Welcome to 2017
Hello everyone! Welcome to 2017 and a new semester.
On Friday, January 20th, we will have our first community speakers of the the semester. We’ve got a lot of announcements and important information to cover to get this semester on the road, including:
- Announcing the winner of the Fall VIP Series competition, and awarding the $250 prize
- Getting everyone pumped (optically, of course) for Laser Fun Day, which will be on March 25th this year!
- Showcasing plans for the major spring events, like our camping trip, the State of the College Address with Dean Koch, and other social and academic activities
- Giving updates on our grants awarded from SPIE and OSA, and the cool new projects that they enable us to do that we need your help with
- Finally, the wait is over, they’ve arrived……. SOCk socks are here! Many of you ordered them a while back, and they’ve finally come. For those of you who paid already (we have a list of your names), we’ll be distributing them. We have a limited number of additional SOCk socks, so come and get them while you can!
Thanks everyone! I hope to see you Friday at noon in 410/408.