On a Roller Coaster Ride

Roller Coaster Ride

Katharyn Christiana ’13 would like to put you on a ride that flips you around 32 times in a minute. Sound like fun? Not if your eyeballs pop out of your head. Roller coasters grow more and more extreme, but to make them safe — or even feasible — designers have to consider physics. “I was always interested in

The Weather: Alumna is Doing Something About It

Judy Levan ’81

Everyone talks about the weather, but when the comments and complaints become watches and warnings, Judith Levan ’81 hopes everyone’s listening. “We’re the ones that set off the tones on the radio. We’re the ones who send out those crawlers when you’re watching your favorite TV show,” says Levan, the warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather

Water, Water Everywhere for Meteorology Graduate

Matt Kelsch ’81

Oswego weather is one of the things meteorology major Matthew Kelsch ’83 appreciated most as an undergraduate. By diving head first into his program at Oswego, Kelsch says he discovered exactly what he wanted to do with his future. He is a hydrometeorologist in the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, or UCAR’s, cooperative program for operational meteorology,