FY10 Diversity Awards

FY10 Diversity Awards

FY10 Diversity Committee Awards:

Project Name Principal Investigator
Project Description Period of Performance Amount Final Report
MESA to Mesa Tim Scheitlin/CISL Math, Engineering, and Science Achievement (MESA) to Mesa Program seeks to provide transportation scholarships for field trips to NCAR for educators serving 4th - 12th grade students from under-represented populations in the greater Denver Metro area, especially targeting Colorado MESA educators. 6/1/10 - 5/30/11 $9,654 Final Report
Careers in Science Brigitte Baeuerle, Mike Daniels, Wen Chau Lee, Alison Rockwell/EOL Targeted education and outreach program that exposes students from a subset of carefully chosen accredited postsecondary minority institutions to career opportunities within the areas of science and science support. 5/1/10 - 4/20/12 (6 mo. extension granted) $29,720  Final Report
Building Long-Term University Partnerships for Atmospheric Chemistry Research Bill Randel/NESL ACD Enhance NCAR partnership with Howard University, a minority-serving university, through the exchange of faculty and grad students involved in atmospheric Research.  Support extended visits of grad students to NCAR to work with ACD scientists on projects of mutual interest, and also support shorter visits of faculty advertisers to NCAR and NCAR staff to universities. 6/1/10 - 5/31/12 $49,978  Final Report
Climate Change Measurements Workshop and Conference Elisabeth Holland, Sherri Heck/ NESL ACD  Workshop/conference including NCAR staff, Kenya Meteorological Dept., and the Navajo Nation.  Series of talks on the importance of measurements in relation to the study of climate change, an overview of the state of climate change, how models are used to address climate change and climate impacts.  12/1/10 - 08/31/11 $31,673  Final Report

 

 

FY10 Internal Committee Funded Proposals:

Project Name Principal Investigator Project Description Period of Performance Amount Final Report
Diversity Recruiting through Advertising Helen Moshak, Luanna Allapowa, Nancy Wade Fund a more aggressive advertising effort to diversity the applicant pool of the Software Engineer/Programmer job groups. 7/1/10 - 6/30/11 $11,004  Final Report
ESL Communication Skills Jielun Sun Funds for employees to attend ESL classes (two speech classes and two writing classes). Attendees: non-native speakers, and possible native speakers. 7/1/10 - 12/31/11 $14,910  Final Report