Dec. 8 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    Important Year-End Reminders

     Pete Gregoire

    The end of the year is drawing near, and with it comes a few friendly reminders for faculty and staff. 

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    RSVP for the 2017 OSC Alumni and IA Reception

    OSC Alumni and Industrial Affiliate Reception - 2017 Photonics West

    You are cordially invited to attend the OSC Alumni and Industrial Affiliates Reception, held in conjunction with SPIE Photonics West.

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    L'Oréal USA for Women in Science Fellowship

    L'Oreal  USA For Women in Science Fellowship

    Applications for the 2017 L’Oréal USA for Women in Science fellowship program are now being accepted, and are due on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science program recognizes and rewards the contributions women make in STEM fields and identifies exceptional women researchers committed to serving as role models for younger generations. 

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    Winter Commencement

    2016 Winter Commencement

    The College of Optical Sciences' Winter Commencement is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 16, followed by a reception in the Meinel 3rd floor lobby. Graduates, alumni, parents and friends of the college are invited to RSVP no later than Dec. 14. For full information, including RSVP, please see the OSC calendar event.

    Upcoming Events

    2016 Winter Commencement

    Dec. 16, 2-4:00 p.m., Meinel 307, RSVP required by Dec. 14

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    Classes Begin

    Dec. 19

    PH.D. Defense: Tyler Tate

    Dec. 20, 1:00 p.m., Meinel 821

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    Christmas Holidays - no classes

    Dec. 26-27

    New Year's Holiday - no classes

    Jan. 2

    Media Mentions

    Faculty Distinctions

    Su Featured in Optics & Photonics Special Issue

    Assistant Research Professor Judith Su was featured in the Dec. 2016 special issue of Optics & Photonics News, which highlights the most exciting peer-reviewed optics research to have emerged over the past 12 months. 

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    Alumni Dispatches

    OSC Alumnus d'Aubigny and OSIRIX-REx

    Christian d'Aubigny (Ph.D. 2003), OSC alumnus and deputy instrument scientist for the OSIRIS-REx camera (OCAMS) team, is quoted in a Dec. 2016 article, describing the three cameras used on the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft. 

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    Industrial Affiliates Updates

    Newport Corp. Donates Lab Tables

    A special delivery — designed to enhance research education — made its way to the College’s undergraduate teaching lab thanks to Newport Corporation’s recent donation of six lab tables and a variety of other components and equipment.  

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    Employment Opportunities