Please join NCAS in recognizing the Center’s Faculty, Fellows, and Alumni on recent achievements during the Spring 2016! Congratulations!

March 17

Ms. Keren Rosado, NCAS Fellow, was awarded the NOAA’S GRTSP Fellowship!
NOAA EDUCATIONAL PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM with MINORITY SERVING INSTITUTIONS (EPP/MSI) GRADUATE RESEARCH & TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (GRTSP).

GRTSP is a pilot program designed to provide opportunities for graduate students supported at the Educational Partnership Program with EPP/MSI Cooperative Science Centers. Scholars participate in experiential opportunities at a NOAA facility with guidance
from a NOAA mentor.

March 14

Dr. Everette Joseph, NCAS Deputy Director, was appointed to the NOAA’s Science Advisory Board!

NOAA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) was established by a Decision Memorandum dated September 25, 1997. It is the only Federal Advisory Committee with responsibility to advise the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on long- and short-range strategies for research, education and the application of science to resource management and environmental assessment and prediction.

March 11

Dr. Maria Velez, NCAS Alumna, received the award the Civilian Achievement Award from the National Capitol Region Medical Directorate of the Department of Defense!

March 10

Ms. Emily Saunders, NCAS Fellow, passed the advanced qualifying examination in Chemistry!

February 29

Dr. Vernon Morris, NCAS Director, Professor of Chemistry, Howard University, gave an interview to Dr. Anwar Dunbar, for the Examiner.com for Black History Month! ¬†“I originally conducted this interview with Dr. Vernon Morris in February of 2016 and published it in both the Examiner and the Edvocate.¬†¬†Not only is he¬†a scientific peer, be he‚Äôs also a hero of mine.¬† In addition to his duties at Howard University‚Äôs¬†Department of Chemistry and NOAA Center for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS), he regularly takes his group out to the schools in the DC schools system to conduct science demonstrations.¬† He is an example of regularly being visible and helping to fulfill the needs of students in the community.”

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For the entire article,  Part One, click here.

For Part Two, click here