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In the seven-hour ASCE seminar entitled, Community Participation: Effective Stakeholder, participates discovered through the examination of 3 real case studies, that community involvement and participation not only helped get the project approved and constructed, but also made it a more successful and more attractive project than its initial intension. Photo credit: Doug Scott
January 31, 2014

“Engineers understand the physical processes involved in a project but they don’t necessarily understand social processes.” So explained Frank Blechman, a consultant/coach who served as the instructor for a unique seminar conducted by ASCE to help…Read More >>

January 31, 2014

This week, 17 Governors signed a letter urging congressional members to act to find a long-term revenue solution for the Highway Trust Fund and avoid a potential nationwide transportation funding crisis. The Highway Trust Fund,…Read More >>

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January 30, 2014

This is the sixth profile of a series to introduce ASCE’s New Faces of Civil Engineering 2014. Geotechnical engineers evaluate the soil and other components of the earth to determine whether a particular project site…Read More >>

January 28, 2014

Washington, D.C. — The following is a statement from Randall S. Over, P.E., president of The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), regarding President Obama’s 5th State of the Union address this evening: “Tonight, President…Read More >>

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Georgia Report Card Release
January 28, 2014

Is your Section or Branch releasing an Infrastructure Report Card in the future? As you debate the grades, have you developed your publicity plan?  As Dan Agramonte, P.E., Co-Chair of the Georgia Infrastructure Report Card…Read More >>

January 28, 2014

This is the fifth profile of a series to introduce ASCE’s New Faces of Civil Engineering 2014. A civil engineer’s career can take them into geomechanics research, which focuses on the development of mathematical models…Read More >>

January 23, 2014

This is the fourth profile in a series to introduce ASCE’s New Faces of Civil Engineering 2014. Civil engineers are problem solvers who utilize sophisticated technologies to find solutions to the challenges facing society. Today,…Read More >>

January 22, 2014

A pencil and a piece of paper can go a long way when outlining projects and ideas. But digital tools can contribute to taking a step further into the effective mapping of simple or complex…Read More >>

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The 10 students selected as this year’s New Faces of Civil Engineering—College Edition achieved academic success and made a commitment to community involvement. Racheal Cooley, a student at University of South Alabama and a member of the school’s Concrete Canoe team helps place the concrete for her school's canoe for the Concrete Canoe Competition at the ASCE Southeast Regional Conference. Photo Credit: Racheal Cooley
January 22, 2014

As we move further into the 21st century, civil engineers continue to evolve to meet the challenges of the future, including access to clean water for a growing population, aging infrastructure that is need of repair and…Read More >>

January 17, 2014

In the first two months of every year, ASCE holds three Multi Region Leadership Conferences. These conferences provide attendees with valuable opportunities to learn more about ASCE, practice leadership skills, network with civil engineers at…Read More >>