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Welcome New Student Chapters!
Posted 22 February, 2017


Ten new Student Chapters were approved by the Board of Directors during their second quarter meeting. These new chapters join the steadily increasing population of optics / physics students. There are now 322 Student Chapters comprised of more than 6,600 members in 54 countries.

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Develop your Leadership Skills! - Free Member Webinar, 14 March
Posted 22 February, 2017

Join SPIE and the Engineering Career Coach, Anthony Fasano, PE, for the next webinar in our series of professional development webcasts. How to Develop the Engineer Leader Inside of You will be held 14 March 2017 at 10am PST.

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Photonics West Student Chapter Leadership Workshop Photos
Posted 22 February, 2017

SPIE student chapter leaders from around the world gathered at this all-day Leadership Workshop at Photonics West 27 January. The workshop featured a session on chapter benefits and management, as well as elevator pitch development with facilitator Christine Haas of Christine Haas Consulting.

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Photonics West Event Highlights
Posted 22 February, 2017

Missed Photonics West this year, or couldn't attend all of the great events? Check out the daily event news.

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Visiting Lecturer Prof. Philip Russel visits SPIE Cambridge Student Chapter
Posted 22 February, 2017

The University of Cambridge SPIE student chapter launched its first major event - the Michaelmas seminar talk - given by the renowned physicist Professior Philip Russell, FRS. This one-day event was a remarkable success and greatly increased the chapter's influence in West Cambridge, the hub of natural sciences at the University of Cambridge.

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New Resource Exchange for STEM to Light Outreach Activities
Posted 22 February, 2017

Need outreach ideas, have activities to share? Check out Laser Classroom's new resource exchange!

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#FacesofPhotonics: Educated
Posted 22 February, 2017

One of the many perquisites of being a student in the optics and photonics field is being able to pass along knowledge to those who will follow your footsteps in the future. Throughout the #FacesofPhotonics campaign, it became clear that current SPIE students thrive on educating a younger generation while simultaneously working diligently on their own academic careers.

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International Day of Light: a United Nations Program
Posted 22 February, 2017

SPIE joins wide international support behind the proposal to create an International Day of Light as legacy for the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies in 2015.

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SPIE Journal Club at Texas A&M University
Posted 22 February, 2017

SPIE student chapter at Texas A&M University helps improve presentation skills through their Journal Club. Learn about this fun and innovative way to practice public speaking, while also critically discussing scientific publications.

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