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
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists, Inc., Portland Chapter (ARCS Foundation Portland) announcedthat it will now be known as Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc., Oregon Chapter (ARCS Foundation Oregon). The name change was effective May 11, 2016. Oregon chapter president Joan Foley commented about the name change: “The new name... Read more
Sue Alexopoulos’ passionate support of ARCS and the UCI Henry Samueli School of Engineering converged with the school’s creation of a new endowed Presidential Chair in electrical engineering and computer science, named in honor of Sue and her husband Nicolaos, a former Samueli School dean. Sue not only comes from a long line of... Read more
Joy Lindsay (member ARCS Foundation Minnesota Chapter) was the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal’s 2016 Titans of Technology Hall of Fame honoree, an award which “recognizes an individual's leadership in assisting and accelerating the performance of the tech industry.” Joy, President of StarTec Investments, a venture capital firm, is a member of the... Read more
Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (VA-10), a strong supporter of STEM education, was awarded ARCS Metropolitan Washington Chapter’s (MWC) 2016 Eagle Award on April 19, 2016. Currently Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Research and Technology of the Science, Space, and Technology Committee, she continues the leadership role she demonstrated as Chairwoman of the Science and Technology... Read more