Promote the Profession

October 19, 2012

Let’s face it. Going into a classroom of students can be intimidating even for those of us who consider ourselves to be ‘good with kids.’ Talking at kids and getting through to kids with a…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

October 18, 2012

The Clean Water Act is 40 years old this week, and we are all so much better for it because it. As we near the end of 2012, we can look back and say we’ve made…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

October 17, 2012

Post by regular contributor Rafael Gomes de Oliveira. The need for civil engineers to become more involved in policy making affairs has been a recurring theme in ASCE publications and communications. CEs can interject relevant…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

October 15, 2012

On November 6th, our country will face many difficult decisions about its future. However, one issue in Colorado Springs, CO is not difficult whatsoever: the renewal of the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority (PPRTA). Question…Read More >>

President's Perspective

October 12, 2012

Over my year as president, one of my favorite duties has been joining in the dedications for our newest National Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks, honoring the imagination, knowledge and skill of our predecessors, whose shoulders…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

October 11, 2012

I recently attended the Wood Solutions fair sponsored by Woodworks.org. It was really good; I wood go again. Cheesy as it may sound, I was really excited about the free seminars… and complimentary lunch. Judging…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

October 10, 2012

That $4 billion dollar figure is up from the $1.9 billion in infrastructure bonds that were on the ballot just 2 years ago according to the National Conference of State Legislators.  From transportation bonds in…Read More >>

President's Perspective

October 8, 2012

The new school year is well on its way, and a significant number of you all over the country are looking for ways to reach out and share information with kids about the challenges, excitement…Read More >>

President's Perspective

October 3, 2012

Governor Romney and President Obama have spent month crisscrossing the nation trying to convince voters they are the best for the nation and tonight is one of the few chances they’ll have to convey their…Read More >>

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President's Perspective

October 3, 2012

I have been talking about the need to rehabilitate our aging infrastructure for years now. As a structural engineer whose career has focused on bridges, my emphasis has been on surface transportation needs. The release…Read More >>