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The cover of The Bridge: Spring 2024 shows a female student watering plants in a greenhouse. The cover includes text about biochar solutions for urban runoff

Spring 2024 Bridge newsletter

Explore our department newsletter and read about faculty updates, new research, center news and student successes.

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CEE department graduation

The departmental graduation celebration for the Class of 2024 took place on June 1.

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Our vision

CEE strategic plan

Learn about the department's 2023-2027 Strategic Plan and associated Grand Challenges, which will guide our work for the next five years.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Learn how the CEE department is taking concrete actions toward a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.

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Real-world experience

Student internships

Internships are great practical experience to go along with academics, and create industry connections that can lead to full-time employment.

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Department news

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Building sustainable infrastructure

Beyond the blueprint

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Bethany Gordon

Department spotlight

Bethany Gordon

Civil & Environmental Engineering
Assistant Professor

Driven by a commitment to social equity, Gordon's research challenges traditional engineering boundaries and focuses on how understanding human behavior can lead to more responsive and inclusive infrastructure solutions.

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Related news

Community-driven design

Bethany Gordon integrates social sciences with engineering, aiming for more inclusive designs that consider human behavior.

Read about her research