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Thursday, October 31 2019

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Calling all Ghouls, Ghost, Mad Scientists, and Halloween Lovers,

Announcing our annual OSC Halloween contest and party!
Thursday, October 31st – 3rd Floor Lobby
The fun starts at 3p, contest winners announced at 4p, festivities end at 5p.

Costume Contest

On Thursday, October 31 stop by room 403 or 406A any time before 12:00 pm in your best Halloween duds and we will take your picture. A contestant photo board will be set up in the 3rd floor patio. Ballots and ballot box will be available starting at 2pm next to the photo board. Can’t make it before noon? Don’t worry. Show up for the final festivities in your costume by 3:30 pm and you can be a “write-in” vote. Winner will be announced at 4:00 p.m. on the 3rd floor lobby

Door Decoration Contest

Have a knack at a good “Do Not Disturb warning” or the flair for festive holiday displays? Gussy up your threshold and you may be going home that weekend with a fantastic prize! Ghastly judges will be lurking the halls on Wednesday, October 31 and will pass down their judgements to be announced at 4:00 pm on the 3rd floor lobby.

Sweet Treats

Join us on the 3rd floor patio at 3:00 pm to nibble on some sweet treats and help us judge costumes and pumpkins. It will be frightfully fun! Announcements of contest winners will start at 4:00 pm.

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Alejandro Manjavacas

Topic: Collective Effects on Periodic Arrays of Nanostructures

Host: Linran Fan 

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