Post Tagged with: "meteorology"

Geography Alum Joins WDBR as Meteorologist in Louisville

Katie McGraw

WDBR posted a profile of its new meteorologist—Ohio University alum Katie McGraw ’12. Follow McGraw on Twitter. Connect with her on LinkedIn. She earned a B.S. in Geography-Meteorology from the College of Arts & Sciences. The first thing Katie ever wrote down in her first meteorology class was: “The number […]

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March 24, 2016 at 7:54 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Annual Meteorological Symposium, March 19

OHIO’s Seventh Annual Meteorological Symposium is Saturday, March 19, from noon to 5 p.m. in Walter Hall 235. The event is free and open to the public. It is hosted by the Ohio University Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (OUCAMS). Ohio University is one of two schools in Ohio […]

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March 1, 2016 at 7:30 pmEvents

Meteorology Club Named Top Chapter by American Meteorological Society

OUCAMS officers and chairs for 2014-15: Kelsey Britt, Ashley Maupin, Megan Jones, Jackie Fain, Chad Goergens, Morgan Wentling, Alex J. Vorst, Sarah Lemelin.

The Ohio University Chapter of the American Meteorological Society was named “Outstanding Student Chapter of the Year” by the American Meteorological Society. This award is given annually to the top student chapter that excels in education, outreach, and community service. The citation the OHIO meteorology club reads: “For its commitment to […]

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October 14, 2015 at 9:51 amNews

Meteorologist Alum Recounts Desperate Desire for a Snow Day

Ryan Phillips at NBC6 in Miami

By Cecilia Ellis ’16 “This is a success story,” says Dr. Ryan Fogt, Associate Professor of Geography, as he introduces alum Ryan Phillips ’00 to a packed classroom in Clippinger on Sept. 11. Phillips—who earned a B.S. in Geography-Meteorology in 2000—has taken his profession by storm, working as the morning […]

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October 12, 2015 at 10:15 amAlumni News

Alum Named WHIO’s New Morning Meteorologist

Kirstie Zontini

Ohio University alum Kirstie Zontini is the new morning meteorologist for WHIO TV and Radio, reports the Dayton Daily News. She is part of WHIO’s expanded Storm Center 7 team of “six fully-accredited meteorologists focusing on local weather.” WHIO is “expanding to provide 24/7 weather coverage on air, online, in […]

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May 8, 2015 at 2:43 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Undergrad Tracks Rebuilding after Joplin Tornado

Ashley Maupin. Photo by Andrea Gibson/Ohio University.

By Jacob Zuckerman On Sunday, May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado touched down in Joplin, MS. Fueled by the wrath of winds in excess of 200 mph and spanning ¾ of a mile wide, the tornado blew across a 6-mile trajectory before dissipating, rendering it one of the deadliest and […]

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April 27, 2015 at 7:49 pmResearch

Undergrad Heads to California to Study Atmosphere with NASA

Undergrad Heads to California to Study Atmosphere with NASA

In the summer of 2014, Kylie Holmes ’16 worked on a particle physics project at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, VA. For 2015, the double major in Astrophysics and Meteorology headed to California for summer study work to conduct atmospheric research with NASA. Holmes will be […]

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April 13, 2015 at 4:59 pmNews