ASCE: Working for You

ASCE: Working for You

April 1, 2016

“We each have the power to strengthen the fabric of our society and make the world a better place.” -President Barack Obama One of the pillars of ASCE is volunteerism. ASCE is led by volunteer…Read More >>

March 2, 2016

“Things do not happen. Things are made to happen” –John F. Kennedy A top priority for ASCE is to protect the public’s health, safety, and welfare by supporting public policy actions that will strengthen and…Read More >>

February 18, 2016

By 2050, around 7 billion people globally will be urban dwellers, and 60 percent of the needed infrastructure has yet to be designed. This unprecedented urbanization of our populations should not be seen as a…Read More >>

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 >>