New Program Seeks to Improve Design and Construction Industry

Becoming Leaders: A Practical Handbook for Women in Engineering, Science and Technology, by F. Mary Williams, Ph.D., and Carolyn J. Emerson. Reston, Virginia: ASCE Press, 2019

Soft Living Architecture: An Alternative View of Bio-Informed Practice, by Rachel Armstrong. New York City: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Alternative Universities: Speculative Design for Innovation in Higher Education, by David J. Staley. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019

Three Sources, One Quality Product
To keep pace with increasingly stringent regulations and growing demand, Lee County Utilities in southwest Florida recently constructed a new, larger drinking water facility that treats three separate,...

Turn for The Better
The Johnson Street Bridge has served as a critical link to the city of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, for many years. A single-leaf bascule bridge that is functional and visually appealing replaced...

The Right to Terminate for Convenience Has Its Limits
The recent court case of De Avila v. Espinoza Metal Building & Roofing Contractors addressed the contract doctrines of interference, frustration of purpose, and termination in a dispute between...

Forecasting Method Could Improve Tsunami Warning
Researchers at Stanford University in California have developed a new method to analyze water pressure at the ocean floor, potentially offering better accuracy in forecasting tsunami wave heights....

Monumental Makeover
Visitors to St Louis's iconic Gateway Arch can now enjoy an even more monumental experience, thanks to an expanded underground museum with a new glazed entrance. The $380-million project also features...

Infrastructure Solutions: Ports Modernize
ASCE's 2017 Infrastructure Report Card gave ports in the United States a grade of C+, a full grade higher than the nation's overall infrastructure score and a slight improvement over the category's previous...

Student Union Takes Flight at Aviation University

Prepare Our Cities for the Future

House Lawmakers, ASCE Seek to Boost Funding for Dam and Levee Safety Programs

Testing the Limits: The Marshall Space Flight Center's S-1C Static Test Stand
The massive S-1C Test Stand in Huntsville, Alabama, allowed NASA engineers to test-fire and refine the rocket engines that helped send astronauts to the moon....

Reviewing the Civil Engineer's Ethical Obligations at Home and Abroad (Part 2)
This month's column is a continuation of last month's in which various international codes of conduct for engineers were compared to ASCE's....

ASCE Prepared the Civil Engineers of Tomorrow

Man on the Moon

Explore Your Options, Then Drive On Toward Your Goals

Ethical Behavior Knows no Boundaries

Article Brings Up Memories—And Added Details

 

 

 

 

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