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

1973 Pittsburgh Section President, Past Chair of Pitt’s CE Department Abrams Dies at 88

Distinguished Member Joel Ivan Abrams, chairman of the University of Pittsburgh’s civil engineering department for more than 20 years and a past president of...

Nationally Acclaimed Hydrologist, Distinguished Member Mariño Dies

Distinguished Member Miguel A. Mariño, U.S. representative to the International Association of Hydrological Sciences from 2003 through 2008 and a prolific groundwater hydrology researcher,...

ASCE’s Oldest Active Member Dies at 104

Robert B. Rhode, ASCE’s oldest active member, has died at 104 in his hometown of Duluth, Minnesota. Rhode, P.E., L.S., F.ASCE, leaves a legacy of...

Cement and Concrete Trailblazer With 26 Patents Dies at 94

Edward K. Rice, founder of CTS Cement Manufacturing Co. of Garden Grove, California, and a visionary who held 26 cement and concrete patents, has...

Awards

McLaren Earns Entrepreneur Award

ASCE has honored Malcolm G. McLaren, P.E., S.E.C.B., M.ASCE, with the 2020 Civil Engineering Entrepreneur of the Year Award for founding and leading M.G....

Society Awards – April 2019

ASCE presents nearly 100 Society awards every year, recognizing civil engineers who advance the profession either through achievement or published papers. The most recent Society...

Masad Named for 2019 Laurie Prize

ASCE has honored Eyad A. Masad, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, with the 2019 James Laurie Prize for definite and transformative contributions to the advancement of...

Society Awards – May 2019

ASCE presents nearly 100 Society awards every year, recognizing civil engineers who advance the profession either through achievement or published papers. The most recent Society...

New Fellows

Society Recognizes Jackson as Fellow

Birdel F. Jackson III, P.E., F.ASCE, an engineering designer and surveyor as well as A/E consultant, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE...

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...

Cross tabbed as new Fellow

Brad Cross, Ph.D., P.E., S.E., F.ASCE, a professor of civil engineering atSouthern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board...

ASCE welcomes Beatisula as Fellow

Cary H. Beatisula, P.E., F.ASCE, president of CH Beatisula Inc. and an engineer with more than 22 years of active practice in structural engineering and geotechnical engineering, has been named a fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.

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.