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The OSA Foundation (OSAF) today announced a new fiscal sponsorship agreement with the International Commission for Optics (ICO) that will allow charitable donations made to the OSA Foundation to be earmarked for ICO outreach activities.

Six members of the Optical Society (OSA) were elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in scientific research and engineering.

OSA Foundation, HRL Laboratories LLC, the IEEE Photonics Society and the APS Division of Laser Science today announced Hugo Benichi of the University of Tokyo, Japan as the winner of the annual Theodore Maiman Student Paper Competition.

The Optical Society (OSA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the approval of 138 new Senior Members—a membership distinction launched by OSA last year that provides well-established individuals with the opportunity to request a designation that recognizes their experience and professional accomplishments or service within the field of optics and photonics.

Members of the Optical Society (OSA), along with members from IEEE-USA, APS and OIDA, came together from around the United States for Capitol Hill Day 2011 to speak with their senators and representatives about sustained federal funding for science and technology in Fiscal Year (FY) 2012.

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