October 7, 2015

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith ASCE’s Raise the Bar initiative is straightforward: align civil engineering education...
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September 1, 2015

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith Each spring the Construction Institute holds Student Days to bring top engineering...
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August 3, 2015

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” –...
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November 3, 2014

Our Global Engineering Conference 2014 in Panama City, Panama, last month was a rousing success and a wonderful world showcase of an engineering marvel.  Attendees had the opportunity to meet their...
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October 14, 2014

Many  ASCE members – myself included – share a passion for promoting our profession to the next generation. Each year, the Structural Engineering Institute partners with the National Council...
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September 3, 2014

Please join me in welcoming Tom Smith as our new executive director. A civil engineer by training, Tom has served as assistant executive director of ASCE since October 2004 and general counsel since...
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August 1, 2014

The ASCE Foundation is celebrating its 20th Birthday on August 2; please join me in thanking the Foundation for supporting so many valuable Society programs. The Foundation’s birthday wish is for...
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July 1, 2014

The Federal Highway Trust Fund is headed toward insolvency in a matter of months, and in an effort to avert this crisis, ASCE recently launched FixTheTrustFund.org. On June 11, I wrote a post for...
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May 28, 2014

John Findlay Wallace and John Frank Stevens had 2 things in common: both men served as chief engineer of the original Panama Canal construction project, and both served a term as president of ASCE...
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