WMRC welcomes new Operations Manager
Mr. Jeremiah Eanes has been hired to be our new Operations Manager. Jeremiah will oversee day-to-day operations and also be responsible for maintaining and improving WMRC facilities. Having previously worked as a solar contractor and also for the U.S. Forest Service, he is well-qualified for this demanding job.
UCLA and WMRC go tobacco-free
UCLA recently announced announced a new policy prohibiting use of tobacco on university properties effective April 22, 2013 (Earth Day). This policy covers WMRC. Smoking at WMRC had previously been allowed only in certain outdoor areas.
2013 WMRC Minigrants awarded
WMRC congratulates eight graduate-student researchers who recently recieved WMRC grants:
Christine Barszewski, U. Wisconsin - Madison;
Marissa Caringella, UCLA;
Christopher Kopp, UCSD;
Julie Lynn, Fordham University;
Ishai Rubin, UCSB;
Brian Smithers, UCD;
Jon Suen, UCSB;
Rachelle Warren, Central Washington U.
The grants will help defray room and board expenses for use of WMRC facilities. The students' research will be conducted in the disciplines of astrophysics, geology, ecology, and physiology.
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