The scientific world paused for a moment recently to reflect on the life of a titan, with the passing of famed physicist Stephen Hawking in March at the age of 76. Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, an ARCS Scholar Alum, received the Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication last year,... Read more
When the NCAA promotes the notion of a student athlete, they do not immediately think of ARCS Minnesota Scholar Lizzy Crist as a poster child, but perhaps they should. Crist has already completed her undergraduate studies at Washington University in St. Louis, and was named the 2017 NCAA Woman of... Read more
Wesley T. Fuhrman is an ARCS Metro Washington Chapter Scholar Alum who is pursuing his Ph.D. in physics at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and expects to finish in May 2018. His work has produced a slew of new results, including the first experiment using the world’s most powerful magnet for... Read more
Growing up in the West, Aspen Anderson loved both the outdoors and science, but not until a high school class in environmental science did she decide to follow in the footsteps of her father, Steve Anderson, a geosciences professor. After struggling financially through her first year at Colorado School of... Read more
Last month ARCS Foundation featured some of the great work done by Roche/ARCS Scholars in the past three years; this month ARCS Foundation is pleased to share the following updates on where these scholars are now, thanks in part to their Roche/ARCS Foundation Scholar Awards.
Elizabeth Annoni, Roche/ARCS Scholar in... Read more
The importance of doctoral advisors can hardly be understated, but when you talk to ARCS Foundation Scholars about the guidance they have received, you understand the advisor’s vital role. Three advisors have been nominated for recognition by ARCS for their work in this realm. The nominations come from ARCS Scholars... Read more
At the 2018 ARCS Foundation All Members Conference: Scientific Innovation for the Next Generation, an exclusive tour of the National Gallery of Art will be led by ARCS Scholar Alum Dr. Theresa Duncan, who will share information about her fascinating work in the Gallery’s conservation division.
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.