Nov. 10 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    Founders Day Names Arthur Gmitro

    Arthur Gmitro Receives UA College of Medicine's Founders Day Award

    Professor Arthur Gmitro was selected out of six accomplished scientists as the College of Medicine's Founders Day Speaker. All are invited to attend Gmitro's keynote speach and congratulate him on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 12 noon-1 p.m. at the UA Cancer Center's Kiewit Auditorium. Please RSVP no later than Nov. 11.

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    Winter Commencement

    2016 Winter Commencement

    The College of Optical Sciences' Winter Commencement is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 16, followed by a reception in the Meinel 3rd floor lobby. Graduates, alumni, parents and friends of the college are invited to RSVP no later than Dec. 14.

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    Kidger Scholarship Accepting Applications

    The Michael Kidger Memorial Scholarship, open to students of optical design, is now accepting applications for its 2017 award. Applications must be submitted no later than March 31, 2017.

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    SOCk Cultural Potluck

    The Student Optics Chapter (SOCk) is holding a Cultural Potluck for all OSC students, staff and faculty on Fri., Oct. 11 from 6-8:00 p.m. in the 8th floor breakout area. If you're interested in attending, please fill out the RSVP form

    Upcoming Events

    Veteran's Day - no classes

    Nov. 11

    Breault Research Organization Introduction to ASAP Tutorial

    Nov. 14-17, Breault Research Training Facility; Registration required

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    Faculty Science Forum Founders Day with Arthur F. Gmitro

    Nov. 17, 12 noon-1 p.m., UA Cancer Center, Kiewit Auditorium, RSVP required

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    Colloquium: Howard Milchberg

    Nov. 17, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Thanksgiving Recess - no classes

    Nov. 24-25

    Media Mentions

    Faculty Distinctions

    Meredith Kupinski Awarded Young Researcher Scholarship

    Associate Research Professor Meredith K. Kupinski has been given a Young Researcher Scholarship through the Université Paris-Saclay's Jean d'Alembert grant program.

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    Alumni Dispatches

    Alumnus of the Year Celebration

    Robert R. Boye - 2016 UA Alumnus of the Year in Optical Sciences

    Robert R. (Rob) Boye, Ph.D., manager of the Physics-Based Microsystems department at Sandia National Laboratories, was honored as the 2016 University of Arizona Alumnus of the Year for the College of Optical Sciences during a special ceremony on Oct. 28 as part of the University’s homecoming celebrations. 

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    Industrial Affiliates Updates

    OSA 100th Anniversary Party Photo Opp

    OSA members from all over the world converged in Rochester, NY from Oct. 17-21 to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the OSA Annual Meeting. A number of OSC faculty and industry gathered for a photo during the well-attended Anniversary Party.

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    Now Accepting Proposals for M.S. Industrial Track Program

    OSC is currently accepting project proposals from interested companies for the M.S. in Optical Sciences Industrial Track program. If you're a current Industrial Affiliate and interested in submitting a project proposal, please complete the electronic Project Proposal form by Friday, Dec. 4, 2016.  

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    Employment Opportunities

    OSC and Industrial Affiliates

    Non-Industrial Affliates