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UCAR Community Art Program Opening Art Reception

The UCAR Community Art Program cordially invites you to the opening art reception for oil painter Theresa Beckemeyer exhibiting in UCAR Gallery l and photographer Glenn Randall exhibiting in UCAR Gallery ll of the NCAR Mesa Lab cafeteria, 1850 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, CO. The reception is Friday December 4th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Small appetizers and non-alcohol drinks will be served. Come meet the artists and be inspired by their beautiful artwork!

World Climate Project, Saturday, December 5th 2015

Saturday, December 5th, don't miss it! Join us at NCAR for the World Climate Project. This is a role-playing simulation where you step into the shoes of an UN climate negotiator and their team, tasked with lowering climate emissions and ensuring economic development. Based on a computer model developed by MIT & UMass, "World Climate" will tell you how effective your policies are. It's not as easy as you think!

How Boulder Became a World Center for Space & Atmospheric Science #2 - Boulder History Museum

Published by the American Meteorological Society, A Scientific Peak chronicles the early stages of Boulder’s meteoric rise to become known as one of America’s smartest cities. Author Joseph P. Bassi introduces us to a wide variety of characters, including founding NCAR Director and UCAR President Walter Orr Roberts, and the serendipitous brew of politics, passion, and sheer luck that, during the post–World War II and Cold War eras, would transform this “scientific Siberia” into the research mecca it is today.

Three new members join UCAR Board of Trustees

BOULDER – Members of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) recently elected three new trustees: Kristie Boering of the University of California, Berkeley; Michael Morgan of the University of Wisconsin, Madison; and Kathleen Ritzman of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego. The member universities also voted to re-elect three sitting trustees to additional terms: current Chair of the Board Eric Betterton of the University of Arizona; Rafael Bras of the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Kelly Fox of the University of Colorado Boulder. "I am delighted to welcome the new members of our board," said Betterton. "They join a group that is extremely engaged in ensuring the continued availability of world-class resources for research, education, and technology transfer in the atmospheric and related Earth sciences." "I look forward to working with the new and returning board members," said UCAR Interim President Michael Thompson. "The board's breadth of expertise reflects the wide range of activities we focus on to address crucial questions in weather, water, and climate through the National Center for Atmospheric Research, our UCAR Community Programs, and our university consortium." The UCAR board, which determines UCAR's overall direction, has 18 trustees who each serve three-year terms. They are elected by UCAR’s 109 member universities. Kristie Boering, a professor of chemistry and of Earth and planetary science at UC Berkeley, studies chemistry and mass transport in the atmosphere using experiments in the laboratory, numerical modeling, and observations from high-altitude aircraft and balloons. more about Boering Michael Morgan, a professor of atmospheric and oceanic sciences at UW-Madison, works on the analysis, diagnosis, and predictability of mid-latitude and tropical weather systems. more about Morgan Kathleen Ritzman, assistant director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, oversees institutional planning, government relations, and strategic partnership development. She is an expert on science and technology policy issues and on federal environment, energy, and defense research funding. more about Ritzman   UCAR is a nonprofit consortium of 109 North American colleges and universities focused on research and training in the atmospheric and related Earth system sciences. Members set directions and priorities for the National Center for Atmospheric Research, which UCAR manages with sponsorship by the National Science Foundation. UCAR's community programs offer a suite of innovative resources, tools, and services in support of the consortium's education and research goals.

UCAR Community Art Program art reception

The UCAR Community Art Program cordially invites you to an art reception for artist Xenia J. Sease. Pastel paintings will be on exhibit in Gallery l of the NCAR Mesa Lab cafeteria. 1850 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, CO. The reception is Friday October 9th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Small appetizers, sweets and non-alcohol drinks will be served. Come meet the artist and be inspired by her beautiful artwork!

Oct. 6 job fair opens doors to veterans, people with disabilities, and the public

BOULDER – More than two dozen Front Range employers with 700 potential job openings will provide advice and conduct mock interviews at a job fair next week tailored to veterans and people with disabilities. The annual event is co-sponsored by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), Workforce Boulder County, and the Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR). It will take place Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at UCAR’s Center Green auditorium at 3080 Center Green Drive in north Boulder. Participants at a previous UCAR-hosted job fair visit a company booth. (@UCAR. Photo by Carlye Calvin. This image is freely available for media & nonprofit use.) "We are excited about the quality of employers that are attending this year," said Randy Schalhamer, UCAR’s talent acquisition manager. "They will be helping job seekers with their resumes and interviewing skills." Staff from Workforce Boulder County and the DVR also will be providing information about their services at the fair. Schalhamer said the fair reflects UCAR’s continuing dedication to assisting military veterans and people with disabilities. The job fair will be open to the general public after the first hour. Employers represented this year include Allied Barton Security Services; AECOM; Alpine Lumber; Ball Corporation, including Ball Aerospace; Boulder County Workforce Center; Children’s Hospital Colorado; City of Longmont; Denver Water; Doubletree by Hilton; Elevations Credit Union; FirstBank; GE Control Solutions; HUB International; Jeppesen Sanderson Inc.; Level 3 Communications, NEON Inc.; National Renewable Energy Lab; Shamrock Foods; Terumo BCT; Return Path; UCAR (which manages NCAR, the National Center for Atmospheric Research); University of Colorado Boulder; Wells Fargo; Western States Fire Protection; Winter Park Resort; and Woodward Inc. Details: What: Job Fair for Veterans, People with Disabilities, and the Public When:Tuesday, Oct. 6, 201510 a.m. - 2 p.m. 10 a.m. to noon - coaching and mock interviews 11 a.m. - open to the general public Where: UCAR Center Green Campus - Auditorium3080 Center Green Drive, Boulder (Directions) What to bring: Resumé  Special accommodations: Contact Randy Schalhamer, rschalha@ucar.edu, 303-497-8703 by October 1

How Boulder Became a World Center for Space and Atmospheric Science #1 - Boulder Bookstore

Published by the American Meteorological Society, A Scientific Peak chronicles the early stages of Boulder’s meteoric rise to become known as one of America’s smartest cities. Author Joseph P. Bassi introduces us to a wide variety of characters, including founding NCAR Director and UCAR President Walter Orr Roberts, and the serendipitous brew of politics, passion, and sheer luck that, during the post–World War II and Cold War eras, would transform this “scientific Siberia” into the research mecca it is today.

ML Onsite/Walk-In Flu Vaccination Clinic

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