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  1. CEE undergrad balances life as an engineer and a student athlete

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

  3. Adams honored for contributions in transportation

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

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

  6. Ethiopians look to Madison to reclaim bicycle friendly culture

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

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

  9. UW-Madison ranks 4th in research expenditures

  10. Harrington offers primer on energy usage and drinking water

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

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

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

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

  15. Wisconsin concrete innovation makes Seattle skyscraper stable

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

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

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

  19. CEE Professor wins K.B. Woods Award

  20. Researchers bring geothermal energy to rural Wisconsin

  21. Robertson signs ASEE pledge to promote diversity in engineering

  22. Massively open online course teaches excellence in teaching

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

  24. Floating gardens protect Cherokee Marsh's sensitive shores

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

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

  27. Historic gift yields 13 new engineering professorships

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

  29. Holloway named inaugural fellow of AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute

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

  31. Engineers bring environmental passion to UW Boxable project

  32. Ten-state freight coalition extended for three years

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

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

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

  36. Sea Caves Watch promotes kayaker safety in northern Wisconsin

  37. CEM alum takes bold approach to massive hospital project

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

  39. Engineering students gain global perspective studying in China

  40. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  41. Making the biofuels process safer for microbes

  42. Announcing some of our new faculty stars

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

  44. Mark your calendar for these upcoming CEE events

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

  46. Wisconsin engineers contribute to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam discussion

  47. Fostering cross-disciplinary construction engineers

  48. Hawnn’s legacy strengthens CEE faculty

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

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

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

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

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

  54. Badger civil engineers: Respected and always prepared

  55. CFIRE summit to address sustainable transportation

  56. Giving freight rail tracks a boost

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

  58. Qatar looks to Wisconsin for asphalt expertise

  59. MIT Club of Wisconsin to honor Beebe, AquaMost

  60. Professorships power structures legacy into the future

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

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

  63. CEE graduate student earns ASCE Leisch Fellowship

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

  65. Wausau Daily Herald: Engineers buttress Wisconsin industries

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

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

  68. Wisconsin, Argentina face complementary challenges in ecohydrology

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

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

  71. CEE PhD alum gives commencement speech at Kuwait University

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

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

  74. Computing with grand demands

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

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

  77. Engineers are making strides in reducing air pollution

  78. Energy research for a stronger society

  79. Hanna earns ASCE Rowland Prize

  80. Transportation PhD student earns SAFER-SIM award

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

  82. A winning partnership

  83. Christy Remucal receives NSF CAREER Award

  84. Reconciling freight and community

  85. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

  86. Air quality and its impact on transplants

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

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

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

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

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

  92. Parra-Montesinos selected for ACI Whitney Medal

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

  94. Benson, former student win ASTM paper award

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

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

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

  98. Structural engineer Hedegaard joins CEE faculty

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

  100. Alum to judge NAE essay contest

  101. Mapping Wisconsin traffic deaths

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

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

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

  105. Hanna papers among most read in leading construction journal

  106. Benson earns ASTM soil and rock award

  107. Lake Michigan death spurs action on rip current awareness

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

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

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

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

  112. Strong engineers, strong community

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

  114. A foundation for the future

  115. System alerts Great Lakes swimmers of dangerous currents

  116. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  117. Research Innovation Committee funds five research projects

  118. Containing the worst industrial waste

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

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

  121. Sewerage District makes bid for energy independence

  122. O.C. Boldt not the retiring type

  123. A big boost for innovation

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

  125. Cramer named to vice provost position

  126. Vice provosts named at UW-Madison

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

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

  129. CEE, GLE researchers receive Canadian Geotechnical Journal honor

  130. Passion for science leads to engineering career

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

  132. Likos earns Norman Medal from ASCE

  133. Geosynthetic soil makes for superior bridges

  134. New undergraduate sustainability certificate launching

  135. Remembering Chuck Salmon, 1930-2014

  136. Geological engineering alum receives presidential honor

  137. Building better bridges with geosynthetics

  138. Engineers awarded SIRE grants

  139. Three engineers named Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professors

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

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

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

  143. Likos wins ASCE research award

  144. ASCE recognizes team for paper on geotechnical engineering

  145. MARC researchers receive paper presentation award

  146. MARC student awarded AMAP scholarship

  147. CEE PhD student recognized for research

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

  149. CEE grads lead Cullen into 'Deep Space'

  150. Russell honored for contributions to engineering education

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

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

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

  154. Schauer to speak at EPA forum

  155. Nelson joins Global Infrastructure Asset Management

  156. Officials seek solutions to Highway PD driving nightmare

  157. CEE senior earns Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute scholarship

  158. A big future for structural engineering

  159. Rethinking carbon capture for the built environment

  160. Reflections on innovation

  161. Adams honored by Council of University Transportation Centers

  162. UW-Madison researchers win Transportation Research Board award

  163. Ginder-Vogel visits scholars in China

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

  165. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  166. Microbe Detectives brings DNA sequencing to water

  167. Bridge and canoe teams build on donor resources

  168. AEG chapter grows industry connections

  169. Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

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

  171. How a strong research career begins

  172. Blended learning empowers engineers for life

  173. Sound Engineering: Water wars and the big picture

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

  175. Cramer recognized for efforts to advance women in engineering

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

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

  178. CEE awards more than $100k in scholarships

  179. Alum, retired professor release e-book

  180. ASTM committee honors CEE alum

  181. CEE golf outing a success

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

  183. ASCE names Edil a distinguished member

  184. Schauer part of WHO research on pollution and cancer

  185. ASCE names Paschke a fellow of the society

  186. Benson featured in UT-Austin lecture series

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

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

  189. Sound Engineering: Why the Leo Frigo bridge buckled

  190. Sound Engineering: How engineers can advance biofuels

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

  192. Sound Engineering: Teaching through parody songs

  193. Undergraduates learn to harness geothermal energy

  194. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

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

  196. Sound Engineering: Wisconsin as a roundabout frontier

  197. Geotechnical engineers earn ASCE honor

  198. Benson delivers lecture in honor of famed geotechnical engineer

  199. Engineering students honored for classroom, community productivity

  200. Distance-delivered graduate education proposals advance

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

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

  203. Freshmen get an all-in introduction to engineering

  204. Seven engineers named UW-Madison Vilas Associates

  205. American University of Beirut recognizes Menassa

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

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

  208. CEE Professor Hoopes passes away

  209. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  210. Edil honored for geotechnical contributions

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

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

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

  214. Ian Robertson named new UW-Madison engineering dean

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

  216. Private gifts support nearly 40 engineering faculty professorships

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

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

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

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

  221. Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy

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

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

  224. The Badger Engineering Perspective podcast: Craig Benson

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

  226. Adams named to World Road Association committee

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

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

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

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

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

  232. Benson honored for service, research

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

  234. Revealing the chemical fingerprints of a crime

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

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

  237. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

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

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

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

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

  242. Nano coatings show big potential for energy storage

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

  244. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  245. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  246. Using satellites to enhance air quality understanding

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

  248. 100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  256. Long collaboration with sewer district helps city, university

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

  258. Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes

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

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