December 12, 2011

    The votes are in!  Congratulations to Danielle Antonellis, a senior at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts.  Danielle was chosen by the National Engineers...
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October 29, 2011

Social media is changing the way we communicate. I moderated a session at the ASCE 2011 conference exploring the ways that civil engineers are using social media sites. I was really surprised by the...
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July 15, 2011

 When trying to make sense of national education policy for the improvement of education to prepare kids for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)  fields, I am...
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May 18, 2011

Large end-of-year design projects are a mainstay of architecture and engineering curriculum.  It's for good reason, in the real world you jump from project to project and usually juggle multiple...
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April 5, 2011

This weekend I returned to my alma mater, the University of Michigan, for the North Central Regional student conference.  It was the first time that I had attended the annual Steel Bridge and...
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March 26, 2011

The oft-cited death of print media does not seem to have dampened people’s desire to write books.  About 750 new titles are published in the US each day! Two good friends of this blog have...
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March 7, 2011

Two new events are capturing imaginations this week. Here at ASCE, we are keenly aware that the mission of “Engineers Week” lasts year-round. Although the official dates for 2011 were Feb. 20...
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February 8, 2011

Ever wanted to be part of a national movement that’s sweeping across the country and has the potential to have lasting impact? Then get on board with us as we celebrate National Engineers Week, the...
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June 15, 2010

Civil Engineers make a world of difference. However, we can sometimes feel a bit removed from the benefit delivered to society. The engineers that volunteer with Engineers without Borders (EWB), on...
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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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