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NCAS Upward Bound presenters

GRANTEE: Office of Education participates in Upward Bound "STEM Careers Day" at Howard University

On Saturday March 29, 2014 the NOAA Center for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) and Howard University’s Upward Bound/TRIO hosted a "STEM Careers Day" event at Howard University in Washington, DC. This professional development seminar was geared towards area high school students that are college-bound, and eager to learn about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics...(read more)


A young participant touching a brain

OUTREACH: The 13th Annual WeatherFest

The 13th Annual 'WeatherFest' was held in February 2014 sponsored by and in conjunction with the annual American Meteorological Society (AMS) annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Always a very popular feature before the AMS meeting begins, WeatherFest is an interactive, hands-on science and weather fair event open to the public. The event is designed to stimulate interest in STEM and has activities for children of all ages...(read more)


EPP Cohorts

STUDENT: 1st Cohort of NOAA-EPP Graduate Research & Training Scholars Selected

PhD students Daryl Sibble and Marisa Litz have been selected as the first cohort for a new graduate pilot program with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Educational Partnership Program (EPP). The two students are the first to be given the EPP - Graduate Research and Training Scholar (GRTS) award....(read more)


Kathy Sullivan in front of Science On a Sphere

LEADERSHIP: Dr. Kathryn Sullivan Identifies Top Priorities

In an August 30, 2013 interview in the Washington Post, NOAA's Acting Under Secretary Dr. Kathryn Sullivan identified workforce issues among her top goals for the agency...(read more)