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.
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
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
Danaher Investment Aids ARCS in Building a Diverse STEM-Ready Workforce
LaGrange, GA: The Danaher Foundation, a science and technology family of companies that drive meaningful innovation, recently awarded Achievement Rewards for Collegiate Scientists Foundation® Inc. with a $100,000 grant. This award will fund five new Danaher National Impact... 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
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