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February 21, 2018

Think of it a bit like ASCE’s 10 under 30. Each year, ASCE identifies an exceptional group of rising talents as the New Faces of Civil Engineering, shining a spotlight on 10 outstanding young professionals

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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 >>

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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 >>

February 21, 2018

Money was tight for Fernando Ceballos growing up in Brownsville, Texas, a city on the Rio Grande River right at the southernmost tip of the state. At home, it was just him, his mom, and…Read More >>

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February 23, 2018

The 2018 Report Card for Illinois’ Infrastructure, released today, gave the state an overall grade of a “C-.” 10 categories of infrastructure were assessed by a group of nearly 30 civil engineers from around the state. Illinois’ overall GPA remained unchanged from the 2014 Report Card for Illinois’ Infrastructure, an indication that the state has...

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February 21, 2018

This week is National Engineers Week, which celebrate how engineers make a difference in our world. This is a guest post by David Engelstad, P.E, who works for the National Park Service. In the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, parks received a grade of ‘D+.’ What better construction project can you be assigned to than one that connects...

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February 16, 2018

President Trump released a $4 trillion Fiscal Year 2019 budget request entitled “Efficient, Effective, Accountable: Am American Budget” this week, just days after signing a massive two-year budget deal into law that provides about $300 billion in new spending over two years, including roughly $141 billion for non-defense spending. The President’s budget document contains a...

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February 12, 2018

The Trump Administration has officially released an infrastructure proposal calling for $1.5 trillion in infrastructure investments, with $200 billion of direct federal spending over the course of 10 years. The federal investment is meant to spur investments from state and local governments and private investors. The proposal is divided into four main parts: funding and...

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