Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
What is Engineering?
Engineering explained - from mobile phones to the Burj Khalifa (the world's tallest building), computer games and toothpaste to the Sydney Harbour Bridge and...
6 tips for crafting a killer diversity strategy for your business
Diversity is a hot topic in modern business. But many make the mistake of thinking that it is just restricted to women in the workplace, or flexibility for working mothers, when in reality the umbrella covers a much wider range If you’re considering crafting a diversity strategy for your business, knowing where to start can seem like an overwhelming task Aubrey Blanche is the head of diversity and inclusion at Atlassian. Personally, she identifies as an LGTBQI Hispanic American woman. Professionally, she is an endless resource of knowledge about how businesses can implement and succeed at diversity and inclusion. 1. Start small Rather than some grand gesture, Blanche says small things consistently can make a huge…
Valley dams have engineers brimming with confidence
The crisis at the Oroville Dam and its spillways has some people in the Valley a little scared about dangers at our dams.
TKDA Awards Two U of M Scholarships
TKDA, a Saint Paul based engineering, architecture and planning firm, recently awarded two scholarships to help fund the education of University of Minnesota students pursuing a degree in engineering or architecture. One of this year’s recipients of the TKDA scholarship is Rachelle Hallberg, an architecture student from Lindstrom, Minn., and a freshman at the University …
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How the Tree Outside Your Window Helps You Save Money
New study highlights the energy-saving benefits of city trees.
How Engineers Shaped the Las Vegas Pool Scene
It may seem that your LV poolside surroundings naturally fell into place. However, when it come to Las Vegas pools nothing could be further from the truth.
2017 Rising Stars
Civil+Structural Engineer recognizes exceptional professionals 40 years old or younger.
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...