Fellowship allows meteorology graduate student to advocate for diversity

In the middle of a Category 1 hurricane in Cape Verde, off the coast of Africa, Aara’L Yarber discovered her passion for meteorology.

Aara'L Yarber conducting research

Aara'L Yarber, right, looks at meteorology instruments with a fellow student during a trip to Cape Verde. Yarber was named one of three inaugural Next Generation Fellows by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).  Image: Gregory Jenkins