Tag: civil engineering

Building Interest: National Engineers Week a Good Time to Focus on STEM Advocacy

By Disa Wahlstrand, PE, LEED AP National Engineers Week is February 16-22. Each year, engineers throughout the United States celebrate this week and its importance in recognizing engineering of all types – and the impact that engineering has on our daily lives. The Engineering Management Institute’s “The Civil Engineering Podcast” has a Women in Civil… Read More »

Piecing Projects Together: Permit Puzzle Lays Foundation for Site Development

By Gareth Shambeau, PE Wherever you go, chances are you’ll encounter some kind of construction project, whether it be minor road repairs on your commute or a major undertaking to prepare a site for a big-box store. What you see isn’t always what you get – by the time you drive by and see that… Read More »

Done by the Bell: Campus Projects Demand Punctuality

The renovation of the Falcon Center for Health, Education, and Wellness was the largest project in the history of UW-River Falls and had an extremely complex schedule to be completed on time. For architects and engineers, “back to school” doesn’t just mean shopping for pencils and checking class schedules. It means having the school and… Read More »