Feb. 28 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    Announcements

    Meet Students of Great Potential

    This weekend, the college will host a cadre of 24 potential graduate students and show them the best that Tucson has to offer. Of course, that includes OSC, so come down to one of their refreshment breaks, held at 10:15 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., to meet and greet your potential classmates, coworkers and students.

    This talented bunch includes the following folks from the following places:

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    Special Events in March

    Next month heralds two exceptional gatherings for the college's community.

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    Like Books? Like Optics?

    Volunteer for the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books! On March 9 and 10, OSC will hold an open house as part of UA's huge Science City extravaganza on the Mall, and we'd love to see students, faculty, staff and affiliates manning the demo booths and educating the public about the wonders of optics. If you're interested, you can sign up and provide your availability on this online poll.

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    Race for the Cure Comes to UA

    The 15th Southern Arizona Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure hits the streets on March 17 — and, for the first time, all the action will happen on the University of Arizona campus. Olympic medalist and UA undergraduate Brigetta Barrett will be on hand as honorary race chair, and thousands of Tucsonans will join her that Sunday morning for a one-mile walk or a 5K run.

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    Mobile Matters ...

    ... and UA is eager to explore why the importance of mobile applications in information technology will increase in the years to come.

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    Events

    Colloquium: Andrea Alù

    Feb. 28, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Graduate Student Recruitment Weekend

    March 1-2

    Colloquium: Michelle Povinelli

    March 7, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Media Mentions

    Grad Student Weighs in on Sequestration

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    Klug, B.S. in OSE 2011, Explains the Optics of Smartphones

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    Alumni Dispatches

    Alumnus' Network Sees First Conference

    Mauro Pereira, M.S. 1989, Ph.D. 1992, reports that the European Cooperation in Science and Technology Action on TERA-MIR radiation, of which he was appointed chair last year, is holding its first conference Feb. 26-March 2 in Warsaw, Poland.

    Employment Opportunities

    LED Test Engineer | Illumitex

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    Optical Engineer | Dialight

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    Researcher in Controls | Naval Postgraduate School

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    Researcher in Optics | Naval Postgraduate School

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