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Gabie Figueroa will speak at the ASCE 2016 Convention closing session.
August 23, 2016

It was right around the time she took a meeting with NHL legend Mark Messier to talk about designing the world’s largest hockey facility that Gabie Figueroa took note of just how good her life…Read More >>

Streets became rivers this week in Baton Rouge. PHOTO: Joey Coco
August 19, 2016

“Epic.” Joey Coco kept returning to the word as he, shaken and exhausted from a weekend of search-and-rescue work, tried to describe the devastation in his hometown of Baton Rouge, LA, after half a year’s…Read More >>

August 18, 2016

With the world premiere of ASCE’s giant-screen movie, Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of the World, drawing ever nearer, a new trailer has been released that will drum up your excitement even louder. As cool as…Read More >>

Key Contacts have the opportunity to influence public policy. PHOTO: David Hathcox
August 16, 2016

ASCE’s mid-August Key Contact Recruitment Campaign is seeking members willing to speak up for infrastructure. Key Contacts influence the policy process at the state and federal levels by sharing their everyday civil engineering experiences and…Read More >>

Marshall student Austin Page, S.M.ASCE, and Marshall professor Andrew Nichols, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, don special suits to clean up mud and debris left over from the June floods in West Virginia.
August 12, 2016

The rain started Thursday morning and didn’t stop until Friday. Jeremy Brown tracked the storm with a fishing app on his phone. “I was watching the flood level,” Brown said. “And it kept rising and…Read More >>

Drone technology played a key role in two of the four proposals that earned overall awards in the ASCE Innovation Contest.
August 4, 2016

To satisfy the growing demands of evolving societies, civil engineering must innovate. Yet “innovation” defies a clear definition. How do innovations come about? How can they be inspired? From the winners of ASCE’s first Innovation Contest, here…Read More >>

water cooler feature image
July 29, 2016

It feels good to bring an educated opinion to those “water cooler” chats at work. For many, it’s the time-honored ritual of Monday morning quarterbacking after the weekend’s football games. For others, it’s keeping up…Read More >>

The ASCE Innovation Contest winners in the Internet of Things category enjoyed a sunny day at Walt Disney Imagineering.
July 22, 2016

Rule No. 1 about business trips to Disney: Never tell the kids. Jason Magalen, P.E., M.ASCE, learned the hard way last week in the midst of his visit to Walt Disney Imagineering in Glendale, CA,…Read More >>

July 22, 2016

The ASCE Board of Direction has endorsed updated strategies to improve the state of America’s infrastructure, transform the profession so that civil infrastructure is more sustainable, and reduce the life-cycle cost of infrastructure by 50…Read More >>

Morgan DiCarlo presents her innovative idea for water conservation to an audience at Walt Disney Imagineering.
July 22, 2016

Morgan DiCarlo, S.M.ASCE, channeled her love of water resources management into an idea to encourage conservation so good it earned her an ASCE Innovation Contest prize-winning trip to the Walt Disney Imagineering campus in California….Read More >>