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
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
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
A lifelong love of science is one of the things driving Sarah Tucker’s vital involvement as a pillar of the next ARCS Foundation generation. As an example, when she ascended to president of the ARCS Illinois chapter, Tucker took a look at membership levels and saw there was work to... Read more
ARCS Scholar Alum Jed Brubaker is rapidly making a name for himself in the exploration of solutions to a problem that didn’t even exist a generation ago. As a founding member of the new Department of Information Science at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Brubaker and his team... Read more
If you’re going to study the uncharted depths of the world’s oceans, what better base of operations than Hawaii, which is literally in the middle of it all? It has been said that humans know more about Mars and the Moon than they know of the deep-sea ecosystems right here... Read more
It has been nearly four decades since Shannon Brownlee was an ARCS Scholar at the University of California, Santa Cruz, in 1979. But the ensuing years have done nothing to diminish her passion for her industry. In 2015 Brownlee was inducted into the ARCS Alumni Hall of Fame for scientific writing... Read more