Elsie Eaves Civil engineer

Elsie Eaves (born May 5, 1898 in Idaho Springs, Colorado) was the first female associate member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and a founding member of the American Association of Cost Engineers (now AACE International; the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering). Elsie Eaves earned her civil engineering degree at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1920. In 1926 she started working for McGraw-Hill in New York City for the Engineering News-Record Department. In 1927, she was the first woman admitted to full membership to the American Society of Civil Engineers. In 1945, she became the manager of Business News. She was the first woman to be admitted to the American Association of Cost Engineers in 1957. She retired in 1963, but continued practicing as an adviser to the National Commission on Urban Affairs on the subject of housing costs. She also advised the International Executive Service Corps about construction costs in Iran.

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Date of birth
May 5th, 1898
Date of death
March 27th, 1983 at age of 84


1. University of Colorado Boulder Colleges/University

The University of Colorado Boulder (unofficially University of Colorado at Boulder, although also commonly referred to as CU-Boulder, CU, Boulder, or Colorado) is a public research university located in Boulder, Colorado, United States. It is the flagship university of the University of Colorado system and was founded five months before Colorado was admitted to the union in 1876. According to The Public Ivies: America's Flagship Public Universities (2001), it is considered one of the thirty "Public Ivy League" schools.

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Type Public university
2012. 386 mil. $
2010. 331 mil. $
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914 Broadway, 80309 - Boulder, Colorado
2013. 25,981
2010. 26,648
2009. 27,069
2013. 5,721
2010. 6,049
Acceptance rate
2013. 88.0 %
2011. 86.9 %
2010. 87.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 8.76 K $
2011. 9.15 K $
2010. 8.51 K $
2009. 7.93 K $
2008. 7.28 K $
Official web page www.colorado.edu
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