school of meteorology

Jan
23

School of Meteorology Welcomes Two New Staff Members

The School of Meteorology is thrilled to welcome two new staff members – Danika Hines-Barnett and David Goines. Danika is the Coordinator of Graduate Programs, and David is the newest IT Specialist within the School. Both staff members are Sooner alumni. Danika holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Cameron University and a Masters […]

By Taylor Stephenson | News
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Jan
14

Two SoM Seniors win NWA Awards

Near the end of 2020, two School of Meteorology seniors won awards presented by the National Weather Association (NWA). Amanda Novak and Nash Rhodes won the “Bob Glahn Scholarship in Statistical Meteorology” and “Broadcast Meteorology Scholarship” awards, respectfully. The Bob Glahn Scholarship in Statistical Meteorology awards one college student in the United States who “has a true interest in […]

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May
28

Coordinator of Graduate Programs, Christie Upchurch, Retires after 36 Years

After 36 years of service at OU, Christie Upchurch is celebrating her retirement from the School of Meteorology. Christie served as the Coordinator of Graduate Programs working closely with the school’s graduate students for the last seven years. Christie had a large positive impact on the students, faculty, and staff within the school. In 2018, […]

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Feb
14

Junior Lauren Tyler praised for performance at NWS Fort Worth Office

This past summer, junior Lauren Tyler volunteered at the National Weather Service Fort Worth Office, a highly sought out forecasting experience. Meteorologist-in-Charge Tom Bradshaw sent the School of Meteorology a letter about Tyler’s performance during her internship. He praised her for exceptional performance with his team. The purpose of this letter is to recognize OU […]

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Aug
21

School of Meteorology Welcomes Largest Class of Graduate Students in History

This fall, 24 new graduate students joined the School of Meteorology. Among them, 12 men and 12 women from all over the country and the world.

By Marisa Nuzzo | News
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