Reducing the impacts of natural disasters

Changing the way we think and talk about disaster resilience

We invite graduate students from relevant disciplines - geosciences, engineering, business, urban affairs and planning, and more - to join us and help lead the change. Click the links below to learn more about the DRRM program.

Spotlight course - Spring 2019:

UAP 5084: Collaborative Planning and Community Involvement

This interdisciplinary course delves into the opportunities and challenges associated with engaging communities in planning and decision-making. Topics covered include the following:

  • Deliberative democracy and citizen empowerment

  • Tools for and approaches to community involvement and alternative dispute resolution

  • Facilitation and engagement process design

The class is offered from 4:00 - 6:45 pm on Wednesdays in NCB 130B

Other electives being offered in Spring 2019:

  • BIT 5414 Global Operations Management
  • BIT 5494 Intl. Operations and Info. Technology

  • CEE 4554 Natural Disasters Mitigation & Recovery
  • CEE 5080 Infrastructure Asset Mgmt
  • CEE 5204 GIS Applications
  • CEE 5464 Struct. Design for Seismic Load Effects
  • CEE 5734 Urban Hydrology & Storm-water Mgmt

  • PAPA 5254 Homeland Security & Terrorist Threat

  • UAP 5364 NGOs and International Development
  • UAP 5414 Natural Resources Planning Topics
  • UAP 5784 Econ. Dev. Planning Topics