"ARCS Foundation has been a wonderful part of my life after retirement" states Kathey Plenge, the Phoenix ARCS Light of 2019. A native of Tennessee, Kathey graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 1964 and did her Neurology Residency at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona... Read more
Leading biologist will explore cutting-edge science in Frontiers of Aging address
LAGRANGE, GA, March 12, 2019 - ARCS® Foundation (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) is proud to announce Dr. Patrick Phillips will deliver the keynote address for the 2019 ARCS All Members Conference (AMC) in Portland, Oregon, on... Read more
Sue McGrath, Co-President for the Oregon ARCS Chapter, was awarded the Lifetime Trustee Award by the Oregon State University Foundation. Sue is President of Vision Capital Management, a firm she co-founded with her daughter, Marina Johnson. Using her finance passion, Sue served as an OSU Foundation Trustee from 1997 to... Read more
Jocelyn Todd, an ARCS Foundation Utah Chapter Scholar from 2015-2016 is pursuing her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Utah. In addition to her work analyzing mechanics of cartilage in the hip in order to shed light on risk factors of osteoarthritis progression she is an elite runner and... Read more
New ARCS® Atlanta Chapter member Vikki Millender-Morrow carries a natural spark that brings programs to life. Through 20 years at AT&T and now as a seasoned Chief Executive Officer for the National Black Arts Festival (NBAF), she uses her role to create order, financial stability, and innovative programs.
Mind over matter—a phrase meant to draw out mental fortitude in a time of physical exhaustion. For University of Pittsburgh ARCS® Scholar Christopher Hughes, this phrase takes on new meaning as he works with a quadriplegic patient to use his brain to move a robotic arm from a few feet... Read more
ARCS Oregon scholar Mollie Marr received the inaugural "Women In Academic Medicine Health Professional In-training Award" on January 29 at OHSU. Congratulations to Mollie!
The Health Professional In-training Award recognizes a student, resident, fellow, or postdoc who has made significant contributions in research, clinical care, education, service, or policy while... Read more
Social Networks have cemented their place in both modern psyche and society. In order to remain relevant in the rapid cycling of social media trends, it is important to find new ways to engage with ARCS Foundation members, donors, and scholars. ARCS Foundation Metropolitan Washington (ARCS MWC) is an example... Read more