A traveling exhibit on how Japan’s architectural community responded to the Great East Japan Earthquake is at Northeastern, the sole U.S. stop on a global tour.
Through donations and a host of special events, Northeastern students, faculty and staff have raised more than $17,000 to support the people of Japan.
Members of the Northeastern community come together to support the people of Japan
On Friday, a massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan’s northeast coast, causing widespread destruction and thousands of deaths. It was one of the world’s largest quakes of the last century. Jerome Hajjar, chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, studies earthquakes as a structural engineer. Here, he assesses the impact of this quake and the field of earthquake engineering.