Sept. 23 | The University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    JACK JEWELL SELECTED AS 2021 ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR IN OPTICAL SCIENCES

    OSC Alumnus Jack Jewell, Ph.D. (M.S. ’81 and Ph.D. ’84) has been selected as the 2021 UA Alumnus of the Year in Optical Sciences. The honor will be presented at a special ceremony on Nov. 4 as part of the University's homecoming celebration. Read the official press release.

    VIAVI ESTABLISHES SCHOLARSHIP HONORING OPTICS PIONEERING DR. H. ANGUS MACLEOD AT WYANT COLLEGE

    Viavi Solutions Inc.(VIAVI) (NASDAQ: VIAV) today announced that it has made a $200,000 gift to The University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences (the “College”) to establish the “H. Angus Macleod Scholarship funded by VIAVI Solutions Inc.” VIAVI’s gift honors Dr. H. Angus Macleod, author of the seminal text Thin-Film Optical FiltersRead the press release.

    SIGN UP FOR THE STUDENT POSTER SESSION AT THE FALL 2021 INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES MEETING

    Sign up to be a student poster presenter for the Fall Industrial Affiliates Workshop. Poster presentations will be held on Monday, October 25, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the SUMC just before the Corporate Showcase. Complete the form here or email Amber R. Soergel, Senior Academic Advisor with questions. Limited Poster Space Available, submit your interest today! Find more tips!

    ARCS SCHOLARSHIP OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

    Applications are now being accepted for the external 2022-2023 ARCS Foundation Graduate Scholarship and are due Oct. 1 by 5 p.m. Students are encouraged to apply. OSC has had past recipients per academic year for the last several years.  Please see here for scholarship details, including eligibility and application instructions. Please send questions to Mark Rodriguez.

    STEM SCHOLARSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS: PATHWAYS TO SCIENCE

    At the moment, PathwaysToScience.org has over 70 scholarships and fellowships posted on the site. These include undergraduate, graduate, and postdoc level funding opportunities with an emphasis on increasing diversity in STEM. Find out more.

    UPCOMING EVENTS

    KLA CAREER INFO-SESSION
    Sept. 23, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Zoom (Registration required)

    COLLOQUIUM LECTURE BY DR. MATTHIEU BLOCH
    Sept. 23, 3:30 p.m., Meinel 307

    2021 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS PROGRAM
    Sept. 24, 3:30 p.m., Meinel 410

    OSC COLLOQUIUM LECTURE: DR. DOUGLAS SHEPHERD
    Sept. 30, 3:30 p.m., Meinel 307

    COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING SPEAKER SERIES: SUSTAINABLE ENERGY
    Oct. 5, 12:00 p.m., Zoom

    FALL 2021 INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES WORKSHOP & SHOWCASE
    Oct. 25 - 27, UArizona Campus

    OPTICA AND SPIE NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR
    Oct. 26, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Gentle Ben's Brewing

    MEDIA MENTIONS

    STUDENTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

    ANOTHER WAVELENGTH: NATZEM LIMA

    This week in Another Wavelength, we chat with 3rd year Ph.D. student Natzem Lima. Natzem is advised by Assistant Professor Travis Sawyer.  

    INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES UPDATES

    KLA VIRTUAL CAREER INFO-SESSION TODAY

    KLA's virtual info-session about careers and opportunities is starting today, Sept. 23, 2021, at 3:00 pm MST. Join the session now!

    UArizona Zoom Session | UArizona Event page URL | Event Registration

    CORNING CO-OP EXPERIENCES, NOW SEEKING APPLICANTS

    Corning Incorporated is seeking Wyant College student applicants for their exciting Co-Op Experiences. The opportunity is typically 17-23 weeks during the Spring/Fall Semesters, includes competitive salaries and housing stipends are available. To apply visit the jobs site and enter "co-op" into the keywords box. View the flyer for more details.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT OPPORTUNITIES AT SUNNY OPTICAL TECHNOLOGY

    Sunny Optical Technology will host an information session Wednesday, Oct. 27th at 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. in Meinel 307. Students are invited to attend to learn more about the company and their career opportunities. Please email jtdingjy@sunnyoptical.com with questions. Learn more on their website. See the event flyer.

    WATTS HAPPENING

    WORDPRESS WALKTHROUGH WEBINAR RECORDING

    Learn more about the OSC WordPress faculty, staff, and student sites by watching the recorded webinar here. Please note, viewing this video will require a UA Netid login. If you'd like a site (faculty, staff, and students only) submit your request here and Amee Hennig will follow up with you. You may also download the short walkthrough document here.

    CONGRATULATIONS, NEW SOCK & WIO OFFICERS

    Wyant College is happy to welcome the new student club officers for SOCk and WiO. See the full list of new officers.

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

    Industrial Affiliates Opportunities

    Non-Industrial Affiliates Opportunities

    Find these and more employment opportunities on our website!