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

December 6, 2018

The calendar hasn’t turned yet, but the 2019 ASCE Board of Direction’s year is already off to a great start. Members of the Board gathered for a two-day retreat, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 in...
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Society News

December 4, 2018

Visualize life as an infinite circle of giving. Someone does something nice for you? Do something nice for someone else, and pay it forward. On today's episode of ASCE Plot Points, we meet civil...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

November 27, 2018

It's been 15 months since Hurricane Harvey pelted Southeastern Texas with historic levels of rain. The resilience efforts continue, led by civil engineers like Carol Haddock. Haddock, the...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

November 20, 2018

There's a great, big world out there waiting for you to explore. Travel can be a game-changer for the perspectives that shape your work as a civil engineer. ASCE 2018 President Kristina Swallow...
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Society News

November 15, 2018

Ron Klemencic is having a good year. Engineering News-Record named him its 2018 Award of Excellence winner, followed by a cover feature highlighting Klemencic’s remarkable career of innovation...
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Society News

November 14, 2018

As California continues to contend with the deadliest wildfires in the state’s history, Doug Taylor is rallying ASCE members to help. Taylor, P.E., M.ASCE, the ASCE Region 9 disaster...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

November 9, 2018

Somewhere along the way, the world mistakenly got the idea that civil engineers were shy, awkward number-crunchers, incapable of making eye contact during a conversation. The ASCE Plot Points...
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Society News

November 8, 2018

For civil engineers climate change is more than a social obligation, it's a matter of business. As Terry Neimeyer, CEO of KCI Technologies, said at the 2018 ASCE Industry Leaders Forum, "In my own...
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Society News

November 1, 2018

ASCE has announced the finalists for the 2019 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award, the Society’s preeminent project honor. All five finalists will be honored at ASCE’s 2019 OPAL...
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Society News

November 1, 2018

ASCE has announced winners of the 2019 Outstanding Projects And Leaders leadership awards. The OPAL leadership awards honor a civil engineer’s career achievements in the five categories of...
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