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Find our current releases with breaking news on a broad range of topics, plus an archive back to 1994.
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For news or documentary film productions about our organization, please contact the NCAR | UCAR Media Office.
The place to get the inside scoop, including
• Staff News - The latest on people, activities, facilities, staff events such as the Up-the-Hill races, and more
• Random Profiles - Find out what colleagues do on and off the job
• Delphi questions & answers - The Delphi Service allows staff to query management about UCAR policy and practice in a confidential manner
• Quick links to resources for getting things done, benefits information, real-time weather, Staff Notes Daily, and more
• Questions or news ideas? Contact Rebecca Swisher, ext. 8609
Staff Notes Daily
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Classifieds are available, on the web only, using your UCAS password.
Submitting your news
Any staff member may post news, calendar listings, or classifieds.
• Posting Guidelines
• Post an Announcement
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• Post a Classified
• For help: firstname.lastname@example.org
Communications provides a wide range of services to support all staff at NCAR and UCAR as you interact with colleagues and the world at large. Here are a few examples.
Outreach planning and communications strategy
Contact Liz Marsis (ext. 1657) to get started.
We also like to hear about upcoming research, publications, events, or projects that might be of interest to the media—the sooner the better!
Contact David Hosansky (ext. 8611).
Logo & Visual Brand Guidelines
This guide to using NCAR/UCP/UCAR logos, website banners, and slide templates outlines the visual elements that represent our collective identity—the shared brand by which others recognize who we are as an organization.
Multimedia: Photos, videos, illustrations and animations
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Writing Style Guide
The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research manages the National Center for Atmospheric Research under sponsorship by the National Science Foundation. Any opinions, findings and conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.