Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Are You Ready for the Big One?

Imagine America…
without Los Angeles.
Are you ready?

Find out from “The Earthquake Lady” herself the effects of a major earthquake in Southern California.
Learn how you can prepare.

Roger Williams 2015 Awardee for Outstanding Service

If you live in Southern California or you saw the May/June 2015 issue of Brown Alumni Magazine , you already know who Lucy Jones is.

Lucy Jones (AB in Chinese Language, Brown ’76, PhD in Geophysics, MIT ’81) has been a seismologist with the USGS for the last 32 years. Her recent honors include:
·         Named as Seismic Risk Advisor to LA Mayor Eric Garcetti - 2014
·         Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal Winner - October 8, 2015
·         Roger Williams Outstanding Service Award – the highest award given annually to any Brown alumnae/-i  - October 17, 2015

As reported in the LA Daily News, “Dr. Jones’ current research centers...on the ways Californians might fare in the aftermath. And her prognosis is grim: After the imminent Big One, urban society is at risk.”

Join BCOC for an intimate discussion with Lucy Jones!

Date:  Wednesday, November 11, 2015 (Veteran’s Day)
Time:   6:30 pm reception, 7:00 pm presentation, 8 – 8:30 pm Q&A
Location: University Hills Community Center, 1083 California Ave, Irvine

Seating is limited. Parking is free. Light refreshments will be provided.

Pre-register for guaranteed, discounted admission.

Become a member of the Brown Club of Orange County for discounted admission to this and all BCOC events. Membership is free to Classes 2011-2015 and 1957 and earlier.

Space available admission at the door is $20.

For more information, call Scott at 949-636-1975 or email

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