October 4, 2011

  Have you ever read a newspaper or seen something on the TV news that you knew was just not right factually (not to be confused with a reporter’s criticism, characterization or...
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August 5, 2011

Have you ever wondered how much congestion costs you in real dollars, or what underinvestment in infrastructure really means to the nation’s eeconomy? So have we at ASCE, and to get the answers we...
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June 10, 2011

(ASCE member George Thomas mentors NSBE Student Members) In recent months, as a representative of ASCE, I’ve participated in two National Academies briefings (one Congressional and the other...
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June 2, 2011

Social networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn have become a part of the American culture, and while it may seem like anyone in the world who has access to a computer is on one,...
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May 26, 2011

The old image of a reporter from CBS’s “60 Minutes” bursting into a room with the camera running and asking embarrassing questions made for good television, but 99 percent of the time that...
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October 30, 2009

During the run up to the 2008 presidential election, people were surprised to learn that bloggers were routinely granted access to the candidates.  At the Democratic National Convention, about 120...
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