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"Students participating in Great shakeout"
October 11, 2021

CSUSB will be joining the annual “Great ShakeOut” earthquake drill on Thursday, Oct.21. Participants will be urged to “drop, cover and hold on.”

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March 25, 2021

Stuart Sumida (biology) was interviewed about his paleontology work and consulting for award-winning animated films, Sally McGill (geological sciences) discussed the latest research on the San Andreas fault, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) commented on proposed legislation to screen out extremists from entering law enforcement and interviewed on the increase in anti-Asian American hate crimes.

October 17, 2019

Joan Fryxell (geology) was interviewed for a segment on the Hector Mine quake, a 7.1 temblor that happened 20 years ago.

October 16, 2019

CSUSB to participate in ‘Great ShakeOut’ simulated earthquake drill. CSUSB students, faculty & staff urged to “drop, cover & hold on” during drill.

July 11, 2019

Bryan Castillo (MS, Earth and Environmental Sciences, ’19) was among several geologists, students, researchers, and others who traveled from near and far to investigate the damage wrought by the July 4 and 5 quakes near Ridgecrest.

July 15, 2019

Sally McGill (geological sciences), James Mulvihill (geography and environmental studies emeritus), Katherine Gray (art), Rishabh Kumar (economics) and Alemayehu G. Mariam (political science emeritus) share their expertise with the news media.

October 17, 2017

The exercise, considered the world’s largest earthquake drill, will take place at 10:19 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19.

October 18, 2017

Joan E. Fryxell, a CSUSB geology professor, will lead a hike to the San Andreas Fault on Thursday, Oct. 19. The hike will take place prior to the annual “Great California ShakeOut” simulated earthquake drill at 10:19 a.m.

Great ShakeOut earthquake drill
October 12, 2018

The university will participate in the annual “Great California ShakeOut” simulated earthquake drill at 10:18 a.m. As part of that, Joan Fryxell, a CSUSB geology professor, will lead a hike to the San Andreas Fault prior to the drill at 9:30 a.m.