ASCE: Working for You
January 14, 2016

“No dreamer is ever too small; no dream is ever too big.” –Anonymous Where would we be if the Roeblings hadn’t dreamed big by designing and constructing the Brooklyn Bridge, paving the way for the…Read More >>

December 4, 2015

Civil engineers plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain the built environment, while serving as stewards and advocates to protect and enhance the natural environment. But the work of civil engineers, and the foundation for our…Read More >>

November 4, 2015

Thanksgiving in the United States is the day most of us like to be around family and friends, eat mounds of turkey and stuffing, watch (American) football, and take time to reflect on the things in…Read More >>

October 7, 2015

ASCE’s Raise the Bar initiative is straightforward: align civil engineering education with the changing world through increased formal education before professional licensure. Why is this so important? Because better prepared engineers will have the enhanced…Read More >>

September 1, 2015

Each spring the Construction Institute holds Student Days to bring top engineering students from across the country together with potential employers who are seeking new talent. The program is competitive, with only 30 students chosen….Read More >>

August 3, 2015

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin Last month, I attended an ExCEEd Teaching Workshop at Florida Gulf Coast University in Ft. Myers,…Read More >>

July 2, 2015

Our thoughts turn this month to the brave colonists who risked their lives and fortunes to stand up to tyranny 239 years ago and declare themselves citizens of “Free and Independent States.” As engineers, we…Read More >>

testing the load
June 2, 2015

The Kansas City Convention Center may be like the convention center in your town: a big, wide-open space with concrete floors, a truss support roof, and the steady hum from the metal halide lights. But…Read More >>

May 4, 2015

Across this country, the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of our roads, bridges, canals, dams, and water systems depends on a collaboration of federal, state, and local support. The importance of the work we…Read More >>

April 8, 2015

The first quarter of the year began with the opportunity to work with leaders from our Sections, Branches, Regions, Younger Member Groups, and Student Chapters at our annual Multi-Region Leadership Conferences (MRLCs). We conducted extensive…Read More >>