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 14, 2019

And the winner is … The 150 North Riverside project in Chicago earned the 2019 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award, announced Thursday night at ASCE’s 20th annual Outstanding...
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Society News

March 14, 2019

Infrastructure when? Infrastructure now. ASCE members from all 50 states and Puerto Rico brought their message – and the #InfrastructureNow hashtag – to over 310 Members of Congress Wednesday...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

March 5, 2019

The only thing more stressful than making a plan is not making a plan. Especially when it comes to your career. On today's ASCE Plot Points, Kelly Doyle Keselica explains how mapping out your own...
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Society News

February 27, 2019

Dilip Khatri didn’t tell a soul. Not at first, anyway. It’s not that he wasn’t excited. It’s just that sometimes pursuing your dreams can be a little … “embarrassing,” Khatri says....
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

February 26, 2019

Every generation sees the world through a different lens. But has the smartphone revolution made the current generation gap more difficult to navigate than previous changes? On today's episode,...
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Society News

February 26, 2019

It would be foolish to think that one person, or even one profession, could alone solve the challenges of climate change and sustainability. Old thoughts die hard, though. “There’s a...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

February 19, 2019

Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs has been a staple of teacher training for decades, providing a guideline for working with young students. But what if you took the theory and applied it to what a...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

February 13, 2019

Her story begins in Nicaragua, but follow closely, because the plot moves all over the map from there. Madeley Arriola Guerrero, A.M.ASCE, an associate engineer for Chen Moore and Associates in...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

February 13, 2019

Salvador Bentolila has traveled the world, engineering and implementing water solutions. But it was a trip to Kenya last summer that really drove home the importance of his work. “I had read...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

February 13, 2019

So, what exactly do engineers do when they go to work each day? Andrea DuMont thought she knew. After all, she grew up in a family of engineers. She aced her math and science classes. President...
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