PHOTO: Seattle YMF

Several technical tours were offered during the 2018 ASCE Western Regional Younger Member Council Conference  in Las Vegas, including a visit to the Hoover Dam.

Seattle Younger Member Forum members attended the WRYMC and opted to go on an excursion to the dam. Members received a guided tour of the power plant and went through the dam’s passageways.

Local News 2018 SidebarThe iconic structure was completed in 1935, generating a yearly average of 4.5 billion kilowatt-hours to serve the electrical demands of nearly 8 million people. Located on the Nevada-Arizona border, the concrete arch-gravity dam gets close to 1 million visitors every year.

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PHOTO: Southern San Joaquin YMF

PHOTO: Southern San Joaquin YMF

Southern San Joaquin Younger Member Forum

The Southern San Joaquin Younger Member Forum went behind the scenes of The Beatles LOVE Cirque Du Soleil show in Las Vegas. Members got a glimpse of the costumes, choreography, and music that inspired the musical’s insight into trends and politics of the 1960s.

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PHOTO: University of Balamand Student Chapter

PHOTO: University of Balamand Student Chapter

University of Balamand Student Chapter 

Members of the University of Balamand Student Chapter recently went on a site tour of Waterfront City. The community, located in Dbayeh, Lebanon, offers living spaces, numerous dining options, green parks, and more. Students received a thorough look at the new development from a technical standpoint.

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PHOTO: Cal State, LA Student Chapter

PHOTO: Cal State, LA Student Chapter

California State University, Los Angeles Student Chapter

Members of the California State University, Los Angeles Student Chapter recently visited the Staples Center arena to root for the Los Angeles Clippers.

All attendees received a DeAndre Jordan bobblehead and got an exclusive viewing of Clippers warmups.

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PHOTO: Illinois Section

PHOTO: Illinois Section

Illinois Section

Aspiring engineers attended a resume-writing workshop, hosted by the Illinois Section, to leverage their work experiences. Professional engineers volunteered their time to mentor and guide the future engineers in achieving their career goals.

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PHOTO: FAU Student Chapter

PHOTO: FAU Student Chapter

Florida Atlantic University Student Chapter

It was a big day for members of the Florida Atlantic University Student Chapter as they prepared for winter graduation. The future engineers wore their hard hats proudly as they walked across the stage.

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PHOTO: Phoenix Younger Member Forum

PHOTO: Phoenix Younger Member Forum

Phoenix Younger Member Forum 

The Phoenix Younger Member Forum went on a tour of the biggest freeway project in Arizona history, spanning 22 miles. Attendees got a behind-the-scenes look at various areas of the new project.

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PHOTO: Columbia University Student Chapter

PHOTO: Columbia University Student Chapter

Columbia University Student Chapter 

Members from the Columbia University Student Chapter gathered at the Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers in New York City for team bonding and ice skating.

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PHOTO: Widener University Student Chapter

PHOTO: Widener University Student Chapter

Widener University Student Chapter

Members of the Widener University Student Chapter attended an ASCE dinner meeting and learned about the Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement Project. The chapter’s executive team discussed past accomplishments and made plans for the coming semester.

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PHOTO: Jedidiah Douglas Elam

PHOTO: Jedidiah Douglas Elam

Pittsburgh Section

What better way to represent ASCE than at a football game? ASCE Member Jedidiah Douglas Elam cheered on the Pittsburgh Steelers while representing ASCE’s Pittsburgh Section.

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Submitted by: Jedidiah Douglas Elam

PHOTO: Drexel University Student Chapter

PHOTO: Drexel University Student Chapter

Drexel University Student Chapter

Drexel University Student Chapter members toured the site of the Pennsylvania Turnpike/Interstate 95 Interchange Project. Students inspected the various phases of the project, such as the Neshaminy Plaza and the new Bristol Pike Interchange.

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PHOTO: Southern Arizona Branch Younger Member Forum

PHOTO: Southern Arizona Branch Younger Member Forum

Southern Arizona Branch Younger Member Forum 

The Southern Arizona Branch Younger Member Forum hosted a paintball social at Desert Fox Paintball, in Tucson. Members gathered for a round of paintballing and networking.

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PHOTO: Austin Branch Younger Member Forum

PHOTO: Austin Branch Younger Member Forum

Austin Branch Younger Member Forum

Members of the Austin Branch Younger Member Forum took Foundation Phil out for his first Taco Tuesday experience at Torchy’s Tacos in White Stone, TX.

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PHOTO: Los Angeles Younger Member Forum

PHOTO: Los Angeles Younger Member Forum

Los Angeles Younger Member Forum

The Los Angeles Younger Member Forum hosted a red carpet screening of Dream Big: Engineering Our World at the LA Metro Headquarters Boardroom. The Younger Member Forum teamed up with DIY Girls, an organization that aims to increase girls’ interest and success in technology and engineering, to host K-12 students in the area.

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University of South Florida Student Chapter

The University of South Florida Student Chapter volunteered as judges in the Future City engineering competition. Middle school students utilized the engineering design process to create models of ideal societies of the future.

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