Alumna Avery Bang to Speak Dec. 8 on Bridges to Prosperity

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Engineering alumna Avery Bang (BS 2007 civil engineering and BA 2007 Art) will conduct a seminar on "Bridges to Prosperity" from 5:00-5:50 p.m. Thursday, December 8, in Shambaugh Auditorium.

Bang (, who is executive director of Bridges to Prosperity (, was named a 2011 New Face of Civil Engineering by the American Society for Civil Engineers.  She is a geo-technical engineer who joined Bridges to Prosperity shortly after completing her undergraduate education. Bridges to Prosperity is a non-profit organization that builds cable-stayed pedestrian bridges throughout the developing world.

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