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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.

Civil Engineering Students Craft a Concrete Canoe

March 16, 2017

It may seem impractical to make a canoe from concrete, but the challenge was just part of the fun for a group of UMD civil engineering... more

ASCE 24th Annual Toothpick Bridge Competition

February 25, 2017

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

September 22, 2016

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

August 31, 2016

Professor Andrea Schokker Honored by INSIGHT.

Mixing It Up: Bulldogs Put Greener Concrete to the Test

June 1, 2016

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

March 31, 2016

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

March 31, 2016

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

March 16, 2016

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

February 16, 2016

Samantha Bowman: ROTC and more

27th Annual Engineering & Industry Scholarship Banquet

October 19, 2015

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

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