In 2019, four OU Meteorology students were named Hollings Scholars! The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) offers these scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission. Around 120 students are selected each year for participation in […]
Dr. Xu Lu, who graduated with his Ph.D. in Meteorology in December 2019, has been awarded the University of Oklahoma Provost’s Dissertation Prize! His dissertation was entitled “Improving High-Resolution Tropical Cyclone Prediction using a Cycled, GSI-Based Hybrid Ensemble-Variational Data Assimilation System for HWRF with Vortex Scale Observations”, a work he completed under the guidance of […]
Over the years, the University of Reading, UK and the School of Meteorology (SoM) have shared a common goal; to educate the next generation of exceptional meteorologists. For almost 20 years the universities have participated in an exchange program, encouraging students to travel overseas and enrich their undergraduate studies. Each spring a group of students from the SoM heads off to Reading for one semester, and each fall a group of University of Reading students joins us here in Oklahoma for a whole school year.
Students who receive the prestigious Hollings Scholar title are granted many opportunities over the course of their undergraduate careers. This year’s group of seniors has three Hollings Scholars and over the summer they all completed a research project with various weather research and forecasting entities around the country.