Dec. 13 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    Newsletter Hiatus

    The next issue of Watts Up! will publish on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, after a brief winter hiatus.

    BRO Offers Free APEX Course

    Breault Research Organization is holding a special Introduction to APEX tutorial from Jan. 2 to Jan. 4 to accommodate the semester break, and they have offered free admittance to OSC faculty, graduate students and senior undergraduates interested in the course.

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    Recognizing Innovation

    The UA Office of University Research Parks is accepting nominations through Jan. 4 for its Technology Innovation Awards and UA at the Leading Edge awards, which are given annually at Innovation Day at UA.

    You'll find the nomination forms online, and you can direct any queries to or 382-3261.

    Summer Opportunities for Students

    Students looking for summer internships or other sources of funding can peruse two popular sites that aggregate opportunities in STEM fields: Pathways to Science s, a project of the Institute for Broadening Participation; and NASA's One Stop Shopping Initiative. Application deadlines vary widely, so search sooner rather than later!

    2012 Holiday Party

    On Thursday, Dec. 6, the OSC community gathered for food, festivities and photographs; decorating the Meinel Building's third floor patio was the art of graduate students and accomplished photographers Clarissa Kenney and Chris Summitt. After lunch came a well-attended gift swap, where staff and students battled for the best trinkets of the day.

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    Final Exams

    Friday, Dec. 7-Thursday, Dec. 13

    Pre-Commencement Celebration

    Friday, Dec. 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Saturday, Dec. 15, 9 a.m., McKale Memorial Center

    Media Mentions

    LQP Notes Seraphin's Passing

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    Relive Laser Fun Day

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    Employment Opportunities

    Assistant Professor of Physics | Bates College

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    Graduate Summer Intern | Sandia National Laboratories

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    Optical Modeler | 3M

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