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

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

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

  4. Badger civil engineers: Respected and always prepared

  5. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  6. Giving freight rail tracks a boost

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

  8. Qatar looks to Wisconsin for asphalt expertise

  9. Professorships power structures legacy into the future

  10. MIT Club of Wisconsin to honor Beebe, AquaMost

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

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

  13. CEE graduate student earns ASCE Leisch Fellowship

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

  15. Wausau Daily Herald: Engineers buttress Wisconsin industries

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

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

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

  19. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

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

  21. CEE PhD alum gives commencement speech at Kuwait University

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

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

  24. Computing with grand demands

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

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

  27. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  28. Energy research for a stronger society

  29. Hanna earns ASCE Rowland Prize

  30. Transportation PhD student earns SAFER-SIM award

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

  32. A winning partnership

  33. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  34. Reconciling freight and community

  35. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

  36. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

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

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

  42. Parra-Montesinos selected for ACI Whitney Medal

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

  44. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

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

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

  47. Structural engineer Hedegaard joins CEE faculty

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

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

  50. Alum to judge NAE essay contest

  51. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

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

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

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

  55. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  56. Benson earns ASTM soil and rock award

  57. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

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

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

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

  62. Strong engineers, strong community

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

  64. A foundation for the future

  65. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  66. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  67. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  68. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

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

  71. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

  72. O.C. Boldt not the retiring type

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

  74. A big boost for innovation

  75. Cramer named to vice provost position

  76. Vice provosts named at UW-Madison

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

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

  79. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  80. Passion for science leads to engineering career

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

  82. Likos earns Norman Medal from ASCE

  83. Geosynthetic soil makes for superior bridges

  84. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  85. Remembering Chuck Salmon, 1930-2014

  86. Geological engineering alum receives presidential honor

  87. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  88. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  89. Three engineers named Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professors

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

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

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

  93. Likos wins ASCE research award

  94. ASCE recognizes team for paper on geotechnical engineering

  95. MARC student awarded AMAP scholarship

  96. MARC researchers receive paper presentation award

  97. CEE PhD student recognized for research

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

  99. CEE grads lead Cullen into 'Deep Space'

  100. Russell honored for contributions to engineering education

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

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

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

  104. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  105. Nelson joins Global Infrastructure Asset Management

  106. Officials seek solutions to Highway PD driving nightmare

  107. CEE senior earns Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute scholarship

  108. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  109. A big future for structural engineering

  110. Reflections on innovation

  111. Ginder-Vogel visits scholars in China

  112. Adams honored by Council of University Transportation Centers

  113. UW-Madison researchers win Transportation Research Board award

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

  115. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  116. Microbe Detectives brings DNA sequencing to water

  117. Bridge and canoe teams build on donor resources

  118. AEG chapter grows industry connections

  119. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

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

  121. How a strong research career begins

  122. Blended learning empowers engineers for life

  123. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

  125. Cramer recognized for efforts to advance women in engineering

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

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

  128. ASTM committee honors CEE alum

  129. Alum, retired professor release e-book

  130. CEE golf outing a success

  131. CEE awards more than $100k in scholarships

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

  133. ASCE names Edil a distinguished member

  134. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  135. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

  136. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

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

  138. Sound Engineering: Why the Leo Frigo bridge buckled

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

  140. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  142. Sound Engineering: Teaching through parody songs

  143. Undergraduates learn to harness geothermal energy

  144. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

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

  146. Sound Engineering: Wisconsin as a roundabout frontier

  147. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  148. Benson delivers lecture in honor of famed geotechnical engineer

  149. Engineering students honored for classroom, community productivity

  150. Distance-delivered graduate education proposals advance

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

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

  153. Freshmen get an all-in introduction to engineering

  154. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

  155. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  156. CEE Professor Hoopes passes away

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

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

  159. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  160. Edil honored for geotechnical contributions

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

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

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

  164. Ian Robertson named new UW-Madison engineering dean

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

  166. Private gifts support nearly 40 engineering faculty professorships

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

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

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

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

  171. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

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

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

  174. The Badger Engineering Perspective podcast: Craig Benson

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

  176. Adams named to World Road Association committee

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

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

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

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

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

  182. Benson honored for service, research

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

  184. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

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

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

  187. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

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

  192. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  194. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  195. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  196. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  198. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  206. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

  208. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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