Dr. Gary F. Moore (2008-09 Phoenix Scholar) is now an Assistant Professorat Arizona State University following ground-breaking work in solar energy. As a Principal Investigator at Berkeley Lab, he and his team developed a modular one-step hydrogen generator that moved the United States one step closer to generating sustainable fuels via artificial... Read more
Dr. Wade Marcum (2008-10 Portland Scholar; Assistant Professor, Oregon State University) has received a 3-year, $4 million awardfrom the U.S. Department of Energy for a project to restart the Transient Reactor Test Facility (TREAT). Wade will lead the multidisciplinary project team of researchers from academia, industry, and government. TREAT, located at the Idaho National Laboratory,... Read more
We’re pleased to share feedback from Kunal Parikh and Louis N. Schoettle, two Roche/ARCS Scholars, on the prestigious Roche symposium, "Increasing Drug Development Success," that they attended in New York on November 2-3, 2015. Invited by Roche to attend, Kunal and Louis participated alongside 100 of the world’s top scientists.
Temi Olubanjo’s research (ARCS Atlanta; Georgia Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering) focuses on wearable technology that can monitor one’s health by measuring energy input. This technology can promote early detection and perhaps prevention of health issues, including, potentially, diabetes, obesity, and other weight-related illnesses.
ARCS is proud of its scholars and alumni and is honoring them with a gift that symbolizes their status as recipients of the prestigious ARCS Scholar Award. Introduced at the 2015 All Members Conference (AMC) in Chicago IL, the newly designed ARCS scholar pin will be given to current scholars... Read more
Christine Fanchiang takes multitasking to new levels, running her startup that builds small satellites for biology (“BioCubes”) while completing her Ph.D. studies in aerospace engineering sciences (graduation expected December 2015) and still having time for snowboarding, hiking, and yoga! Her research uses human performance modelling to help spacecraft designers better... Read more
Roche Pharma Research and Early Development is hosting a very selective symposium to bring together global leaders in the field of quantitative systems pharmacology. The symposium, “Increasing Drug Development Success: Understanding Drug-Disease Interactions through Quantitative Systems Pharmacology,” will be held November 2-3, 2015, in New York, NY, and attendance is limited... Read more
Expert panel from academia, government, and industry advises foundation leadership by addressing current issues in STEM education and research
WASHINGTON DC, November 30, 2015 - ARCS® Foundation (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc.) announced the appointment of five new members to its Science and Engineering Advisory Council (SEAC).... Read more
WASHINGTON DC, October 5, 2015 - ARCS® Foundation (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc.) has released its first Annual Report on the national level. Presented on October 1 to a national gathering of ARCS Foundation members held in Chicago, Illinois, the report presents the first nation-wide public... Read more