The 105th Distinguished Research Lectureship has been awarded to Prof. Brian Toon, founding Chair of the Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences (ATOC) and a longstanding Research Associate in the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP). Coordinated by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, the lectureship honors a tenured faculty member widely recognized for a distinguished body of academic or creative achievement and prominence, as well as contributions to the educational and service missions of CU-Boulder. It is among the highest honors bestowed by the faculty upon a faculty member at CU-Boulder. The lecture will take place in the fall of 2013. See http://www.colorado.edu/VCResearch/funding/drl_recipients/toon for details.