Dream Big featured civil engineer Menzer Pehlivan works with girls from St. Theresa School - from left, Isabelle Mascarenhas, Emily Frost, and Breda Brosey.
February 24, 2017

Every February, engineers worldwide seize on Engineers Week to engage with grade-school students and help them envision careers in the profession. This year has provided even more reason for...
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ASCE President Norma Jean Mattei, back right, joins the winning team from Austin (TX) West Ridge Middle School at the Future City Competition finals.
February 24, 2017

The annual Future City engineering competition attracts and colorfully presents great hypothetical concepts as imagined by teams of middle school students. This year, though, the batch of...
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Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) speaks at an event on Capitol Hill to promote Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, as ASCE President Norma Jean Mattei, the event's emcee, looks on.
February 17, 2017

The numbers aren’t there yet, but ASCE's 2017 President Norma Jean Mattei is optimistic that the change is gonna come. “Just the ability of a young girl to see someone who looks like her, who...
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ASCE member and Dream Big star Menzer Pehlivan seen through the camera's eye during the webcast at the Maryland Science Center.
November 10, 2016

Zion Blocker carried his gumdrop castle across the room careful not to crush the toothpick walls – or lose any of the candy. The 11-year-old from Baltimore, MD, was one of several students to...
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July 6, 2016

Every February, Engineers Week celebrates the great achievements of engineers, but next year, the week will be truly big – as in ASCE’s giant-screen IMAX movie, Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of...
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The Harbor View Academy team of, from left, Sarah Grace Seggerson, Joy Mitchell, Lucy Metheny, and Joshua Richardson, celebrates its award.
February 26, 2016

It’s a wonderful life, indeed. The team from Harbor View Academy in Rockwall, TX, earned ASCE’s award for most innovative design of infrastructure systems at the 2016 Future City Competition....
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