Fire & Water
Over the years, wildfires have crept out of the wild and into the urban landscape, threatening more lives, property, and infrastructure than ever before, sometimes devastating communities. In Paradise,...

Flight Plan
The new student union at Florida’s Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University follows a form inspired by birds in flight. For the engineers, translating that vision into a series of exposed structural systems...

Cornell University Pipeline-Testing Lab Harnesses Student Talent

Did You Know? Geostrata Is 20
Spring 2000 was the first issue of Geo-Strata (now GEOSTRATA). That issue included articles on academic-industry partnerships, implementing innovative technology, marketing advice from "The Old Rainmaker,"...

Louisiana State University

Open Access
The Charles Library at Temple University, in Philadelphia, sets high expectations for what a modern library should be. The soaring and dynamic spaces made possible by the building’s innovative steel structure...

Minnesota’s Story Through ASCE’s Infrastructure Report Card: We Can All Help
The COVID-19 pandemic caught everyone off guard, including university administrators, faculty, and students. Suddenly forced off campus in early March and quarantined in many different settings for an...

School District, University Partner to Bring Learning to Life
Brett Story, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Southern Methodist University, has teamed with the Garland Independent School District and...

Peer Leaders Help Students Learn Statics in College Course

Multidisciplinary Course Addresses Tomorrow’s Smart Cities
Sean Qian, Ph.D., M.ASCE, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, teaches a multidisciplinary course that focuses on...

Sustainable Design Course Puts the Focus on the End User
Lori Troxel, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, professor of practice in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Vanderbilt University, uses “design thinking” to teach sustainability principles....

Engineering Department Makes Diversity a Priority
Beena Sukumaran, Ph.D., M.ASCE, the vice president for research, and the former department head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department, at Rowan University, along with a team of researchers,...

Constrained Site Challenges, Benefits College Science Building Design

A Sustainable Study-Abroad Capstone
At Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, civil engineering students participate in a sustainable study-abroad capstone that emphasizes teamwork and innovation....

University Tailors Master’s Program to Working Engineers
The University of Kansas Edwards Campus in Overland Park offers an all-course work master’s in civil engineering....

The Social Side of Sustainability
Natasha Andrade, Ph.D., a teaching professor in the civil and environmental engineering department at the University of Maryland, College Park, teaches the social side of sustainability....

Design in Reverse
Edward M. Segal, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, assistant professor in the Department of Engineering at Hofstra University, uses physical form-finding methods to teach students engineering design principles....

Practitioners Teach Real-World Skills
Northwestern University offers an innovative and accessible master’s degree program that imparts real-world skills....

New Capstone Deepens Student Educational Experience
At Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, a new schoolwide capstone deepens students’ educational experience....

Hands-On, Real-World Education
At George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, one civil engineering professor is flipping his classroom and incorporating video and social media to deliver course content....

 

 

 

 

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