In that sense, Droegemeier said, the university's academic side is borrowing an idea from its athletic department. In the same way the athletic department emphasizes football, Droegemeier said, the university identifies a few strengths and works to build on them. All the while, it ensures it offers adequate support to every other program on campus.
“You can't do that in 20 areas,” he said. “You have to pick a few.”
Once complete, the university's new Radar Innovations Laboratory will
Robert Palmer, the director of the Atmospheric Radar Research Center, said the new facility will include a high-bay garage designed to accommodate taller radar trucks that are fitted for storm chasing. The building also will include classified research space designed for U.S. Defense Department programs, he said.
Other features will