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August 13, 2018

The ASCE Board Executive Committee approved recommendations from the Committee on Student Members to establish new protocols for ASCE Student Chapters, steel bridge participants, and Student Conference organizers affected by the recent change in the

August 9, 2018

Randy P. Wall, P.E., M.ASCE, is a vice president for the Western Branch of ASCE’s Montana Section. He is the president of the Engineering Leadership Institute, consulting with firms to create success-focused cultures, improve operations, and…Read More >>

August 4, 2018

The topics – sustainability, climate change, inclusion – are so big they demand a global conversation. The 2018 Global Engineering Congress will provide the venue. Slated for Oct. 20-26 in London, the GEC is hosted…Read More >>

August 4, 2018

The Philadelphia Younger Member Forum has been awarded an ASCE Student Transition Activity (STAY) Grant. STAY Grants are grants that ASCE allocates to assist its membership communities in developing or expanding activities aimed at increasing immediate student…Read More >>

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August 4, 2018

Kancheepuram “Guna” N. Gunalan will be ASCE’s 2019 President-Elect, elected by Society members in May and poised to be inaugurated in October at the Society’s annual membership meeting. A year later, he will become the…Read More >>

August 3, 2018

In a surprise move, the American Institute of Steel Construction announced on July 26 that it would ban all international schools from participating in the National Student Steel Bridge Competition, modify existing rules, and terminate…Read More >>

July 26, 2018

The ASCE Board of Direction focused its July meeting on making the value of Society membership even more relevant to the needs of today’s engineers. That member value might take the form of building and…Read More >>

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August 03, 2018

This week, the U.S. Senate passed their second Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 “minibus” spending package by a vote of 92-6. This legislation combined the following appropriations bill: Interior & Environment (S. 3073); Financial Services (S. 3107); Transportation, Housing & Urban Development (THUD)(S. 3023); and Agriculture & Federal Drug Administration (S. 2976). The House passed a...

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August 03, 2018

ASCE participated this week in the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) annual Legislative Summit. Approximately 5,500 state legislators, legislative staff, decision-makers, and others attended the meeting to hear from experts and fellow legislators about policy challenges we face today and solutions to these challenges. ASCE exhibited at the 2018 Legislative Summit, and several volunteers from ASCE’s...

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July 25, 2018

This week, U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) released his long-awaited infrastructure discussion draft. Key components of the plan include fixing the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), investing in transportation and water resources infrastructure, financing innovative projects, and accelerating project delivery. The plan also calls for an increase of 15 cents per...

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July 24, 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently released a report on the management failures that led to the Flint, Michigan water crisis in 2014 and gave recommendations on how to prevent such crises from occurring in the future. The 74-page document, which follows a preliminary October 2016 report, found...

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