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October 27, 2014

At ASCE’s Global Engineering Conference 2014 in Panama City, Panama, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, P.E., M.ASCE, the 53rd chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was the special guest…Read More >>

October 20, 2014

“Every professional goes through a maturation process that shapes their approach to the challenges they face daily,” Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Merdith W. B. Temple, P.E., PMP, F.ASCE, told the attendees of the ASCE/EWB-USA Leadership and…Read More >>

October 17, 2014

At its October 5-6 meeting at the ASCE annual conference, in Panama, the ASCE Board of Direction took action on several important engineering licensure issues, including early taking of the PE exam, while also hearing…Read More >>

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October 14, 2014

Many  ASCE members – myself included – share a passion for promoting our profession to the next generation. Each year, the Structural Engineering Institute partners with the National Council of Structural Engineers to produce a…Read More >>

October 13, 2014

Todd Matia gave his freshman class at Sand Creek High School an unusual back-to-school assignment: redesign their desks. The desks are big and bulky, take up a lot of room, are difficult to move, and not…Read More >>

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October 10, 2014

To conclude the week of exciting Panama Canal tours and valuable educational sessions for the practicing civil engineer, attendees at ASCE’s Global Engineering Conference rounded out their experience with the third and final Distinguished Lecture,…Read More >>

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"Increasing public awareness of what civil engineers do is key to our ability to gain support for the work we need to do to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public,” ASCE President Robert D. Stevens said in his inaugural address. Photo Credit: David Hathcox
October 10, 2014

The ASCE presidential torch was passed to Robert D. Stevens, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, as he was officially sworn in by outgoing president Randall “Randy” S. Over, P.E., F.ASCE, at the Annual Business Meeting on Day…Read More >>

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A group of attendees at ASCE’s Global Engineering Conference in Panama tour the Atlantic Third Lane Bridge and Lock canal expansion project, gathering at a temporary dock where new lock gates await installation. Photo Credit: Panama Canal Authority
October 9, 2014

The second day of ASCE’s Global Engineering Conference in Panama featured the start of this year’s Distinguished Lecture Series and was capped off with a Celebration of Leaders reception that honored this years’ class of…Read More >>

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Jorge L. Quijano, administrator of the Panama Canal Authority gives his keynote address. Photo Credit: David Hathcox
October 9, 2014

Against the backdrop of the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal, ASCE kicked off its Global Engineering Conference 2014 in Panama City, Panama, in grand style by hearing from Jorge L. Quijano,…Read More >>

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Robert G. Traver, chair of ASCE’s Task Committee on Flood Safety Practices addresses the media with the findings of the Flood Risk Management, Call for a National Strategy report. Photo Credit: Barbara Whitten
October 3, 2014

Among the greatest challenges the U.S. faces today is recognizing the magnitude of risk posed by flooding and motivating the public and decision makers to make the investments required to reduce that risk. In light…Read More >>

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