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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.

The Optical Society’s (OSA) 2011 Digital Holography (DH) and Three Dimensional (3-D) Imaging Meeting scientific meeting will highlight latest research advances in 3-D TV, holographic displays and imaging.

– The OSA Foundation and Newport Corporation are pleased to announce the winners of the first Newport Travel Grant program. Established by Newport in 2010, this program recognizes the research excellence of students presenting their work at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO: 2011) to be held May 1 – 6 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

The OSA Foundation is pleased to announce the 10 recipients of this year’s Incubic/Milton Chang Student Travel Grants, endowed by Milton and Rosalind Chang. The recipients will present their papers at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO: 2011) to be held May 1 – 6 in Baltimore.

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