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  1. UW-Madison ranks 4th in research expenditures

  2. Harrington offers primer on energy usage and drinking water

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

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

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

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

  7. Wisconsin concrete innovation makes Seattle skyscraper stable

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

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

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

  11. Researchers bring geothermal energy to rural Wisconsin

  12. Robertson signs ASEE pledge to promote diversity in engineering

  13. CEE Professor wins K.B. Woods Award

  14. Massively open online course teaches excellence in teaching

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

  16. Floating gardens protect Cherokee Marsh's sensitive shores

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

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

  19. Historic gift yields 13 new engineering professorships

  20. Holloway named inaugural fellow of AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute

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

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

  23. Engineers bring environmental passion to UW Boxable project

  24. Ten-state freight coalition extended for three years

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

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

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

  28. Sea Caves Watch promotes kayaker safety in northern Wisconsin

  29. CEM alum takes bold approach to massive hospital project

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

  31. Engineering students gain global perspective studying in China

  32. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  33. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

  34. Announcing some of our new faculty stars

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

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

  37. Mark your calendar for these upcoming CEE events

  38. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

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

  40. Fostering cross-disciplinary construction engineers

  41. Hawnn’s legacy strengthens CEE faculty

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

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

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

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

  46. Badger civil engineers: Respected and always prepared

  47. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  48. Giving freight rail tracks a boost

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

  50. Qatar looks to Wisconsin for asphalt expertise

  51. Professorships power structures legacy into the future

  52. MIT Club of Wisconsin to honor Beebe, AquaMost

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

  54. CEE graduate student earns ASCE Leisch Fellowship

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

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

  57. Wausau Daily Herald: Engineers buttress Wisconsin industries

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

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

  60. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

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

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

  63. CEE PhD alum gives commencement speech at Kuwait University

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

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

  66. Computing with grand demands

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

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

  69. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  70. Energy research for a stronger society

  71. Hanna earns ASCE Rowland Prize

  72. Transportation PhD student earns SAFER-SIM award

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

  74. A winning partnership

  75. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  76. Reconciling freight and community

  77. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

  78. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

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

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

  84. Parra-Montesinos selected for ACI Whitney Medal

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

  86. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

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

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

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

  90. Structural engineer Hedegaard joins CEE faculty

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

  92. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

  93. Alum to judge NAE essay contest

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

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

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

  97. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  98. Benson earns ASTM soil and rock award

  99. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

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

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

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

  104. Strong engineers, strong community

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

  106. A foundation for the future

  107. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  108. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  109. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  110. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

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

  113. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

  114. O.C. Boldt not the retiring type

  115. A big boost for innovation

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

  117. Vice provosts named at UW-Madison

  118. Cramer named to vice provost position

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

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

  121. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  122. Passion for science leads to engineering career

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

  124. Likos earns Norman Medal from ASCE

  125. Geosynthetic soil makes for superior bridges

  126. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  127. Remembering Chuck Salmon, 1930-2014

  128. Geological engineering alum receives presidential honor

  129. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  130. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  131. Three engineers named Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professors

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

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

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

  135. Likos wins ASCE research award

  136. MARC student awarded AMAP scholarship

  137. MARC researchers receive paper presentation award

  138. ASCE recognizes team for paper on geotechnical engineering

  139. CEE PhD student recognized for research

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

  141. CEE grads lead Cullen into 'Deep Space'

  142. Russell honored for contributions to engineering education

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

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

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

  146. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  147. Nelson joins Global Infrastructure Asset Management

  148. Officials seek solutions to Highway PD driving nightmare

  149. CEE senior earns Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute scholarship

  150. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  151. A big future for structural engineering

  152. Reflections on innovation

  153. Adams honored by Council of University Transportation Centers

  154. UW-Madison researchers win Transportation Research Board award

  155. Ginder-Vogel visits scholars in China

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

  157. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  158. Microbe Detectives brings DNA sequencing to water

  159. Bridge and canoe teams build on donor resources

  160. AEG chapter grows industry connections

  161. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

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

  163. How a strong research career begins

  164. Blended learning empowers engineers for life

  165. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

  167. Cramer recognized for efforts to advance women in engineering

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

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

  170. ASTM committee honors CEE alum

  171. CEE awards more than $100k in scholarships

  172. CEE golf outing a success

  173. Alum, retired professor release e-book

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

  175. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  176. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

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

  178. ASCE names Edil a distinguished member

  179. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

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

  181. Sound Engineering: Why the Leo Frigo bridge buckled

  182. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  184. Sound Engineering: Teaching through parody songs

  185. Undergraduates learn to harness geothermal energy

  186. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

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

  188. Sound Engineering: Wisconsin as a roundabout frontier

  189. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  190. Engineering students honored for classroom, community productivity

  191. Distance-delivered graduate education proposals advance

  192. Benson delivers lecture in honor of famed geotechnical engineer

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

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

  195. Freshmen get an all-in introduction to engineering

  196. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  197. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

  198. CEE Professor Hoopes passes away

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

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

  201. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  202. Edil honored for geotechnical contributions

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

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

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

  206. Ian Robertson named new UW-Madison engineering dean

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

  208. Private gifts support nearly 40 engineering faculty professorships

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

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

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

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

  213. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

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

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

  216. The Badger Engineering Perspective podcast: Craig Benson

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

  218. Adams named to World Road Association committee

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

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

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

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

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

  224. Benson honored for service, research

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

  226. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

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

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

  229. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

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

  234. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  236. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  237. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  238. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  240. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  248. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

  250. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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