Staff News

NCAR software engineer Rory Kelly ski racing

April 19, 2017 | On weekdays in winter, while most people are still sleeping, Rory Kelly is driving to a ski area in the dark, slipping into his ski mountaineering gear, and training for two hours before heading back to Boulder for his job as a software engineer in NCAR's Computational and Information Systems Laboratory (CISL).

Steve Worley

April 14, 2017 | At the 30-year mark of his career at NCAR, Steve Worley is announcing his plans to begin a phased retirement.

GLOBE signs letter of intent with Peace Corp: GLOBE students in Peru

February 7, 2017 | UCP's GLOBE Implementation Office has provided important support for a letter of intent between NASA and the Peace Corps.

Former NCAR senior scientist Roy Jenne

January 4, 2017 | Roy L. Jenne, the founding leader of NCAR's data support services and a researcher of global climatology, died November 18 at Foothills Hospital in Boulder. He was 85.

Musical group Three Story Limit

December 14, 2016 | On Friday, December 9, many UCAR staff members and their families turned out for the annual EAC holiday party and awards presentation. Staff enjoyed a great meal, music, awards, and time to connect with colleagues.

2015 Award winner Charlie Martin

| Listed below are the UCAR 2016 Outstanding Accomplishment Award nominations.

Warren Washington and his wife, Mary

November 21, 2016 | As he was honored as an NCAR Distinguished Scholar, Warren Washington regaled colleagues with anecdotes from his storied, half-century-long career, such as the time he put a simplified climate model on a floppy disk for a White House chief of staff.

Atmospheric chemistry scientists at 2016 international conference in Breckenridge

November 10, 2016 | Scientists at a recent international conference co-sponsored by NCAR|UCAR explored the latest research into such issues as urban air quality, the impact of drought on ozone, and the influence of emissions on climate.

Pingpong ball launch at 2016 Super Science Saturday

November 9, 2016 | About 1,000 people – including the usual throngs of excited children – attended Super Science Saturday at the Mesa Lab last weekend.

Two of NCAR's pilots

October 19, 2016 | Four pilots and one instrumentation technician in NCAR's Earth Observing Laboratory recently received the Antarctica Service Medal from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their research flights in that remote and challenging region.

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