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New app incentivizes people to ‘do the right thing’

All technical innovations are at some level studies in behavioral science. Take E-Bin, a new app developed by longtime STEM educator Mark Supal, as an example. Supal led an ecology club at Macomb Technology Center in suburban Detroit, and observing his students’ behavior, he noticed that recycling was not as easy as he thought it should...

12 reasons to become an ASCE member

Why be a member of ASCE? There are many good reasons.

Student project becomes a real-world water pollution game-changer

Microplastics are a potentially dangerous emerging pollutant in water supplies. A team of Georgia Tech students may have just solved the problem.

1986 ASCE President Bay dies at 94

Robert D. “Bob” Bay, former principal of Black and Veatch and ASCE president in 1986, has died. He was 94.

Former Army Corps of Engineers chief Temple dies at 67

Retired Maj. Gen. Merdith Wyndham Bolling “Bo” Temple, a consummate team leader during a career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that saw him rise to become acting chief of engineers, has died. He was 67.

Earthquake expert whose research enhanced public safety dies at 85

Wilfred D. "Bill" Iwan, an ASCE Distinguished Member who was an innovator in engineering seismology and professor emeritus of civil engineering at California Institute of Technology, has died. He was 85.

Welcome to your new Civil Engineering Source

An all-new, digital news and information site, the Civil Engineering Source, debuts on Monday, Nov. 16. Civil Engineering Source is a new benefit providing ASCE members one-stop access to industry news, career and management articles, Society news, job postings, and practitioner-focused technical updates. The site also features a completely redesigned, mobile-friendly Civil Engineering magazine digital edition, with expanded online-only content published...

Reduce your debt and stress

Paying off student loans and high-interest rate debt can cause stress for years. ASCE can help.

Civil Engineering is 90!

On the occasion of its 90th anniversary, Civil Engineering magazine presents letters from ASCE presidents and covers from each decade.