UF's winning bridge swings into actin.  Photo:  T. Bart Quimby
May 28, 2015

  Ka–chunk. That’s the sound of a failing bridge, one you do not want to hear during the finals of the annual ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSBC). Of the 47...
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May 21, 2015

Here’s a reminder for all engineers: non-engineers are fascinated by what you are doing. So, make sure you are making connections when you talk about your work. In this quick Ted Talk, Penn State...
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May 11, 2015

Over the past few months, Vermont became the first state licensing board to consider increasing educational requirements specifically for civil engineers seeking professional licensure in the...
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March 5, 2015

As part of its Employment and Training Administration’s Industry Competency Initiative, the U.S. Department of Labor is developing an engineering competency model that will join numerous other...
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February 17, 2015

I don’t particularly like asking for help. Unfortunately the career development buzzwords - knowledge sharing, collaboration, networking and mentorship - require one to overcome the difficult...
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November 15, 2014

So you entered your first job and started your engineering career, now what? Part of a necessary next step in establishing your career is building the foundation for your future. Have you heard the...
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Student Days featured a technical tour of the Northwest Pipe Company's Portland, OR, facility. 
Photo credit: ASCE
August 21, 2014

As the next generation of civil engineers moves from the classroom to the workplace, many students find themselves confronted with issues not always covered in lectures and textbooks. While many...
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Casey Dinges Interviews authors of study on Why Women Leave Engineering
August 14, 2014

A growing number of women have been entering the field of engineering over the past few decades but this good news story doesn’t have a rosy ending.  As recent coverage in the Washington Post and...
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LeadershipBlog081114
August 12, 2014

Professional engineer Stu Walesh wants to release the leader within you. A multidimensional and honored career has enabled him to do just that. Drawing on experience from his work in the public,...
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The Thinker
March 27, 2014

This post was contributed by Michael J. MacPhee, Ph.D., Water Division President for ARCADIS U.S. “We have to dream about the possibilities of a far, far different and better future — and big...
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