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University of Wisconsin–Madison

2020 AOS Graduation Ceremony

May 5, 2020

Our virtual graduation ceremony was held on Saturday, May 9 at 2:00 PM CDT (19 UTC) to celebrate our 2020 graduates.

The ceremony was be streamed live at https://www.facebook.com/uwaos

The videos are also available at the AOS Youtube Channel

Video for the entire ceremony (1 hour, 15 min)
Video for the faculty remarks (6 min)
Video for the senior address (5 min)
Video for the senior reflections (11 min)
Video for the M.S. and Ph.D. presentations (12 min)

If you'd like to offer congratulations or other encouragement to a specific graduate, or the whole group, you can do so here!

Program (Here is a printable version of the program)

Welcome from AOS Department Chair Greg Tripoli
Announcement of AOS Awards
Commencement Speaker: Louis Uccellini, Director, NWS
Undergraduate class speakers and video
Announcement of B.S. graduates
Announcement and videos of M.S. graduates
Announcement and videos of Ph.D. graduates
Welcome to the Alumnihood - Alumni Engagement Board remarks by Brian Miretzky (B.S. 2006, M.S. 2009)
Concluding Remarks
Singing of Varsity

Congratulations, 2020 AOS Graduates!

Undergraduate degrees

Sean Cusick
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Certificate: Environmental Sciences

Kimberly Dornbusch
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
B.S. Environmental Studies

Jashaswi Ghosh
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Joshua Glasstein
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Sophie Hoffman
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
B.S. Mathematics
Certificate: Studio Art

Peter Janssen
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Certificate: German

Ketzel Levens
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Honors in the Major

Nick Macijunas
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
B.S. Environmental Studies

Paige Marten
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
B.S. Environmental Studies

Iman Nasif
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Certificate: Physics

Taylor Norton
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
B.S. Environmental Studies

Sophie Orendorf
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Certificate: Environmental Studies

Andrew Quigley
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Claire Rubbelke
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
B.S. Geology and Geophysics
B.S. Physical Geography
Certificate: Environmental Studies

Douglas Schumacher
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Certificate: Computer Sciences

Peter Waldoch
B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Masters Degrees

James Anheuser
M.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Advisor: Tristan L'Ecuyer

Anthony Crespo
M.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Advisor: Ankur Desai

Gesangyanji
M.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Advisor: Tracey Holloway

Ashtin Massie
M.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Advisor: Tristan L'Ecuyer

Bailey Murphy
M.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Advisor: Ankur Desai

Juliet Pilewskie
M.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Advisor: Tristan L'Ecuyer

Jess Turner
M.S. Environment and Resources
Advisor: Ankur Desai

Ph.D. Degrees

Kai-Wei Chang
Ph.D. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Advisor: Tristan L'Ecuyer

Alyson Douglas
Ph.D. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Advisor: Tristan L'Ecuyer

Andrew Dzambo
Ph.D. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Advisor: Tristan L'Ecuyer

Elin McIlhatten
Ph.D. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Advisor: Tristan L'Ecuyer