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May 27, 2019

David Odeh can’t help but chuckle at the irony inherent in his statement. “The one thing we can say with certainty,” Odeh says, “is that whatever future scenario we predict, that scenario will not be

August 22, 2019

Take a look in your backyard (figuratively). You might be surprised what you find (literally). Underserved communities across the United States are in need of civil engineering solutions. That’s where the Community Engineering Corps comes…Read More >>

August 21, 2019

“My question to you is, have you met any engineers pursuing a master’s degree in civil engineering after an undergraduate degree in a different engineering discipline, while also pursuing licensure years after their undergraduate degree?…Read More >>

August 13, 2019

The year is 2070. Imagine that sea-level rise has so altered coastal infrastructure that floodwaters have forced cities offshore, to developments that float on top of the ocean. What is this floating city going to…Read More >>

August 9, 2019

Life comes at you fast after graduation. Fortunately, ASCE’s Construction Institute Student Days program helps prepare aspiring construction engineers for that transition. The annual five-day event – held this year in late July in Arlington,…Read More >>

August 7, 2019

ASCE is a founding member of the Alliance for Responsible Professional Licensing, a new coalition of national associations representing highly complex, technical professions and their national licensing boards. ARPL has been created to give advanced…Read More >>

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August 7, 2019

According to DiscoverE, 81 percent of engineers today report that they decided to become an engineer before they entered college. Only 25 percent decided in elementary or middle school. Looking over the horizon, it’s critical…Read More >>

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August 16, 2019

National Preparedness Month (NPM) hits September 1, and has a slight head start, with a new strategy from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help improve coordinated efforts and effectiveness of risk management actions that would avoid, reduce, or transfer risks from natural hazards – including severe weather—across sectors. The National Mitigation Investment Strategy...

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August 09, 2019

More than 5,500 state lawmakers and legislative staff from the U.S. and beyond attended the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) annual Legislative Summit in Nashville, Tennessee. The meeting provides a platform for lawmakers, staff, and other public policy professionals to learn from experts, as well as each other, about solutions to the country’s most...

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July 31, 2019

Bipartisanship was in the air on Capitol Hill this week. If there’s one issue both political parties can agree on, that’s infrastructure. This was evident this week as the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee introduced, marked up, and voted out of Committee S. 2302, America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019 (ATIA). This legislation...

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July 26, 2019

The Build Strong Coalition convened the first of three forums on disaster mitigation and resiliency, this one focused on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program. At the forum, ASCE’s Executive Director Tom Smith, ENV.SP., CAE, F.ASCE spoke on a panel about the need to achieve resilience in public...

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