Posts from this month

Windows of the Omni Hotel in Dallas lit in an arrangement to create the ASCE logo
November 26, 2013

There is an old public relations slogan that boasts, “Everything is bigger in Texas.” And so when the ASCE Texas Section Centennial Celebration Committee first met 4 years ago, they decided that their year-long 100th…Read More >>

November 24, 2013

Universities do an adequate job preparing students for the technical aspects of a career in Civil Engineering, but eventually most engineers will be forced to take on a leadership role with little or no training. In…Read More >>

Typhoon Haiyan path map
November 22, 2013

One of the strongest hurricanes on record, Super Typhoon Haiyan, made landfall in the Philippines on November 8 at the peak of the storm’s power, causing devastating loss of life and widespread destruction of homes…Read More >>

2014 President Randy Over delivers inaugural address at Annual Meeting
November 22, 2013

Welcome and thanks for reading my blog. I’m looking forward to sharing my thoughts with you as I jump into my year as ASCE president and tackling the objectives I’ve set for me and the…Read More >>

November 19, 2013

At their first Civil Engineering Club meeting this September, teams of students at Pearl City High School and Roosevelt High School, both in Hawaii, were challenged to see which group could construct the tallest structure…Read More >>

November 12, 2013

Engineers Week. You know it.  It’s the third week in February dedicated to educational outreach and a celebration of the role engineers play in the world around us. ASCE members have been organizing ‘EWeek’ activities…Read More >>

November 8, 2013

Civil engineers in the 21st century will play a critical role in its planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance, systems, and networks in cities around the globe. As the world community faces the challenges of a…Read More >>

November 6, 2013

If a civil engineer designs it, it can be built. That is the lesson senior students learned in their professional practice class and capstone project at the University at Buffalo this past year under the direction…Read More >>

November 6, 2013

At its October meeting, the ASCE Board of Direction dealt with a variety of issues central to the civil engineering profession and ASCE members – how civil engineers should be educated, how the Society can…Read More >>