Save America's Infrastructure

April 19, 2013

The President’s FY 2014 budget request places new emphasis on STEM (Science-Technology- Education-Mathematics) education.  The total STEM education funding request, across all federals agencies, amounts to $3.1 billion; this represents an increase of 6.7 percent…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

April 18, 2013

ASCE recently conducted a webinar in partnership with the Council of State Governments (CSG) for an audience of state policymakers.  The webinar focused on the 2013 Report Card on America’s Infrastructure and how state governments…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

April 17, 2013

Op-ed by Shelia Montgomery-Mills, President of the Birmingham Branch of the America Society of Civil Engineers. Originally published in the Birmingham News, April 13, 2013. Alabama continues to be the only state in the country…Read More >>

ASCE News

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April 16, 2013

As we have moved into the 21st century, a core value for many public agencies and civil engineering firms is to be good stewards of their clients’ resources through delivering sustainable planning and design solutions….Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

April 13, 2013

Frequent contributor Rafael Gomes de Oliveira just finished answering a survey about more education requirements for professional licensure and the raising the bar initiative. He was quite taken aback by the implicit assumptions that more…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

April 12, 2013

Civil engineers make the world a better place. Building awareness of that message in our communities is a job we all share. To ensure the pipeline for our profession  is continually resupplied with talented young…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

April 12, 2013

President Obama released a federal budget plan for Fiscal Year 2014 this week that calls for spending of $3.77 trillion.  The budget plan would reduce the federal deficit by $1.8 trillion over 10 years, the…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

April 10, 2013

The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing this afternoon on the expansion of the Panama Canal and the effects that the expansion will have on freight movement in the United States. The…Read More >>

ASCE News

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April 9, 2013

This summer, ASCE members will be casting votes that will affect the future of the civil engineering profession. Beginning June 15, the process begins for electing new ASCE national officers, including president-elect, region and at-large…Read More >>

President's Perspective

April 9, 2013

I recently learned of some trends that have me enthusiastic about our profession’s adoption of sustainable practices and how we’re increasingly integrating them into projects. It’s been a year since the public launch of Envision,…Read More >>