An ARCS Member is leading NSF’s Polar Programs, overseeing a wide range of research projects, including melting ice sheets that confirm a warming planet. The polar regions hold a vast array of science – even inside the ice itself.
The two poles of Earth – the Arctic and Antarctica –... Read more
Significant and extreme weather events linked to global warming in 2021 took climate scientists, like ARCS Alumnus Daniel Swain, by surprise—not because they occurred, but because scientists predicted it would be decades before the US would see those devastating effects.
Cece Foxley and Kathie Miller of the ARCS Foundation Utah Chapter have been recognized by the Women United - United Way of Salt Lake for their contributions to the community. During Women's History Month the Women United - United Way of Salt Lake organization is highlighting their members who are making waves... Read more
To say ARCS Scholar Samuel Buckner is passionate about aerospace engineering is an understatement.
As a boy, he was fascinated by space. But his professional pursuit grew exponentially when private companies, such as SpaceX and Blue Origin, began building their own vehicles with the intent of strengthening America’s... Read more
The tenth campus, and newest of the University of California system, UC Merced has proven itself as a leading STEM research university. Founded in 2005, the campus was unanimously approved by the ARCS Foundation Board of Directors for scholar award funding. Three departments were approved by ARCS –... Read more
A bicycle country road tour in France was an opportunity for ARCS member Sheila Grinell to practice her French, a language learned decades earlier while she taught in Toulon on a Fulbright grant. More than that, the trip and the 125 miles she pedaled in five days were about “celebrating... Read more
Becoming a mother in the mid-1980’s was an exciting time for Dr. Nancy Haigwood. But the time also highlighted a huge health crisis—infants born HIV positive from mothers who knowingly or unknowingly carried the virus.