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Ask the CHCO - Dr. Joanne Tornow of Office of Information and Resource Management (OIRM) at the National Science Foundation

On this edition of "Ask the CHCO", host Lauren Larson interviews Dr. Joanne Tornow, the Office Head of Office of Information and Resource Management (OIRM) at the National Science Foundation about the scope of human capital at the agency.

Tags: Ask the CHCO , Lauren Larson , Joanne Tornow , NSF , human resources , Management Concepts

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 10:10am EDT

Dr. Ben Schrag, Small Business Innovation Research Program, National Science Foundation

Baby it's no longer cold outside. But it's never too early to start looking ahead, even to next winter. Researchers at the National Science Foundation are repurposing a high speed camera system to analyze snowflakes, and maybe help predict just how bad that little snow flurry might get. Dr. Ben Schrag is a program director in the Small Business Innovation Research Program at the NSF. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain how the camera works.

Tags: Ben Schrag , Tom Temin , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 04/21/2015, 09:10am EDT

Marty Rubenstein, Chief Financial Officer, National Science Foundation

The results are in from Federal News Radio's 2014 Chief Financial Officers survey. Executive Editor Jason Miller joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the results with Martha Rubenstein, chief financial officer of the National Science Foundation.

Tags: Marty Rubenstein , In Depth

Monday - 09/29/2014, 04:10pm EDT

Scott Borg, Head of Antarctic Sciences Section, National Science Foundation

Helping coordinate the discovery of a new species of dinosaur is no ordinary accomplishment. But try discovering two new species and collecting a 15-million-year-old water sample trapped half a mile below the surface of Antarctica. Scott Borg, head of the Antarctic Sciences Section in the Division of Polar Programs at the National Science Foundation, is a Service to America medal finalist in the Career Achievement category. Borg and his team support university researchers and scientists to help make their scientific visions a reality. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explains what draws him to this kind of work. View a photo gallery of other SAMMIES finalists. Read a Q&A with Borg.

Tags: Scott Borg , In Depth , Service to America Medals , people

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 04:17pm EDT

NSF's Borg leads effort to unlock scientific mysteries of Antarctica

As head of the Antarctic Sciences Section of the National Science Foundation's Division of Polar Programs, Scott Gerald Borg oversees the funding and helps plot the direction of scientific research in Antarctica.

Tags: Scott Borg , Sammies , Service to America Medals , In Depth

Monday - 07/07/2014, 10:11am EDT

Agencies taking the 'Burger King' approach to strategic reviews

OMB is giving agencies a lot of latitude to figure out how best to meet key parts of the Government Performance and Results Act Modernization Act of 2010. NASA, NSF say they are developing strategic review processes that fit their specific mission goals. Agencies are going through the first set of reviews and rankings this summer.

Tags: management , GPRA Modernization Act , Lisa Danzig , OMB , Beth Robinson , NASA , Martha Rubenstein , NAPA , strategic reviews

Friday - 06/20/2014, 04:04am EDT

Senate backs wide array of cyber projects in 2015 approps bill

Cybersecurity projects and programs are getting some hefty backing from the Senate.

Tags: Cybersecurity , 2015 appropriations bill , Department of Commerce , DoJ , science , NIST , National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence ,

Monday - 06/16/2014, 09:14am EDT

'Mentoring is an interpersonal process,' expert says

Cary Kemp Larson, an organizational psychologist who helped develop a new mentoring program at the National Science Foundation, talks to The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about successful mentoring.

Tags: Cary Kemp Larson , mentoring , Workforce , Training , Federal Drive , management

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 10:50am EDT

Lockheed Martin applies space experience to Antarctic work

The Science Foundation has just awarded a $2 billion contract to Lockheed Martin for infrastructure and technological support for the mission in Antarctica.

Tags: Rick Hieb , Lockheed Martin , Technology , Antarctica

Tuesday - 01/03/2012, 10:15am EST
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