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“I had some spare time,” jokes Krista Laursen (CISL) when asked what inspired her to pursue a doctor of business administration degree while simultaneously working as project director for the NCAR–Wyoming Supercomputing Center.

Jeff Kiehl

Editor’s note: In February, the newly formed UCAR Climate Council held its first meeting. In this Guest Column, the council’s chair, Jeff Kiehl, and vice chair, Jack Fellows, discuss what inspired the council and its first steps.

Adrianne Middleton
Lab/Division: NESL/CGD | Job Title: Software engineer | Years at NCAR: 23 | Fun Fact: Got married in the Mesa Lab’s Damon Room

The GPS-based satellite observing system known as COSMIC will celebrate its fifth anniversary on April 15.

The NCAR Diversity Committee, formed in 2008, is taking an active role in funding proposals that enhance diversity at UCAR/NCAR.

Hundreds of guests will visit UCAR/NCAR in the coming weeks as the landscape greens and the institution’s education and outreach activities gear up.

On February 25, UCAR president Rick Anthes announced in an all-staff email message that he would step down in December.


Imagine that you’re about to send a foreign colleague a link to download a data set on which the two of you are collaborating.

Local solar scientists will have a chance to meet and share research on instrumentation, observations, models, and more on March 18, when HAO hosts the sixth annual Boulder Solar Day in the CG1 auditorium.

Construction of the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC) is now more than 50% complete, with contractors currently working extensively inside the facility on the installation of complex mechanical and e