Ben Walpole
Ben Walpole

Ben Walpole is associate editor for ASCE News, celebrating member achievements, updating members on Society news, and promoting civil engineering as a whole.

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Society News

September 19, 2018

Upholding the public’s safety, health, and welfare is an everyday charge of civil engineers. So when a storm event strikes, it’s only natural that they are among those on the front lines to help...
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September 14, 2018

With Hurricane Florence making landfall on the U.S. East Coast this weekend, images of 2017’s autumn come to mind, when storms similarly wreaked havoc in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and...
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September 13, 2018

Robert B. Rhode, ASCE’s oldest active member, has died at the age of 104 in his hometown of Duluth, MN. Rhode, P.E., L.S., F.ASCE, leaves a legacy of civil engineering accomplishments both in...
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September 10, 2018

The pay trend for civil engineers continues to point up. The 2018 ASCE Civil Engineering Salary Report shows a median $106,500 pre-tax annual income for civil engineers – a significant increase...
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September 7, 2018

Back-to-school season is in the air. Perhaps not such a popular time for the average middle-school student, but in the world of higher education, heading back to school is a good thing. It's a...
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September 6, 2018

Labor Day weekend around the United States brings with it the unofficial end of summer. Beach vacations are in the rearview. Cookout grills are stowed away. School is back in session. It feels...
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August 23, 2018

Nelsy Badia is gearing up for graduate school this fall, working toward a master’s degree in construction engineering and management at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. After five...
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August 16, 2018

They came with ambition to spare. They left with the tools to make those ambitions a reality. The annual ASCE Younger Member Leadership Symposium rolled into Reston, VA, last weekend, gathering...
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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...
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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...
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