May 16 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    Announcements

    Congrats to Grads!

    Tonight, 55 graduate students and 32 undergraduates cross the stage to become the latest alumni of the College of Optical Sciences. Our undergraduate valedictorian is Alexandra Schluntz, who is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most selective collegiate honors society; our graduate valedictorian is Laura Coyle.

    Please join the very proud Academic Programs office in applauding the following ...

    A group of graduates in cap and gown smile for the camera

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    Grab Some Sweet Alumni Swag

    Celebrate your newly minted — or decades-old — diploma with an exclusive OSC alumni baseball cap or shirt, available through our online store.

    A navy blue OSC alumni ball cap, a red OSC alumni polo, a white OSC alumni T-shirt

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    Lens Design and a Higher Power: A Light Moment

    One problem, 24 hours and a 10-digit lifeline: A professor with a sly sense of humor provides his students with unforgettable insight into "exercising one’s own ingenuity and dealing with workplace dynamics."

    A vintage photo shows a little alien character written on a blackboard next to "I love optical science!"

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    Heating Up, Shaping Up

    It's getting hot out there, folks. The forecast high for Tucson on Friday is 98 F, and the weekend is due to bring the dreaded double digits. However, the scorching temperatures provide no excuse for staff to slack in the next few weeks, as the campus rec center is featuring a free trial membership from May 19 to June 15.

    A group of students walk through the UA campus on a sunny day

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    Grads, Keep in Touch

    Be aware: As your OSC and UA email addresses expire, so does your automatic subscription to Watts Up!

    But if you want to continue receiving the newsletter (and of course you do!), please take a moment to fill out the online subscription form

    Now is also the perfect time to join the College of Optical Sciences Alumni group on LinkedIn, wherein you can stay aware of employment and continuing education opportunities discussed and posted by your fellow OSC alums.

    Upcoming Events

    OSC Pre-Commencement Celebration

    May 16, 4:30-7 p.m., SUMC South Ballroom

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    UA Commencement

    May 17, 7:30 p.m., Arizona Stadium

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    Breault Research Organization Introduction to ASAP Tutorial

    June 3-6; 6400 E. Grant Rd., Suite 350, Tucson, Ariz.; email tutorials@breault.com to register.

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    SPIE Optics + Photonics Conference: 50 Years of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona

    Aug. 19-20; San Diego Convention Center, 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego

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