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Notable accomplishments – EOAS Meteorology Students

Meteorology students Kelly Graham and Axhelo Agastra were selected for competitive and prestigious national programs in June 2019. CONGRATULATIONS!!

Kelly Graham, graduate student of Meteorology in the EOAS’s department, joined the American Meteorological Society Summer Policy (AMS) Colloquium in Washington, DC with funding support from the National Science Foundation.

For ten days, Kelly joined a small group of graduate students and faculty from across the US for immersion in science policy. The program is designed to train future leaders in national science policy and funding. The group met with many current science leaders, including Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, Director of Office of Science and Technology.

 

Kelly and Dr.Kelvin Droegemeier photo

Kelly and Dr.Kelvin Droegemeier, Director OSTP and Science adviser to the White House

AMS Summer Policy Colloquium outside of the Capitol.

Participants of the AMS Summer Policy Colloquium outside of the Capitol.

Anxhelo Agastra was selected for the Undergraduate Leadership Workshop at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). The program gathered about 20 undergraduate geoscience majors from universities across the country. During a week in Boulder, Colorado, they learned about Science careers and Leadership opportunities.

Anxhelo Photot

Anxhelo at the ULW Mesa Lab

 

2019 ULW

Group participants for the 2019 ULW

Kelly and Anxhelo are both members of the Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Change Research group.