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A CSUSB student in a previous Great ShakeOut earthquake drill.
October 13, 2023

CSUSB will participate in the annual drill that simulates a major earthquake, encouraging students, faculty and staff to “Drop, Cover and Hold On.” In addition, the Department of Geological Sciences will host QuakeCon, an outdoor event from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., to promote earthquake safety and preparedness and the work of the department’s students, faculty and alumni.

A rescue team is using a bulldozer to remove the rubbles in Antakya
April 14, 2023

The experiences of refugees who survived the devastating earthquake that struck Syria and Turkey will be shown in 360-degree immersive footage captured by the panelists at the April 18 event, which will be presented virtually.

A rescue team is using a bulldozer to remove the rubbles in Antakya
March 15, 2023

The CSUSB xReal Lab team hopes to not only raise awareness, but also increase empathy with the refugees in an attempt to increase humanitarian aid.

CSUSB students in a previous Great Shakeout earthquake drill.
October 13, 2022

CSUSB will hold the drill that simulates a major earthquake is hitting the region encouraging students, faculty and staff to – DROP, COVER and HOLD ON.

"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.”

Faculty in the news landing page image
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.