July 29, 2014 | When you have more than 1,400 people exchanging information with each other, things can get complicated. UCAR’s new internal communications specialist wants to streamline and strengthen the mechanisms that communicate news from around the organization and help build a sense of community with colleagues.
Rebecca Swisher
June 27, 2014 | It's a busy time of year for NCAR's Earth Observing Laboratory. With several field campaigns on the schedule, Staff News visited recently with Design & Fabrication Services to learn more about what this EOL team does and their role in the campaigns.
Soil sensor created by 3-D printer
June 23, 2014 | The Employee Activities Committee (EAC) kicked off summer at the season’s first all-staff party at the Foothills Lab on Friday, June 13. A great showing of staff and family members enjoyed music, beer, good food, ice cream, and social time with colleagues.
Chelsea Gitlin-Castellano at UCAR Center Green B-cycle stations
June 9, 2014 | What do Jerry Meehl and Sherlock Holmes have in common? The answer can be found within a series of short science videos on climate change that debuted on the National Geographic website in April.
NCAR science videos on National Geographic: still from Jerry Meehl video
May 27, 2014 | At its meeting on May 13–15 in Boulder, the UCAR Board of Trustees added four staff to the ranks of senior scientists, who provide the center with long-term scientific leadership.
NCAR Mesa Laboratory
May 22, 2014 | You’ll often find staff from UCAR’s Joint Office for Science Support working to keep field projects and conferences running smoothly. This month JOSS found itself in the spotlight with the release of the 2014 U.S. National Climate Assessment.
JOSS’s Brian Duggan, Steve Aulenbach, and Karyn Sawyer at White House for U.S. National Climate Assessment launch on May 6, 2014
April 29, 2014 | He’s taught high school biology, led NSF grants, designed online courses, and worked with teachers and students in Russia and Honduras. The latest step in John Ristvey’s varied career brings him to UCP, where he took the helm of Spark on February 24. Update June 2014:  Spark is now the UCAR Center for Science Education (SciEd).
John Ristvey
April 8, 2014 | As the Shared Skies art exhibit was being installed at the Mesa Lab for its April 1 opening, Staff News spent a little time learning about the project and getting to know the staff person behind it.
Art, science, and education: Lisa Gardiner (UCP/Spark) with Shared Skies exhibit
March 28, 2014 | More than 7,000 college and university students in the geosciences have benefited from summer-long stints with the NSF’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU). Leaders of REU programs across the geosciences recently met at UCAR to exchange and ideas.
Kristin Mooney (NCAR) and Mellissa Burt (Colorado State University) at the GEO REU workshop.
February 13, 2014 | Clifford Murino, the fourth of UCAR’s six presidents to date, passed away on January 4 in Newport, Oregon. Cliff was director of NCAR’s Atmospheric Technology Division (now EOL) from 1975 to 1980 and president of UCAR from 1983 to 1988.
Cliff Murino, former UCAR president

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