May 24 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition Accepting Entries

    Enter the Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition by Synopsys’ Optical Solutions Group!

    University of Arizona students are invited to participate in the Synopsys Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition, which recognizes excellence in optical design projects completed by students. Students can enter an optical design class assignment or thesis work. Cash awards totaling $4,000 are granted each year.

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    Special Art Exhibit Using Light "Painting" at UAMA

    The University of Arizona Museum of Art is exhibiting the work of Richard Slechta starting May 26. Slechta uses filters, flashlights, and other light sources to "paint" directly onto photographic paper. The exhibit runs from May 26 through September 9. Find out more about the special light art exhibit. The artist was also Technical Lighting Director for Harry Potter and other films.

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    Upcoming Events

    Milorad Cvijetic Retirement Party

    May 25, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

    Memorial Day

    May 28

    Faculty Distinctions

    Dr. Milorad Cvijetic Retires

    Dr. Milorad Cvijetic has been prominent in the area of optical communications and photonics for more than four decades. The College of Optical Sciences wishes Dr. Cvijetic all the best for his future and thanks him for his many contributions to OSC.

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    Students in the Spotlight

    OSC 2018 Spring Pre-Commencement Photos Available

    On Thursday, May 10, College of Optical Sciences students walked across the stage and entered the distinguished ranks of OSC alumni. Pictures are now available on our website.

    Sawyer takes the Southwest Showdown Grad Slam

    Travis Sawyer, OSC graduate student, was selected to compete in the "Southwest Showdown 3-Minute Grad Slam" competition. Holding nothing back, Travis performed and was awarded 1st Place in the regional conference! All of OSC wishes you a huge Congratulations, Travis! Great job!

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    Superlative Staff

    Congratulations, Amy Maniscalco

    Everyone at OSC is wishing Amy Maniscalco all the best as she moves on to a new opportunity within the university at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Amy has recently started a new position with the college as an Accountant, Sr. We will all miss you, Amy!

    Watts Happening

    Share What you Love about the Desert for the UA Homepage

    Whether you're from Tucson, you moved for your career or family, or even if you came to visit and fell in love, let the UA know why you love living and working in the desert – especially in the summer! Please take a minute to complete this Google form by Monday, June 4, 2018. Tell us and SHOW US by uploading your favorite desert-based social posts. If your response is selected, we will feature it on the homepage.