Promote the Profession

June 7, 2013

Congratulations to the University of California, Berkeley’s student civil engineering team for their second consecutive win of the National Student Steel Bridge Competition.  And congratulations as well to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the…Read More >>

May 16, 2013

  Yesterday, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act (S. 601). The final $12 billion package includes several of ASCE top priorities for WRDA such as the reauthorization of the National Dam Safety Program,…Read More >>

April 30, 2013

A primary goal of our Society is building support for the civil engineering profession through public awareness and understanding.  In this blog, we’ve shared many ideas on how to spotlight our Report Card, awards program,…Read More >>

April 12, 2013

Civil engineers make the world a better place. Building awareness of that message in our communities is a job we all share. To ensure the pipeline for our profession  is continually resupplied with talented young…Read More >>

March 15, 2013

On Tuesday morning March 19, ASCE will release the 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, an in-depth assessment by civil engineers of the state of the nation’s public works, with grades in 16 categories, plus…Read More >>

February 15, 2013

Greetings from the International Space Station! I’m, Commander of Expedition 34. Congratulations on the 62nd observance of National Engineers Week. This week, volunteers from engineering societies and professional organizations are stimulating interest in math and…Read More >>

February 10, 2013

One of my favorite Saturday Night Live sketches featured Will Farrel playing President George Bush. The neophyte President immediately finds himself besieged by dire threats ranging from thermal nuclear war to alien invasion. As the…Read More >>

January 27, 2013

Ever wonder how some actors can have a career-making year in which they seem to appear in every blockbuster. You wonder how they could have worked on so many projects at once. Well, they didn’t…Read More >>

January 4, 2013

When it comes to outreach, are you (or your Section/Branch) wondering where to put your effort? If so, you may want to consider five key findings of a 2012 Girl Scouts of America Report: Generation…Read More >>

December 18, 2012

Are you on LinkedIn? Does your public profile portray you well? If you established a profile long ago and haven’t really changed anything since then, it’s time to revisit and reflect on your presence there….Read More >>