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Oso—a view from inside a disaster
Fall 2014

WSU professor Matt Carroll, whose academic specialty is human reaction to natural disasters, found himself personally involved when he learned his best friend Tom Durnell had died in the Oso landslide.

Categories: WSU faculty, Public affairs, Sociology
Tags: Oso mudslide, Natural disaster

Come the big one, everyone becomes a Coug
Fall 2012

As part of the Resilient Washington State Initiative, a multifaceted assessment of the ways an earthquake can hurt us and how hard it will be to recover, WSU engineering professor Dan Dolan looks at how the state's infrastructure will recover.

Categories: Earth sciences, Public affairs, Engineering
Tags: Emergency management, Natural disaster, Earthquake