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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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

January 15, 2019

At its core, civil engineering is a service-driven profession. So it shouldn't be surprising that so many young civil engineers enter the profession motivated to help their communities, near and...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

January 8, 2019

It's the perfect New Year's resolution. It improves your physical fitness. Saves you money. Helps the environment. What activity could do all of these things? Riding your bike more often, of...
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Society News

December 28, 2018

It’s a cherished holiday tradition: the yule log, the eggnog, the ASCE civil engineering new year’s resolutions. Each year, ASCE members from around the globe share their hopes and dreams for...
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Society News

December 20, 2018

It was an exciting ASCE 2018. From the year’s first Multi-Region Leadership Conference in Las Vegas in January to the ASCE 2018 Convention in Denver in October, Society members bonded and worked...
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Society News

December 20, 2018

The ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable showcases insights from a cross section of ASCE members on a variety of industry topics. As 2018 winds down, it’s a good time to look back and take the...
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Society News

December 20, 2018

The clock is ticking. The days are passing. But fear not – ASCE is here to help with your last-minute gift needs. Another busy year of titles and releases from ASCE Publications means there are...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

December 18, 2018

Pull out your career roadmap and you probably won't see very many straight lines. Most people's paths go up and down and back around. And that's OK. It's to be expected. On today's episode of...
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Society News

December 13, 2018

Back in 1998, ASCE launched a new faculty training program with a name that doubled as the goal – Project ExCEEd (Excellence in Civil Engineering Education). Twenty years later, that program has...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

December 11, 2018

Humans have long had a love-fear relationship with technology. Building information modeling revolutionary David Odeh, an ASCE Technical Region Director, says forget the fear and focus on all that...
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Society News

December 6, 2018

Daniel Nichols’ garage is still standing. Granted, it smells strongly of salmon now. But it’s still standing. The magnitude-7.0 earthquake that shook Anchorage, AK, Nov. 30, did significant...
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