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!
 

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
In partnership with IEEE Photonics Society and SPIE, OSA released a video in honor of the International Day of Light 2020. This short, inspiring video gives hope to see how the science of light plays an important role in our future. To share it, you...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Robert Shannon who is the recipient of an honorary doctor of engineering degree from the University of Rochester. Read the full article. Shannon began his career at Itek Corporation designing optical systems for space...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Are you an undergraduate or graduate student currently pursuing a STEM degree at the University of Arizona?  Would you like to help us better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting you and your academic and career goals? ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
In this podcast from Partnership for Clean Competition, Judy Su describes how doping can be combated using light. Listen to the Apple Podcast. Or listen to the podcast on the PCC website here.
Monday, May 18, 2020
By Tammy Orr“Hi, Aden, this is Mary Warga at the Optical Society. You know Van Zandt Williams, don’t you?” Yes, but not very well. “Last week Van died of a heart attack while traveling in London. He was chairing our Needs in...
Sunday, May 17, 2020
This month in Another Wavelength, we chat with Ph.D. Student Ben Cromey. Ben is currently mentored by Khanh Kieu in the Ultrafast Fiber Lasers and Nonlinear Optics Group and graduated May 15, 2020!Where are you from? I am a Tucson...
Sunday, May 17, 2020
Check out some of these relevant upcoming talks from OSA and Isaiah Hankel, the Cheeky Scientist! These talks will take place Tuesdays at 12 p.m. Please register to attend. Tuesday May 26 “Building A LinkedIn Profile That Attracts Employers...
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
OSC is celebrating our graduating students virtually this year! Join us this Friday, May 15 at 2 p.m. before the Main UA ceremony. The live feed is available below (click the center of the video). Or click the name of the college in the top...
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
OSC Students are especially invited to attend OSC Industrial Affiliate, KLA's Virtual Career Fair on May 19 from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Aspiring students and professionals will have a chance to hear from KLA’s CEO Rick Wallace about the...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Please join us May 14 at 11 a.m. in a virtual Town Hall meeting with President Robbins; Provost Liesl Folks; Lisa Rulney, CFO; and Tom Koch, Dean of the Wyant College. Questions may be submitted in advance by emailing TownHall@optics.arizona.edu.