February 27, 2012

Every year, ASCE takes advantage of the stage that is National Engineers Week to mount an...
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February 6, 2012

President Obama's 2012 State of the Union address presented ideas and a vision that is supportive of the agenda and message of National Engineers Week.    The President highlighted the importance...
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December 22, 2011

If you’re like me, you might remember what it felt like when you suddenly realized the practicality of owning a PC; or when you realized that carrying a cell phone was actually a pretty good idea;...
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December 16, 2011

ASCE has a ready-made way for you to bring public attention to the work of local civil engineers from your Section or Branch. Put forth deserving members (and in some cases, projects) as nominees for...
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December 12, 2011

    The votes are in!  Congratulations to Danielle Antonellis, a senior at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts.  Danielle was chosen by the National...
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October 29, 2011

Social media is changing the way we communicate. I moderated a session at the ASCE 2011 conference exploring the ways that civil engineers are using social media sites. I was really surprised by the...
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July 15, 2011

 When trying to make sense of national education policy for the improvement of education to prepare kids for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)  fields, I am...
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May 18, 2011

Large end-of-year design projects are a mainstay of architecture and engineering curriculum.  It's for good reason, in the real world you jump from project to project and usually juggle multiple...
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April 5, 2011

This weekend I returned to my alma mater, the University of Michigan, for the North Central Regional student conference.  It was the first time that I had attended the annual Steel Bridge and...
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March 26, 2011

The oft-cited death of print media does not seem to have dampened people’s desire to write books.  About 750 new titles are published in the US each day! Two good friends of this blog have...
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