LaToya Myles served as an invited speaker and panelist at the 9th Biennial NOAA Education and Science Forum at Howard University on March 18-21. This year’s theme was “Partnering with Academia to Prepare Highly Skilled and Diverse Candidates for NOAA’s STEM Workforce: Building Successful Educational and Research Collaborations for an Inclusive NOAA Mission Enterprise.” The Forum showcased collaborative research and education between faculty and students at the Cooperative Science Centers and NOAA scientists.

LaToya Myles has accepted an invitation to serve on the AGU Honors and Recognition Committee, which maintains oversight of the Union’s honors and recognition programs at all levels – Union-wide (medals, fellows, awards, and prizes) and Sections. The Committee recognizes all constituencies and fosters a planet-wide network of individuals in the Earth and space sciences who epitomize excellence and cooperation in research, education, and outreach.

Ariel Stein, Mark Cohen and Alice Crawford participated in the 9th Biennial Education and Science Forum of the NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority Serving Institutions at Howard University, Washington D.C., March 20, 2018. Ariel gave an invited, keynote presentation about HYSPLIT research in a conference session devoted to NOAA’s Weather Ready Nation. Mark and Alice gave an instructional HYSPLIT Workshop that included a live demonstration of the HYSPLIT modeling system. An accompanying presentation was used to reinforce important points, and a HYSPLIT cheat sheet was provided to all participants of the Workshop. The event was hosted by Howard University and the NOAA Cooperative Science Center in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology.