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NWC REU 2011

May 23 - July 29

 

 

Schedule

Updated July 22, 2011

Arrive in Norman by Sunday evening, May 22

Week 1: May 23 - May 27

Week 1

May 23 - May 27

Monday
May 23
First Day!!
9a ID pictures, travel claims, NWC 4140
10a OU Tour, meet atrium
1:30p NOAA Tour, meet outreach room
2:30p Building Briefing, NWC 2410
3:00p find offices/mentors, drive around Norman a bit
Tuesday
May 24
9a-5:30p: Independent Research*
*9a (NOAA-mentored students only) meet w/ Sterling
Wednesday
May 25
9a: What to Expect in REU, by former REUers, NWC 3910 (REU only)
10a-11:30a: Independent Research
11:30-1p: Welcome Picnic, NWC Patio (REU+Mentors only)
1p-5:30p: Independent Research
Thursday
May 26
9a-3:30p: Responsible Conduct of Research workshop, NWC 5930 (REU required)
3:30-5:30p: Independent Research
Friday
May 27
9a-3:30p: Responsible Conduct of Research workshop, NWC 5930 (REU required)
3:30-5:30p: Independent Research

 

 

Week 2: May 30 - June 3

Week 2

May 30 - June 3

Monday
May 30
MEMORIDAL DAY HOLIDAY
Tuesday
May 31
9a-5:30p: Independent Research
Wednesday
June 1
9a-5:30p: Independent Research
Thursday
June 2
9a-2p: Independent Research
2-3:30p: REU Bullsession I, NWC 3910 (REU only; required)
3:30p-5:30p: Independent Research
Friday
June 3
9a-5:30p: Independent Research

 

 

Week 3: June 6 - June 10

Week 3

June 6 - June 10

Monday
June 6
9a-5:30p: Independent Research
2p-5p: MATLAB Workshop, Mr. David Bodine, NWC 5720 (one REUer must go; optional for rest, need RSVPs)
Tuesday
June 7
9a-5:30p: Independent Research
Wednesday
June 8

9a-12:30p: Independent Research
1p-2p: Summer Undergraduate Seminar Series: Damage Surveys & Service Assessment Process, Mr. James LaDue, NWC 5930 (REU; others welcome)
2p-5:30p*: Independent Research
*optional: 2-4p: Statistics Workshop, Dr. Mike Richman & Dr. Kim Elmore, NWC 5720 (two REUers must go; optional for rest, need RSVPs for handouts)

Thursday
June 9
9a-5:30p: Independent Research
1p-2:30p: Elevator Talks, NWC 3910 (REU+mentors only; required)
Friday
June 10
9a-5:30p: Independent Research

 

 

Week 4: June 13 - June 17

Week 4

June 13 - June 17

Monday
June 13
9a-5:30p: Independent Research
Tuesday
June 14
9a-1p: Independent Research
1-3p: Scientific Communication, Part I, NWC 3910 (REU required; others RSVP)
3-5:30p: Independent Research
Wednesday
June 15
9a-11a: Independent Research
11a-noon: Summer Undergraduate Seminar Series: Research Agendas & Funding Priorities, Dr. Harold Brooks & Mr. Kevin Kelleher, NWC 2410 (REU required; others welcome)
noon-1p: Networking Lunch, NWC 5600 (REU+Hollings, students+mentors)
1-3p: Scientific Communication, Part II, NWC 3910 (REU required; others RSVP)
3-5:30p: Independent Research
Thursday
June 16
9a-5:30p: Independent Research
Friday
June 17
9a-5:30p: Independent Research

 

 

Week 5: June 20 - June 24

Week 5

June 20 - June 24

Monday
June 20
8:30a: PAR Tour, Mr. Mark Benner, PAR (Hollings has tour already set up)
Independent Research
Tuesday
June 21
Independent Research
Wednesday
June 22
Independent Research
1p-2:30p: Summer Undergraduate Seminar Series: Careers in Meteorology, NWC 5930+5820 (REU; all welcome)
Thursday
June 23
Independent Research
Friday
June 24
Independent Research

 

 

Week 6: June 27 - July 1

Week 6

June 27 - July 1

Monday
June 27
Independent Research
Tuesday
June 28
Independent Research
1p-3:30p: 5-min Practice Talks w/Q&A, NWC 1313 (REU only; required)
Wednesday
June 29
Independent Research
Thursday
June 30
Independent Research
1-2p: Summer Undergraduate Seminar Series: Predictability, Dr. Chuck Doswell, NWC 5930 (REU; all welcome)
Friday
July 1
Independent Research

 

 

Week 7: July 4 - July 8

Week 7

July 4 - July 8

Monday
July 4
JULY 4 HOLIDAY
Tuesday
July 5
Independent Research
Wednesday
July 6
Independent Research
11a-noon: Radar Extravaganza Part I: History of Weather Radar and Dual-Pol Upgrade, NWC 5930 (REU; all welcome)
Noon: Networking Lunch , NWC 5600 (REU+Hollings, students+mentors)
1p-2p: Radar Extravaganza Part II: CASA, PAR and OU PRIME Radars, NWC 5930 (REU; all welcome)
Thursday
July 7
Independent Research
?? (if not this day, it'll be sometime near to this date) Research Meetings w/non-mentor Scientists (REU only; required)
Friday
July 8
Independent Research

 

 

Week 8: July 11 - July 15

Week 8

July 11 - July 15

Monday
July 11
Independent Research
Tuesday
July 12
Independent Research
Wednesday
July 13
Independent Research
Thursday
July 14
BOULDER TRIP -- Thursday through Saturday (REU)
Friday
July 15
BOULDER TRIP -- Thursday through Saturday (REU)

 

 

Week 9: July 18 - July 22

Week 9

July 18 - July 22

Monday
July 18
Independent Research
1:30-3:00p: Ins & Outs of Applying to Graduate School, Dr. Fred Carr and Ms. Celia Jones, NWC 5600 (REU; all welcome)
Independent Research
5-6:30p: SOM Reception for REU+Hollings to meet SOM Faculty, NWC Atrium (REU + Hollings)
Tuesday
July 19
Independent Research
Wednesday
July 20
Independent Research
10a: NEA "Store" open for us to purchase NOAA logo items
3p: Ice Cream Social, NWC Atrium, Sponsored by the NOAA Employee's Association
Thursday
July 21
Independent Research
Friday
July 22
Independent Research

 

 

Week 10: July 25 - July 29

Week 10

July 25 - July 29

Monday
July 25
Independent Research
Tuesday
July 26
Independent Research
Wednesday
July 27
Practice Presentations All Day -- reserve 30 min slots the week before
Thursday
July 28
Final Presentation Day All Day
Friday
July 29
Final REU Activities (REU required)
9:30a–10:30a: Reading on the Frontier, Dr. Pam Heinselman, NWC 4140
10:30a–11:10a: Clean up office, turn in library books, etc.
11:10a: Drive to Interurban
11:30a–1p: REU Final Lunch for Students & Mentors (by invite only)
1p–2p: Mentor Poster Session, NWC 5930
2p–3p: Graduate Students on Applying to Graduate School, NWC 5930
3p–4p: Chuck Doswell on Being a Scientist, NWC 5930
4:30p: Doo Rag Closing Ceremony, NWC Atrium

 

Depart Norman after 5p Friday, July 29

 

 

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