February 19, 2019

Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs has been a staple of teacher training for decades, providing a guideline for working with young students. But what if you took the theory and applied it to what a...
Read more >>

February 12, 2019

It being Valentine's Day week, it seemed like a good time to find out how civil engineering won your heart. In today's ASCE Plot Points, we hear Origin Stories of true love from five civil...
Read more >>

February 5, 2019

Even if your job or role at work isn't explicitly to consider big-picture planning, it's still probably a good idea to stay aware of a larger context beyond just your desk. We're here to help you...
Read more >>

January 29, 2019

Effective communication is more essential to civil engineering than ever. The great irony, one you've likely recognized, is that as technology and social media make communicating with other...
Read more >>

January 22, 2019

When you were a little kid, everybody asked you, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" And your answer truly could be whatever you wanted it to be. Baseball player? Sure. Firefighter? Yep....
Read more >>

January 15, 2019

At its core, civil engineering is a service-driven profession. So it shouldn't be surprising that so many young civil engineers enter the profession motivated to help their communities, near and...
Read more >>

January 8, 2019

It's the perfect New Year's resolution. It improves your physical fitness. Saves you money. Helps the environment. What activity could do all of these things? Riding your bike more often, of...
Read more >>

December 18, 2018

Pull out your career roadmap and you probably won't see very many straight lines. Most people's paths go up and down and back around. And that's OK. It's to be expected. On today's episode of...
Read more >>

December 11, 2018

Humans have long had a love-fear relationship with technology. Building information modeling revolutionary David Odeh, an ASCE Technical Region Director, says forget the fear and focus on all that...
Read more >>

December 4, 2018

Visualize life as an infinite circle of giving. Someone does something nice for you? Do something nice for someone else, and pay it forward. On today's episode of ASCE Plot Points, we meet civil...
Read more >>