Newsletter for September 26, 2016

Hi ,

• Come out to our concrete canoe teams this week! Learn about the different teams to get a better feel for which ones you may be interested in:

Structures/Aesthetics: Tuesday at 4:30pm in KAP 209
Mix design/Construction: Thursday at 5pm in KAP 19
Paddling: Sunday at 9am

• Join us at the steel bridge meeting this coming Wednesday at 4:30pm in KAP134! Design rules will also be covered.

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Mark your calendars for the ENE Study Night October 27th from 4:30-7pm in KAP200C. Snacks will be provided!

• Join out Intramural Basketball team. Practices on Sundays at 2 or 3PM. Make sure you sign-up. more details in the detailed section.

• The membership form is available here!  Please remember to fill out the membership form in order to become an official member! Dues are $30. Please read the form for information on how to submit your payment:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfi2LfhLZALcSTBIRVEZkGGB00V6sv-wySZuO0Fnuq4AbS2_g/viewform

Best,

Elizabeth Gu
Secretary,
USC ASCE

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Concrete Canoe

Hello all,

We hope to see you out at canoe this week, please come by even if you can't make a whole meeting or haven't been to one yet. Our meeting times are below:

Structures/aesthetics: Tuesday at 4:30 in KAP 209
Mix design/construction: Thursday at 5 in KAP 19
Paddling: Sunday at 9am

We will be sending out more details for paddling as well! 

You can send any and all questions/comments/concerns to us at canoe@uscasce.com. See you soon!

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Steel Bridge

Date: Wednesday, October 5th

Time:4:30 PM

Location: KAP134

It's never too late to jump in on the steel bridge train! Come to our meeting this Wednesday at 4:30 in KAP 134 so we can fill you in on all the juicy deets

Environmental

Join us for our ENE Study Night!

Are you busy studying for midterms? Why not do it together? Come join us for a quiet and productive workspace, plus snacks to get you through the evening!

Date: October 27, 2016 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30-7:00 pm
Place: KAP 200C (To be confirmed— currently seeking larger room!)

In the meantime, check out these cool workshops/ events in the greater LA area!

October 5-7, 2016: Greenbuild International Conference and Expo (Registration is $50 for students going to expo only. Location is LA Convention Center) More details here: https://greenbuildexpo.com/Attendee/Register

October 13, 2016: AAEES West Coast Climate Change Symposium (Registration for students is free while sponsorships last—first come, first serve! Otherwise, student registration is $35. Location is MWD at Union Station, LA) More details here: bit.ly/2016WestCoastEvent

October 19-20, 2016: NWRI Workshop on Drought Vulnerability and Tools for Improving Water Resilience (Registration for students is free! Location is Long Beach) More details here: http://www.nwri-usa.org/dwr_drought_oct2016.htm

Join our Intramural Basketball team!

The games are on Sundays at either 2 or 3 PM and theleague runs from 9/25 – 10/16. 


Make an account on imleagues.com, if you don’t already have one, and request to join the USC ASCE team in the recreational league

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Snapchat

USC ASCE now has a snapchat! Keep up to date with the latest action going on within USC ASCE. Check us out @USCASCE

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Additional Opportunities

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The Port of Los Angeles Student Positions

The Port of Los Angeles is looking to fill two (2) Student Engineer positions. Please see the attached posting for information on the position and application instructions:

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Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge for Futuristic Transportation Systems

HEROX is reaching out to the problem solver community to conceptualize a futuristic transportation system for the third and the final phase of the Infrastructure Vision 2050 challenge.

The Build phase is seeking transportation solutions which will carry people from wherever they are to wherever they want to go, and do so in a way that far exceeds the efficiency and safety of today's transportation models. It should be able to serve the United States population in the year 2050 and beyond.

Prize Details: The total prize purse for the build phase is $ 100,000 USD. In addition to monetary prizes, winners shall receive tremendous exposure for their work.

Application Instructions: Last date for submission is December 15, 2016. No entry fee is required. Innovators may originate from any country.

Guidelines/ Registration Link: You may visit the Infrastructure Vision 2050 challenge page for complete challenge guidelines and to register as an innovator.

https://herox.com/Infrastructure2050

Greenbuild Conference and Expo

The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, to be held October 5-7 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, is the premier event for sustainable building. This event features three exhilarating days of uplifting speakers, unmatched networking opportunities, showcases, LEED workshops, and tours of green buildings in Los Angeles. Greenbuild offers a place for thousands to gather and renew their commitment to the green movement.

For more info on the event please visit:

https://greenbuildexpo.com/Attendee/Home   

They looking to recruit students and young professionals with backgrounds in Architecture, Civil/Structural Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, and Sustainability to help on various volunteer tasks at the event. Each volunteer will be appointed a task that will require a minimum of 8 hours and will receive a complementary pass to the event (a $600 value). It will be an exciting learning and networking opportunity for everyone interested in the future of sustainable building .Follow the link below for more information on how to apply for a volunteer position.

http://usgbc-la.org/student-young-professionals-volunteer-information/

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