Simona Seastrand, ALRS Ph.D. student has just won the Weather Civilian of the Year, 25th Operational Weather Squadron Member, Forecast Innovation Team, Small Team of the Quarter, First Weather Group award 2013. Simona is a USAF Science and Operations Officer/Intern, Ph.D. Student 25th Operational Weather Squadron.
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Chet Phillips Featured on Channel 4 News: Compost Cats, Dining Services, and the Office of Sustainability Teams Up the EPA
EPA challenges UA to reduce food waste by 5 percent
This news story was posted by ryan Haaer on January 17, 2013. ALRS Ph.D. student, Chet Philips was featured in this news story on how Compost Cats, Dining Services, and the Office of Sustainability are teaming up with the EPA for its Food Recovery Challenge project to reduce food waste.
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Stuart E. Marsh, ALRS-GIDP Program Chair, is wearing a new hat (of responsibility that is). With the semi-retirement of Charles Hutchinson, Stuart was recently named Interim Director of the School of Narutal Resources and the Environment (SNRE).
"Stephen Bieda III, from the 25th Operational Weather Squadron and a Ph.D. Candidate in Arid Lands Resource Sciences at the University of Arizona, has won the Air Force Weather Agency's 2011 Weather Civilian of the Year award. His expertise in climate and weather forecasting has brought many new innovations and products that have been employed by the Air Force Weather Agency. The distinctive accomplishments of Mr. Bieda reflect great credit upon himself and has brought the distinct honor of being weather civilian of the year in the field operating agency of the Headquarters U.S.
Stephen Bieda III won the USAF 1st Weather Group's 2011 Weather Civilian of the Year award, which encompassed the 15th Operational Weather Squadron, the 25th Operational Weather Squadron and the 26th Operational Weather Squadron. The announcement came on January 26, 2012 from Colonel Kay A. Smith, the Commander of the 1st Weather Group.
Archaeologists from the Arizona State Museum, led by Suzanne Fish and Paul Fish, have been investigating the trincheras on Tumamoc, the stone terraces and walls that encircle the peak, and the stone houses and other structures there. Their excavations and data analysis are illuminating the two main prehistoric villages occupying the peak. Read More
Chester F. Phillips, a Ph.D. student at the University of Arizona, receives the $500 Runner- Up Prize for Best Anger & Revenge Essay for “Heroes and Consequences,” an exploration of his response to his teenage sister’s rape, and a commentary on the meaning of masculinity in American culture:
Chet Phillips is featured in the October 17, 2011 issue of the UA News regarding his work in sustainability projects at the UA:
“Composting for a Cause” http://uanews.org/node/42370
Here is an excerpt from that news item: