Mar. 26 | The University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN

    For those of you in our broader OSC community, I wanted to provide a brief update on how the Wyant College of Optical Sciences has been navigating the challenges and turbulent events associated with the Coronavirus pandemic.
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    HISTORICAL LENS: OSC STUDENTS ASK NOBEL LAUREATE DONNA STRICKLAND QUESTIONS

    Introducing a new Series of Articles for the Watts Up Newsletter! In our first article Tammy Orr, OSC Historian, shares the questions and answers given to and answered by Donna Strickland, Nobel Laureate. 
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    VIRTUAL EVENTS AT OSC

    The Wyant College of Optical Sciences is working to create a number of virtual events for the enjoyment of the OSC Campus and the public. The anticipated schedule will follow the layout below, upon availability. For finalized events and updates see here.

    Mondays: OSC Virtual Lab Tour via Zoom
    Tuesdays: Industrial Affiliates Partner Info-Session
    Wednesdays: Facebook Live Outreach Demo, presented by student organizations SOCk & WiO
    Thursdays: Facebook Watch Party of Recorded Colloquiums

    DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIPS OPEN

    OSC Departmental Scholarships are now open for application!
    Undergraduate Student Information | Graduate Student Information 

    UARIZONA STUDENT EMERGENCY FINANCIAL SUPPORT

    If you are facing severe financial hardship due to the impact from COVID-19 pandemic, note that you may apply for financial assistance from the UA Student Financial Emergency Fund.
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    COVID-19 PHISHING WARNINGS FROM UARIZONA

    UArizona's Information Security Office has released a number of phishing warnings surrounding the topic of COVID-19. Review the latest information here.

    UPCOMING EVENTS

    FACEBOOK LIVE DEMO: TRENTON BRENDEL
    April 1, 11 am, Wyant College Facebook Live
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    SOCK COMMUNITY SPEAKERS, STUDENT LEADERSHIP
    April 3, 12 - 1 pm, OpTea Zoom
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    FACEBOOK LIVE DEMO: KELSEA CRONIN
    April 8, 11 am, Wyant College Facebook Live
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    DISSERTATION DEFENSE: XINGZHOU TU
    April 8, 12 - 1 pm, OpTea Zoom
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    FACEBOOK LIVE DEMO: JILIAN NGUYEN
    April 15, 11 am, Wyant College Facebook Live
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    FACEBOOK LIVE DEMO: HENRY QUACH
    April 15, 11 am, Wyant College Facebook Live
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    FACEBOOK LIVE DEMO: KELSEA CRONIN
    April 29, 11 am, Wyant College Facebook Live
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    STUDENTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

    ANOTHER WAVELENGTH: KAYLA FILIPEK

    This month in Another Wavelength, we chat with B.S. Student Kayla Filipek, currently studying Optics with minors in ECE and Math.

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    INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES UPDATES

    WELCOME BACK MICROSOFT

    Welcome back to Microsoft, a leadership partner with the Wyant College’s Industrial Affiliates program.

    SUPERLATIVE STAFF

    WELCOME DAVID

    OSC welcomes David Gonzalez to the College of Optical Sciences as the new Director of Finance and Operations. 

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    WATTS HAPPENING

    FIND US IN THE OPTEA ZOOM ROOM!

    SOCk is hosting a virtual conference room on Zoom every weekday from 9am-5pm for students called OpTea! Join friends for productivity hours, yoga, lunchtime game breaks, research discussions, or any other online event you’d like to host! Dr. Brian Anderson is also hosting virtual office hours every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00-1:30pm.  Feel free to stop by and say hello!   (Tea is encouraged, but not required to join.) 

    Join OpTea | See OpTea Schedule or add an event

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