Why civil engineering students should make things

The benefit of making things for younger children in STEM education has been widely supported. But what about the civil engineering students in college-level courses?

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Annual Construction Institute Student Days presents real-world challenges, opportunities

For the first time, the annual Construction Institute’s CI Student Days heavy civil engineering team challenge was held as an online event this summer. The real-world lessons and opportunities afforded by the competition, however, remained the same.

ASCE members celebrate Senate infrastructure bill as ‘giant leap forward’

ASCE’s long-term advocacy efforts scored a huge victory this week when the Senate passed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill in a 69-30 bipartisan vote.

Steel bridge returns to roster of ASCE student competitions

ASCE has renewed its partnership with the American Institute of Steel Construction for the student steel bridge competition, starting with the 2021-2022 school year.

5 things you didn’t know about the Pennsylvania Turnpike

The Pennsylvania Turnpike was designated an ASCE landmark in 1988.
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Obituaries

Gary Keefer, 30-Year ASCE Member and Longtime Educator, Dies at Age 63

Gary Keefer, Ph.D, P.E., M.ASCE, a respected civil engineering educator, has died. He was 63. He served as chancellor of the Pennsylvania State University Beaver...

One of the EPA’s first engineers on hazardous sites dies

Russel Halvor Wyer, an industrial engineer who worked on hazardous site projects for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and on water control projects for Bechtel Corporation, has died.

Highly Admired ASCE Dallas Branch President Luce Dies at 35

ASCE Dallas Branch President Anthony Luce, M.ASCE, known for his tremendous spirit, leadership and humor, has died at 35, following an extended battle with...

Former COPRI President James Blanchar, 42-Year Army Corps Engineer, Dies

Capt. James H. Blanchar, P.E., D.NE, F.ASCE, a Navy veteran and longtime U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leader whose devotion to ASCE’s Coasts, Oceans,...

Awards

ASCE Recognizes Writing Team

ASCE has honored Youngjib Ham, Ph.D, A.M.ASCE, and Jaeyoon Kim, S.M.ASCE, with the 2020 Journal of Management in Engineering Best Peer Reviewed Paper Award...

Marc Basnight Bridge Named OCEA Honor Award Recipient

The old Bonner Bridge had seen better days. The new Basnight Bridge hasn’t – for those days are now. And at $252 million, the...

Ramirez Earns Arid Lands Hydraulic Engineering Award

ASCE has honored Jorge A. Ramirez, Ph.D., with the 2019 Arid Lands Hydraulic Engineering Award for his exceptional wide-ranging research on arid lands hydrology...

Pecori Honored With OPAL Award in Management

Sergio A. Pecori, P.E., F.ASCE, chairman and CEO of Hanson Professional Services Inc., has been honored by ASCE as the 2020 Outstanding Projects And...

New Fellows

Steinbrenner Earns ASCE Fellow Status

Janis A. Steinbrenner, P.E., F.ASCE, engineering manager for the City of Woodstock, GA, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction. Steinbrenner...

Researcher, Organizer Elseifi Now Fellow

Mostafa Elseifi, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Louisiana State University, has been named a Fellow...

Loaiza Elevated to Fellow

Loaiza has over 22 years of experience in water and wastewater utility program management and engineering design. His background includes directing capital improvement projects, overseeing...

Prolific ASCE Writer and Editor Now Fellow

Zhanping You, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Michigan Technological University, has been named a...

ASCE student conferences, competitions embrace the virtual

Yes, the ASCE student conferences are a little different this spring, but they're succeeding in the new virtual format.