Dec. 16 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    A Happy New Year to You and Yours

    Watts Up! is taking a winter hiatus and will return with OSC's latest news in 2015, the International Year of Light.

    A glittering red ornament is backlit by a bright white light

    May the rest of 2014 ring out warm and happy, healthy and bright!

    Congrats, December Graduates!

    The College of Optical Sciences spares no pomp and circumstance this Friday as it celebrates its latest alumni.

    The OSC alumni pin against a navy blue background

    Congratulations go to the following graduates ...

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    A Gallery of Glad Tidings

    Thanks go out to the OSC holiday committee for all the excellent work they put into last week's lively luncheon!

    An all-ukelele band serenades lunching staff members

    Photos from the festivities — including the all-ukelele band and special appearance by Old Saint Nick — are now available.

    Upcoming Events

    Final Exams

    Dec. 12-18

    Pre-Commencement Celebration

    Dec. 19, 2-4 p.m., Meinel 307; RSVP required

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    Breault Research Organization Introduction to APEX Tutorial

    Jan. 6-9; registration required

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    Classes Begin

    Jan. 14

    No Classes

    Jan. 19: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    SPIE Photonics West Conference

    Feb. 7-12, San Francisco; registration required

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    OSC Alumni and Industrial Affiliates Reception in San Francisco

    Feb. 10, 6-8 p.m., San Francisco Marriott Marquis; RSVP required

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    Industrial Affiliates Corporate Showcase and Career Fair

    March 2

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    Industrial Affiliates Workshop

    March 3-4; registration required

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    Media Mentions

    Students in the Spotlight

    Another Wavelength: Kali Wilson

    This month's student on Another Wavelength is seventh-year Ph.D. candidate Kali Wilson. Originally from Morgantown, West Virginia, she received a bachelor's degree in physics from Wellesley College in 2004.

    Another Wavelength banner with photo of Kali Wilson

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    Sears Wins Pitch Prize

    Ph.D. student Jasmine Sears was a big winner at InnovateUA's 1000 Pitches event, held last Thursday at Gentle Ben's. Her "U-Provement" idea for reducing campus sexual assault rates garnered a $1,000 award.

    Employment Opportunities

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

    Tucson, Arizona

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

    Tucson, Arizona

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