Featured on the cover of the 2016-17 ARCS® Foundation Annual Report: Realizing a Vision for Science in America, Catherine Kuhn is studying carbon cycling in freshwater systems to understand changes in the environment. Sponsored by ARCS Seattle Chapter, Kuhn focuses on carbon dioxide and methane emissions from large river systems. Her... Read more
Clean drinking water is a need for humans living in literally every nook and cranny of our planet, meaning that the work currently being done by Dr. John Sivey and others is a key to sustaining life on Earth. A Fisher Endowed Professor of Chemistry at Towson University in Maryland,... Read more
A Ph.D. student in Washington State University’s Department of Crop Science, ARCS scholar Tara Burke was recently awarded first place at the Western Society of Weed Science’s annual meeting. Her award-winning poster was on the effectiveness of several herbicides for weed control in sweet corn, and was based on a... Read more
As manager of the Hawai‘i State Department of Land and Natural Resources‘ insect breeding program, entomologist and 2005-06 ARCS Scholar Will Haines is working to preserve the Orangeblack Hawaiian Damselfly and other insect species on the Endangered Species list.
“Many of Hawai‘i’s 6,000-plus unique arthropods are rare or endangered, so... Read more