The 2015 Biennale Now Open
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Graduation Reception, Friday, May 8, 4pm-6pm
Reception at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK 73072
Reservations are not required; however, attendance is highly encouraged!
Professional Pictures will be taken by Party Pics.
Park and Ride from the museum to Commencement!
Commencement, Friday, May 8, 7pm
Commencement at the Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
(In the event of inclement weather Commencement will be moved to the Lloyd Noble Center)
Shuttle service will be provided for graduates a their families to the stadium (or LNC) after the reception.
The shuttle will be available after Commencement back to the museum.
Convocation, Saturday, May 9, 8pm
College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences Convocation
Catlett Music Center, 500 West Boyd, Norman, OK 73019
Graduates need to arrive by 6:45pm and report to the Pittman Recital Hall
Family seating will begin at 7pm in the Paul F. Sharp Concert Hall
Professional Pictures will be taken by Party Pics
Dr. Yoshi Sasaki, Professor Emeritus and a founder in the School of Meteorology passed away on March 12, 2015.
Dr. Sasaki earned a Ph.D. in Science from Tokyo University in 1955. Born in Akita, Japan in 1927, Dr. Sasaki emigrated to the United States after World War II. He moved to the University of Oklahoma in 1960 to help found the OU meteorology program. Dr. Sasaki holds numerous title and awards including the induction into the American Meteorological Society’s title of Honorary Member, the Fujiwara Award from the Meteorological Society of Japan, and was presented the “Order of the Sacred Treasure” by the Emperor of Japan and appointed as an Honorary Consul General of Japan. He held the title of George Lynn Cross Research Professor Emeritus title at the University.
A memorial service is being planned and details will be provided once finalized. The college offers their deepest condolences to his wife, Koko, and their family.
Dr. Berrien Moore III, dean of the College of Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences and director of the National Weather Center, discusses how the NWC impacts research and student engagement at The University of Oklahoma.