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March 8, 2018

One of my favorite quotes is from President Theodore Roosevelt, during his speech “Citizenship in the Republic”: It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles,…Read More >>

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March 8, 2018

Jameelah Muhammad Ingram, P.E., M.ASCE, is a structural engineer for WSP USA and a member of the ASCE New Faces of Civil Engineering class of 2013.  In this week’s edition of ASCE Member Voices, as…Read More >>

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March 8, 2018

Sometimes the simplest questions have the most complex answers. For instance: Is there a gender wage gap in civil engineering? Depending on whom you ask, the gender wage gap is either a persistent problem in…Read More >>

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March 8, 2018

Each month a cross-section of prominent ASCE members shares insights on important industry topics in the ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable. For ASCE News’ Women in Civil Engineering series, the roundtable will focus on issues…Read More >>

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March 8, 2018

In 1968, an ASCE Younger Member named Judy Hamilton sat down to write an article for Civil Engineering magazine with the provocative title of “Should Your Daughter Be A Civil Engineer?” An asterisk directs the…Read More >>

March 7, 2018

Click on a headline icon to read each story. We’ll be updating this page throughout March with new content:             Graphics and layout: Anabella Tourkaman

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April 20, 2018

This week, people around the world are advocating for access to clean water, cleaning up local rivers, and doing their part to conserve water in honor of Water Week, which was April 15-21 and Earth Day on April 22. In Washington, D.C. this week’s Water Week Fly-In event brought together a number of water advocacy...


April 18, 2018

Infrastructure has long been heralded as a bipartisan issue. A new poll out today from the Value of Water further proves this point, finding 88% of Americans voters agree: Now is the time to invest in the nation’s water infrastructure. Among the key findings, four of five American voters (80%) say that rebuilding America’s infrastructure...


April 16, 2018

Congressman Randy Hultgren (R-IL) and Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) introduced H.R. 5003, a bill to reinstate advance refunding bonds, which were replead in H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. During the tax bill debate the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) opposed provisions that eliminated financing tools, including advance refunding bonds and...


April 13, 2018

The start of pothole season is here, and it is clear that states are gearing up to take on the challenges that follow winter. To start the season of construction off right and in the weeks leading up to Infrastructure Week, states are reminding drivers about safe work zone practices through National Work Zone Awareness...


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