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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Uliarte Victoria
February 25, 2016

It’s 1 a.m. in Brunswick, Germany, and Juan Agustin Uliarte Victoria is still awake, eyes glued to his computer screen. His beloved Club Atletico River Plate, of the Argentine Primera Division,...
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Vande Boom
February 25, 2016

Jill Vande Boom is Wisconsin through and through. She grew up in Port Washington and studies civil engineering at the Milwaukee School of Engineering. But it’s her trips overseas as a student...
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Gary Wallace Jr. works with the Morgan State steel bridge team.
February 25, 2016

Gary Wallace Jr. is busy building bridges to a career in civil engineering. Now, that’s not a cliché or a metaphor. Wallace is literally building bridges. The Morgan State University junior...
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Rojas Perez
February 25, 2016

Gabriel Gerardo Rojas Perez is a young man with a lot going on. There is work on his civil engineering and environmental engineering degrees at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. There is...
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Cody Dodge enjoys the hands-on, outdoor nature of construction engineering.
February 25, 2016

Cody Dodge is not in it for a cushy office job. “I need some fresh air,” Dodge said. Dodge, S.M.ASCE, is working toward a career in the construction engineering field – preferably...
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Society News

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February 25, 2016

ASCE and our members have eagerly celebrated National Engineers Week this year, including outreach events nationwide, expressions in social media, and most notably, the announcement of the 2016 class...
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Society News

ASCE President Mark Woodson congratulates Nathan Shellhamer on winning the Dream Big Contest grand prize.
February 22, 2016

Onstage, Nathan Shellhamer was smiling, but truth be told, he wasn’t totally sure what he was doing there. ASCE President Mark Woodson began telling the Multi-Region Leadership Conference crowd...
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Society News

George Pierson
February 22, 2016

George Pierson figures it’s his unlikely combination of naiveté and arrogance. “That’s always the way I’ve been,” Pierson said. “I don’t see that there is a problem I can’t solve....
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Society News

Ron Sims
February 19, 2016

Ron Sims got the 2016 ASCE Sustainability Summit off to a rollicking start, Jan. 7 in Herndon, VA. "I say it's your time," said Sims in his keynote address to a room full of civil engineers and...
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Society News

EWeek2016FeatImage
February 19, 2016

National Engineers Week 2016 is Feb. 21-27, and the ASCE community is ready to celebrate. Sections and Branches around the world have EWeek programs planned – from the Los Angeles Section’s...
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