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CU Boulder earth, atmospheric sciences No. 1 overall in 2018 global university rankings

July 17, 2018

CU Boulder's earth science and atmospheric science departments both ranked No. 1 overall among world universities in the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy's 2018 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS), which was published today.


ATOC Graduate Student Nicola Bodini receives award from AMS

June 29, 2018

Congratulations to ATOC graduate student Nicola Bodini who just won the second place "Best Talk" award at the AMS 18th Conference on Mountain Meteorology for "Variability of Turbulence Dissipation Rate in Complex Terrain: the Perdigão Field Campaign".

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ATOC Undergraduate Student Patrick Murphy receives AMS scholarship

June 26, 2018

Congratulations to ATOC undergraduate student Patrick Murphy who has been awarded the Glickman Family Scholarship from the American Meteorological Society. He will also be invited to attend the January AMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix.


ATOC Graduate Student Jessica Tomaszewski receives award from AMS

June 20, 2018

Congratulations to ATOC graduate student Jessica Tomaszewski who has been awarded both Outstanding Student Oral Presentation AND Outstanding Student Poster Presentation at the 23rd AMS Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence!

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This Week on eTown: Jen Kay (CU Boulder)

June 15, 2018

This week Nick talks with scientist and professor Jen Kay about some alarming developments in global warming.

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Nicole Lovenduski invited to be Kavli Fellow

June 7, 2018

Please join ATOC in congratulating Nikki Lovenduski for being invited to be a Kavli Fellow by the National Academy of Sciences. The Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium series (KFoS) is the Academy’s premiere activity for distinguished young scientists. Attendance at a KFoS symposium is by invitation only and attendees are selected from among award winners for early career scientists in the US and abroad.

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Nicole Lovenduski receives NSF Career Award

April 15, 2018

Please join ATOC in congratulating Assistant Professor Nicole Lovenduski on receiving an NSF Career Award for her project, "A change in the forecast: Ocean biogeochemistry over the next decade."

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Julie Lundquist Receives the Graduate School’s Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

April 6, 2018

Please join ATOC in congratulating Associate Professor Julie Lundquist for receiving the Graduate School’s Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award. This award recognizes Dr. Lundquist's outstanding graduate student advising and mentoring as ATOC's Graduate Director and as a research advisor for several graduate students.

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Ice-free Arctic summers could hinge on small climate warming range

April 2, 2018

A range of less than one degree Fahrenheit (or half a degree Celsius) of climate warming over the next century could make all the difference when it comes to the probability of future ice-free summers in the Arctic, new University of Colorado Boulder research shows.


The Future of Skiing: The Science Behind Snow

March 29, 2018

Arapahoe Basin and Protect our Winters are proud to host a panel discussion with industry experts moderated by Alan Henceroth starting at 4:30 p.m. April 7, 2018 on the 2nd floor in the A-Frame .