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President's Message - October 2016

Hello Dallas Branch! It’s hard to believe that I’m writing my last article as your President. It seems when you just get your feet on the ground being President, it comes to an end! It’s truly been an honor and privilege to serve this great Branch over the past year. I believe we...

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Main Speaker - October 2016

“IH 345 – Overview of Feasibility Study, Finite Element Modeling and Plans for Retrofitting” Presented by: Robert M. (Bob) Brown, PE, DBIAVice President and Area Manager WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff and Samir Bougacha, PhD, PESenior Supervisiong Engineer WSP-Parsons Brinckerhof...

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October 2016 Meeting Sponsor is Garver

Garver is a multi-disciplined engineering, planning, and environmental services firm committed to quality practices, progressive methods, and honorable relationships. Our clients' trust is the cornerstone of our business, and we adopt their visions to deliver projects founded on sound designs, c...

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Technical Sessions - October 2016

MORNING SESSION - Hosted by Construction Institute @ 11:00 AM Topic: Geologic and Foundation Conditions for 29-Story High-rise Speaker: Ronald F. Reed, PE - Reed Engineering Group Unique geologic conditions, consisting of an ancient landslide with relatively unweathered boulders of the Austin Ch...

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2016-2017 Election of ASCE Dallas Board of Directors Results

The Dallas Branch Members were informed of the nominated slate on August 8, 2016 at the Branch Luncheon meeting. The membership was provided the option to vote online through in email invitation to the Branch website from August 22, 2016 to September 11, 2016. The ballot was updated once due to an ...

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CE Club October 2016 Update

Civil Engineering Students from the SMU Two civil engineering students from the Lyle School of Engineering at SMU, Audrey Moentmann and Juan Jokisch, opened up the 2016-2017 CE Club at Woodrow Wilson High School. Audrey and Juan started off by giving some background information on themselves includ...

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Education Outreach: 2015-2016 Recap

The Education & Outreach Committee would like to thank every volunteer, mentor and speaker who helped make this past year so amazing! From career days to career fairs, click below for a recap of all the Education Outreach events coordinated through the ASCE Dallas Branch for the 2015-2016 year. ...

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Girl Scouts Cookie Box Creations Call for Mentors!

What are Cookie Box Creations? The Girl Scouts Cookie Box Creations competition teams older Girl Scouts with women (or men) architects and engineers in a design contest to turn empty GS cookie boxes into free standing themed structures. The program runs from orientation in October through the final...

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YM Camping Trip Recap

There are few things as determined or rugged as the Spirit of Texas. In times of trials and tribulations, the Texan will adapt and march forward with their ambition. True to their roots, the ASCE Younger Members of the State of Texas carried on in their quest to unite YM’s across the vast s...

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Dallas Branch of ASCE Christmas 2016 Project

WBAP has a “Christmas is for Caring” program supporting the Denton State Supported Living Center (DSSLC) (formally the Denton State School). This is a residential facility housing over 550 people, with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. The majority of the people who live...

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