September 22, 2020

Melissa Fischer is a supervising engineer for the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts. But lately, they're probably better known as a novelist. Their novel, "The Advocacy," has earned rave...
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February 18, 2020

Stressed about election season? Worried you won't find a candidate who represents all that you believe? Maybe it's time for you to eliminate the proxy and run for office yourself. Marsha Anderson...
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March 5, 2019

The only thing more stressful than making a plan is not making a plan. Especially when it comes to your career. On today's ASCE Plot Points, Kelly Doyle Keselica explains how mapping out your own...
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February 26, 2019

Every generation sees the world through a different lens. But has the smartphone revolution made the current generation gap more difficult to navigate than previous changes? On today's episode,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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