Many ARCS members spend time serving their chapters, providing support to scholars, or volunteering at a national level — but very few go to the lengths that longtime devoted member Sandra Matteucci has in serving the mission of ARCS Foundation. Since she first became involved with ARCS Foundation in 1991,... Read more
When she was an first-year student at the College of William and Mary, Ellen Stofan got her first dream job, as an intern in the Center for Earth and Planetary Studies at the Smithsonian’s popular National Air and Space Museum on the Mall in Washington, D.C. A few decades later,... Read more
Portland, OR – An ARCS member honored ARCS Foundation Oregon with a $1.5 million bequest to support its signature scholar awards program in perpetuity. This is the largest gift to date for the Oregon Chapter and significantly increases the Chapter’s ability to sustain its mission at a new level.
Our past president Penny Papadopoulos just added another feather to her cap by being selected as the 2018 Phoenix Chapter ARCS Light. Two of Penny’s other ‘feathers’ include a BS degree from Texas Woman’s University and a MSN from the University of Michigan. But Penny will likely tell you her... Read more
Oregon State University (OSU) has received a $144 million grant from the National Science Foundation to construct its newest research vessel. The ship, a 193-foot regional class research vessel, will be designed with a team of researchers from OSU, constructed in Louisiana, and harbored at the Hatfield Marine Science Center... Read more
Mr. Charles O. (Chad) Holliday Jr. was elected chairman of Royal Dutch Shell in May 2015. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of Bank of America, and as Chairman and CEO of DuPont, the company from which... Read more
In the face of ongoing attacks on the data of individuals, businesses, and governments, the National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) has been formed to focus on advancing techniques and protocols for optimal cyber and physical security. Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been selected as its home, and four of ARCS Foundation Colorado... Read more
Ted Braun, an ARCS scholar alumni, says he’s currently in the 30th grade. That’s how many continuous academic years he has spent pursuing his MD-PhD. The long road that graduate students commit to, fueled by their passion for research, was a theme at the “Recognizing Genius” Scholar Awards Luncheon on October... Read more