ASCE members enjoy the OPAL Awards Gala. Photo by David Hathcox for ASCE.
March 18, 2016

The awards went to individuals, but the honor seemed to go to something bigger, something shared. The 2016 ASCE Outstanding Projects And Leaders Awards Gala showcased the best of civil...
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Zane McGhee in Ecuador.
February 25, 2016

At the end of a long week of classes, Zane McGhee looks forward to more school. Elementary school. McGhee, S.M.ASCE, a junior civil engineering student at the University of South Carolina,...
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Gao
February 25, 2016

Yijie Gao has adjusted well to her new life in America – except for one problem. “The food is so different,” Gao laughed. “I actually discovered some good Mexican food recently, but...
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Steven Mezzacappa in 
Panama.
February 25, 2016

Steven Mezzacappa talks fast and works even faster. He has to move quickly, given an enormous roster of activities and club memberships –on top of a full architectural engineering course load as...
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Rachel Grafman rows for the University of Maryland concrete canoe team.
February 25, 2016

Most typical civil engineering origin stories include variations of the phrases “liked building things as a kid” or “loved math and science in high school.” And why not? They’re almost...
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Strauss
February 25, 2016

Micah Strauss is passionate about wildlife. But he also respects the value of the built environment. Seeking to combine the two, he might be on to something big. “There is immense overlap...
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Uliarte Victoria
February 25, 2016

It’s 1 a.m. in Brunswick, Germany, and Juan Agustin Uliarte Victoria is still awake, eyes glued to his computer screen. His beloved Club Atletico River Plate, of the Argentine Primera Division,...
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Vande Boom
February 25, 2016

Jill Vande Boom is Wisconsin through and through. She grew up in Port Washington and studies civil engineering at the Milwaukee School of Engineering. But it’s her trips overseas as a student...
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Gary Wallace Jr. works with the Morgan State steel bridge team.
February 25, 2016

Gary Wallace Jr. is busy building bridges to a career in civil engineering. Now, that’s not a cliché or a metaphor. Wallace is literally building bridges. The Morgan State University junior...
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Rojas Perez
February 25, 2016

Gabriel Gerardo Rojas Perez is a young man with a lot going on. There is work on his civil engineering and environmental engineering degrees at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. There is...
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