October 19, 2017

Submitted by Sarah Ollenburger The Baton Rouge Branch runs a program called “Engineer It for Kids,” to educate children about how civil engineering affects their lives every day. In recent...
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ASCE member Menzer Pehlivan features prominently in Dream Big.
September 20, 2017

More than 1 million viewers have experienced the Dream. Dream Big: Engineering Our World, the giant-screen film presented by Bechtel and produced by MacGillivray Freeman Films in partnership with...
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Leo Titus Jr., P.E., M.ASCE, has been volunteering at Minnieland Academy Kindergarten, helping students with civil engineering projects like this one. PHOTO: Leo Titus Jr.
August 16, 2017

Leo Titus Jr. is a subsidiary president for Engineering Consulting Services Mid-Atlantic, but for the students at Minnieland Academy Kindergarten, it’s his ability to build a solid Popsicle-stick...
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Engineering Family Day at the National Building Museum kicked off 2017 Engineers Week.
February 24, 2017

From Family Day to Future City to Girl Day to countless outreach activities all over the world, Engineers Day 2017 has been a tremendous success. ASCE members shared their excitement through...
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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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Avery Bang, EI, A.M.ASCE, is the president and CEO of Bridges to Prosperity. She is one of the engineers featured in Dream Big.
December 16, 2016

If last week’s pilot event is an indication, Dream Big and DiscoverE’s Girls Night Out program will be a dream combination. With a series of activities developed around the giant-screen...
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ASCE member Menzer Pehlivan is one of the stars of Dream Big, the forthcoming giant-screen film that will inspire outreach at museums and schools around the world.
December 9, 2016

Visitors to the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh won’t have to look far for an example of Dream Big engineering in 2017. Carnegie began construction this week that will culminate in a new...
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Leon Grant, left, and Marcellus Pitts have helped turn the Marietta High School ASCE Civil Engineering Club and Pre-Engineering program into a massive success. PHOTO: Leon Grant
November 16, 2016

Marietta, Georgia: where civil engineering meets swag. The ASCE Civil Engineering Club at Marietta High School and the Marietta City Schools Pre-Engineering Pipeline program have been exciting...
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Students in the ASCE Civil Engineering Club at BASIS Independent Silicon Valley School build a structure out of popsicle sticks.
September 1, 2016

Amin Ghafooripour has taught undergrads. He’s taught post-grads. No students inspire him, though, quite like these pre-grads. Ghafooripour, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, leads the ASCE Civil...
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