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

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

PHOTO: NYC Water
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

Truss Me 2 WEB FEAT
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

DistMbrFeatImage
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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Sustainable Engineering

The Greenough Greenway project in Watertown, MA, was the first project in Massachusetts to earn an Envision sustainable infrastructure award. PHOTO: The Solomon Foundation
April 17, 2017

This week, ASCE News celebrates Earth Day with a series of stories about sustainability and green engineering. Check ASCE News each day for updates and visit ASCE's hub of sustainability resources,...
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Society News

The Oregon State steel bridge team tests its span. PHOTO: Judy Liu
April 13, 2017

It's Student Conference season for ASCE Student Chapter members on steel-bridge and concrete canoe teams, the chance to turn a school year of hard work into a coveted spot in the upcoming 2017...
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Society News

logo WEB FEAT
April 5, 2017

The key is community. DiscoverE today announced ASCE members Chad Norvell and Margarita Kovalchuk among its 2017 New Faces of Engineering, Professional and College editions. Both Norvell and...
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