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, 2020

ASCE honored the Bayonne Bridge: Replacement of Main Span Roadway and Approach Structures with the 2020 Outstanding Civil Engineering achievement award, as announced Friday evening, March 13, at the...
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Society News

March 12, 2020

It certainly was not the week anyone expected, but even as concerns over COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the 2020 ASCE Legislative Fly-In, Society members made their advocacy voices heard. ASCE...
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Society News

March 5, 2020

It usually starts with a daydream. “What if instead of working for my boss, I was the boss? What if I was the one making all the decisions? Maybe I could start my own company.” For 99 percent...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

February 25, 2020

A entrepreneur starts with an idea, it's true. But successful entrepreneur pairs the idea with a plan. Stephanie Slocum had both idea and plan. The founder and CEO of Engineers Rising LLC talks...
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Society News

February 19, 2020

Every spring, ASCE shines a ray of sunlight on the future of the profession. It’s the collegiate edition of the New Faces of Civil Engineering – 10 students whose early accomplishments are...
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Society News

February 18, 2020

Maylinn Rosales, past-president of the Nevada Section, has been working on issues of infrastructure advocacy for her entire professional life. She’s attended the last seven ASCE Legislative Fly-Ins...
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ASCE Plot Points Podcast

February 18, 2020

Stressed about election season? Worried you won't find a candidate who represents all that you believe? Maybe it's time for you to eliminate the proxy and run for office yourself. Marsha Anderson...
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Society News

February 13, 2020

Danielle Schroeder didn’t have to think twice when she was asked to join the judges panel for ASCE’s 2020 Bridges Photo Contest. “Bridges are my life,” Schroeder said with a laugh, yet also...
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Society News

February 12, 2020

The annual ASCE New Faces of Civil Engineering provide reassurance to anyone concerned that the profession’s future will remain in good hands. These 10 young professionals have each accomplished...
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Society News

February 12, 2020

Thalia Valkanos can’t be accused of playing things too safe. Or to use a football metaphor, given her (self-proclaimed) status as ASCE's resident NFL expert, Valkanos doesn’t send in the kicking...
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