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The OSA Foundation has launched a fundraising campaign for the Siegman International Summer School on Lasers, named in honor of Anthony E. Siegman, Optical Society (OSA) past president and founding member of the OSA Foundation Board. Siegman passed away in October 2011 at the age of 79.

The Optical Society (OSA) today commended President Barack Obama for his commitment to research and development (R&D), innovation, and technology in this week’s State of the Union address.

The Optical Society (OSA) today announced the launch of Optics & Photonics CONNECT (O&P CONNECT), an online resource that provides unique content and applications to those with an interest in optics and photonics.

The OSA Foundation (OSAF) has announced the launch of a fundraising campaign to establish the Paul Anthony Bonenfant Memorial Scholarship. The Foundation aims to successfully achieve its fundraising goal by this spring so that the scholarship program can be formally in place and ready for student applicants by year-end.

With X-Ray vision systems, high-powered telescope projects and even trips to Mars, OSA Corporate Members spent the fourth quarter turning science fiction into science fact, and ranking agencies took note. Several OSA Corporate Members received recognition for their high level of growth in 2011, setting the industry up for a promising start to the New Year.

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