Christian Moore, a current Atlanta Chapter ARCS Scholar, applied for an open position at the Morehouse College computer lab and it led to him making a digital tool that shows the impact of climate change. With the data visualization map he and his team created on Palantir’s website, the state... Read more
From creating art pieces about lizards as a child to now working to conserve those same environments for wildlife, Alejandro Grajal-Puche is making his mark in agriculture. Alejandro Grajal-Puche, Phoenix Chapter Scholar (2021-23), is using his PhD in Biology at Northern Arizona University to improve farming habitats with the data... Read more
ARCS National President Caron Ogg is pleased to announce that the Danaher Foundation has approved a grant for ARCS Foundation, Inc. in the amount of $100,000. This funding will support the Danaher National Impact Awards to five ARCS Chapters for implementation between January 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024.
Julie Drinkward has been an ARCS Oregon member for 16 years. She and her husband Wayne have funded multiple scholar awards and hosted events at their home. Julie has served on the Board and several committees and has been honored with the chapter’s ARCS Light award. But Julie says that... Read more
ARCS Scholar Alumna 2013-14 and new Colorado Chapter member Erin Griggs is shooting for the Moon, figuratively and literally.
As a Senior Modeling and Simulation Engineer with Trusted Space, Inc., Erin designs missions to space. “I get to build space missions for all these different customers and analyze them and... Read more
Noelle Brown, a second-year PhD student and Utah chapter ARCS Scholar, studies how people can best integrate ethical components into technical courses at University of Utah. Her first year led her to write a paper about how students think about an ethical problem when technical solutions make ethical consequences. The... Read more
Octopuses are unusual creatures that can help us learn more about brains in general. They can also help advocate for federal funding of research. ARCS Scholar alum Mea Songo-Casey, who researches the octopus’ visual system, was honored as the winner of the Fund It Forward Student Video Challenge by ... Read more