Staff News

June 7, 2012 | Telescopes and special glasses were the order of the day on Tuesday, June 5, as staff on several campuses took a peek at Venus passing in front of the Sun—an event that won't be repeated until 2117.

June 5, 2012 | Photographer Carlye Calvin (Communications) was one of several recent visitors to the DC3 Operations Center at the airport in Salina, Kansas. Here's a quick peek through her lens. (Photos ©UCAR.)

May 25, 2012 | Experience the thrill of the chase from your desktop as scientists and observing experts from NCAR (EOL, NESL/ACD, and NESL/MMM) and a host of other labs and universities pursue thunderstorms in Alabama, Colorado, and Oklahoma on the DC3 field c

A rainy afternoon didn’t keep staff from celebrating the Spring Fling on Friday, May 11. The annual all-staff party, held indoors at Center Green, featured a new event: the UCAR Olympics.

On May 1, Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colorado) and his state policy director, Becca Montgomery, visited the Mesa Lab. After being greeted by Tom Bogdan and Roger Wakimoto, they proceeded on a whirlwind tour of the organization.

In early May, UCAR’s Measuring Up conference brought more than 150 attendees to Center Green. This year’s theme was “Outside the Box! Why Innovation Is More Crucial in Challenging Times.”

As a property assistant in F&A's Budget & Finance office, Chris Knoetgen got used to seeing a steady stream of used desktop computers, laptops, and other office technology headed for the recycling bin.

Nathan Hearn (CISL) passed away after a long illness on February 14.

In his three years at NCAR, Nathan touched the lives of his coworkers with his personable manner and professional skills.

The Foothills branch of the NCAR Library has lost its familiar face and driving force with the passing of Leslie Forehand, who died on February 16 after battling ovarian cancer.

On February 7, approximately 60 staff gathered at the Mesa Lab to watch eight 5-minute presentations on forward-thinking ideas involving science communications and education.

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