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September 10, 2011

The attacks of September 11, 2001, left wounds on our nation that have not completely healed. On the 10th anniversary of this tragic event, please join us in remembrance of the more than 3,000 individuals who…Read More >>

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September 2, 2011

What r we 2 make of 2days way of writin? Not much if you care! Today’s writing shortcuts are fine for tapping a quick text message out to your friends, but when writing for a…Read More >>

August 26, 2011

The East coast has been battered by a number of natural disasters this year, and as many people found out during our recent Virginia earthquake, the phone lines go down quickly.  How can you communicate to a wide…Read More >>

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August 12, 2011

Last week’s blog discussed the value of putting ASCE’s “Failure to Act” economic report in a local context. The report is a great opportunity to get the message out at the state, regional and community…Read More >>

August 5, 2011

Have you ever wondered how much congestion costs you in real dollars, or what underinvestment in infrastructure really means to the nation’s eeconomy? So have we at ASCE, and to get the answers we commissioned…Read More >>

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July 22, 2011

Civil engineering is everywhere—from increasing traffic congestion to sprawling suburbs, and abundant and safe drinking water to a natural disaster’s impact on a community. You read about these issues in the headlines every day. When…Read More >>

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July 15, 2011

 When trying to make sense of national education policy for the improvement of education to prepare kids for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)  fields, I am reminded of the phase, “It’s a…Read More >>

July 11, 2011

  I like to refer to civil engineering as the most ethical and caring engineering profession.  In my experience and years working with engineers, civil engineers seem to be the most concerned with the impact…Read More >>

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July 1, 2011

In an earlier post, I said we would share tips about different social media and today’s post is about creating groups in Facebook. What’s the purpose of a group when you can just invite people to view…Read More >>

June 28, 2011

Presidents Roosevelt and Eisenhower envisioned a national highway system that would connect our nation and spur growth, prosperity and security. But even they could not have foreseen how significantly this system would transform our nation,…Read More >>

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