April 23 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    Etendue: Robert Boye

    Welcome to Etendue, featuring interesting and accomplished individuals known for their leadership and contributions both with their careers and the College of Optical Sciences, in their own words.

    This week, we hear from Robert Boye, Ph.D. 2000.

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    OSC Scholarship Apps Due May 1

    The college is now accepting applications for its internal undergraduate and graduate scholarships. Please apply online by 5 p.m. on May 1.

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    Learning About Light at Biosphere 2

    OSC's outreach envoy had a fantastic time last Saturday at Biosphere 2, leading demos in honor of Earth Month and the International Year of Light.

    Students volunteer at the Lunar Greenhouse exhibit in the Biosphere 2 lobby

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    Upcoming Events

    Ph.D. Defense: Qian Li

    April 24, 9 a.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

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    Ph.D. Defense: Esen Salcin

    April 30, 2 p.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

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    Colloquium: Hooman Mohseni

    April 30, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Engineering Design Day

    May 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., SUMC Ballroom

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    Classes End

    May 6

    Final Exams

    May 8-14

    Pre-Commencement Celebration

    May 15, 4:30 p.m., SUMC South Ballroom; registration required

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    Media Mentions

    Students in the Spotlight

    Junior Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

    Travis Sawyer, a junior in the B.S. in OSE program, was one of three UA students selected for a 2015 Goldwater Scholarship. The award, which honors late Arizona statesman Barry Goldwater, provides up to $7,500 to outstanding undergraduate students in the sciences.

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    Superlative Staff

    Three Cheers for OSC Admins!

    Yesterday marked Adminstrative Professionals Day – so let's take a moment to thank the hardworking admins who help keep the college running smoothly. Thank you all for the wonderful work that you do.

    Employment Opportunities

    To see who's hiring at the college and around the optics industry, please visit the OSC website's Employment section.

    Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Tenure-Eligible) | UA College of Optical Sciences

    Tucson, Arizona

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    Optical Engineer | Advanced Scientific Concepts Inc.

    Santa Barbara, California

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