Oct. 25 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    Support the Next Generation of Optical Scientists

    With the 2012 Annual Giving Back Campaign, you have an opportunity to support the future of the field of optics: the students of OSC. Your donation enriches the college's curriculum and builds up scholarships that serve our best and brightest — and it is always, always deeply appreciated.

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    Still Seats Open for Industry Lunch

    AOIA is still accepting reservations for next Wednesday's industry lunch, which will be held at the Arizona Inn from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please RSVP to Helena at aoialunch@inov.com to take part; the scheduled presentations will be themed around using optical design software and SolidWorks to optimize designs and reduce costs. Price for attendance is $10 (cash only, please).

    Info Session for Student Exchange

    On Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Meinel 647, alumna Yi-Chun Chen, an assistant professor of the Department of Optics and Photonics at the National Central University in Taiwan, will hold a walk-in information session on their student exchange program for summer 2013. Come to learn more about the intern scholarship and the Chinese Language and Culture Immersion Camp. Light refreshments will be served.

    Intel to Offer Info Session

    Intel will hold an hour-long information session for OSC students next Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 5:30 p.m. in Meinel 307. Pizza and soda will be provided. Interviews will take place Wednesday, with candidates picked from among the Tuesday afternoon attendees.

    Schwiegerling in Homecoming Showcase

    Professor of optical sciences, ophthalmology and vision sciences Jim Schwiegerling will present "Leading Edge Options for Cataract Surgery" on Friday, Nov. 9, at 1 p.m. in Meinel 307, as part of the University's 2012 Homecoming festivities. In addition to new options for replacing cataractous lenses in the human eye, he'll be discussing technology designed to provide crisp vision for driving, computer work and reading.

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    Welcome, Lisa and Kailee

    The college would like to extend a warm welcome to Lisa Armijo and Kailee Bailaszewski, who have joined the staff of the College of Optical Sciences as human resources representative and student events coordinator, respectively.

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    Media Mentions

    NASEP Brings Native American Students to STEM

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    GMT's First Mirror Finished

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    Scully Receives Ives Medal

    Adjunct professor Marlan O. Scully joined an elite group of optical scientists last week when he was awarded the Frederic Ives Medal, the highest honor given by the Optical Society (OSA). Scully was a part of the Optical Sciences Center's faculty from the late 1960s through the late 1970s, when he was instrumental in building up the foundation of OSC's optical physics group.


    Community Speakers Series: Justin Paul and Raymond K. Kostuk

    Friday, Oct. 26: Meinel 408/410, noon.

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    Colloquium: Kyle J. Myers

    Thursday, Nov. 8: Meinel 307, 3:30 p.m.

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    Employment Opportunities

    Principal Laser Engineer

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    Senior EO/Laser Technician

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    Senior Laser Engineer

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    Senior Process Engineer

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