Sept. 29 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    Scholarship Awards Photos Online

    2016 OSC Scholarship Awards Ceremony

    Faculty, staff, donors, student recipients and their loved ones packed into Meinel 307 on Sept. 23 for the 2016 OSC Scholarship Awards Celebration. 

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    Grad Students: Fellowship Opportunity

    The Hertz Foundation is providing graduate fellowships for those innovating in the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics and engineering. The fellowships are open to American citizens or permanent residents applying to or enrolled in Ph.D. programs. Application deadine for the 2017-18 academic year is Oct. 28. 

    Art of Planetary Science Call for Entries

    UA Lunar  and Planetary Laboratory Art of Planetary Science

    The annual Art of Planetary Science, run by the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, will be taking place Feb. 10-12, 2017. 

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    Optics Demos at IONS Tucson

    Student Optics Chapter - IONS Tucson 2016

    The OSC Student Optics Chapter (SOCk) is proud to host the 2016 IONS Conference, and will be presenting optics demonstrations on Monday, Oct. 3 from 10-11 a.m. in the UA Student Union Ballroom.

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    Upcoming Events

    Fall 2016 Industrial Affiliates Corporate Showcase and Career Fair

    Oct. 3, 4-6:00 p.m., SUMC North Ballroom

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    Fall 2016 Industrial Affiliates Workshop

    Oct. 4-5

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    Colloquium: Dae Wook Kim

    Oct. 6, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Colloquium: Marcia Rieke

    Oct. 13, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Family Weekend

    Oct. 14-16

    OSA Frontiers in Optics

    Oct. 17-21, Rochester Riverside Convention Center, Rochester, NY

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    Optics Alumni and Affiliates Reception at FiO

    Oct. 18, 8-10 p.m., Radisson Riverside Rochester; RSVP required by Oct. 7

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    Galina Khitrova: Remembrance Ceremony

    Oct. 24, 3-5 p.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

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    Oct. 27-29

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    Colloquium: Danielle Wuchenich

    Oct. 27, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Media Mentions

    Faculty Distinctions

    Greivenkamp Receives SPIE Educator Award

    John Greivenkamp Receives SPIE 2017 Educator Award

    The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) has awarded the distinguished SPIE Educator Award for 2017 to OSC Professor John E. Greivenkamp.

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    Contracts & Grants

    Workshop: Optics and Photonics Winter School and Workshop, College of Optical Sciences, Tucson AZ, January 4-7, 2017

    Principal Investigator(s): R. Jason Jones, Dae Wook Kim, Tsu-Te Judith Su, Poul Jessen, Masud Mansuripur

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    Students in the Spotlight

    Tanbal Awarded Diversity Grant

    Master's student Maryam Tanbal was among students awarded a UA Engineering diversity grant through the NSF Bridge to the Doctorate program.

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    Superlative Staff

    Superlative Staff: October 2016

    Staff Recognition Program banner

    Congratulations to Amanda Ferraris, who is our 3rd Quarter 2016 Peer-to-Peer award winner!

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    Watts Happening

    Roll Up Your Sleeves for Flu Season

    Don't let the flu get the best of you this season! All UA employees, retirees, spouses and dependents (who are benefit options members enrolled in the medical insurance plan) age four and older, and state employees eligible for full benefits may receive a free flu shot. Please download and complete the consent form, and bring it with you to the Meinel 3rd floor patio on Friday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to noon.

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    Employment Opportunities