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.
Megan M. Monsanto’s interest in science has been a constant. By pursuing a career in research, she is able to combine the joy of tackling an unsolved problem with the satisfaction of helping to prevent or treat pathological disease. Recently, this passion led to her research being published as the... Read more
Like students in every corner of the country, higher education involves creating many lasting memories for ARCS Oregon Scholar Sydney Weber Boutros. But for this recent recipient of the National Science Foundation Research Award, higher education is also about studying how we store, preserve, and recall those memories.
1989 Honolulu ARCS Scholar Alum Luke Flynn has been named the University of Hawai‘i System’s Employee of the Year for 2017. As director of the university’s Hawai‘i Space Flight Laboratory and Hawai‘i Space Grant Consortium, he has overseen development and launch of the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa’s first rocket... Read more