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 >>

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August 17, 2016

OK, so I am writing an article to tell you to be honest as a civil engineer. Well, if that point is not obvious, then I don’t know what it is. However, it’s not always…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 >>

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ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
August 4, 2016

Finding a job can be one of the most challenging tasks that a professional can face in their career. Don’t look past your Society when addressing this challenge. ASCE connects civil engineers with a wealth…Read More >>

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August 25, 2016

Today marks the 100th anniversary of an American treasure: the National Park Service (NPS). With 412 areas covering more than 84 million acres, located in every state, the National Park System includes national parks, monuments, battlefields, military parks, historical parks and sites, lakeshores, seashores, recreation areas, scenic rivers and trails, and the White House. In...

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August 19, 2016

According to the Chicago Tribune, Americans spent about $15 billion in fares on public transit in 2014. Public transit use has been steadily growing over the past few decades, with ridership increasing by nearly 39 percent since 1995. Yet, according to a recent article in Forbes, more and more people are losing confidence in public...

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August 17, 2016

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a new report surveying the progress the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have made carrying out the National Levee Safety Program. The conclusion: the Agencies “have made little progress in implementing key national levee-safety-related activities required in the Water Resources Reform and Development...

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August 16, 2016

With the 2016 Summer Olympics in full swing, water quality is at the forefront of viewers’ minds. Obstacles of polluted water, trash and pollution-related illness are hindering the Olympic games and remind us all of how critical clean water and effective water treatment is to the health and welfare of society. In contrast to Brazil,...

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