Most scientists spend their entire career hoping to be published in the prestigious journal SCIENCE. 2017/2018 ARCS Scholar Christopher Gisriel has already accomplished that goal! He is first author on an article titled "Structure of a Symmetric Photosynthetic Reaction Center - Photosystem" that appeared in the July 27, 2017 edition... Read more
In 1977 a small group of civic leaders in Chicago, Illinois, met at the Casino Club with a mission. In the shadow of the cold war, and realizing the importance of scientific excellence in the United States, these women went on to start the Illinois Chapter of ARCS Foundation in... Read more
The ARCS Foundation Council of Presidents brings chapter leaders from around the country together to share their best ideas and aid the national organization in its work. Made up of the president or one co-president from every chapter, the council’s purpose is to enhance chapter leadership by identifying common approaches... Read more
The Metropolitan Washington Chapter of ARCS Foundation, Inc. (ARCS/MWC) will be hosting its 48th annual Scholar Awards Reception sponsored by The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) on the evening of Thursday, October 12, 2017. We are most grateful for the generous support from AIAA as sponsor. Given AIAA’s strategic commitment... Read more
The Metropolitan Washington Chapter of ARCS Foundation, Inc. (ARCS/MWC) will be hosting its 48th annual Scholar Awards Reception on the evening of Thursday, October 12, 2017. ARCS/MWC is honored to welcome John Mather, PhD as the 2017 Keynote Speaker. The proceedings will be held... Read more
ARCS Foundation has a flower named for it! In 1988, University of Hawai‘i (UH) at Manoa plant breeder and genetic researcher Dr. Haruyuki Kamemoto created two lavender anthuriums through a complex cross, anointing the varieties ‘ARCS’ and ‘ARCS Hawai‘i’ to recognize our organization’s support of ARCS Scholars in the UH... Read more
The Atlanta Chapter of ARCS Foundation is celebrating its 25th anniversary! Founded in 1992 by a small group of women civic leaders who funded three scholars, the chapter has grown to over 150 members who awarded $370,000 to 50 scholars for the 2017-18 academic year, including four 25th Anniversary Scholars.
Dr. Ellen Stofan (ARCS Metro Washington Chapter (MWC) Member; Chief Scientist, NASA) has steadily expanded the frontiers of U.S. science through her current role as science advisor to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden; her leadership roles at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in missions that explored Venus, Mars, Saturn's moon Titan, and Earth;... Read more