NOAA Direct Hire Webinar

On July 9, 2021, NCAS-M held a webinar that reviewed NOAA’s direct hire authority. NOAA received direct hire authority through the Conservation Service Corps Act of 2019. This authority allows NOAA to appoint program participants who have graduated in the past two years directly into federal positions through a simpler and more direct process. Alumni […]

Dr. Leticia Williams – Winner of the EEO/Diversity and the Special Achievement Award

NCAS-M Proudly Announces: NCAS-M Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dr. Leticia Williams is the proud recipient of the NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science  EEO/Diversity and the Special Achievement Award Specifically, Vankita Brown (NWS), Leticia Williams (NCAS-M/NWS), Mark Mohs (BMD), and Eric Daniels (BMD) won for their outstanding support of the NPC’s Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) Focus […]

2020 NCAS-M Virtual Center-Wide Professional Development Workshop

Overview: The 2020 NCAS-M Virtual Center-wide Professional Development (PD) Workshop will consist of 4 ½-days of professional and career development trainings designed to develop strategies and approaches to increase student learning and future career professional development opportunities. The workshop will ensure that all students being supported receive a common experience and core competencies designed to […]

Congratulations, NCAS Alum, Dr. Jose “Joe” Rivas!!

Congratulations to NCAS alum, Jose A. “Joe” Rivas for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation at University of Texas- El Paso (UTEP)!! His dissertation is titled, “Dust Storms and the Dispersal of Aquatic Invertebrates in the Chihuahuan Desert Ecoregion.” He was advised by NCAS-M Faculty, Dr. Tom Gill and co-advised by Dr. Elizabeth Walsh of the UTEP […]

2019 STEM Women of Color Conclave

NCAS-M Co-Investigator, Dr. Rosa Fitzgerald attended the 2019 STEM Women of Color Conclave, June 8-10, 2019 in Chantilly, VA. This year, the STEM Women of Color Conclave focuses deeply on “Truth above all Else” principle, offering its participants unique professional development opportunities that authentically honor the worth of intersectionality as a lived experience and investigative framework, […]

Meet Nakul Karle

Nakul Karle is a PhD Candidate studying Environmental Science and Engineering at UTEP. He was recently interviewed about his choice of school and experience in his doctoral program. Nakul shouted out some amazing NCAS-M Faculty in his interview! See below and check out the full article here: Tell us about a hands-on learning experience you’ve […]

2019 AMS Washington Forum

On Friday, March 29, the following eight students represented NCAS-M at the 2019 AMS Washington Forum: Julio Ceniceros (UTEP), Miguel Cortez (UTEP), Emmanuel Dibia (UMD), Ena Keys (JSU), Wambugu Kironji (UMBC), Catherine Liu (SJSU), MiaNwi Obioha (JSU), and Shadya Sanders (HU). Shadya, Catherine, Emmanuel, Julio, and Miguel gave a brief presentation about their NERTO internship […]

Dr. Haydar Kurban Invited to Meet and Greet w/ NOAA Economists

NCAS-M Co-Investigator, Dr. Haydar Kurban, will present to NOAA’s Office of Weather and Air Quality (OWAQ) and the chief economist team on: Tuesday April 30, 2019 at 10 AM. Presentation Title: Estimating the Value of Economic Resiliency Created by Weather Forecasts He will present the following components of his research: a) methodology, b) data collection, c) […]

Check Out NCAS-M Fellow, Julio Ceniceros, Poster at AGU

Date and Time: Monday, December 10, 08:00 – 12:20 Location: Walter E Washington Convention Center, Hall A-C (Poster Hall), Abstract Title: Evaluating Possible Linkages Between Marine Chlorophyll-a Concentrations and Cloud Properties Over the Arctic Chukchi Sea Session Number & Title: A11G: Aerosol Exchange Across the Air–Sea Interface: Deposition and Emission I Posters

Dr. Manswell Butty Presents at AGU

Date and Time: Tuesday, December 11; 1:40 – 3:40 Location: Marriott Marquis; Marquis 7-8 Abstract Title: NCAS-M Experiential Training Program for Rising Sophomores: A Whole Student Approach to Success Session Number and Title: ED23A: Mentoring the Whole Student: Strategies for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) II

Catch Dr. Min’s Presentation at AGU

Date and Time: Monday, December 10, 8:00-10:00 Location: Washington Convention Center; 151B Abstract Title: The Environmental Sky Imager-Radiometer (eSIR) and its Application in Atmospheric Observation Session Number and Title: A11A: Advances in Atmospheric Remote Sensing Techniques and Theories I