Hazards Center Research Presented on Capitol Hill

Kathleen Tierney and Nnenia Campbell presented their research at the 21st Annual Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) Exhibition and Reception on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 29, 2015.  The Natural Hazards Center was selected by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research to travel to Washington DC to represent CU at the

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Earthquakes and Hazards Response

Courtney Welton-Mitchell's research on earthquakes and hazards response are featured on an interview on KGNU Radio. Read more and listn here: Nepal earthquake interview 'CU researcher on earthquake in Nepal . Courtney also recently participated in the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute's Reconnaissance Mission to Nepal. An associated presentation (with audio) is available here: Social, psychological,

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New Director for the Institute of Behavioral Science

On January 1, 2015, Myron Gutmann officially took the helm at the Institute of Behavioral Science (IBS). Dr. Gutmann took leave from positions at NSF and the University of Michigan to become director of IBS and professor of history at the University of Colorado.

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Nine Experts Craft Disaster Resilience Framework for Communities

Liesel Ritchie has been named a NIST Disaster Resilience Fellow. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has engaged nine experts in fields ranging from transportation and water infrastructure to societal dimensions of disasters to further its ongoing effort to draft a disaster resilience framework for U.S. communities.

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