When she was an first-year student at the College of William and Mary, Ellen Stofan got her first dream job, as an intern in the Center for Earth and Planetary Studies at the Smithsonian’s popular National Air and Space Museum on the Mall in Washington, D.C. A few decades later,... Read more
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics recently recognized ARCS MWC Member Mary L. Snitch with the AIAA Distinguished Service Award for her distinguished service to the Institute over a period of years ranging from tireless advocacy for funding to national and international influence on aerospace policy. Mary L. Snitch currently holds... Read more
This white paper discusses the topics and points made during a panel discussion, Future innovations in Biomedical Science, at the ARCS Foundation 2018 All Members Conference: Scientific Innovation for the Next Generation in Washington, D.C. Held at the Willard Hotel, the panel featured thought leaders and experts in a discussion... Read more
ARCS Foundation is pleased to announce that it has added four approved programs at three of its existing academic partner universities that are now eligible for funding through ARCS Scholar Awards. ARCS Foundation’s strategy to impact scientific advancement by supporting STEM candidates requires an effective partnership with universities across the... Read more
Portland, OR – An ARCS member honored ARCS Foundation Oregon with a $1.5 million bequest to support its signature scholar awards program in perpetuity. This is the largest gift to date for the Oregon Chapter and significantly increases the Chapter’s ability to sustain its mission at a new level.
World-famous astrophysicist and media personality recognized for his promotion of science in America.
World-famous astrophysicist and media personality Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson has been named by ARCS® Foundation as its 2018 inductee into the ARCS Alumni Hall of Fame. It is a rare honor, bestowed on ARCS Scholar Alumni who... Read more
ARCS members and guests had an “out-of-this-world” experience when they toured the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) during the AMC. The highlight for many was two NASM Docents—Mark Jones and Elli Nesbitt (ARCS Metro Washington Chapter)—giving tours of some of NASM’s iconic space artifacts. Among them is a replica... Read more
On Monday, May 7, ARCS Northern California Chapter hosted the 2018 ARCS Symposium at the Quadrus Conference Center in Menlo Park, featuring research posters from more than 60 graduate students in STEM disciplines. Dr. Jeremy Reiter of UCSF, who serves as ARCS NCC science advisor, moderated oral presentations by six... Read more
The ARCS® Foundation recently honored 14 of its members for their work on behalf of the mission of promoting education in science, engineering and medical research at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.
The recipients of the 2018 ARCS Light Awards were honored for myriad accomplishments in the field, including... Read more
Our past president Penny Papadopoulos just added another feather to her cap by being selected as the 2018 Phoenix Chapter ARCS Light. Two of Penny’s other ‘feathers’ include a BS degree from Texas Woman’s University and a MSN from the University of Michigan. But Penny will likely tell you her... Read more