NWC REU 2015
May 26 - July 31

Week 1:
May 25 - May 29

Monday May 25th Memorial Day

Arrive in Norman

6:30pm -- Group dinner at Hideaway Pizza
Tuesday May 26th 9am - 11:30am -- ID pictures, Travel Reimbursements, Fingerprinting at OU PD

11:30am - 1 pm -- Welcome Picnic (w/ mentors)

1pm - 3pm -- Security briefing (NOAA) and meet with mentors

3pm - 5pm -- Tours of National Weather Center (w/ Pat Hyland) and Radar Innovations Lab (w/ Tian-You Yu)
Wednesday May 27th Independent Research

Optional: TEA Cafe lunch
Thursday May 28th 11 - noon -- What to Expect (w/ former REUers)
Friday May 29th Independent Research

Optional: 1 - 3 pm-- UNIX training (w/ Shawn Riley)


Week 2:
June 1 - June 5

Monday June 1st Independent Research
Tuesday June 2nd Independent Research
Wednesday June 3rd Independent Research
Thursday June 4th 9 am - 3 pm -- Responsible Conduct of Research/Ethics Training
Friday June 5th 9 am - 3 pm -- Responsible Conduct of Research/Ethics Training


Week 3:
June 8 - June 12

Monday June 8th Independent Research
Tuesday June 9th 11 - noon -- Seminar: Cindy Luttrell, "OK Mesonet"
Wednesday June 10th 1 pm - 2 pm -- Elevator Talks (w/ mentors)
Thursday June 11th Independent Research
Friday June 12th
11 - noon -- Seminar: Jeff Snyder, "Mobile Radar"


Week 4:
June 15 - June 19

Monday June 15th Independent Research
Tuesday June 16th Independent Research
Wednesday June 17th Independent Research
Thursday June 18th 11 - noon -- Seminar: Harold Brooks, "European Severe Weather Efforts"

noon - 1 pm -- Working Lunch: Preparing 5-min talks
Friday June 19th Independent Research


Week 5:
June 22 - June 26

Monday June 22nd Independent Research
Tuesday June 23rd 11 - noon -- Seminar: JJ Gourley, "Hydrometeorology"
Wednesday June 24th Independent Research
Thursday June 25th Independent Research
Friday June 26th
noon - 1 pm -- Networking Lunch (w/ mentors)

1 pm - 3 pm -- 5-minute talks (w/ mentors)


Week 6:
June 27 - July 3

Saturday June 27th Leave for Boulder, CO

Lab of Atmospheric and Space Physics tour

Networking BBQ with SOARS
Sunday June 28th Boulder, CO

Rocky Mountain National Park
Monday June 29th Boulder, CO

- NOAA tour

- Mesa Lab

Head back to Norman
Tuesday June 30th Independent Research
Wednesday July 1st Independent Research
Thursday July 2nd 9 am - 10 -- Seminar: Dr. Marshall Shepherd (via Skype)
Friday July 3rd July 4th Holiday!


Week 7:
July 6 - July 10

Monday July 6th 9 am -- Seminar: John Snow, "Private Sector Meteorology"
Tuesday July 7th Independent Research

5:20 pm -- Weather Balloon Launch
Wednesday July 8th Independent Research
Thursday July 9th noon - 1 pm -- Seminar: Ariel Cohen, "A day in the life of a SPC forecaster"
Friday July 10th Independent Research


Week 8:
July 13 - July 17

Monday July 13th Independent Research
Tuesday July 14th 9 am -- WDT tour (w/ JT Johnson)
Wednesday July 15th noon - 1 pm -- Working Lunch: Preparing final talks

Optional: Webinar on "Making the most of graduate school", 2 pm
Thursday July 16th Independent Research
Friday July 17th noon - 1 pm -- Working Lunch: Preparing final talks


Week 9:
July 20 - July 24

Monday July 20th Independent Research

Tuesday July 21st Independent Research

[Practice Talks all day -- select a time slot]
Wednesday July 22nd Final Presentations
Thursday July 23rd Independent Research

10am - 11am -- Dr. Dave Parsons, Applying to Graduate School
Friday July 24th Independent Research


Week 10:
July 27 - July 31

Monday July 27th Independent Research
Tuesday July 28th
Independent Research

*Bullet Points due at end of day
Wednesday July 29th Independent Research

*Final papers due at end of day
Thursday July 30th
Last Day Activities


8:30am - 10am -- Clean up workspace and return books/supplies

10am - 11am -- Graduate Student Panel

11am - 12pm -- Mentor Poster Session

12pm - 1:30pm -- Lunch (REU + mentors)

1:30pm - 3pm -- Young Professionals virtual panel, w/ former REUers
Friday July 31st
Leave Norman