Donors in the News

When donors to the College of Optical Sciences make the news, you'll find their articles and press releases here.

UA Honors Jim Oschmann as 2014 Alumnus of the Year for College of Optical Sciences
Due to his significant contributions to the field of optical sciences, the University of Arizona honored Jim Oschmann as 2014 Alumnus of the Year during its homecoming festivities.

Eyes on Optics
Arizona Alumni magazine article featuring College of Optical Sciences alumni FoTO scholarship endowments.

UA Scholarship Honors Fallen Soldier
Jogging along a Southern California beach, Sean McCafferty came upon hundreds and hundreds of crosses, each with the name of a soldier who had been killed during wars in Afghanistan and Iraq ...

II-VI Foundation Gives UA College of Optical Sciences Award for Graduate Research
The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences has received grants totaling more than $85,000 from the II-VI Foundation through their 2012-2013 Block-Gift Program to support graduate-level research.

Optics Professor Honored for Lifetime Achievement
During his tenure at the University of Arizona, [William L. Wolfe Jr.] helped build the premier optics program in the nation — he educated doctoral and master's students, taught countless courses and authored numerous books and publications.

Remembering the Past While Planning the Future
Norman W. Edmund was known for his fearless entrepreneurial spirit. ... Robert Edmund has chosen to honor his father's memory with a generous gift.

DeMund Foundation Commits to Advancing Optical and Medical Sciences
Chuck DeMund had already made an undeniable impact on the field of optical sciences and photonics.