The University of Delaware’s construction engineering and management program held a launch party on Feb. 22 in the Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory. In attendance were students, faculty members and professionals and executives from the construction industry. Construction engineering and management is the College of Engineering’s newest major and has 20 students already enrolled in the first class. This program, directed by associate professor Edgar Small, will prepare the next generation of construction professionals with a curriculum that includes engineering foundations and business essentials.