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

July 16, 2018

Often these days, much of the talk around your office water cooler probably centers on what you need to be adding to your Netflix queue (hint: the answer is Dream Big.) ASCE is here to help you...
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Society News

July 12, 2018

It was your standard get-to-know-you activity. Go around the circle, give your name, where you live, your job, and one interesting fact about yourself. And it got your standard responses, the...
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Society News

July 12, 2018

The ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable showcases insights on a variety of industry topics from a cross section of ASCE members. It’s summertime, so we’re talking top vacation...
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Society News

July 12, 2018

Summer’s in full swing, which means it’s officially “beach read” season. You take a promising paperback – perhaps the latest bestselling thriller – and post up under an umbrella for...
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Society News

July 5, 2018

Dream Big: Engineering Our World is coming home. Specifically, to your home. Produced by MacGillivray Freeman Films and ASCE, the giant-screen film debuted on Netflix this week, streaming on...
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Society News

July 2, 2018

Doug Simon first got excited about the idea when he was putting together the latest edition of the ASCE Alaska Section’s Anchorage Branch newsletter. A note about the Community Engineering Corps...
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Society News

June 28, 2018

Never doubt the power of the “Hey, what if we … ?” question. RoadBotics is a new company that combines smartphone and artificial intelligence technology to detect and record the condition of...
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Society News

June 27, 2018

Click on a headline icon to read each story. We'll be updating this page throughout July with new...
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Society News

June 26, 2018

Vincent Van Gogh would be proud. The Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo concrete canoe team’s performance at nationals – with its canoe named Van Gogh – was nothing short of a work of art. Cal...
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Society News

June 25, 2018

OK, so recent economic news notwithstanding, maybe Canada and the United States can get along after all. At the very least, the 2018 National Concrete Canoe Competition is doing its best to bring the...
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