Oct. 22 | The University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    OSC INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES MEETING STARTS MONDAY!

    Only a few days left before the Wyant College Industrial Affiliates Meeting. Are you ready? Tomorrow is the last REMO walkthrough before the events begin. Visit our website and see your emails for the details. See here for important contacts if you have questions. Not an IA Member yet? Email Kaye Rowan, Senior Director of Development, at rowan@optics.arizona.edu.

    EMPLOYEE BENEFIT ALERT: BENEFITS OPEN ENROLLMENT

    Benefits Open Enrollment began this Monday October 19, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. and ends November 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Benefit eligible employees are required to re-elect ALL benefits in this Open Enrollment event.  If you do not re-elect your benefits you will not have benefit coverage beginning January 1, 2021. 

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    2020 EDMUND OPTICS EDUCATIONAL AWARD ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

    The 2020 Edmund Optics Educational Award application is now open!  This initiative supports outstanding undergraduate and graduate optics programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics at non-profit colleges and universities.  Last year, OSC PhD student Travis Sawyer was an award recipient. Consider applying today!

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    UPCOMING SPIE CAREER ADVANCEMENT TALKS

    SPIE is offering an exciting line up of career advancement talks in the next few months! Register and mark them on your calendar! Learn more and register here. This is also a great time to brush up on skills with previously recorded presentations including "Delivering your Presentation Virtually with Jean-luc Doumont" (free to SPIE members).

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    TLA SPECIAL PRESENTATION: LOOKING AHEAD FOR YOUR IMPACT PATH

    When it comes to commercializing UArizona inventions, it’s not all robots, medicine, and rockets. Tune in to hear how Tech Launch Arizona can help UArizona innovators get software and business inventions to market. 

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    UPCOMING EVENTS

    SOCK COMMUNITY SPEAKERS: DR. ISAIAH HANKEL
    Oct. 23, 2 p.m. - 12 p.m., OpTea Zoom Room
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    PRACTICAL OPTICS WORKSHOP: ADVANCED TOPICS: TOLERANCING IN OPTICSTUDIO
    Oct. 23, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., Zoom
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    INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES CORPORATE SHOWCASE
    Oct. 26, 12:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m., REMO
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    INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS
    Oct. 27 - 28, Zoom
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    OSC COLLOQUIUM: ED BOYDEN
    Oct. 29, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m., Zoom
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    SOCK-TOBERFEST
    Oct. 30, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., OpTea Zoom Room
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    OSC COLLOQUIUM: ANDREI FARAON
    Nov. 5, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m., Zoom
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    PRACTICAL OPTICS WORKSHOP: ADVANCED TOPICS: CODE V
    Nov. 6, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., Zoom
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    VETERANS DAY - NO CLASSES
    Nov. 11

    OSC COLLOQUIUM: EUAN MCLEOD
    Nov. 12, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m., Zoom
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    OSC COLLOQUIUM: BOUBACAR KANTE
    Nov. 19, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m., Zoom
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    MEDIA MENTIONS

    FACULTY DISTINCTIONS

    JIM SCHWIEGERLING RECOGNIZED IN TLA I-SQUARED EXPO & AWARDS

    Jim Schwiegerling has been recognized as Inventor of the Year by Tech Launch Arizona. The I-Squared Awards & Expo recognizes the top inventors and entrepreneurs dedicated to commercializing inventions stemming from the innovative work of the University of Arizona. Tech Launch Arizona has created an amazing website recognizing and celebrating the innovative awardees including Schwiegerling at the UArizona. Find out more here.

    CONTRACTS & GRANTS

    SINGLE SOURCE - ADAPTATION OF A UV POLARIMETER FOR CIRRUS CLOUD IMAGING
    Principal Investigator: Meredith K. Kupinski
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    EVALUATION OF A GROUND SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR THE RADIOMETRIC CALIBRATION OF EARTH OBSERVING SYSTEMS
    Principal Investigator: Jeffrey S. Czapla-Myers
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    STUDENTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

    ANOTHER WAVELENGTH: KELLI KIEKENS

    This month in Another Wavelength, we chat with 5th year Ph.D. Student Kelli Kiekens. Kelli is currently mentored by Jennifer Barton.

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    WATTS HAPPENING

    JOIN THE FUN AT SOCK-TOBERFEST

    SOCk is hosting a SOCk-toberfest on Friday, October 30th on the OpTea zoom room from 7-9 PM. It will be a great opportunity to meet some new people and get to know your classmates better, all while enjoying some good food.

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    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

    INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES

    NON-INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES

    Find these and more employment opportunities on our website!