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December 7, 2018

Xubin Zeng honored as 2018 Outstanding Alum

Department Head Jeff Collett presented Xubin Zeng with the 2018 Outstanding Alum Award in a ceremony Dec. 7. Zeng then gave a talk on interface processes in the Earth system. His wife Qingqiu, also an ATS alum, was in attendance. In a note for the department newsletter, Zeng said, "I am honored by this recognition from ATS – a top program in our field with many distinguished alumni throughout the…
November 30, 2018

ATS reception for alumni, faculty, students and friends at AMS annual meeting

ATS will host a reception for alumni, faculty, students and friends at the 99th Annual American Meteorological Society Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz., on Jan. 8. The reception will be held at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix Hotel Paradise Valley Room. Hors d’oeuvres will be served, and there will be a hosted bar. A prospective student meet and greet will take place 6-6:30 p.m., followed by the alumni and friends reception from…
November 29, 2018

Researchers rise to challenge of predicting hail, tornadoes three weeks in advance

People living in Kansas, Nebraska and other states in the Plains are no strangers to tornadoes and hail storms – among the most costly and dangerous weather threats in the United States. Meteorologists and computer models do a good job forecasting thunderstorm activity up to a week in advance. Scientists can also read long-term, seasonal signals of severe weather months in advance. But there’s a middle ground – a prediction…
November 28, 2018

2018 turns out to be an above-average hurricane season

The 2018 hurricane season ended up slightly above average – more active than was predicted by the CSU Tropical Meteorology Project forecast team’s later updates issued in June, July and August. Of most note during the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season were Hurricanes Florence and Michael, which brought death and destruction to the Carolinas and Florida Panhandle and other parts of the southeastern United States, respectively. “The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season…
November 21, 2018

Scott Shrake will explain why entrepreneurial mindset is important for scientists

Entrepreneurship doesn’t live in business schools alone. An entrepreneurial mindset can be developed in innovators from all backgrounds, disciplines, and skillsets – especially scientists and engineers. Scientists, engineers, and designers are powerhouses of innovation, and those with an entrepreneurial mindset are focused on more than solving technical problems, they’re consistently looking for ways to create value and transform the world. Scott Shrake, director of CSU's Institute for Entrepreneurship, will discuss the…


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Upcoming Colloquium

Cloud Physics from Space

By University Distinguished Professor Emeritus Graeme Stephens of JPL, California Institute of Technology
On December 17, 3 p.m.

*Special Seminar*

Hosted by A.R. Ravishankara and Sue van den Heever