Dear CIRES Community Members, I know you are inundated with emails at the moment, but many of you have reached out to my team with questions about how time should be charged during this COVID-19 situation, and I wanted to answer that as well as speak briefly to another key issue: your emotional well-being. As… Read More

Dear Colleagues,  I’ll keep today’s note brief. As announced by Chancellor DiStefano yesterday, CU Boulder is moving to a mandatory work-from-home phase tomorrow (Wednesday, March 18). This means that unless you know you are designated as a critical services employee, you should not go to work on CU Boulder’s campus after today.  I’m still working with CIRES supervisors… Read More

Dear CIRES Colleagues, Many of you are already beginning to work from home or preparing to do so and I’m grateful for your responsiveness. These are challenging times and I will do my best to stay connected with everyone and tap into the strength of the CIRES/NOAA/CU Boulder community. Tomorrow/Friday, please plan to log into… Read More

Dear CIRES Colleagues, In light of three things—the novel coronavirus circulating in our community, the Governor’s declaration of emergency, and direction from University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano—I encourage all CIRES employees working on campus and at the David Skaggs Research Center who can perform their work from home to begin doing so as soon as possible, and by… Read More

Dear CIRES Colleagues,  Coronavirus and COVID-19 are on many of our minds these days, and I wanted to reach out with an update on the steps we’re taking to complement campus efforts. Your health and safety are of great concern to me, as is your ability to conduct your work—whether in the NOAA building or… Read More