March 21 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    Announcements

    Accepting Applications for OSC Scholarships

    The college is accepting applications online through 5 p.m. on Friday, March 28, for the following 2014-2015 scholarships:

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    Seats Remain in Free Optics Software Tutorial

    Breault Research Organization has a few open seats left in its April 8-11 Introduction to APEX software tutorial, and it is offering them to the OSC community without requiring any registration fees. If you're interested in taking this free short course, please contact tutorials@breault.com at your earliest opportunity.

    UA Campaign Kick-off

    The University of Arizona launches a record-breaking fundraising campaign next month, and OSC will help illustrate why the University is worth investment during an April 11 campaign kick-off celebration.

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    Quick Note Regarding Room Switch in Academic Programs

    Melissa Sarmiento Ayala, the college's undergraduate academic and career adviser, and Anabel Moreno, the graduate student funding coordinator, have taken the opportunity of spring break to swap spaces. You can now find Melissa tucked into Meinel 403D in the Academic Programs suite, while Anabel is located down the hall in Meinel 412.

    Pennies and Pie: Faculty, Staff and Students Face Off for Food Bank

    OSC is giving more than just food* to the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona during this year's UA4Food drive. The First Semi-Official College of Optical Sciences Penny and Pie War started last week and continues through Wednesday, April 23.

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    Events

    Spring Recess

    March 15-23

    UA Conflict of Interest Info Session

    March 26, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Meinel 408/410

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    Colloquium: Kevin Parker

    March 27, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Graduate Student Recruitment Weekend

    March 28-29

    Ph.D. Defense: Ryeojin Park

    April 1, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Radiology 101

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    Colloquium: Sumit Mazumdar

    April 3, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Ice Cream Social

    April 10

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    UA Campaign Kick-off

    April 11, 2-7 p.m., UA campus

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    Faculty Distinctions

    Tyo Receives SPIE G.G. Stokes Award

    Professor of optical sciences and electrical and computer engineering and chair of the Faculty Academic Steering Committee J. Scott Tyo has been named the 2014 winner of SPIE's G.G. Stokes Award, given annually for exceptional achievements in optical polarization.

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    Employment Opportunities

    Engineer | Paragon Vision Sciences

    Mesa, Ariz.

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    Optical Scientist/Optical Engineer | Voxtel

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