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September 23, 2019

CSU Atmospheric Science promotes inclusive community

CSU Atmospheric Science is a leading global institution, and as such, all members of our community regardless of race, ethnicity, culture, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical ability, age, socioeconomic status or nationality are welcome as equal contributors. We value and appreciate diversity, and we believe that diversity on our campus strengthens our entire scientific community.
November 11, 2019

Evie Bangs earns best student poster award at NADP annual meeting

M.S. student Evie Bangs, advised by Jeff Collett, won the best student poster award at the annual meeting of the National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) last week. Bangs presented her findings regarding amines in atmospheric aerosol. "I was honored to receive recognition for my work and was absolutely impressed with the amount of research and effort all of the presenters have put forth to progress atmospheric research," Bangs said. "I…
November 8, 2019

Jennifer Mahoney chosen as 2019 ATS Outstanding Alum

Jennifer Mahoney has been selected as the 2019 CSU ATS Outstanding Alum. Mahoney received her M.S. from the department in 1992. She was advised by Professor Tom McKee, who nominated her for the award. Her thesis was "Synoptic and Mesoscale Features in Colorado Winter Storms: A Climatology." Mahoney, who was employed by NOAA before she began at CSU, has risen steadily through the ranks of NOAA leadership. She recently was…
November 7, 2019

College recognizes ‘rising stars’ Kristen Rasmussen and Bonne Ford

The Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering honored Assistant Professor Kristen Rasmussen and research scientist Bonne Ford at its all-college meeting and awards ceremony Nov. 4. Rasmussen received the George T. Abell Outstanding Early-Career Faculty Award, and Ford received the Outstanding Researcher – Rising Star Award. This year’s award winners were selected by a committee comprised of last year’s winners. Nominations were submitted by colleagues and staff of the college’s…
November 6, 2019

ASCENT scholarships fund graduate students’ international research

Atmospheric science graduate students Kathryn Moore and Michael Cheeseman were awarded funding from the Assisting Students, Cultivating Excellence, Nurturing Talent (ASCENT) program to pursue research opportunities outside the United States. This department scholarship was established to enrich the graduate experience, often through international travel. Moore, an M.S. student in Sonia Kreidenweis’s research group, will use her funding to participate in the Sea2Cloud field campaign in March and April along the…


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