July 8 | The University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    GRAND CHALLENGES RESEARCH BUILDING

    Construction on the Grand Challenges Research Building is quickly approaching! Learn more about the project, see mock-up images of the completed building, and keep track of construction progress with the live camera at the Planning, Design & Construction website!

      FALL 2021 INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES MEETING CALL FOR STUDENT PRESENTERS

      Interested in sharing your research with others? Looking for opportunities to practice before the big thesis defense? Or wanting to connect with potential employers? Sign up to be a student presenter for the Fall Industrial Affiliates Workshop, Oct. 25 - 27, 2021. If you are interested please complete the form here or email Amber R. Soergel, Senior Academic Advisor, to learn more about this great opportunity.

      Faculty & Staff Picture Day

      Sign up for a timeslot for a new headshot for the fourth floor directory and website! Wednesday, July 14th or Thursday, July 15th are available for sign-ups. Other days or times are available upon request. It only takes a moment, and you'll be sent a high-resolution image to use as-you-like afterward. Amee Hennig will also be happy to do re-takes until you are happy with your photo. Any faculty, staff, or on-campus students are welcome to sign-up.

        2021 OSC ALUMNI & INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES RECEPTION - REGISTER TODAY

        Join us for the OSC Alumni & Industrial Affiliates Reception held in conjunction with SPIE Optics + Photonics 2021 at Roy's San Diego Waterfront in the Big Island Room inside the Marriott Hotel. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED to attend and received no later than July 30, 2021.

          WATERMARK SCHOLARS, TWO $5K WOMEN IN STEM SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FALL 2021

          Watermark is offering two $5,000 women in STEM scholarships for the fall 2021 academic term to provide much-needed support for college students pursuing STEM-related studies and careers. The deadline to submit entries is July 15, 2021, and awardees will be notified in August. For official rules and to apply, students should visit this page.

            UPCOMING EVENTS

            2021 OSC ALUMNI AND INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES RECEPTION
            Aug. 3, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., San Diego, CA

            LAST DAY OF SUMMER CLASSES
            Aug. 21

            UNIVERSITY CLASSES BEGIN
            Aug. 23

            MEDIA MENTIONS

            FACULTY DISTINCTIONS

            SPIE OPTICS + PHOTONICS TRIBUTE TO JAMES C. WYANT

            A very special tribute to Jim Wyant, OSC Professor Emeritus and Founding Dean, will be held in conjunction with the SPIE Optics + Photonics conference in San Diego, CA next month. "A Tribute to James C. Wyant: The Extraordinaire of Optical Metrology and Optics Education” will include 34 presentations on Aug. 2 and 3, 2021. The  majority of the presentations will be offered in-person and a few pre-recorded messages too. Find the program here. For more information, please contact the tribute conference chairs Virendra Mahajan or Daewook Kim.

            FACULTY, SHARE YOUR EXCITING NEWS ON YOUR OSC WEBSITE

            It's summer and the perfect time to start up or renovate your personal OSC Faculty Website! Haven't seen these websites before? Check out the currently public sites here. Recruit student researchers, share your research, announce your conference presentations and more! If you'd like your own site submit your request here and Amee Hennig will follow up with you.

              EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

              Non-Industrial Affiliates Opportunities

              Find these and more employment opportunities on our website!