Mar. 12 | The University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    WYANT COLLEGE CANCELLATIONS

    In consideration of the faculty guidance associated with University of Arizona’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and in conjunction with guidance from partnering institutions, the following events have been canceled. Additional canceled events will be added as they are confirmed.  It is anticipated that many events will be rescheduled, and that information will be provided when available.

    The following events have been canceled.
    FESTIVAL OF BOOKS 2020
    Mar. 14, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    LASER FUN DAY 2020
    Mar. 21, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING REGIONAL MEETING
    Apr. 1, 1 - 5 p.m.

    2020 OSC GROUP PHOTO 
    Apr. 7, 3 p.m.

    SPECIAL PRESENTATION: NOBEL LAUREATE DR. DONNA STRICKLAND
    Apr. 13, 2 - 3 p.m.

    CAMPUS HEALTH PROMOTES HEALTHY HABITS

    As concerns about Coronavirus (COVID-19) increase UArizona Campus Health releases useful information to help prevent the spread of the virus as well as to update students, faculty, and staff with the latest details. Find out more from Campus Health. See the full "Prevention is Key" infographic here.

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    UPCOMING EVENTS

    SPRING RECESS - NO CLASSES
    Mar. 9 - 13

    OSC COLLOQUIUM: CANCELED - SPRING BREAK
    Mar. 12

    CLASSES RECONVENE ONLINE ONLY
    Mar. 18
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    OSC COLLOQUIUM: DR. NAN YU
    Mar. 19, 3:30 - 5 p.m., Meinel 307
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    DISSERTATION DEFENSE: MIAOMIAO XU
    Mar. 25, 2 p.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)
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    OSC COLLOQUIUM: DR. MARK ANASTASIO
    Mar. 26, 3:30 - 5 p.m., Meinel 307
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    SOCK PRESENTATION: DR. GREGORY QUARELS
    Mar. 27, 12 - 1 p.m.
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    OSC COLLOQUIUM: PROF. JENNIFER CHOY
    Apr. 2, 3:30 - 5 p.m., Meinel 307
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    OSC COLLOQUIUM: DR. JON PRATT
    Apr. 9, 3:30 - 5 p.m., Meinel 307
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    MEDIA MENTIONS

    FACULTY DISTINCTIONS

    SU FEATURED IN WOMEN IN OPTICS PLAYING CARDS

    As part of SPIE's initiatives aimed at advancing diversity, OSC Professor Judy Su was featured in the annual SPIE Women in Optics Planner and now has been placed in a special deck of playing cards.

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    SUPERLATIVE STAFF

    WELCOME CATHLEEN MALIA

    A big welcome to Cathleen Malia, OSC's new Accountant. Cathleen comes to us from the physiology accounting department and has been working in the field for over twenty years. 

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    STUDENTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

    ANOTHER WAVELENGTH: XINGZHOU TU

    This month in Another Wavelength, we chat with Ph.D. Student Xingzhou Tu. Xingzhou is working with Stanley Pau.

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    INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES UPDATES

    WELCOME GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH INSTITUTE

    The Wyant College of Optical Sciences would like to welcome Georgia Tech Research Institute as the newest Leadership Partner in the OSC Industrial Affiliates. Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is the applied research arm of the Georgia Institute of Technology.  GTRI applies cutting edge technology to challenging problems in defense and industry. OSC is so glad to have you join us!

    WELCOME NIGHT VISION AND ELECTRONIC SENSORS DIRECTORATE

    Welcome to Night Vision And Electronic Sensors Directorate, new Leadership Partner with the OSC Industrial Affiliates. "Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) is responsible for enhancing the Army's day and night combat effectiveness under adverse environments. Through this mission, NVESD conducts R&D in image intensification, infrared, lasers, and signal processing and performance modeling."

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