News and Events


High School Outreach Day

posted Oct 13, 2014, 3:29 PM by Kenneth Gillis   [ updated Oct 13, 2014, 3:32 PM ]

Our visit to Aurora to teach middle and high school students was a big success!  Students built tall structures using toothpicks, marshmallows, gum drops, and pipe cleaners before they were shaken by our expert shake table, Zana!  Check out picture from the day here:

E-Days Video

posted Oct 10, 2014, 9:15 AM by Kenneth Gillis   [ updated Oct 10, 2014, 9:18 AM ]

This film shows what the next large earthquake in California might look like:

YouTube Video





Outreach Event at Littleton High School

posted Sep 15, 2014, 2:31 PM by Kenneth Gillis

In February 2014, high school students made buildings using toothpicks and gum drops.  They were then shaken on a custom shake table!

YouTube Video


9-04-14: Backcountry Pizza Meeting

posted Sep 4, 2014, 12:21 PM by Kenneth Gillis   [ updated Sep 4, 2014, 12:21 PM ]

Be sure to check out our first meeting of the year at Backcountry Pizza at 6:00 PM.  We are getting 6 or 7 pizzas, so first come first serve!

Alaska Student Competetion

posted Sep 4, 2014, 12:05 PM by Kenneth Gillis   [ updated Sep 4, 2014, 12:16 PM ]

CU Boulder did great at the 2014 EERI Student Design Competetion held in Anchorage this year!  Check out the video of CU's high-rise building during the third round of shaking!  

2014 CU EERI SDC




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