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Atmospheric Science Open House


Friday, November 3rd, 3:30-7:00 pm
Vogel Hall
3253 North Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211

On Friday, Nov. 3rd, 2017 the Innovative Weather Center and the Atmospheric Science and Meteorology program at UWM will be opening their doors to prospective students and their families. Come meet our nationally recognized faculty and current students, and see firsthand how UWM’s program provides real industry experience to our students. The event will begin with a campus tour at 3:30 pm and end at 7:00.

To sign up, simply email let-sci@uwm.edu, with the subject line “Atmospheric Science Open House”. In the body of your email please give me your name, number of guests, and any special accommodations you may need. You can also register over the phone, call (414) 229-7711.

Unable to make the event, but still want to learn more? Call (414) 229-7711 or email let-sci@uwm.edu to set up an appointment.

What makes UWM’s program special?

UWM’s Atmospheric Science program provides valuable opportunities for students to enhance their educational experience in weather forecasting, research, and communication. We are respected for research excellence and valued for small class sizes. We provide a friendly environment, and an open-door policy for students’ educational development and excellence. Our core curriculum and unique extracurricular opportunities prepare our students for graduate school and employment in all traditional disciplines of the field and related societally-relevant areas such as risk assessment, Big Data, environmental engineering, communications, and emergency management. We maintain close ties with regional and national employers in the private sector and federal and state governments and have excellent computing, research, and teaching facilities.

Innovative Weather

Innovative Weather trains the next generation of leaders, communicators, and meteorologists while providing weather-related decision support services to the community and business partners throughout southeastern Wisconsin and the Midwest. Through paid internships, Innovative Weather gives students hands-on experience in weather forecasting while developing their communication, interpersonal, and computing skills.
Graduates with Innovative Weather experience are highly desired by employers in operational meteorology and related fields.