CNN’s International World Business Today, is worried about the consequences of the nation’s underinvestment in infrastructure. “We [The U.S.] are setting ourselves back in…Read More >>

Philadelphia Section 100th
October 10, 2013

With a student scavenger hunt and a series of newsletter articles, the Philadelphia Section’s year-long centennial celebration paid tribute to the numerous civil engineering landmarks that were central to building the city, things like Philadelphia…Read More >>

“We are the ones who must prepare our profession for the future by inspiring the leadership of tomorrow,” 2014 ASCE President Randy Over said in his inaugural address. Credit: David Hathcox for ASCE
October 10, 2013

At a recent visit to the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M, the Society’s new president, Randall “Randy” S. Over, P.E., F.ASCE, discovered a quote from the 41st president of the United…Read More >>