When disaster strikes, we rely on our social networks for support. During hurricane Sandy, neighbors helped neighbors by sharing electrical power with those who’d lost it or removing tree limbs […]
A few months ago incoming faculty member Brian Helmuth saw a camel on the side of a river in the East Hammar Marsh in Basra, Iraq. “At first I thought, […]
Students and organizations across the university community are rallying to collect donations of clothing and money for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy has laid bare the frailty of an urban infrastructure not accustomed to large-scale natural disasters. As others have recently explained, climate change modeling suggests that the frequency of […]
Architecture professor Jane Amidon says that researchers must take an interdisciplinary approach to addressing urban environmental design.
Auroop Ganguly, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, examines the role our planet’s changing climate plays in weather events like Hurricane Sandy.