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

Illinois’ First Licensed Female Structural Engineer Dies at 97

Frances “Frankie” Barnett, the first woman to be licensed in Illinois as a structural engineer, has died at 97. A Life Member of ASCE, Barnett...

New England Structural Engineer and Professor Bemben Dies at 85

Stanley M. Bemben of New Britain, Connecticut, a gifted structural analyst, former University of Massachusetts Amherst civil engineering professor, and consultant, has died at...

Longtime Stanley Consultants Leader Dies at 85

Richard H. Stanley, former longtime chairman of Iowa-based Stanley Consultants who leveraged the success of his family engineering firm to help launch and lead...

Wide-Ranging Civil Engineer Roe Dies at 85

David Christopher Roe, whose considerable variety of achievements across his career made him a Renaissance man of civil engineering, has died at 85. Roe, P.E.,...

Awards

Society Awards – March 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...

Baecher to Deliver Terzaghi Lecture for 2021

ASCE has honored Gregory B. Baecher, Ph.D., P.E, NAE, M.ASCE, with the opportunity to deliver the 2021 Karl Terzaghi Lecture, being so recognized for...

Baquerizo Tabbed for the Roebling

ASCE has honored Andres Baquerizo, P.E., M.ASCE, with the 2019 Roebling Award for his leadership in innovative deep foundation construction technologies. Baquerizo has successfully completed...

Leite the Halpin Award Honoree

ASCE has honored Fernanda L. Leite, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, with the 2019 Daniel W. Halpin Award for Scholarship in Construction for scholarly contributions made...

New Fellows

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...

BC Water Consultant Veith a Fellow

Bryan T. Veith, P.E., F.ASCE, a professional engineer with over 25 years of civil and environmental engineering experience in consulting practice, has been named...

Iowa’s Weber Attains to Fellow

Larry J. Weber, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Iowa and a research engineer at IIHR–Hydroscience...

Priddy Elevated to Society Fellow

Lucy Priddy, P.E., F.ASCE, a military program officer at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, Mississippi, has been named...

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.