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March 20, 2018

The Upstate Branch held its 10th annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Event in Greenville, SC, the culmination of a three-month study of bridges and engineering for advanced fourth-grade students from schools in the Greenville County Schools…Read More >>

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March 20, 2018

To inspire the next generation, San Bernardino-Riverside Branch volunteers taught middle and high school students about the engineering field and about the Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District. Keep up with the Branch…Read More >>

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March 19, 2018

As the ASCE News Women in Civil Engineering series continues this month, here’s a list of related ASCE resources and opportunities to supplement your reading.   Panel Discussion / ‘Women in Structural Engineering – Bridging the…Read More >>

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The Second Avenue Subway project team accepts the 2018 OCEA award. PHOTO: David Hathcox
March 15, 2018

Team was the theme at the 2018 OPAL Gala, March 15, in Arlington, VA. Anil Parikh, vice president and senior program manager at AECOM, thanked more than a dozen project team leaders and contractors, as…Read More >>

Florida sent a large group of ASCE members to advocate for infrastructure during the 2018 Legislative Fly-In.
March 15, 2018

Three flight cancellations and 15 inches of snow? No problem for Logan Johnson. The New Hampshire Section President-Elect wasn’t going to let a little thing like a blizzard keep her from the ASCE Legislative Fly-In in Washington,…Read More >>

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March 15, 2018

Each month a cross section of prominent ASCE members shares insights on important industry topics in the ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable. For ASCE News’ Women in Civil Engineering series, the roundtable will focus on…Read More >>

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March 15, 2018

ASCE President Kristina Swallow has been racking up the frequent flyer miles since her presidential year began last October, crisscrossing the country, visiting ASCE groups far and wide, meeting elected officials to advocate for infrastructure,…Read More >>

March 13, 2018

Samuel Weissman, a former senior vice president at Ammann & Whitney in New York whose work on major transportation projects earned him acclaim from the White House to the mayor of New York, has died…Read More >>

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March 13, 2018

Life Member Jesse T. Perry, a Nashville-based civil engineer who taught architect-engineer contracting to hundreds of professionals over a lengthy career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has died at 82. Known as “Jess,”…Read More >>

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March 13, 2018

Distinguished Member Dennis M. Kamber, who oversaw the design and construction of the Hurricane Storm Damage Risk Reduction System for New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina, has died at 76. As senior vice president of global…Read More >>

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