Helen Crowley Selected as 2024 Joyner Lecturer

Helen Crowley standing at podium

1 November 2023–The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) and SSA are pleased to announce that Helen Crowley, secretary general of the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation, is the 2024 recipient of the William B. Joyner Lecture Award. Crowley will deliver the Joyner Lecture at the EERI Annual Meeting to be … Continue Reading »

Prayer Book Fills Gap in Italian Earthquake History

1456 Marche earthquake MS

1 November 2023–The chance discovery of a note written in a 15th century Hebrew prayer book fills an important gap in the historical Italian earthquake record, offering a brief glimpse of a previously unknown earthquake affecting the Marche region in the central Apennines. Paolo Galli, who found the note in … Continue Reading »

At Work: Gabrielle Tepp

23 October 2023–Gabrielle Tepp grew up in Michigan—far from the earthquakes and volcanoes she would later study. She also “grew up in a small city where ‘scientist’ wasn’t really a career path,” she recalls, but she was good at math and curious about how things worked. She thought she might … Continue Reading »