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BOK WEB FEAT
February 22, 2017

Career development, it is said, often isn’t about what you know but who you know. But in civil engineering, what you know matters. That’s why ASCE published the Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge for the…Read More >>

Awards WEB FEAT
February 17, 2017

ASCE presents nearly 100 Society awards every year, recognizing civil engineers who advance the profession either through achievement or published papers. The most recent Society awards are: • Xilin Lu, Ph.D., M.ASCE – 2017 Nathan…Read More >>

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Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) speaks at an event on Capitol Hill to promote Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, as ASCE President Norma Jean Mattei, the event's emcee, looks on.
February 17, 2017

The numbers aren’t there yet, but ASCE’s 2017 President Norma Jean Mattei is optimistic that the change is gonna come. “Just the ability of a young girl to see someone who looks like her, who…Read More >>

Dream Big director Greg MacGillivray, center, and the film's featured engineers celebrate premiere night at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Photo: Jason Dixson Photography
February 17, 2017

It was near the end of the evening. Near the end of the film’s second screening. As the long, glorious night that was the world premiere of Dream Big: Engineering Our World at the Smithsonian…Read More >>

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February 10, 2017

ASCE members elected to Fellow status have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that have enhanced lives. Fewer than 3.5 percent of Society members hold this prestigious honor. The most recent members elevated to…Read More >>

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ASCE members enjoy the red carpet during a recent Dream Big sneak peek event in Los Angeles.
February 10, 2017

Different cities, different vibes, and a different Dream Big event to fit each. With the Feb. 17 movie launch approaching, the annual ASCE Multi-Region Leadership Conferences were positioned neatly this year to offer attendees a…Read More >>

The 2017 ASCE Innovation Contest features an event this summer based on the popular TV show "Shark Tank."
February 8, 2017

Which infrastructure innovations will swim with the sharks? ASCE’s second annual Innovation Contest has a new format this year, and some of the contest winners will present their innovative ideas to a panel of would-be…Read More >>

ASCE Younger Members enjoy the Dream Big preview at the WRYMC.
February 7, 2017

The trio of ASCE Multi-Region Leadership Conferences is an annual ASCE tradition for students, Younger Members, and Section and Branch leaders. Members develop leadership strategies, compare their local experiences, and have a good time catching…Read More >>

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The Hawaii Section Younger Member Forum recently took a tour of Kunia Country Farms. Courtesy Hawaii YMF
February 2, 2017

The Hawaii Section Younger Member Forum recently took a tour of Kunia Country Farms, an Envision Gold award winner. Kunia Country Farms is one of Hawaii’s largest commercial aquaponics farms and producers of leafy greens….Read More >>

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The Times Square Plaza has reimagined Times Square as a pedestrian - not a vehicle - hub. Courtesy NYCDDC
February 2, 2017

In today’s Times Square, it’s really more about the benches than the billboards. Opened just in time for the classic New Year’s Eve celebration, the New York City Department of Transportation’s Times Square Plaza overhaul…Read More >>