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

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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Society News

October 25, 2018

Civil engineering and community are inextricably linked. So it just makes sense that there is a community for civil engineers. ASCE Collaborate is that community – an online meeting place for...
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Society News

October 25, 2018

Kelly Doyle has grown accustomed to making people uncomfortable. For five years, she has helped lead the ASCE Younger Member Leadership Symposium, where her presentations don’t simply provide...
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Society News

October 18, 2018

In a strong show of emphasis on member value, the ASCE Board of Direction voted at its quarterly meeting to prioritize one goal for the Society above all others – the goal assuring that “an...
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Society News

October 13, 2018

The thing about ascending to the ASCE presidency is the moment never comes as a surprise. After all, Robin Kemper was elected nearly 18 months ago. But the lack of drama doesn’t make the moment...
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Society News

October 13, 2018

ASCE President Kristina Swallow took the stage, her t-shirt speaking volumes, Saturday morning in Denver, Colorado. “Kick the door open and let change in,” it read. And with that, the ASCE...
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Society News

September 28, 2018

Repeat after me: social media is my friend, social media is my friend. It’s a good mantra to keep, especially when you’re in a leadership position charged with organizing and connecting people...
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