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

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

  3. Sea Caves Watch promotes kayaker safety in northern Wisconsin

  4. CEM alum takes bold approach to massive hospital project

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

  6. Engineering students gain global perspective studying in China

  7. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  8. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

  9. Announcing some of our new faculty stars

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

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

  12. Mark your calendar for these upcoming CEE events

  13. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

  14. Fostering cross-disciplinary construction engineers

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

  16. Hawnn’s legacy strengthens CEE faculty

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

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

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

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

  21. Badger civil engineers: Respected and always prepared

  22. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  23. Giving freight rail tracks a boost

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

  25. Qatar looks to Wisconsin for asphalt expertise

  26. Professorships power structures legacy into the future

  27. MIT Club of Wisconsin to honor Beebe, AquaMost

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

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

  30. CEE graduate student earns ASCE Leisch Fellowship

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

  32. Wausau Daily Herald: Engineers buttress Wisconsin industries

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

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

  35. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

  36. LaCrosseTribune.com: Lawmakers eye end to state's prevailing wage laws

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

  38. CEE PhD alum gives commencement speech at Kuwait University

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

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

  41. Computing with grand demands

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

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

  44. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  45. Energy research for a stronger society

  46. Hanna earns ASCE Rowland Prize

  47. Transportation PhD student earns SAFER-SIM award

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

  49. A winning partnership

  50. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  51. Reconciling freight and community

  52. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

  53. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

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

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

  59. Parra-Montesinos selected for ACI Whitney Medal

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

  61. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

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

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

  64. Structural engineer Hedegaard joins CEE faculty

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

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

  67. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  68. Alum to judge NAE essay contest

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

  70. CarInsuranceQuotes.com: Driverless cars and V2V communication: The future is here

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

  72. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  73. Benson earns ASTM soil and rock award

  74. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

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

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

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

  79. Strong engineers, strong community

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

  81. A foundation for the future

  82. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  83. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  84. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  85. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

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

  88. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

  89. O.C. Boldt not the retiring type

  90. A big boost for innovation

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

  92. Cramer named to vice provost position

  93. Vice provosts named at UW-Madison

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

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

  96. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  97. Passion for science leads to engineering career

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

  99. Likos earns Norman Medal from ASCE

  100. Geosynthetic soil makes for superior bridges

  101. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  102. Remembering Chuck Salmon, 1930-2014

  103. Geological engineering alum receives presidential honor

  104. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  105. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  106. Three engineers named Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professors

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

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

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

  110. Likos wins ASCE research award

  111. ASCE recognizes team for paper on geotechnical engineering

  112. MARC researchers receive paper presentation award

  113. MARC student awarded AMAP scholarship

  114. CEE PhD student recognized for research

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

  116. CEE grads lead Cullen into 'Deep Space'

  117. Russell honored for contributions to engineering education

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

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

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

  121. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  122. Nelson joins Global Infrastructure Asset Management

  123. Officials seek solutions to Highway PD driving nightmare

  124. CEE senior earns Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute scholarship

  125. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  126. A big future for structural engineering

  127. Reflections on innovation

  128. Adams honored by Council of University Transportation Centers

  129. Ginder-Vogel visits scholars in China

  130. UW-Madison researchers win Transportation Research Board award

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

  132. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  133. Microbe Detectives brings DNA sequencing to water

  134. Bridge and canoe teams build on donor resources

  135. AEG chapter grows industry connections

  136. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

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

  138. How a strong research career begins

  139. Blended learning empowers engineers for life

  140. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

  142. Cramer recognized for efforts to advance women in engineering

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

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

  145. CEE awards more than $100k in scholarships

  146. Alum, retired professor release e-book

  147. CEE golf outing a success

  148. ASTM committee honors CEE alum

  149. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

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

  151. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

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

  153. ASCE names Edil a distinguished member

  154. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  155. Sound Engineering: Why the Leo Frigo bridge buckled

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

  157. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  159. Sound Engineering: Teaching through parody songs

  160. Undergraduates learn to harness geothermal energy

  161. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

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

  163. Sound Engineering: Wisconsin as a roundabout frontier

  164. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  165. Distance-delivered graduate education proposals advance

  166. Benson delivers lecture in honor of famed geotechnical engineer

  167. Engineering students honored for classroom, community productivity

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

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

  170. Freshmen get an all-in introduction to engineering

  171. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

  172. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

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

  174. CEE Professor Hoopes passes away

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

  176. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  177. Edil honored for geotechnical contributions

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

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

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

  181. Ian Robertson named new UW-Madison engineering dean

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

  183. Private gifts support nearly 40 engineering faculty professorships

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

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

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

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

  188. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

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

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

  191. The Badger Engineering Perspective podcast: Craig Benson

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

  193. Adams named to World Road Association committee

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

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

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

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

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

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

  200. Benson honored for service, research

  201. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

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

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

  204. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

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

  209. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  211. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  212. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  213. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  215. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  223. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

  225. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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