The James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences is lighting the future
The University of Arizona James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences is one of the premier educational and research institutions in optics and photonics worldwide. We focus on educating outstanding students with a broad foundation in all areas of optics and on providing practical experience and highly competitive technical skill. Our interdisciplinary research program touches virtually every field of science and industry, reaching across boundaries, continents, and cultures to make lives better. This includes advancements and discoveries in the areas medicine, sciences, national security, communications, entertainment and more.
Your gifts helps us to fill a national need for highly trained optical scientists and engineers, giving our students exceptional career opportunities in academia, industry, government and business around the globe.
“Private support is a major reason we have stood at the forefront of this field since 1964. Please continue investing in current and future generations of optical scientists and engineers, who will introduce to us all new and exciting technologies.”
— Dean Thomas L. Koch
The Dean's Fund for Excellence provides the college with greater opportunity to advance the learning experiences of students. Your gift to this unrestricted fund directly aids academic programing, student scholarships, graduate student teaching and research assistant fellowships, teaching lab upgrades and much more.
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Dean's Fund for Excellence
Your gift to this unrestricted fund directly aids academic programming, student scholarships, graduate student teaching and research assistant fellowships, teaching lab upgrades and much more.
OSC Scholarship Fund
Your support makes scholarship awards possible to undergraduate and graduate students whose creativity and ingenuity will drive the future of the optics with remarkable growth opportunities that span disciplines in optical and biomedical engineering, quantum communications and sensing, advances in fundamental science, and business opportunities in areas ranging from medicine to consumer electronics to defense.