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

March 26, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has halted normal life across the United States. Remarkably though, the school year has not stopped; it’s adapted. Even as social distancing has effectively barred...
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Society News

March 26, 2020

There will be more votes to count and boxes to check in the coming year, but the move toward allowing student members to vote in ASCE elections has begun. The Board of Direction, at its quarterly...
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Society News

March 19, 2020

ASCE has announced the cancellation of all remaining Student Conferences and student competitions for the 2019-20 school year – including the National Concrete Canoe Competition – because of the...
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Society News

March 18, 2020

The civil engineering profession looks a lot different today than it did a month ago or even a week ago. With government agencies and state and local officials across the nation recommending...
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Society News

March 15, 2020

ASCE honored the Bayonne Bridge: Replacement of Main Span Roadway and Approach Structures with the 2020 Outstanding Civil Engineering achievement award, as announced Friday evening, March 13, at the...
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Society News

March 12, 2020

It certainly was not the week anyone expected, but even as concerns over COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the 2020 ASCE Legislative Fly-In, Society members made their advocacy voices heard. ASCE...
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Society News

March 5, 2020

It usually starts with a daydream. “What if instead of working for my boss, I was the boss? What if I was the one making all the decisions? Maybe I could start my own company.” For 99 percent...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

February 25, 2020

A entrepreneur starts with an idea, it's true. But successful entrepreneur pairs the idea with a plan. Stephanie Slocum had both idea and plan. The founder and CEO of Engineers Rising LLC talks...
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Society News

February 19, 2020

Every spring, ASCE shines a ray of sunlight on the future of the profession. It’s the collegiate edition of the New Faces of Civil Engineering – 10 students whose early accomplishments are...
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Society News

February 18, 2020

Maylinn Rosales, past-president of the Nevada Section, has been working on issues of infrastructure advocacy for her entire professional life. She’s attended the last seven ASCE Legislative Fly-Ins...
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