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Kathy Sullivan in TIME magazine

LEADERSHIP: TIME Magazine Names Kathy Sullivan One of the '100 Most Influential People in the World'

On March 6, 2014 Dr. Kathryn Sullivan was confirmed as NOAA's Administrator. Now, she has made the list of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people....(read more)


Queens College's Into the Woods Project Hosts Science and Art Symposium

GRANTEE: Queens College's Into the Woods Project Hosts Science and Art Symposium

On May 9th, 630 elementary school students, representing 10 schools from four boroughs of New York City, gathered for a special event to celebrate their forays into natural areas around their schools. Queens College's GLOBE New York Metro Program hosted the Science and Art Symposium. It was the culminating event for a group of teachers and their classes participating in the Into the Woods (ITW) project funded through NOAA's Environmental Literacy Grants Program. This four-year project is now finishing its second year....(read more)


Aliyah Shah, NOAA intern at the control of the Science On a Sphere in Silver Spring, MD

OUTREACH: Education intern at NOAA

Springbrook High School’s Aliyah Shah provides educators and community members across the country with valuable NOAA resources through her work as an intern this summer at NOAA’s offices in Silver Spring, MD. Aliyah combines her interest in computer programming, web design, and robotics with the working world of NOAA data and research. (read more)


Ashley Gordon, Hollings Scholar interning at the Sandy Hook Lab in Highlands, NJ

STUDENT: NOAA Hollings and EPP Undergraduate Scholars Complete Summer Internships

At the end of July, 125 NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholars and 18 Educational Partnership Program (EPP) Undergraduate Scholars will finish their summer internships. They will travel to Silver Spring, MD, to present their projects at the Education and Science Symposium, held July 28-31st. The Hollings and EPP Scholars have spent the past ten weeks working at NOAA facilities across the country under the guidance of a NOAA mentor.(read more)