Haiti and Self-sustaining Relief

August 16, 2014 - No Comments

As a structural engineering student travelling to Haiti with a small group of fellow students (SESH), I intended to apply my knowledge

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Haiti – Love it or Hate it…Love it!!!

August 16, 2014 - One Comment

When Structural Engineering Students for Humanity (SESH) decided that Haiti was to be the destination of our summer 2014 trip, we were often given

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Liberia Part 3: Wild beach

July 31, 2014 - 7 Comments

Friday, May 2, 2014
It’s 2:30 pm and the hot African sun bears down on us. Our plane is scheduled later today, but for

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Liberia Part 2: The Mission Begins

July 30, 2014 - 9 Comments

Monday, April 28, 2014
It’s 9:30 am on a Monday and our second day in Liberia. We are here on a weeklong mission to

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Liberia Part 1: My First Day in Africa

July 29, 2014 - 2 Comments

Sunday, April 27, 2014
As I descended the steps of the plane after 27 hours of a hellish ride from California, the African heat

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Post 6.3 Magnitude Chiang Rai Earthquake Assessment

May 15, 2014 - No Comments

With this recent earthquake in Chiang Rai, there is heightened concern regarding the community’s seismic resiliency.  Whether a community leader, building owner or resident of

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