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
Dr. R. Brent Tully, ARCS Foundation Honolulu Chapter’s 2016 Scientist of the Year, is considered a father of modern observational cosmology for doing “cosmology up close” at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa’s Institute for Astronomy. The annual award recognizes the university’s researchers whose advancement of STEM knowledge and mentorship... Read more
On March 16, 2016, the ARCS Minnesota Chapter held a highly successful member recruitment event and fundraiser. The attendees’ generous donations will allow the chapter to sponsor another scholar next year! Hysitron, the world leader in the development of nanomechanical test instruments, sponsored the nanotechnology-themed event.
Name change reflects statewide expansion of both program support and chapter membership
Portland Oregon, July 6, 2016. Achievement Rewards for College Scientists, Inc. Portland Chapter, (ARCS Foundation Portland) announced that it will now be known as Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc., Oregon Chapter (ARCS Foundation Oregon). The... Read more
The awardees‘ accomplishments have ranged from orchestrating Metropolitan Washington’s participation in the USA Science and Engineering Festival to creating the first ARCS Northern California’s Scholar Symposium, bringing scholars, members and community friends together. Most have served in vital leadership positions on their boards; established scholar awards and supported interactions among... Read more
Benjamin “B.J.” Fulton, ARCS Foundation Honolulu Chapter’s 2016 Scholar of the Year, is surveying 51 nearby Sun-like stars in a search for planets smaller than Neptune using Lick Observatory’s Automated Planet Finder (APF) Telescope in California, which he operates remotely from the University of Hawai‘i’s (UH) Institute for Astronomy.... Read more