Nathan stands in front of the Shanghai Maglev train.
May 16, 2016

Sunday, May 15 I never would have believed that a simple dream would lead me to Shanghai, halfway around the world. Throughout my trip to Shanghai, I will write a series of blog posts, in order to...

Akinosho WEB FEAT
March 31, 2016

It doesn’t matter your line of work or your major in college – watch Peter Akinosho’s video about civil engineering and you might just consider a career change. “My dream is to lay the...

ASCE President Mark Woodson congratulates Nathan Shellhamer on winning the Dream Big Contest grand prize.
February 22, 2016

Onstage, Nathan Shellhamer was smiling, but truth be told, he wasn’t totally sure what he was doing there. ASCE President Mark Woodson began telling the Multi-Region Leadership Conference crowd...

Bahareh Kokabian recently fulfilled her dream of earning a Ph.D. at Mississippi State University. PHOTO: Bahareh Kokabian
January 29, 2016

Every career is driven by a dream. It’s just that in civil engineering, those dreams tend to be a bit larger than in most professions. ASCE's Dream Big Contest is celebrating those big dreams,...

January 14, 2016

"No dreamer is ever too small; no dream is ever too big." –Anonymous Where would we be if the Roeblings hadn’t dreamed big by designing and constructing the Brooklyn Bridge, paving the way for...

Erica Antoine
December 21, 2015

Erica Antoine is living the dream these days. She is a project engineer for Burns Engineering Inc. and by age 30 already has several major transportation projects in Philadelphia to her...

Greg MacGillivray has been instrumental in the history of IMAX films. Photo courtesy MacGillivray-Freeman.
December 16, 2015

The new year will bring a ramped-up production schedule for Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of the World, the first film for IMAX and giant-screen theaters about engineering. The MacGillivray-Freeman...

Chantal Hayes, of the Cincinnati Museum Center, sets up her group's structure for its wind test. PHOTO: John Eric Dove
November 20, 2015

Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of the World has had the ASCE community talking since its broad announcement at the 2015 Convention. At the Dream Big Educational Symposium, the conversation...

October 16, 2015

It was a goosebumps moment. Images of the Hoover Dam, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Giza Pyramids moved across the screen to a swelling cinematic score, as a movie-trailer voice boomed: “The...

Pat Natale discusses leadership lessons with Casey Dinges.
December 12, 2014

After a long and successful career in both the public and nonprofit sectors, executive director Pat Natale will be retiring at the end of this month. Before he leaves the Society where he has served...