Society News

November 27, 2017

The Houston Section hosted a volunteer event to restore Buffalo Bayou. Members and volunteers worked together to help clean the river after damages caused by Hurricane Harvey. Keep up with the Section on Instagram.

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November 27, 2017

The Philadelphia Younger Member Forum kicked off its 2017-2018 K-12 outreach initiative by visiting a high school engineering class. Students learned about the multiple disciplines within the field of civil engineering and what it takes to…Read More >>

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Carol Haddock speaks during a panel discussion about recent natural disasters at the 2017 ASCE International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure.
November 24, 2017

It’s been three years almost to the day since ASCE’s first International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure in Long Beach, CA. So, all the challenges surrounding sustainable infrastructure have been met, right? All the problems solved?…Read More >>

From left: Janise Rodgers, Allison Pyrch, Jeff Bruce, Craig Davis, Gustavo Ayala, Andre Barbosa, and Haizhong Wang. PHOTO: Haizhong Wang
November 21, 2017

An ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division team traveled to Mexico in November, gathering information about the region’s recent earthquakes to help engineers better understand how to make infrastructure more resilient. Craig Davis, Ph.D., G.E., P.E., M.ASCE,…Read More >>

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November 20, 2017

ASCE has announced the winners of one of its most prestigious annual honors – the Outstanding Projects And Leaders awards. The OPAL honors a civil engineer’s entire lifetime of leadership and accomplishment. The honorees for…Read More >>

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The IRD team travels via subway to its next meeting in Mexico. PHOTO: Allison Pyrch
November 20, 2017

An ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division team traveled to Mexico in November, gathering information about the region’s recent earthquakes to help engineers better understand how to make infrastructure more resilient. Craig Davis, Ph.D., G.E., P.E., M.ASCE,…Read More >>

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Repair and demolition work coexists with shops open for business in Jojutla. PHOTO: Janise Rodgers
November 20, 2017

An ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division team traveled to Mexico this month, gathering information about the region’s recent earthquakes to help engineers better understand how to make infrastructure more resilient. Craig Davis, Ph.D., G.E., P.E., M.ASCE,…Read More >>

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November 20, 2017

Florida International University Student Chapter students hosted the SECME Bridge Building Seminar in conjunction with the FIU College of Engineering and Computing. Members taught middle school students basic bridge engineering and construction principles to help…Read More >>

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November 20, 2017

University of Alaska Fairbanks Student Chapter members helped construct a large bonfire for the school’s annual Starvation Gulch celebrations. Students collected and unloaded semi-trucks full of palettes to build the fire. Since 1923, Starvation Gulch is…Read More >>

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November 20, 2017

Members of the California State University’s Northridge Student Chapter and the California State University’s Los Angeles Student Chapter joined together at Eaton Canyon for a group hike. Keep up with the CSUN Student Chapter on Instagram. Keep…Read More >>

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