News & Events

Whether it's an article on the front page of an industry magazine or a Thursday-afternoon Colloquium lecture by one of the top minds in optics, the news and events of the College of Optical Sciences keep information in motion in the Meinel Building.

If you have a news item to report or an event to list in the OSC calendar, please contact info@optics.arizona.edu.

College of Optical Science Latest NewsWatts Up! & Other News

OSC's primary source of information is our biweekly newsletter, Watts Up! But you can also explore all things UA Optics through our press releases, feature articles, media mentions and quicknews.

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College of Optical Sciences ColloquiumsColloquium Lecture Series

A lively forum wherein academic scholars and industry leaders discuss groundbreaking research and encourage questions and comments. Held on Thursdays during the academic year, the forum is open to students, faculty, the optics community and the general public.

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College of Optical Sciences Event CalendarCalendar of Events

View a month-by-month overview of UA and OSC events, including those for alumni, colloquiums, workshops, presentations and other industry related events.

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College of Optical Sciences Photo GalleriesOSC Photo Galleries

We make an effort to document every significant event that occurs at the College of Optical Sciences. Peruse events going back to 2003 in our photo gallery section.

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College of Optical Sciences VIdeosOSC Videos

The College of Optical Sciences, its faculty and students and events and presentations have been featured in numerous videos ranging from local news pieces to associated YouTube channels. 

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Featured Events

  • Thursday, November 26, 2020   - Sunday, November 29, 2020  
  • Friday, December 4, 2020 - 9:00am - 10:00am
    Tech Launch Arizona is partnering with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and Future Forward to present Claim Your Seat at the Table- an exciting new series designed to encourage innovators from all walks of life to claim their seat at the table, see themselves as inventors, and increase their impact while advancing their careers.  For more information please contact AileenD@TLA.Arizona.edu or visit techlaunch.arizona.edu. Tech Launch Arizona commercializes inventions stemming from University of Arizona research and innovation. Register for any of the sessions below here. Session 2 - Thinking Like an Inventor December 4, 9:00 - 10:00 am How a researcher and an inventor think may seem different, but they’re more alike than you might imagine. Hear from researchers like you about how to develop your impact mindset.   Session 3 - Choosing Your Favorite Hats January 8, 2021 9:00 - 10:00 am When you wear many hats, it can be challenging to make time for each one. We’ll discuss how to optimize your time and effort.   Session 4 - Make it Happen February 5, 2021 9:00 - 10:00 am From expert advice to funding for inventions to a supportive ecosystem, learn about resources available to turn your passion into impact for a better world.
  • Friday, January 8, 2021 - 9:00am - 10:00am
    Tech Launch Arizona is partnering with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and Future Forward to present Claim Your Seat at the Table- an exciting new series designed to encourage innovators from all walks of life to claim their seat at the table, see themselves as inventors, and increase their impact while advancing their careers.  For more information please contact AileenD@TLA.Arizona.edu or visit techlaunch.arizona.edu. Tech Launch Arizona commercializes inventions stemming from University of Arizona research and innovation. Register for any of the sessions below here. Session 3 - Choosing Your Favorite Hats January 8, 2021 9:00 - 10:00 am When you wear many hats, it can be challenging to make time for each one. We’ll discuss how to optimize your time and effort.   Session 4 - Make it Happen February 5, 2021 9:00 - 10:00 am From expert advice to funding for inventions to a supportive ecosystem, learn about resources available to turn your passion into impact for a better world.
  • Friday, February 5, 2021 - 9:00am - 10:00am
    Tech Launch Arizona is partnering with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and Future Forward to present Claim Your Seat at the Table- an exciting new series designed to encourage innovators from all walks of life to claim their seat at the table, see themselves as inventors, and increase their impact while advancing their careers.  For more information please contact AileenD@TLA.Arizona.edu or visit techlaunch.arizona.edu. Tech Launch Arizona commercializes inventions stemming from University of Arizona research and innovation. Register for any of the sessions below here. Session 4 - Make it Happen February 5, 2021 9:00 - 10:00 am From expert advice to funding for inventions to a supportive ecosystem, learn about resources available to turn your passion into impact for a better world.