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Karl W. Schulze

Mathematics and Sciences
Earth Science
Associate Professor

I have taught the following courses here at Waubonsee:

AST 100:  Introduction to Astronomy

ESC 100:  Survey of Earth Science

ESC 101:  Survey of Earth Science Laboratory

ESC 110:  Climate and Global Change

ESC 120:  Introduction to Meteorology

ESC 125:  Severe and Unusual Weather

ESC 130:  Introduction to Oceanography

1996:  B.S. in Meteorology, Northern Illinois University

2003:  M.S. in Meteorology, Texas A&M University

American Meteorological Society - Information about careers, scholarships, and weather in general

NASA - Information about astronomy and space exploration

National Hurricane Center - Current hurricane information and forecasts

National Weather Service - Chicago - Local weather information and forecasts

NOAA Climate Services - Data and information regarding Earth's climate

NOAA Education Resources - Excellent website on learning more about the Earth

NOAA Tsunami Website - Tsunami information and monitoring

Storm Prediction Center - Severe thunderstorm and tornado forecasts and forecasting tools

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program - Earthquake observations and information

Weather Prediction Center - National weather analysis and forecasts

WGN Weather - Excellent weather forecasts and news from Tom Skilling and company

In addition to teaching, I perform these additional duties at Waubonsee:

Club Co-Advisor:  Phi Theta Kappa

Committee Memberships:  Academic Calendar Committee, Faculty Development Learning Excellence Team,  STEM Scholarship Application Review Committee, Student Conduct Board

STEM Scholarship Mentor

Outside of Waubonsee, I am a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and a member of the American Meteorological Society.  My hobbies include coin collecting, guitars, movies, music, and world travel.  On a personal note, I am the father of an awesome, wonderful son that I could not be more proud of!


Science Building 228
Sugar Grove Campus
(630) 466-2562

Office Hours:

For Fall Semester, 2017:

Mondays:  12:45 - 1:45 p.m.

Tuesdays:  8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (PC 117)

Wednesdays:  2:15 - 3:15 p.m.

Thursdays:  8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (PC 117)