QuickNews

Here you'll find the latest, greatest exploits of the College of Optical Sciences in short and simple soundbite format. QuickNews items are collected in Watts Up!, the college's biweekly newsletter. Subscribe today!
 

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
WISE is continuing the mentorship program for women in STEM this fall and is currently recruiting mentors and mentees. Learn more about being a mentor here and a mentee here. If you are interested in mentoring, complete the application here. If...
Monday, August 3, 2020
A five-year, $26 million, NSF grant to the University of Arizona was announced Tuesday, August 4, 2020, to fund the first phase of a new Engineering Research Center called the Center for Quantum Networks (CQN). Led by the Wyant College of...
Monday, August 3, 2020
By Tammy OrrIn general, it is only in romantic Western songs that tumbleweeds are mentioned without being maligned. This invasive weed, also known as Russian thistle, is not only an agricultural nuisance, but can be a serious fire intensifier—...
Monday, August 3, 2020
Wyant College Announces Two Endowed Chair FacultyThe Wyant College of Optical Sciences is excited to announce that the first two Endowed Chairs enabled by the Distinguished Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences fund have been filled.Prof. David J. Brady...
Friday, July 31, 2020
The Wyant College is proud of the determination and perseverance displayed by OSC seniors in navigating the pandemic while completing their senior design projects. Students faced a variety of challenges from shipping delays to the inability to meet...
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
OSC professor, Jim Schwiegerling, has designed innovative implantable lenses for the eye that are trifocal, allow for distance, mid-range and near vision. Tech Launch Arizona assisted with the filing of the patent and helped ...
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Applied Optics has published a focus journal on 1 August 2020, Vol. 59, Issue 22, on the Wyant College of Optical Sciences. José Sasián served as the issue editor and facilitated the inclusion of a wide variety of articles from...
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Hans Roehrig, professor emeritus of radiology and optical sciences, died on July 2. He was 85. In 1972, Roehrig joined the University of Arizona as a research associate professor in the Department of Radiology, now the Department of Medical Imaging...
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
A big welcome to Cyndy Barcelo, OSC's new Accounting Manager. Cyndy has over ten years of accounting experience working in several high-level business offices on campus. Cyndy is uniquely qualified for this position due to extensive knowledge...
Monday, July 27, 2020
The expert reviews are in and Comet NEOWISE is a huge hit! Last month, those who stayed up late or rose before sunrise to gaze into the skies were greeted by this stunning comet. The photos (below) of the NEOWISE were captured in Boulder, CO and...