“We waited to start a family until we were well-established in our careers,” Ariel Christenson said. “... But then we were like, ‘You know what, it’s time for the next stage in our life. We’re ready to have a family.'" PHOTO: Ariel Christenson
May 10, 2018

It’s a tight-knit group, this 3 a.m. texting club. Ariel Christenson is a proud member. These days – or more accurately, these nights – she finds herself awake in the hazy daze between...
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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,...
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February 21, 2018

Money was tight for Fernando Ceballos growing up in Brownsville, Texas, a city on the Rio Grande River right at the southernmost tip of the state. At home, it was just him, his mom, and his...
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February 21, 2018

Alexa Ducioame was one of only two women in most of her civil engineering classes in college. She’s working now to make sure that the women of future generations don’t find themselves in...
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February 21, 2018

It was just after midnight. Guillermo Díaz-Fañas, 14 years old, awoke to a buzzing in his ears. He sat up and looked around. Surely, this was some kind of dream. The walls appeared to bend;...
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September 13, 2017

Survey says …? Bright futures for civil engineers. Results of the 2017 ASCE Salary Survey find that the median pre-tax income for civil engineers was $101,000 in 2016. Base salaries,...
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ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
August 10, 2017

At its very foundation, ASCE is an association of people coming together for the common purpose of advancing the civil engineer and the civil engineering profession. In doing so, ASCE’s diverse...
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August 4, 2017

The ASCE Board of Direction voted unanimously at its July meeting to adopt new language in the Society’s Code of Ethics that expresses a professional obligation to provide fair and equal treatment...
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The Willow Run Tri-Level Bridges received the Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Award at the recent Lansing-Jackson Branch Awards Banquet. PHOTO: Therese Kline
June 9, 2017

The Michigan Section's Lansing-Jackson Branch recently hosted its inaugural Awards Banquet and Scholarship Fundraising Event. The awards included: • Northern Concrete Pipe Inc. for the 40-Day...
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May 18, 2017

The only part of the tribute that doesn’t fit is the word boring. Trailblazing civil engineer Nora Stanton Blatch de Forest Barney was anything but boring. She would have been extremely...
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