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We produce an annual newsletter to keep in touch with friends of our department. Check out current and past issues for more details on our activities.


ASCE 24th Annual Toothpick Bridge Competition

This Spring, the High Bay Lab was proud to host the 24th Annual Toothpick Bridge Competition.
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Stormwater - Filtering with Muck, Peat and Taconite

Pollutants in runoff from roads can get into watersheds, if not captured and filtered. 
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Dr. Andrea Schokker Honored

Professor Andrea Schokker Honored by INSIGHT.

Mixing It Up: Bulldogs Put Greener Concrete to the Test

UMD Civil Engineering students are testing four new eco-friendly concrete formulas on the UMD campus.
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Geo-Wall Competition Comes to Duluth

Geo-Wall Competition on Friday, April 1 in Swenson Civil Engineering Building.
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The Slushy Machine Conundrum

Alex Tappe, a senior in UMD’s civil engineering program and a McNair Scholar, is working on a real-world problem: ice dams in culverts.
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SCSE Clean Snowmobile Challenge Team Showcase Results

Members of the Clean Snowmobile Challenge team at UMD showcase results March 16.
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UMD's Samantha Bowman: Ready for Take Off

Samantha Bowman: ROTC and more

27th Annual Engineering & Industry Scholarship Banquet

On October 19, 2015 the Swenson College of Science and Engineering hosted the 27th Annual Engineering & Industry Scholarhip Banquet
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6th Annual Civil Engineering Career Fair

The 6th annual civil engineering career fair will be held on February 10. 2017


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