Dear CIRES Colleagues, I hope today’s note finds you all healthy and figuring out how to work—and more importantly live—productively. If you are struggling in any way, please reach out to your friends and colleagues and check out the growing number of resources CU Boulder has made available: Of note: New self-care resources. I’m writing today… Read More

CIRES Director Waleed Abdalati will host a virtual town hall Tuesday, April 14; this one has capacity to support all of us: those who normally work on CU Boulder campus and those based out of DSRC. The CIRES senior management team will be there to help address concerns and questions as best we can. As usual,… Read More

Please Zoom in for informal discussion and connection with the CIRES senior management team: Christine Wiedinmyer, Science Gretchen Richard, Finance Angela Knight, Human Resources Katy Human, Communications Nate Campbell, Information Technology or 1-669-900-6833, meeting id 118048941 This is an informal gathering, an opportunity to ask questions or simply share experiences. We want to keep in… Read More

Dear CIRES Community, Many of you are asking questions about the meaning of the merit pool section of the Administrative eMemo sent yesterday, April 2 (email from: Administrative eMemo, linked here). Specifically: Will there be no merit raises in October? This question is under assessment by the CU Boulder Research & Innovation Office. We likely won’t… Read More

Dear CIRES Community:  As you know, CIRES and the university have moved all non-critical operations online for the time being, due to the current COVID-19 situation. The need for social distancing determines that we work from home at least until the mandatory remote phase comes to an end. While some members of our institute may… Read More

Dear CIRES Colleagues, I assume most of you have received the note below, but just in case, I’m forwarding it to all CIRES staff who work in affiliation with NOAA. Unless you have been identified as someone whose in-person work is critical (you have been informed already if this is the case), telework is mandatory.… Read More