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 15, 2018

Team was the theme at the 2018 OPAL Gala, March 15, in Arlington, VA. Anil Parikh, vice president and senior program manager at AECOM, thanked more than a dozen project team leaders and...
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Society News

March 15, 2018

Three flight cancellations and 15 inches of snow? No problem for Logan Johnson. The New Hampshire Section President-Elect wasn’t going to let a little thing like a blizzard keep her from...
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Society News

March 15, 2018

Each month a cross section of prominent ASCE members shares insights on important industry topics in the ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable. For ASCE News’ Women in Civil Engineering series,...
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Society News

March 15, 2018

ASCE President Kristina Swallow has been racking up the frequent flyer miles since her presidential year began last October, crisscrossing the country, visiting ASCE groups far and wide, meeting...
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Society News

March 8, 2018

Linda Force has seen it all in civil engineering, from $1-an-hour wages in the 1960s to life as the CEO. Along the way, she’s learned not to suffer fools gladly. She remembers earlier in her...
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Society News

March 8, 2018

Sometimes the simplest questions have the most complex answers. For instance: Is there a gender wage gap in civil engineering? Depending on whom you ask, the gender wage gap is either a...
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Society News

March 8, 2018

Each month a cross-section of prominent ASCE members shares insights on important industry topics in the ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable. For ASCE News’ Women in Civil Engineering series,...
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Society News

March 8, 2018

In 1968, an ASCE Younger Member named Judy Hamilton sat down to write an article for Civil Engineering magazine with the provocative title of “Should Your Daughter Be A Civil Engineer?” An...
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Society News

February 22, 2018

Mark Perniconi puts it well: “Innovation is progress.” Perniconi, P.E., M.ASCE, the executive director for the Charles Pankow Foundation, is serving as the chief judge for ASCE’s 2018...
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Society News

February 22, 2018

ASCE has a new goal for 2018: placing a DVD copy of the acclaimed documentary Dream Big: Engineering Our World in every U.S. public school. Placing the film with a toolkit of educational...
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