A Hollywood Producer and a Scientist Talk Disasters: Disaster Movie Tropes

Helicopter crashes, women running in high heels, and where the heck did that overturned car in the middle of a field come from? In the final installment of our disaster-themed Ask A Scientist series with The Science and Entertainment Exchange, we’ve flipped the script as Dr. Samantha Montano shares some of her top disaster movie …

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A Hollywood Producer and a Scientist Talk Disasters: What’s in Your Go Bag?

Being prepared is important, but depending on where you live will determine what type of supplies you might want to have on hand. In the latest installment of our disaster-themed Ask A Scientist series with The Science and Entertainment Exchange, Hollywood producer Diana Williams talks about the many uses of a corkscrew and disasterologist Dr. …

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A Hollywood Producer and a Scientist Talk Disasters Part 4: Adapt

Disasters are not inevitable. There’s a lot we can do to prevent them from happening, especially at the local level. In Part 4 of our disaster-themed Ask A Scientist series with the Science and Entertainment Exchange, Hollywood producer Diana Williams continues her conversation with disasterologist Dr. Samantha Montano to find out how you can make …

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A Hollywood Producer and a Scientist Talk Disasters Part 1: Prepare

Disaster movies are fun, but real disasters are anything but. LabX teamed up with the Science and Entertainment Exchange and their Ask A Scientist series to figure out what we need to know to separate fact from fiction. In this first installment, Hollywood producer, and self proclaimed prepper, Diana Williams asks disasterologist Dr. Samantha Montano …

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Emergency Managers Tweet about Resilience

On Friday, emergency managers participated in a conversation about building community resilience on Twitter with the hashtag #ExtremeEventGame. Many topics were discussed around the 4 themes of the Extreme Event game. Emergency managers shared their lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic that may be useful in future disasters. Resources for COVID-19 and other disasters were …

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