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2018 Innovation Contest logo WEB FEAT
May 17, 2018

The third annual edition makes it nearly a tradition. Each spring, the ASCE Innovation Contest spotlights creative, talented engineers and their brilliant new ideas. The 2018 crop of winners features an impressive group of future-focused…Read More >>

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith, left, talks with author J.D. Vance and Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola during a panel discussion at the Infrastructure Week DC Kickoff Event. PHOTO: Joy Asico/AP Images for Infrastructure Week
May 17, 2018

The D-plus grade outlined in last year’s Infrastructure Report Card is no easy fix. Fortunately, Infrastructure Week 2018 shows that ASCE has plenty of partners eager to take on the challenge. “I’m energized by everybody’s…Read More >>

“We waited to start a family until we were well-established in our careers,” Ariel Christenson said. “... But then we were like, ‘You know what, it’s time for the next stage in our life. We’re ready to have a family.'" PHOTO: Ariel Christenson
May 10, 2018

It’s a tight-knit group, this 3 a.m. texting club. Ariel Christenson is a proud member. These days – or more accurately, these nights – she finds herself awake in the hazy daze between midnight and…Read More >>

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May 10, 2018

The hit rate is astounding. Students watch the film Dream Big: Engineering Our World and, in nearly every case, come away excited and motivated about STEM subjects. Take the kids down in Rio Grande Valley,…Read More >>

The 2018 National Concrete Canoe Competition is June 23-25 in San Diego. PHOTO: Barry Staver
May 8, 2018

The 2018 National Concrete Canoe Competition field is complete. Under a revised format this year, six university teams that did not qualify through their spring student conference competitions have been selected as wild-card entrants. ASCE…Read More >>

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May 2, 2018

ASCE has announced its newest class of Distinguished Members. Distinguished Member status is reserved for the most eminent of civil engineers in the Society. A mere 229 of ASCE’s more than 150,000 current members can…Read More >>

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Denver is the perfect civil engineering destination for the ASCE 2018 Convention.
May 2, 2018

Edward Stafford was born and raised in Colorado. He wouldn’t have it any other way. “I’ve always been in Colorado. I love Colorado,” said Stafford, P.E., PTOE, F.ASCE, a member of the ASCE Convention Advisory…Read More >>

PHOTO: President Kristina Swallow with lecture attendees at the University of Colorado Denver
May 1, 2018

ASCE President Kristina Swallow, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, presented the Distinguished Lecture in Construction Engineering and Management, Engineering the Future, at the University of Colorado Denver. Swallow spoke to students and local ASCE professionals on…Read More >>

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Election 2018
May 1, 2018

The ASCE officers election opens today, May 1, with votes accepted through 11:59 p.m. ET, June 1. Members at the grade of Associate and above in good standing as of April 1 will be eligible…Read More >>

CERT WEB FEAT
April 26, 2018

Each month, the ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable showcases insights on important industry topics from a cross-section of ASCE members. With spring graduation approaching on college campuses worldwide, we thought it would be a good…Read More >>