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!
 

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Congratulations to OSC Assistant Professor Judy Su and team on the recent NIH R35 MIRA Grant Award for the project, "Label-free single molecule detection for basic science and translational medicine." The award is for $1,822,950 for 5...
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named 38 academic inventors to the August 2020 class of NAI Senior Members. Among these are four distinguished University of Arizona faculty including Tom Milster, Wyant College...
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
In fiscal year 2020 the Wyant College saw seven startups emerge at the University of Arizona. Congratulations to all the faculty and students who took part in this great accomplishment in innovation. Tech Launch Arizona shared, "Not only was...
Monday, August 24, 2020
The SPIE Virtual Career Summit is a multi-day experience Aug. 31 to Sept. 2. Featuring networking opportunities, workshops, and a job fair, the Career Summit will help prepare you for the next stage of your career and connect you to people who can...
Monday, August 24, 2020
We're so glad you're joining us this semester! Welcome, if you are coming to the Wyant College for the first time, and welcome back if you are joining us for another year. We're all looking forward to the new school year and are...
Monday, August 24, 2020
Last week the WiO board was excited to welcome the new chairs to their Fall 2020 board! Congratulations to Kira Hart, Rina Fujieda, Juliana Richter, Madeline Bergay, and Nikki Galvez. They will be working closely with the WiO Executive Board,...
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
WISE is continuing the mentorship program for women in STEM this fall and is currently recruiting mentors and mentees. Learn more about being a mentor here and a mentee here. If you are interested in mentoring, complete the application here. If...
Monday, August 3, 2020
A five-year, $26 million, NSF grant to the University of Arizona was announced Tuesday, August 4, 2020, to fund the first phase of a new Engineering Research Center called the Center for Quantum Networks (CQN). Led by the Wyant College of...
Monday, August 3, 2020
By Tammy OrrIn general, it is only in romantic Western songs that tumbleweeds are mentioned without being maligned. This invasive weed, also known as Russian thistle, is not only an agricultural nuisance, but can be a serious fire intensifier—...
Monday, August 3, 2020
Wyant College Announces Two Endowed Chair FacultyThe Wyant College of Optical Sciences is excited to announce that the first two Endowed Chairs enabled by the Distinguished Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences fund have been filled.Prof. David J. Brady...