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

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

  3. CEE Professor wins K.B. Woods Award

  4. Researchers bring geothermal energy to rural Wisconsin

  5. Robertson signs ASEE pledge to promote diversity in engineering

  6. Massively open online course teaches excellence in teaching

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

  8. Floating gardens protect Cherokee Marsh's sensitive shores

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

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

  11. Historic gift yields 13 new engineering professorships

  12. Holloway named inaugural fellow of AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute

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

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

  15. Engineers bring environmental passion to UW Boxable project

  16. Ten-state freight coalition extended for three years

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

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

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

  20. Sea Caves Watch promotes kayaker safety in northern Wisconsin

  21. CEM alum takes bold approach to massive hospital project

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

  23. Engineering students gain global perspective studying in China

  24. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  25. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

  26. Announcing some of our new faculty stars

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

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

  29. Mark your calendar for these upcoming CEE events

  30. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

  31. Hawnn’s legacy strengthens CEE faculty

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

  33. Fostering cross-disciplinary construction engineers

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

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

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

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

  38. Badger civil engineers: Respected and always prepared

  39. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  40. Giving freight rail tracks a boost

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

  42. Qatar looks to Wisconsin for asphalt expertise

  43. MIT Club of Wisconsin to honor Beebe, AquaMost

  44. Professorships power structures legacy into the future

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

  46. CEE graduate student earns ASCE Leisch Fellowship

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

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

  49. Wausau Daily Herald: Engineers buttress Wisconsin industries

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

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

  52. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

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

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

  55. CEE PhD alum gives commencement speech at Kuwait University

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

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

  58. Computing with grand demands

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

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

  61. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  62. Energy research for a stronger society

  63. Hanna earns ASCE Rowland Prize

  64. Transportation PhD student earns SAFER-SIM award

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

  66. A winning partnership

  67. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  68. Reconciling freight and community

  69. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

  70. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

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

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

  76. Parra-Montesinos selected for ACI Whitney Medal

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

  78. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

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

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

  81. Structural engineer Hedegaard joins CEE faculty

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

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

  84. Alum to judge NAE essay contest

  85. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

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

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

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

  89. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  90. Benson earns ASTM soil and rock award

  91. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

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

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

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

  96. Strong engineers, strong community

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

  98. A foundation for the future

  99. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  100. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  101. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  102. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

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

  105. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

  106. O.C. Boldt not the retiring type

  107. A big boost for innovation

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

  109. Vice provosts named at UW-Madison

  110. Cramer named to vice provost position

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

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

  113. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  114. Passion for science leads to engineering career

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

  116. Likos earns Norman Medal from ASCE

  117. Geosynthetic soil makes for superior bridges

  118. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  119. Remembering Chuck Salmon, 1930-2014

  120. Geological engineering alum receives presidential honor

  121. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  122. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  123. Three engineers named Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professors

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

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

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

  127. Likos wins ASCE research award

  128. MARC student awarded AMAP scholarship

  129. MARC researchers receive paper presentation award

  130. ASCE recognizes team for paper on geotechnical engineering

  131. CEE PhD student recognized for research

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

  133. CEE grads lead Cullen into 'Deep Space'

  134. Russell honored for contributions to engineering education

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

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

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

  138. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  139. Nelson joins Global Infrastructure Asset Management

  140. Officials seek solutions to Highway PD driving nightmare

  141. CEE senior earns Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute scholarship

  142. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  143. A big future for structural engineering

  144. Reflections on innovation

  145. UW-Madison researchers win Transportation Research Board award

  146. Adams honored by Council of University Transportation Centers

  147. Ginder-Vogel visits scholars in China

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

  149. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  150. Microbe Detectives brings DNA sequencing to water

  151. Bridge and canoe teams build on donor resources

  152. AEG chapter grows industry connections

  153. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

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

  155. How a strong research career begins

  156. Blended learning empowers engineers for life

  157. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

  159. Cramer recognized for efforts to advance women in engineering

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

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

  162. Alum, retired professor release e-book

  163. CEE awards more than $100k in scholarships

  164. CEE golf outing a success

  165. ASTM committee honors CEE alum

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

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

  168. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  169. ASCE names Edil a distinguished member

  170. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

  171. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

  172. Sound Engineering: Why the Leo Frigo bridge buckled

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

  174. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  176. Sound Engineering: Teaching through parody songs

  177. Undergraduates learn to harness geothermal energy

  178. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

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

  180. Sound Engineering: Wisconsin as a roundabout frontier

  181. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  182. Engineering students honored for classroom, community productivity

  183. Distance-delivered graduate education proposals advance

  184. Benson delivers lecture in honor of famed geotechnical engineer

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

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

  187. Freshmen get an all-in introduction to engineering

  188. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  189. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

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

  191. CEE Professor Hoopes passes away

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

  193. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  194. Edil honored for geotechnical contributions

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

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

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

  198. Ian Robertson named new UW-Madison engineering dean

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

  200. Private gifts support nearly 40 engineering faculty professorships

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

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

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

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

  205. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

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

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

  208. The Badger Engineering Perspective podcast: Craig Benson

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

  210. Adams named to World Road Association committee

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

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

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

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

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

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

  217. Benson honored for service, research

  218. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

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

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

  221. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

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

  226. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  228. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  229. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  230. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  232. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  240. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

  242. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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