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 29, 2019

Effective communication is more essential to civil engineering than ever. The great irony, one you've likely recognized, is that as technology and social media make communicating with other...
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Society News

January 28, 2019

The official nominees for 2020 ASCE president-elect, as selected by the Society’s Board of Direction Nominating Committee, are Jean-Louis Briaud, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, Dist.M.ASCE, and Dennis D....
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Society News

January 23, 2019

The Fourth National Climate Assessment sounded alarm bells about climate change’s effects, both current and future, upon its release last November by the U.S. Global Change Research...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

January 22, 2019

When you were a little kid, everybody asked you, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" And your answer truly could be whatever you wanted it to be. Baseball player? Sure. Firefighter? Yep....
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

January 15, 2019

At its core, civil engineering is a service-driven profession. So it shouldn't be surprising that so many young civil engineers enter the profession motivated to help their communities, near and...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

January 8, 2019

It's the perfect New Year's resolution. It improves your physical fitness. Saves you money. Helps the environment. What activity could do all of these things? Riding your bike more often, of...
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Society News

December 28, 2018

It’s a cherished holiday tradition: the yule log, the eggnog, the ASCE civil engineering new year’s resolutions. Each year, ASCE members from around the globe share their hopes and dreams for...
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Society News

December 20, 2018

It was an exciting ASCE 2018. From the year’s first Multi-Region Leadership Conference in Las Vegas in January to the ASCE 2018 Convention in Denver in October, Society members bonded and worked...
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Society News

December 20, 2018

The ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable showcases insights from a cross section of ASCE members on a variety of industry topics. As 2018 winds down, it’s a good time to look back and take the...
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Society News

December 20, 2018

The clock is ticking. The days are passing. But fear not – ASCE is here to help with your last-minute gift needs. Another busy year of titles and releases from ASCE Publications means there are...
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