Feb. 7 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    J.W. and H.M. Goodman Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences

    Joseph W. (Joe) Goodman said that he and his wife, Honmai, established the endowed chair in their names to support faculty who are committed to taking discoveries in optics to new heights.

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    The Robert R. Shannon Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences

    Good friend and academic colleague, Jim Wyant, gifted the Robert R. Shannon Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences to the College.

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    SPIE Recognizes UA Faculty with Prestigious Awards

    SPIE announces its prestigious awards annually to scientists and faculty who have made significant contributions to the scientific and educational communities. The University of Arizona is pleased to present among this years’ awardees three dedicated UA faculty. SPIE recognized James C. WyantHarrison H. Barrett and, Hubert M. MartinRead more in the official press release.

    Upcoming Events

    OSC Colloquium: Dr. Dennis Schlippert

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

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    Lulu Walker School Outreach Event

    Feb. 7, 5 - 7 p.m., Lulu Walker School

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    Special Lecture: Calum Williams

    Feb. 11, 3 - 4 p.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

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    Copper Creek Elementary STEAM Night

    Feb. 12, 6 - 8 p.m., Copper Creek Elementary School

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    OSC Colloquium: Nicholas Morley

    Feb. 14, 3:30 - 5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Imago Scholars

    Feb. 18

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    TLA Event: You can be a Shark for a Day

    Feb. 19, 12 - 1 p.m., Student Union Memorial Center, Kachina Lounge (3rd Level)

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    Banks Elementary School Family Science Night

    Feb. 19, 5 - 7 p.m., Banks Elementary School

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    Industrial Affiliates Spring 2019 Meeting

    Feb. 25 - 27

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    OSC Colloquium: Kate Medicus

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

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    Spring Recess - no classes

    March 2 - 9

    Festival of Books, OSC Open Building Event

    Feb. 2, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Meinel 3rd Floor Lobby

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    SARSEF Future Innovators Night

    Feb. 8

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    Media Mentions

    Students in the Spotlight

    International Day of Women and Girls in Science

    In celebration of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, President Robbins has shared a video featuring OSC's very own Adriana Stohn. (Read President Robbin's Note.) Adriana is an undergraduate student majoring in Optical Sciences and Engineering. 

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    Industrial Affiliates Updates

    Viavi Solutions New Leadership Partner

    OSC is happy to welcome Viavi Solutions as the newest Leadership Partner in the OSC Industrial Affiliates Program.

    Watts Happening

    New faces at OSC

    OSC is happy to welcome new staff members to the building!

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    Launching your Career 2019

    All University of Arizona STEM undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctorals, faculty, and industry professionals are invited to attend the 2019 Launching Your Career Symposium, hosted by OSC's Women in Optics. Stay tuned for how to register, but mark your calendars!

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    Be a SEA Counselor

    The Summer Engineering Academy is an integral outreach and recruitment program for the College of Engineering providing an educational and fun summer program for over 200 students annually. The camps this summer will cover every major and department in the College of Engineering including a new camp, “Women in Engineering." SEA is offering two paid positions for the summer. Apply at the links below.

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    Employment Opportunities