Congratulations to Lisa Ruth Rand (2015-2016 Dissertation Writing Fellow), who recently accepted a 2016-2018 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Rand's recent publications include (with Dave Baiocchi) Good Seeing: Best Practices for Sustainable Operations at the Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing Site (RAND Corporation, 2016) and a review of Turchetti and Roberts, eds., The Surveillance Imperative: Geosciences During the Cold War and Beyond, published in Quest: The History of Spaceflight Quarterly 23 no. 1 (2016). She also has publications forthcoming in Isis, the Smithsonian Institution, and Physics World. In fall 2015, she was the featured guest on the Exploring Environmental History podcast, “Out of This World: Environmental History of Near-Earth Space.” She has recently presented papers at the Society for the History of Technology and the American Society for Environmental History.