April 20, 2020

Every day in April, ASCE Plot Points is calling a different civil engineer from around the world to find out how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their life, their community, their work and the...
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February 12, 2020

Dana Al-Qadi had every intention of becoming a physician someday. And not just like a lot of kids do in elementary school when asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” She was...
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March 5, 2019

On Jan. 15, 2017, a 100-year-old “visual wound” was healed on a vacant lot in Chicago’s burgeoning West Loop. Magnusson Klemencic Associates (MKA), in collaboration with the design team, had...
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February 21, 2019

Engineers Week 2019 is here and ASCE members have geared up to take part. This year’s theme, Engineers: Invent Amazing, is on par with everything members have accomplished so far. ASCE Announces...
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January 15, 2019

Skyscrapers, airports, bridges – you name it, civil engineers build it. The nation needs more civil engineers to lend their ingenuity and bring growing cities to life. The Bureau of Labor...
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September 6, 2018

Labor Day weekend around the United States brings with it the unofficial end of summer. Beach vacations are in the rearview. Cookout grills are stowed away. School is back in session. It feels like...
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June 16, 2017

Goodheart Gary F. Goodheart, P.E., F.ASCE, a vice president and senior project leader with Patrick Engineering Inc., in...
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January 6, 2017

Born and raised on Chicago’s South Side, Anne Bigane Wilson has weathered more than her fair share of harsh winters, which wouldn’t be so bad except that she is an asphalt paving...
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July 9, 2014

Approximately 1.5 million tourists visit the Willis Tower Skydeck each year. Few of them will glimpse the original Sears tower. The North Lawndale neighborhood of Chicago was once home to Sears...
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