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  1. Focus on new faculty: Daniel Wright, forecasting floods with eyes in the sky

  2. Adams honored for contributions in transportation

  3. Wisconsin State Journal: Tom Still: Wisconsin can move into the R&D passing lane with autonomous vehicles

  4. Multidisciplinary team investigates problems with the WID's geofield

  5. Ethiopians look to Madison to reclaim bicycle friendly culture

  6. InfraStructures magazine: Wisconsin concrete innovation makes Seattle skyscraper stable

  7. The Capital Times: UW-Madison students study, design transformative downtown projects

  8. UW-Madison ranks 4th in research expenditures

  9. Harrington offers primer on energy usage and drinking water

  10. Alumnus honored at the White House for invention of innovative "Bridge-in-a-Backpack"

  11. Alumnus Norman Doll receives top honor from the College of Engineering

  12. Alumnus Malcolm Theobald receives top honor from the College of Engineering

  13. Focus on new faculty: Andrea Hicks, assessing environmental impacts

  14. Wisconsin concrete innovation makes Seattle skyscraper stable

  15. Engineering alumni to receive top college honors at Oct. 16 Engineers' Day

  16. Focus on new faculty: Hiroki Sone, experiments in rock mechanics

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

  18. Robertson signs ASEE pledge to promote diversity in engineering

  19. Researchers bring geothermal energy to rural Wisconsin

  20. CEE Professor wins K.B. Woods Award

  21. Massively open online course teaches excellence in teaching

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

  23. Floating gardens protect Cherokee Marsh's sensitive shores

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

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

  26. Historic gift yields 13 new engineering professorships

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

  28. Holloway named inaugural fellow of AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute

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

  30. Engineers bring environmental passion to UW Boxable project

  31. Ten-state freight coalition extended for three years

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

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

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

  35. Sea Caves Watch promotes kayaker safety in northern Wisconsin

  36. CEM alum takes bold approach to massive hospital project

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

  38. Engineering students gain global perspective studying in China

  39. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  40. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

  41. Announcing some of our new faculty stars

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

  43. Mark your calendar for these upcoming CEE events

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

  45. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

  46. Hawnn’s legacy strengthens CEE faculty

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

  48. Fostering cross-disciplinary construction engineers

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

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

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

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

  53. Badger civil engineers: Respected and always prepared

  54. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  55. Giving freight rail tracks a boost

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

  57. Qatar looks to Wisconsin for asphalt expertise

  58. Professorships power structures legacy into the future

  59. MIT Club of Wisconsin to honor Beebe, AquaMost

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

  61. CEE graduate student earns ASCE Leisch Fellowship

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

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

  64. Wausau Daily Herald: Engineers buttress Wisconsin industries

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

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

  67. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

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

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

  70. CEE PhD alum gives commencement speech at Kuwait University

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

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

  73. Computing with grand demands

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

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

  76. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  77. Energy research for a stronger society

  78. Hanna earns ASCE Rowland Prize

  79. Transportation PhD student earns SAFER-SIM award

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

  81. A winning partnership

  82. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  83. Reconciling freight and community

  84. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

  85. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

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

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

  91. Parra-Montesinos selected for ACI Whitney Medal

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

  93. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

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

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

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

  97. Structural engineer Hedegaard joins CEE faculty

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

  99. Alum to judge NAE essay contest

  100. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

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

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

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

  104. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  105. Benson earns ASTM soil and rock award

  106. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

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

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

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

  111. Strong engineers, strong community

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

  113. A foundation for the future

  114. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  115. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  116. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  117. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

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

  120. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

  121. O.C. Boldt not the retiring type

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

  123. A big boost for innovation

  124. Cramer named to vice provost position

  125. Vice provosts named at UW-Madison

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

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

  128. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  129. Passion for science leads to engineering career

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

  131. Likos earns Norman Medal from ASCE

  132. Geosynthetic soil makes for superior bridges

  133. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  134. Remembering Chuck Salmon, 1930-2014

  135. Geological engineering alum receives presidential honor

  136. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  137. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  138. Three engineers named Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professors

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

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

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

  142. Likos wins ASCE research award

  143. ASCE recognizes team for paper on geotechnical engineering

  144. MARC student awarded AMAP scholarship

  145. MARC researchers receive paper presentation award

  146. CEE PhD student recognized for research

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

  148. CEE grads lead Cullen into 'Deep Space'

  149. Russell honored for contributions to engineering education

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

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

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

  153. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  154. Nelson joins Global Infrastructure Asset Management

  155. Officials seek solutions to Highway PD driving nightmare

  156. CEE senior earns Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute scholarship

  157. A big future for structural engineering

  158. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  159. Reflections on innovation

  160. Ginder-Vogel visits scholars in China

  161. Adams honored by Council of University Transportation Centers

  162. UW-Madison researchers win Transportation Research Board award

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

  164. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  165. Microbe Detectives brings DNA sequencing to water

  166. Bridge and canoe teams build on donor resources

  167. AEG chapter grows industry connections

  168. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

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

  170. How a strong research career begins

  171. Blended learning empowers engineers for life

  172. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

  174. Cramer recognized for efforts to advance women in engineering

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

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

  177. CEE awards more than $100k in scholarships

  178. Alum, retired professor release e-book

  179. CEE golf outing a success

  180. ASTM committee honors CEE alum

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

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

  183. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  184. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

  185. ASCE names Edil a distinguished member

  186. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  187. Sound Engineering: Why the Leo Frigo bridge buckled

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

  189. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  191. Sound Engineering: Teaching through parody songs

  192. Undergraduates learn to harness geothermal energy

  193. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

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

  195. Sound Engineering: Wisconsin as a roundabout frontier

  196. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  197. Engineering students honored for classroom, community productivity

  198. Benson delivers lecture in honor of famed geotechnical engineer

  199. Distance-delivered graduate education proposals advance

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

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

  202. Freshmen get an all-in introduction to engineering

  203. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

  204. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

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

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

  207. CEE Professor Hoopes passes away

  208. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  209. Edil honored for geotechnical contributions

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

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

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

  213. Ian Robertson named new UW-Madison engineering dean

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

  215. Private gifts support nearly 40 engineering faculty professorships

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

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

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

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

  220. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

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

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

  223. The Badger Engineering Perspective podcast: Craig Benson

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

  225. Adams named to World Road Association committee

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

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

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

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

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

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

  232. Benson honored for service, research

  233. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

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

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

  236. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

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

  241. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  243. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  244. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  245. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  247. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  255. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

  257. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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