An overnight sensation, whether a medical cure or an innovative new technology, is often years and even decades in the making. But the long hours and intense research efforts underpinning the discovery---the critical work upon which our scientific solutions and technology wonders are built---are rarely reported.
Like students in every corner of the country, higher education involves creating many lasting memories for ARCS Oregon Scholar Sydney Weber Boutros. But for this recent recipient of the National Science Foundation Research Award, higher education is also about studying how we store, preserve, and recall those memories.
Megan M. Monsanto’s interest in science has been a constant. By pursuing a career in research, she is able to combine the joy of tackling an unsolved problem with the satisfaction of helping to prevent or treat pathological disease. Recently, this passion led to her research being published as the... Read more
Giving event to provide fiscal resources for chapter efforts, STEM scholars nationwide.
Since 1958, ARCS® Foundation (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc.) has provided Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) funding for more than 10,000 men and women at top-ranked universities throughout the nation. One of the biggest days each... Read more
1989 Honolulu ARCS Scholar Alum Luke Flynn has been named the University of Hawai‘i System’s Employee of the Year for 2017. As director of the university’s Hawai‘i Space Flight Laboratory and Hawai‘i Space Grant Consortium, he has overseen development and launch of the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa’s first rocket... Read more
ARCS Foundation Council of Advisors brings the most experienced leaders from chapters around the country together to advise ARCS National Board of Directors on new initiatives and future strategy. Comprised of women with extensive leadership experience at both the chapter and national level, the council’s purpose is to identify and... Read more
In the face of ongoing attacks on the data of individuals, businesses, and governments, the National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) has been formed to focus on advancing techniques and protocols for optimal cyber and physical security. Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been selected as its home, and four of ARCS Foundation Colorado... Read more
Dr. Kyle Lampe was an ARCS Scholar while pursuing his PhD in chemical engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder from 2007 to 2009. Now an assistant professor at University of Virginia, he is excited to mentor his first ARCS Scholar, Lauren Russell. Lauren works in Dr. Lampe’s lab... Read more
Ted Braun, an ARCS scholar alumni, says he’s currently in the 30th grade. That’s how many continuous academic years he has spent pursuing his MD-PhD. The long road that graduate students commit to, fueled by their passion for research, was a theme at the “Recognizing Genius” Scholar Awards Luncheon on October... Read more