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 28, 2020

Planning for retirement is a crucial component to any personal finance strategy. But it's not easy. When do you start? How much money is enough? Nicolai Oliden, in the second part of a two-part...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

January 21, 2020

No one likes to talk about money. It often feels immodest, awkward, maybe even embarrassing. So how do you get advice about managing your money and developing an investment strategy? Nicolai...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

January 14, 2020

Maybe you've recently been offered the chance to go work a career fair or talk to some students at a local school. And maybe you've thought, "Sure, it might be fun, but what would I even say? Why...
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Society News

January 9, 2020

The official nominees for 2021 ASCE president-elect, as selected by the Society’s Board of Direction Nominating Committee, are Maria Lehman, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, and Dennis D. Truax, Ph.D., P.E.,...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

January 7, 2020

Job goals don’t always have to be centered around salary or status. Often, it's more about personal happiness and finding the right fit. For Bianca Casem, a project engineer at Swenson Say Fagét...
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Society News

December 19, 2019

The ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable showcases insights from a cross section of ASCE members on a variety of industry topics. New Year’s Day might be the best of all holidays. Optimism...
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Society News

December 17, 2019

Members will likely remember Robin Kemper’s 2019 presidential year for her many travels, visits and the inspiring, dramatic “Welcome to the wonderful world of ASCE!” opening line from her many...
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Society News

December 17, 2019

It was a rich and rewarding year at ASCE in 2019. So rich and so rewarding that mere words can’t do it justice. Here is ASCE’s 2019 Year in Photos: In May, ASCE launched Future World Vision,...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

November 26, 2019

Margarita Kruyff is not a civil engineer. But she works with civil engineers every day in her job as the assistant director of the Environment and Sustainability Department for the City of Miami...
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Society News

November 25, 2019

The ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable showcases insights from a cross-section of ASCE members on a variety of industry topics. ’Tis the season for gratitude. And this Thanksgiving...
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