The Making of the “Shake it Off” ASCE Music Video

At the end of 2014, ASCE held a music video contest for Student Chapters and Younger Members.  The goal was to create a parody of a music video and changing the words to something related to Civil Engineering. The University of Nevada ASCE Student Chapter teamed up with our local Younger Member Group and created … More The Making of the “Shake it Off” ASCE Music Video

Biggest Differences between Competing and Judging

This is one of three posts on the differences between competing in and judging student conferences.  Be sure to check out the rest of the story by reading through the pros and cons of judging and advice for first time judges. There are quite a few differences between being a student competitor and a professional … More Biggest Differences between Competing and Judging

ASCE Student Conferences: Competing vs. Judging

There’s a saying that “Winning isn’t everything.”  I’d argue that the mindset as a competitor would say – yes, that’s true, “winning isn’t everything – it’s the only thing.”  Now looking back at the project, and as a judge, I’d say the mindset is yes, “winning isn’t everything – it’s the journey you take and … More ASCE Student Conferences: Competing vs. Judging

Mid-Pac 2016: Water Treatment Competition Recap

The Water Treatment Competition is a staple for the Mid-Pacific Conference, but it is not a national competition like Concrete Canoe or Steel Bridge.  Each year, the host school designs a specific real-world scenario that would result in needing to treat dirty water using household items.  At the competition, students are asked to physically build their treatment … More Mid-Pac 2016: Water Treatment Competition Recap