September 23, 2010

I was recently approached by high school student with some great questions about my chosen profession as a structural engineer.  He must have been prompted by a teacher.  At any rate, he asked some...
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August 15, 2010

Is civil engineering on the cutting edge of technology?  While almost all civil engineers remain devoutly proud of their chosen profession, some forward looking engineers are challenging the status...
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December 30, 2009

On December 1, I shared the story of one young engineers defining moment.  Erin Fletcher was asked to make an important public presentation at the last minute.  I shared this story on ASCE 's...
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November 12, 2009

As nationwide unemployment tops 10%, recent grads face increasing competition from laid-off professionals.  Adding to the bad news, the National Association of Colleges and Employers released a...
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November 10, 2009

The annual conference wasn't all fun and games, but the best part was.  Each year, the conference is followed by a service and outreach event.  It is a great opportunity to shed the business...
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September 24, 2009

According to USA Today, about 1 in 6 students enrolled in higher education registered for an online course this semester.  Growth in such classes surprises some experts, but as online teaching tools...
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