February 26, 2018

(Part 2 of 2) If you’re reading this, you’re most likely in the field of civil engineering, and you probably understand how important public speaking is to your career. Your ability to speak can facilitate…Read More >>

Family Day is an annual Engineers Week tradition.
February 22, 2018

Engineers Week 2018 is well underway, with a theme this year of Engineers: Inspiring Wonder. It’s always an exciting week for ASCE members. ASCE celebrated its 2018 New Faces of Civil Engineering – Professionals. Members of the…Read More >>

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February 22, 2018

Mark Perniconi puts it well: “Innovation is progress.” Perniconi, P.E., M.ASCE, the executive director for the Charles Pankow Foundation, is serving as the chief judge for ASCE’s 2018 Innovation Contest, a competition that is all…Read More >>

February 22, 2018

ASCE has a new goal for 2018: placing a DVD copy of the acclaimed documentary Dream Big: Engineering Our World in every U.S. public school. Placing the film with a toolkit of educational resources in every school…Read More >>

Kids test paper towers against winds from a box fan in the Windy City Tower activity.
February 22, 2018

What is engineering? Look around you; it’s everywhere. The built world we live in is made possible by engineers who see challenges as opportunities and turn ideas into reality. To encourage an interest in the…Read More >>

February 21, 2018

Jaffer Almosawy is everywhere. Okay, maybe not literally everywhere. But he’s getting pretty close to ASCE ubiquity. He’s in the nation’s capital at the ASCE Legislative Fly-In. He’s presenting at an ASCE Board of Direction…Read More >>

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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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