A three year curriculum development and professional development program entitled "STEM Polar Connections: A three region initiative to integrate
the study of Polar Regions and activities associated with the International Polar Year (IPY) into the middle and high school curriculum" has been
funded. See the press release.
Ray Bradley, Director of the Climate System Research Center has received a three-year, $416,550 award from the
National Science Foundation for his project, titled “Volcanoes in the Arctic System: Geochronology and Climate Impacts”. See the
Ray Bradley, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Geosciences, was awarded the Hans Oeschger Medal of the European
Geosciences Union, for "his contribution to paleoclimate reconstruction from continental archives and for being instrumental
in the multi-proxy approach leading to the quantification of climate change over the last millennium". Bradley received the
award at a ceremony in Vienna, Austria on April 17th.