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  1. GERS students bring science and engineering to underrepresented minority students in Madison

  2. CEE Professor wins K.B. Woods Award

  3. Robertson signs ASEE pledge to promote diversity in engineering

  4. Researchers bring geothermal energy to rural Wisconsin

  5. Massively open online course teaches excellence in teaching

  6. UW-Madison and other universities receive NSF grant to investigate human and water security in Ethiopia

  7. Floating gardens protect Cherokee Marsh's sensitive shores

  8. Major commitment to elevate UW-Madison undergraduate engineering education

  9. WalletHub: 2015’s strictest and most lenient states on high risk drivers

  10. Historic gift yields 13 new engineering professorships

  11. Holloway named inaugural fellow of AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute

  12. U.S. News ranks college No. 14 for undergrad education

  13. Agri-View: Soggy not always a bad thing

  14. Engineers bring environmental passion to UW Boxable project

  15. Ten-state freight coalition extended for three years

  16. High water tables can be a boon to crop yields

  17. Communities have turned to water resources program for 50 years

  18. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Apostle Islands sea caves safer for kayakers, thanks to UW

  19. Sea Caves Watch promotes kayaker safety in northern Wisconsin

  20. CEM alum takes bold approach to massive hospital project

  21. Civil + Structural Engineer magazine: A shot of strength

  22. Engineering students gain global perspective studying in China

  23. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  24. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

  25. Announcing some of our new faculty stars

  26. CEE, GLE researchers win best paper award at coal ash conference

  27. Mark your calendar for these upcoming CEE events

  28. Tracey Holloway focuses 2015 Energy Summit on air and energy

  29. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

  30. Fostering cross-disciplinary construction engineers

  31. Marketplace: In drenched Texas, the drought may be over ... or not

  32. Hawnn’s legacy strengthens CEE faculty

  33. Progressive Railroading: UW-Madison researchers hope frac-sand impact study will help railroads improve ballast maintenance

  34. UW-Madison team places highly in national Steel Bridge competition

  35. Wisconsin State Journal: Raine Gardner: How to turn more girls into engineers

  36. Wisconsin Public Radio: UW engineers look to stop frac sand from damaging rail lines

  37. Badger civil engineers: Respected and always prepared

  38. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  39. Giving freight rail tracks a boost

  40. Many engineering students honored at chancellor’s undergraduate awards ceremony

  41. Qatar looks to Wisconsin for asphalt expertise

  42. MIT Club of Wisconsin to honor Beebe, AquaMost

  43. Professorships power structures legacy into the future

  44. Engineering Expo inspires K-12 students to explore engineering

  45. CEE graduate student earns ASCE Leisch Fellowship

  46. UW-Madison Steel Bridge, Concrete Canoe teams advance to 2015 national competitions

  47. Badger Herald: Wisconsin sees highest traffic deaths since 2007 in March

  48. Wausau Daily Herald: Engineers buttress Wisconsin industries

  49. Wisconsin Public Radio: GOP lawmakers set sights on ending Wisconsin's prevailing wage

  50. Storm model brings climate preparations to local decision-makers

  51. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  52. Lawmakers eye end to state's prevailing wage laws

  53. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: UW alums' technology firm SnowShoe makes tracks to angel investors

  54. CEE PhD alum gives commencement speech at Kuwait University

  55. Geosynthetics Magazine: ASTM honors Craig Benson with Johnson Award

  56. Focus on new faculty: Brock Hedegaard, integrating structures and data

  57. Computing with grand demands

  58. Six UW-Madison engineers receive Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships

  59. Badger Herald: UW’s Office of Sustainability holds environmental forum to ‘rethink consumption’

  60. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  61. Energy research for a stronger society

  62. Hanna earns ASCE Rowland Prize

  63. Transportation PhD student earns SAFER-SIM award

  64. UW-Madison engineers' knowledge, skills a boon to state and national employers

  65. A winning partnership

  66. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  67. Reconciling freight and community

  68. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

  69. Air quality and its impact on transplants

  70. Gauging a vehicle’s performance in various scenarios—before it’s built

  71. ESPN: Joel Stave's journey to the Big Ten title game

  72. Wisconsin Public Radio: Geothermal exchange for heating and cooling in Wisconsin

  73. Huffington Post: Bathrooms: A necessity denied to too many

  74. The Daily Cardinal: UW-Madison traffic lab releases interactive traffic accident map

  75. Parra-Montesinos selected for ACI Whitney Medal

  76. Report, experts analyze surging STEM activity at UW-Madison

  77. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

  78. The Daily Cardinal: UW-Madison to create a new center for transportation education

  79. UW-Madison College of Engineering to honor alumni at Engineers’ Day

  80. Structural engineer Hedegaard joins CEE faculty

  81. The Badger Herald: Frac sand mining business booms in Wisconsin, sparks controversy

  82. UW-Madison to host new regional transportation workforce center

  83. Alum to judge NAE essay contest

  84. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  85. Parra-Montesinos, Pincheira contribute to 2014 ACI Building Code

  86. Driverless cars and V2V communication: The future is here

  87. Inside Higher Ed: Co-teaching a blended class across universities

  88. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  89. Benson earns ASTM soil and rock award

  90. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

  91. Collaboration aims at longer-lasting roads for northern states

  92. Channel 3000: Map shows 13 years of traffic fatalities

  93. Wisconsin State Journal: New online degree in environmental engineering at UW-Madison

  94. UW-Madison launches online Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering

  95. Strong engineers, strong community

  96. The Capital Times: Q&A: UW’s Teresa Adams on why a driverless car won’t be in your driveway soon

  97. A foundation for the future

  98. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  99. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  100. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  101. Containing the worst industrial waste

  102. Three new studies to take a look at angles related to Wisconsin water

  103. Alumna’s desire to learn and help reaches well beyond the classroom

  104. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

  105. O.C. Boldt not the retiring type

  106. A big boost for innovation

  107. UW-Madison College of Engineering up, loons down

  108. Cramer named to vice provost position

  109. Vice provosts named at UW-Madison

  110. UW-Madison College of Engineering receives $25 million grant

  111. UW-Madson College of Engineering gets $25 million research gift

  112. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  113. Passion for science leads to engineering career

  114. Soil framework earns researcher prestigious medal for the second time

  115. Likos earns Norman Medal from ASCE

  116. Geosynthetic soil makes for superior bridges

  117. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  118. Remembering Chuck Salmon, 1930-2014

  119. Geological engineering alum receives presidential honor

  120. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  121. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  122. Three engineers named Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professors

  123. Coal ash = environmental win (when you recycle it)

  124. Loheide to pursue hydrology research in Argentina with Fulbright award

  125. PhD student's company wins $26,000 in Rice Business Plan Competition

  126. Likos wins ASCE research award

  127. MARC researchers receive paper presentation award

  128. ASCE recognizes team for paper on geotechnical engineering

  129. MARC student awarded AMAP scholarship

  130. CEE PhD student recognized for research

  131. CFIRE signs agreement with Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center

  132. CEE grads lead Cullen into 'Deep Space'

  133. Russell honored for contributions to engineering education

  134. UW-Madison engineering programs ranked highly in U.S. News and World Report

  135. Longevity in business: Firm's engineering expertise seen around U.S.

  136. Focus on new faculty: Soyoung (Sue) Ahn, filling the gaps in traffic research

  137. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  138. Nelson joins Global Infrastructure Asset Management

  139. Officials seek solutions to Highway PD driving nightmare

  140. CEE senior earns Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute scholarship

  141. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  142. A big future for structural engineering

  143. Reflections on innovation

  144. Ginder-Vogel visits scholars in China

  145. Adams honored by Council of University Transportation Centers

  146. UW-Madison researchers win Transportation Research Board award

  147. While you were away: Catching up on a not-so-dead winter break

  148. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  149. Microbe Detectives brings DNA sequencing to water

  150. Bridge and canoe teams build on donor resources

  151. AEG chapter grows industry connections

  152. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

  153. Water systems research fills in the details for Africa’s largest dam

  154. How a strong research career begins

  155. Blended learning empowers engineers for life

  156. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

  157. Racine students explore engineering’s possibilities at UW-Madison

  158. Cramer recognized for efforts to advance women in engineering

  159. Video: What call to action is needed for infrastructure right now

  160. Nov. 4 author lecture to spark dialog about ailing U.S. infrastructure

  161. CEE golf outing a success

  162. Alum, retired professor release e-book

  163. CEE awards more than $100k in scholarships

  164. ASTM committee honors CEE alum

  165. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  166. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

  167. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  168. ASCE names Edil a distinguished member

  169. Oliva discusses Leo Frigo bridge in Engineering News-Record

  170. Engineering faculty to join energy discussion at Tales from Planet Earth Film Festival

  171. How to make your own (floating) concrete boat

  172. Sound Engineering: Why the Leo Frigo bridge buckled

  173. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

  174. UW-Madison College of Engineering to honor eight outstanding alumni

  175. Sound Engineering: Teaching through parody songs

  176. Undergraduates learn to harness geothermal energy

  177. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  178. Apostle Islands kayakers get real-time view of caves from shore

  179. Sound Engineering: Wisconsin as a roundabout frontier

  180. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  181. Engineering students honored for classroom, community productivity

  182. Distance-delivered graduate education proposals advance

  183. Benson delivers lecture in honor of famed geotechnical engineer

  184. Focus on new faculty: Christy Remucal, optimizing ways to remove contaminants from water

  185. Civil engineering professor C.K. Wang dies at 95

  186. Freshmen get an all-in introduction to engineering

  187. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  188. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

  189. Team to study how the sun could help make fuel

  190. CEE Professor Hoopes passes away

  191. College, grad programs, in top-20 in U.S. News rankings

  192. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  193. Edil honored for geotechnical contributions

  194. Focus on new faculty: Bill Likos and the mechanics of unsaturated soils

  195. Focus on new faculty: Matt Ginder-Vogel, using chemistry for a cleaner environment

  196. In Yosemite meadow, study could spark conversation about restoration

  197. Ian Robertson named new UW-Madison engineering dean

  198. Active, engaging education. Anywhere. And right here.

  199. Private gifts support nearly 40 engineering faculty professorships

  200. On October 26, the college will honor seven outstanding engineering alumni

  201. NSF funds UW sustainability project studying the human component of green buildings

  202. UW-Madison, college, among top U.S. public universities

  203. Save the dates: Blended learning seminar series begins September 19

  204. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

  205. From summer abroad in China, students acquire a new view of the world

  206. Lake algae: What you can't see can hurt you

  207. The Badger Engineering Perspective podcast: Craig Benson

  208. "Impact the World" series profiles Engineers Without Borders in Rwanda

  209. Adams named to World Road Association committee

  210. Paper written by civil engineer and ECE professor earns accolades

  211. Geotechnical, nuclear engineers named to National Academy of Engineering

  212. Roundabouts emerging as the ideal intersection between driver safety and efficiency

  213. UW-Madison engineer honored for contributions in South Korea

  214. With $3.5 million, UW-Madison-led consortium will address national freight issues

  215. Benson honored for service, research

  216. Spin-off company earns $4 million in recent funding

  217. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

  218. Staying smart: Engineers and universities work to advance career-long learning

  219. Cramer receives L.J. Markwardt award from ASTM

  220. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  221. Engineering alumni to receive top college honors at Oct. 14 Engineers' Day

  222. Benson appointed UW-Madison sustainability research and education director

  223. Russell named dean of the UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies

  224. UW-Madison Concrete Canoe Team in nation's top-two

  225. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

  226. Kenneth and Ruth Wright among three to receive UW-Madison honorary degrees at spring commencement

  227. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  228. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  229. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

  230. Transportation researchers help identify economic impact of traffic congestion on truck-borne freight

  231. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

  232. Football standout Gabe Carimi applies the team concept to engineering success

  233. Warning system shows potential for alleviating crashes at dangerous rural intersections

  234. New simulator puts UW-Madison on the map for driving research

  235. UW-Madison research informs upcoming EPA coal-combustion products ruling

  236. Mississippi Valley Freight Coalition now the Mid-America Freight Coalition

  237. New technique shows 50-year history of toxic algae in Lake Wingra

  238. College honors distinguished alumni at Oct. 8 Engineers' Day celebration

  239. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

  240. UW-Madison engineer lends expertise to ambitious bridge-building effort

  241. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

  242. From sky and lake, researchers study blue-green algae

  243. Chi Epsilon wins Top 5 Food/Fund Drive at Second Harvest Foodbank