Contact Meg Griffin via email (

Now in its fourth year, Research Live! asks graduate students from all disciplines to celebrate their work and hone their presentation skills by giving a compelling 3-minute talk for a general audience. Please share information with graduate students in your unit. Assets for digital signage, social media, and printable pdfs are available for download in Box. 




The Challenge

Melissa Kearns from Garden Hills elementary reached out and wanted to find out if you or anyone in Civil would be interested in participating in their 3-5 STEM club.  This program is designed to help promote STEM to grade 3-5 and is supported by a 4-5 year grant that they have just been awarded.  Melissa hopes to have the club up and running by October.

Their meetings will be every Wednesday from 3:30-4:30 at Garden Hills Elementary School. 
Goal: Exposure to engineering in general
Transportation: available to bring students to campus if needed

Observation and Monitoring of Ground Behavior – from the Source to the Structure

Edward J. Cording

Friday, Sept 21, 10:00 AM, Newmark Lab 2311



Wednesday, September 26th
& Thursday, September 27th

PhD Final Defense – Donghyuk Jung

Performance of Shape Memory Alloy Rehabilitated Bridge Columns under Sequential Earthquakes

Advisor: Professor Bassem Andrawes

Date: Monday October 1st, 2:00 pm

Location: Newmark Civil Engineering Building Room 3218


TWM is seeking an entry level Structural Engineer (0-4 years of experience) to be based in our Waterloo, IL office near St. Louis, MO.  Details and instructions for applying are available at:  We would appreciate any referrals you can provide.

In the event you know of more experienced individuals in the industry, we also seek the following, all in the St. Louis metro area:

Please see link for info on the Graduate College Fall Travel Grant Conpetition:

CEE GSAC will be hosting an apple picking event on Sep 15 at 10:00 am at the Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch. You can find the RSVP link here: RSVP for Apple Picking.

WTS Greater Chicago Chapter Scholarship Committee. I am writing to you today to let you know about several scholarships available through our local Greater Chicago Chapter and WTS International. WTS is an international organization dedicated to the professional advancement of women in transportation. We are offering four scholarships this year to women pursuing careers in the area of transportation. Two of the scholarships are for graduate students. The scholarships and amounts we are offering from our local chapter are: