Steven Monfort, ARCS Northern California Chapter Scholar Alum, is the newly named John and Adrienne Mars Director of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Washington, D.C. Long before becoming Director, Dr. Monfort received funding from ARCS Foundation while pursuing a veterinary degree at the University... Read more
Since 1958, ARCS Foundation (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc.) has provided Science, Technology, Engineering and Medical research (STEM) funding for more than 10,000 men and women at top-ranked universities throughout the nation. On November 27, ARCS Foundation participated in #GivingTuesday to raise funds for ARCS Foundation National Operating... Read more
ARCS Scholar Alum and 2017 Hall of Fame Inductee Christopher Stubbs has recently been appointed Dean of Science at Harvard University after years of serving on Harvard’s faculty as a professor and chair of the Physics Department.
Dr. Stubbs is an experimental physicist whose research interests lie at the intersection... Read more
Many ARCS members spend time serving their chapters, providing support to scholars, or volunteering at a national level — but very few go to the lengths that longtime devoted member Sandra Matteucci has in serving the mission of ARCS Foundation. Since she first became involved with ARCS Foundation in 1991,... Read more
ARCS Alumni go on to make outstanding contributions to the advancement of science and to our nation’s competitiveness. As evidence of ARCS Foundation’s impact, alumni develop new therapies, secure patents for important technologies, start innovative companies, become national science leaders, and push discovery forward. In addition to making great contributions... Read more
To say much has changed for former ARCS National President Ann Miller in the nearly 50 years since she became involved with ARCS Foundation would be a massive understatement. Most prominently, the former Mrs. Miller is now known as Sister Mary Joseph of the Trinity, OCD, and a vow of... Read more
With a puff of smoke and a flash of fire from its tail, a Space Shuttle blasts off from its Florida launch pad as the Legacy of Florence Malouf and ARCS Foundation is illustrated in less than four minutes. The video, entitled “From Sputnik to Endeavor”, which premiered at ARCS... Read more