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!
 

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
This month in Another Wavelength, we chat with 5th year Ph.D. Student Kelli Kiekens. Kelli is currently mentored by Jennifer Barton.Where are you from?I am originally from the northwest suburbs of Chicago (Palatine, IL). I moved to Ann Arbor MI...
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
The 2020 Edmund Optics Educational Award application is now open!  This initiative supports outstanding undergraduate and graduate optics programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics at non-profit colleges and...
Friday, October 16, 2020
ACTION REQUIRED!!!Benefits Open Enrollment began this Monday October 19, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. and ends November 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Benefit eligible employees are required to re-elect ALL benefits in this Open Enrollment event.  If you do...
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Dear Colleagues,A challenge of COVID-19 has been that many employees have needed to alter or cancel their 2020 vacation plans. We have heard concerns from many of you about how your earned vacation balances have been impacted this year and know...
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Please be aware of the important updates regarding Stage 2 - In-Person Classes. UArizona announced recently that some small classes will enter Stage 2- In-Person on campus the week of Oct. 12, 2020. This only includes...
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Congratulations to OSC student Joseph Cox, mentored by Amit Ashok, who was selected by the Directed Energy Professional Society to be the 2020 recipient of the Dr. Jack Slater Award. The award is granted to an outstanding individual who is...
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
This month in Another Wavelength, we chat with Ph.D. Student Ryan Hamilton. Ryan is currently mentored by Michael Hart.Where are you from? Born and raised in Tucson! As were both of my parents.What brought you to study optics? I came...
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
OSC students are invited to submit applications for the 2021 Michael Kidger Memorial Scholarship in Optical Design. Closing date for applications is March 31, 2021. OSC student, Brandon Hellman was selected as the 2020 recipient and in 2018 another...
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
By Tammy OrrStarting in the lush green villages of the Himalayan foothills, over the 17,769-ft Thorong La pass and down to the Tibetan-influenced temples and communities of the Mustang Valley, the Annapurna Circuit, is one of the world’s...
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
  The Department of the Navy has initiated an "Artificial Intelligence Tracks at Sea" undergraduate innovation challenge with cash prizes totaling $200K available to win. According to the posting, "This challenge solicits...