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

May 10, 2018

The hit rate is astounding. Students watch the film Dream Big: Engineering Our World and, in nearly every case, come away excited and motivated about STEM subjects. Take the kids down in Rio...
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Society News

May 8, 2018

The 2018 National Concrete Canoe Competition field is complete. Under a revised format this year, six university teams that did not qualify through their spring student conference competitions...
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Society News

May 2, 2018

Edward Stafford was born and raised in Colorado. He wouldn’t have it any other way. “I’ve always been in Colorado. I love Colorado,” said Stafford, P.E., PTOE, F.ASCE, a member of the...
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Society News

May 1, 2018

The ASCE officers election opens today, May 1, with votes accepted through 11:59 p.m. ET, June 1. Members at the grade of Associate and above in good standing as of April 1 will be eligible to vote...
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Society News

April 26, 2018

Each month, the ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable showcases insights on important industry topics from a cross-section of ASCE members. With spring graduation approaching on college campuses...
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Society News

April 20, 2018

As the saying goes, “When it rains, it pours.” In central Africa, though, to be accurate you’d have to say “When it rains, it pours … for eight straight months.” The lengthy rainy...
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Society News

April 19, 2018

Doug Gransberg, Ph.D., P.E., FRICS, M.ASCE, has the ideal background for helping construction-oriented civil engineers elevate their careers to the next level. He knows academia – having taught...
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Society News

April 12, 2018

One weekend, 2 million square feet, 3,000 exhibits, a quarter-million students. It’s one of the largest STEM events in the world, so you know ASCE had to take part in the USA Science and...
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Society News

March 29, 2018

The future of civil engineering education is in your hands. A third edition of the Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge is in draft form and needs your review as an ASCE member. Download a copy,...
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Society News

March 29, 2018

The ASCE Board of Direction did nothing short of face down the future of the entire civil engineering profession at its March quarterly meeting in Arlington, VA. The goal is to take the lead in...
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