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ISPE Announces 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo
September 28, 2017

Explore, strategize, develop tools, and determine how to navigate organizational and regulatory complexities.

CSEC Commends Department of Education Grant For K-12 STEM Education
September 27, 2017

President Trump recently announced that he has directed the Secretary of Education to establish a goal of devoting at least $200 million in competitive grant funds per year to the promotion of K-12 high-quality STEM education, including computer science. The Computer Science Education Coalition (CSEC)…

VAWT Can Offer Cheaper Electricity For Urban Areas
September 27, 2017

May offer future where electricity costs are lowered, possibly eliminated, in urban and suburban areas.

Space Radiation’s Impacts on Bone and Muscle Health Studied
September 26, 2017

New research suggests that space radiation may cause astronauts in outer space to lose additional bone, but not more muscle.

New Optical Device Has Potential To Improve Material Detection
September 26, 2017

Scientists searching for traces of drugs, bomb-making components and other chemicals often shine light on the materials they’re analyzing.

Researers Develop New Superstrong, Flexible Polymers
September 25, 2017

Inspired by nature, new technique could lead to advanced composites for commercial and structural applications.

College of Engineering & Technology Programs Reaccredited At VSU
September 22, 2017

Virginia State University’s (VSU) bachelor’s degree programs in electronics engineering technology and mechanical engineering technology in the College of Engineering & Technology have been reaccredited…

New ASCE Sustainable Engineering Book Published
September 22, 2017

A new book from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Engineering for Sustainable Communities: Principles and Practices, is a comprehensive resource for sustainable engineering methods…

October 2017 Environmental Science Weekend Scheduled
September 21, 2017

Sweet Briar College has announced their Fall Explore Environmental Science Weekend for October 2017.

Third Iridium® NEXT Launch Scheduled
September 21, 2017

Iridium Communications, recently announced that all 10 Iridium NEXT satellites for the third launch are onsite at Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in California.

Opening Of Dismal Swamp Canal Delayed Until Late October
September 20, 2017

Officials at the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have delayed reopening the Dismal Swamp Canal until late October.

New Partnership To Advance The Science Of Soil Health Announced
September 19, 2017

The Nature Conservancy and the TriSocieties have now signed a new memorandum of understanding.

Woolpert Provides Imagery of Hurricane Irma Impact
September 19, 2017

Before-and-after imagery of areas in Florida affected by Hurricane Irma provided to assist with flooding and damage assessment.

SWE Announces 2017 Annual Conference
September 18, 2017

WE17 is one of the largest and most prestigious conferences for women in engineering and technology.

ASCE Announces Publication of New Standard 67 Analysis
September 18, 2017

Standard ASCE 67-17 is an essential tool for construction engineers, project managers, owners, and contracting agents.

USACE Awards $9 Million IDIQ Contract
September 15, 2017

Architectural and engineering services to be provided under five-year contract.

Future City Competition Announces Theme for 2017-2018
September 14, 2017

Regional competitions begin in January 2018.

Webinar On Dowel Alignment and Specification Update Scheduled
September 14, 2017

Register for the upcoming American Concrete and Pavement Association (ACPA) webinar that covers Dowel Alignment Considerations and Specification Update.

SWE Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant
September 13, 2017

Grant will be used to support SWE’s K-12 Outreach programming.

Foundation Funds Scholars Program At Virginia Tech
September 13, 2017

Foundation gift will fund scholars program for Virginia Tech engineering and construction students.

WaterData Enhances Water Sector Strategy and Planning
September 12, 2017

Comprehensive navigation tool provides a single-source for all data critical to business planning in the water industry.

Cloud-based Testing System for Professional Certification Exams Launched
September 11, 2017

Proctored Remote Online Testing Option (PRONTO) will enable candidates to take ICC certification exams remotely.

SWE Announces 2017 Awards Program Recipients
September 11, 2017

Program recognizes innovators and leaders supporting the enrichment and advancement of women in the engineering community.

ASCE Announces Publication of New Snow Loads Guide
September 8, 2017

Supplement is an essential tool for for engineers, architects, construction professionals, and building officials working in regions subject to snow.

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