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Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Engineering Panel

Krystal Paisley | April 2021

Did you know only 30% of female engineers remain in the field after 30 years?! And of those that leave, 30% cite workplace climate. In honor of Women’s History Month, ms connected collegiate women with leaders in the industry to support and answer questions about what it means to be a woman in engineering.

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5 Trends to Watch in Grocery for 2021

Krystal Paisley | March 2021

Research shows it takes between 18 and 254 days to form a long-lasting habit or change in behavior, and on average, just 66 days. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues on indefinitely, grocers should take note of how shopper behaviors and expectations have changed into an entirely new lifestyle.

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Sustainability 101: What does it all mean?

Maggie Kearns | March 2021

Sustainability is a common term used in the engineering, architecture, construction, and planning industries. It can mean many things and have many applications. Understanding our impact on the environment and monitoring our use of resources is important to sustainability efforts.

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ms Q+A: Rebecca Cybulski

Maggie Kearns | March 2021

The Help Desk Manager in our Columbus office, Rebecca Cybulski shared more about her interests and life outside the office with us.

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Project Funding with BRIC

Krystal Paisley | March 2021

Did you know the federal government has a program to pay for 75% of resiliency projects with a 25% local match? This split is 90%/10% for lower-income communities. That’s right, the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Program is back for 2021 and it’s better than before!

ms Q+A: Sandra Penczak

Maggie Kearns | January 2021

A Receptionist in our Pittsburgh office, Sandra Penczak shared more about her interests and life outside the office with us.

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Wellness at Work: 2020 Awards

Maggie Kearns | January 2021

We are excited to announce ms consultants has been recognized with two distinguished awards for our Wellness at Work program! We have been recognized as a Healthiest Employers Honoree of Ohio and received the 2020 Healthy Worksite Gold Level Award from the Healthy Business Council of Ohio.

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ms Q+A: Allan McDaniel

Maggie Kearns | December 2020

A Bridge Engineer in our Columbus office, Allan McDaniel shared more about his interests and life outside the office with us.

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ms Holiday 2020: Spread the Cheer

Krystal Paisley | December 2020

2020, it’s been quite a year! During this time of new challenges, we’re thankful for so many things: our families, friends, clients, coworkers, meaningful projects, and communities.

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Crosswalks: Increasing Pedestrian Safety

Maggie Kearns | December 2020

The car was invented in 1886, but the majority of American households did not own cars until the 1950s. This transition meant an increase in traffic and public interest in pedestrian safety measure. Along with many other safety measures, this brought about the introduction of crosswalks.