Seeking your wisdom, NOAA’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research has just launched a culture survey called OHCA, Organizational Health  and Culture Assessment. You may have already seen Craig McLean’s introduction (video). Your participation in the survey is entirely optional, but we encourage you to provide feedback to NOAA, so the agency can get a… Read More


CU Boulder Bursar’s Office representative MaryAnn Enstad will be coming to NOAA to give an overview of the CU Boulder Tuition Benefit program. Please attend if you are interested in taking advantage of the employee tuition benefit for yourself or for qualified dependents. CIRES staff not located in the NOAA building who are interested in… Read More


Due to popular demand a second Annual Summary of Accomplishments (ASA) overview session has been added on June 4 at 10am in DSRC Room GB124. Please note the room change from the original invitation email. All CIRES researchers, staff and science advisors are welcome to attend this overview session of the ASA followed by a… Read More


The deadline for the 2018-2019 Annual Summary of Accomplishments (ASA) is June 30. This is an annual requirement for all CIRES researchers and staff. Please see the ASA app for full instructions and deadlines. Training sessions will be held at NOAA, DSRC room GC402, on May 8 at 10 am, and at Main Campus, CIRES… Read More


  February 14, 2022 UPDATE: Please see the newest inclement weather guidance here. On March 13, the University of Colorado campus and the David Skaggs Research Center closed due to inclement weather. When campuses are closed for this reason, administrative leave is granted to regular employees for their scheduled work hours during the period of closure. When… Read More


Research faculty employed between July 1, 2018 – May 1, 2019, are required to complete an Annual Summary of Accomplishments (ASA). The ASA interface is open year-round to encourage continual update of accomplishments (e.g. publications) throughout the review cycle. In addition to being a great tool for periodic evaluation and conversation, a completed ASA for… Read More


Managers Academy is a free, 2-day program and provides a comprehensive overview for supervisors and managers of legal guidelines, campus policies, and CU-Boulder practices related to employee management and development. This program is offered quarterly and, upcoming sessions are offered in April, July and November. If you are interested,  please review the program, discuss your… Read More


Want to make your science more usable? Join Lisa Dilling, Director of Western Water Assessment, on March 6 for a talk on usable science, followed by a panel discussion featuring CU researchers whose science has been used beyond the university. More information here. Sign up here.… Read More


CIRES D&I has a new newsletter that goes out to external subscribers, including many underrepresented students and scientists. Please let Susan Sullivan know at susan.sullivan@colorado.edu if you have an open position you’d like to highlight or some other D&I opportunity at CIRES that people should know about.… Read More


CIRES supports a Graduate Student Research Award program to promote student scholarship and research excellence. The goal of the program is to recognize the scholarship and merit of CIRES’ outstanding graduate students. Any current Ph.D. student that is formally supervised by a CIRES Fellow or CIRES Researcher is eligible for this one-time award opportunity. Applications… Read More