Thanks to decades of research, HIV/AIDS is no longer a death sentence, and people with the virus are living longer. But that increased longevity presents its own challenges, as people with HIV experience more health complications. Brooks Mitchell, a scientist at the University of Hawaii, has been studying those complications... Read more
Each year, millions of couples in the United States and around the world struggle with infertility. One ARCS Utah Scholar Alum is helping make important strides to end that struggle for many. Alex Jafek is part of a research team that has found that it may be possible to improve... Read more
The scientific world paused for a moment recently to reflect on the life of a titan, with the passing of famed physicist Stephen Hawking in March at the age of 76. Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, an ARCS Scholar Alum, received the Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication last year,... Read more
Wesley T. Fuhrman is an ARCS Metro Washington Chapter Scholar Alum who is pursuing his Ph.D. in physics at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and expects to finish in May 2018. His work has produced a slew of new results, including the first experiment using the world’s most powerful magnet for... Read more
Growing up in the West, Aspen Anderson loved both the outdoors and science, but not until a high school class in environmental science did she decide to follow in the footsteps of her father, Steve Anderson, a geosciences professor. After struggling financially through her first year at Colorado School of... Read more
Last month ARCS Foundation featured some of the great work done by Roche/ARCS Scholars in the past three years; this month ARCS Foundation is pleased to share the following updates on where these scholars are now, thanks in part to their Roche/ARCS Foundation Scholar Awards.
Elizabeth Annoni, Roche/ARCS Scholar in... Read more
The importance of doctoral advisors can hardly be understated, but when you talk to ARCS Foundation Scholars about the guidance they have received, you understand the advisor’s vital role. Three advisors have been nominated for recognition by ARCS for their work in this realm. The nominations come from ARCS Scholars... Read more