May 24, 2016

Thursday, May 19 Today started with a walk around the French Concession area of Shanghai. The neo-classical buildings and beautifully manicured gardens made it feel as though I had stepped out of...
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May 19, 2016

Wednesday, May 18 Today I ventured to Tongji University, in the northern part of Shanghai, to visit with members of the Tongji University ASCE Student Chapter. The students greeted me at the metro...
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May 17, 2016

Monday, May 16 Today started out with a ride on one of China’s high-speed bullet trains. Topping out at nearly 280 kilometers per hour (174 mph), the train was comfortable and surprisingly smooth...
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May 16, 2016

Sunday, May 15 I never would have believed that a simple dream would lead me to Shanghai, halfway around the world. Throughout my trip to Shanghai, I will write a series of blog posts, in order to...
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March 31, 2016

It doesn’t matter your line of work or your major in college – watch Peter Akinosho’s video about civil engineering and you might just consider a career change. “My dream is to lay the...
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February 22, 2016

Onstage, Nathan Shellhamer was smiling, but truth be told, he wasn’t totally sure what he was doing there. ASCE President Mark Woodson began telling the Multi-Region Leadership Conference crowd...
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January 29, 2016

Every career is driven by a dream. It’s just that in civil engineering, those dreams tend to be a bit larger than in most professions. ASCE's Dream Big Contest is celebrating those big dreams,...
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January 14, 2016

"No dreamer is ever too small; no dream is ever too big." –Anonymous Where would we be if the Roeblings hadn’t dreamed big by designing and constructing the Brooklyn Bridge, paving the way for...
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December 21, 2015

Erica Antoine is living the dream these days. She is a project engineer for Burns Engineering Inc. and by age 30 already has several major transportation projects in Philadelphia to her credit. It...
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December 16, 2015

The new year will bring a ramped-up production schedule for Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of the World, the first film for IMAX and giant-screen theaters about engineering. The MacGillivray-Freeman...
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