Ben Walpole
Ben Walpole

Ben Walpole is associate editor for ASCE News, celebrating member achievements, updating members on Society news, and promoting civil engineering as a whole.

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Society News

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June 5, 2017

For the first time in Society history, women will hold all three levels of presidential leadership. Robin Kemper has been elected ASCE’s 2018 President-Elect by a majority of voting Society...
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Society News

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June 1, 2017

Want a peek at the future? The top three winners of the 2017 ASCE Innovation Contest share the potential to go from concept to reality in just a few years. From a diverse group of submissions,...
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Society News

ASCE President-Elect Kristina Swallow with the University of Illinois steel bridge team.
May 30, 2017

It’s starting to look like a student dynasty of sorts is forming north of the border. The École de technologie supérieure steel bridge team won its second consecutive national championship,...
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Society News

Bob Wadell, P.E., F.ASCE
May 22, 2017

ASCE has been there to help Robert P. Wadell, P.E., F.ASCE. So it only seemed natural to him that he return the favor. And then some. Wadell recently made an extraordinary gift to the ASCE...
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Society News

David Odeh
May 18, 2017

With spring graduation season in full swing, it’s a good time to take the temperature of the civil engineering job market. David Odeh, P.E., S.E., SECB, F.SEI, F.ASCE, is well-positioned for...
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Society News

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May 18, 2017

The only part of the tribute that doesn’t fit is the word boring. Trailblazing civil engineer Nora Stanton Blatch de Forest Barney was anything but boring. She would have been extremely...
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Society News

ASCE President Norma Jean Mattei spoke at the Infrastructure Week kickoff event, May 15, in Washington, DC.
May 17, 2017

Nothing, it seems, is uniting the country these days quite like the shared enthusiasm for infrastructure investment. A new U.S. Chamber of Commerce poll found that 73 percent of Americans want the...
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Society News

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May 12, 2017

Civil engineering graduates, rejoice. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is on your side. The 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook projects an 8 percent increase in civil engineering employment...
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Society News

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May 2, 2017

Consider it the Hall of Fame of civil engineering. The best of the best. Distinguished Member status is reserved for the most eminent of civil engineers in the Society. There are only 228...
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Society News

Career Advice 4 WEB FEAT
April 27, 2017

Imagine you could go back in time and meet yourself at 22 years old. What would you say to your younger self? What career advice would you offer, given all you’ve learned since? What...
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