What is Civil Engineering?

 

Civil engineers design and maintain the infrastructure that supports our civilization. The world around us is constantly developing and changing. Cities are expanding, new transportation systems are emerging and natural refuges are being restored.

Civil engineers guide this development and supervise complex interactions between nature and technology. In addition to promoting development, civil engineers also study our impact on the environment and develop methods for protecting our natural resources, such as constructing bike and walking paths for cities, finding new methods to produce and use renewable energy, and helping to manage the effects of pollution.

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Civil Engineering Professor Awarded ARDOT Research Grant

Clinton Wood recently awarded $329,000 research grant from Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT)

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Civil Engineering Student Wins 1st Place in Poster Compitition

Karla Corro Diaz was awarded a 1st place certificate at annual American Society for Engineering Education Meeting

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CVEG Students Present Research at SPTC Summer Symposium

Pictured L to R: Maggie Langston, Christine Lozano, Magdalena Asborno, & Taslima Akter

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Wood Going to Mexico City to Study Effects of Earthquake

Clint Wood will travel to Mexico City this week to study the earthquake’s impact on buildings and infrastructure in the area.

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