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  1. Photograph of students standing in a hole, collecting soil samples

    Teenage scientists from around the world to meet at landmark conference

    Student scientists from the United States and around the world are converging in South Africa this month in what is likely to be one of the largest-ever international gatherings of teenage researchers.

    • Education + Outreach

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  2. Edward Geary

    Ed Geary hasn't shied away from wearing multiple hats. A geologist by training, he combines science, education, and international collaboration in his role as director of a worldwide science education program.

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  3. Julien Wang

    As Julien Wang wraps up work on her master's degree and interviews for a job focused on air pollution or energy policy, it looks like she's come a long way from the big, dirty city in northern China where she was born.

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  4. Photograph of Julien Wang and her NCAR mentor

    Career choice flows out of care for a stream

    Julien Wang, Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) • When it came time to choose a major, Wang was torn between the arts and her growing interest in the environment. Finally, she chose environmental engineering. One recent project: designing a green roof.

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  5. Eric Barron

    Eric Barron to Head National Center for Atmospheric Research

    Eric J. Barron was named director of NCAR today, following a rigorous international search.

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