It’s been an exciting first month for me as President of ARCS Foundation Phoenix Chapter. My term began with the National Board Meeting over Zoom on June 12-13 and has been moving steadily ever since. Best of all was the news I... Read more
I was delighted and honored to be sworn in as the 2020-2021 President of ARCS Phoenix Chapter this week via Zoom. Many thanks to Dawn Carson Senger and the outgoing board members for the wonderful job they did. I’m looking forward to working with... Read more
After successfully defending their Ph.D.’s in Biology at Northern Arizona University, Rachel Rubin and Molly Schuman Goodier took the summer off to clear their heads and hiked 260 miles of the Colorado Trail for three weeks with their dog, Juniper.
ARCS Phoenix Scholar Stephen Schaefer, the current second-year Douglas Scholar in Electrical Engineering at Arizona State University, had his first first-author publication, "Molecular beam epitaxy and optical properties of InAsSbBi," published in the prestigious Journal of Applied Physics (August 2019, issue 126, page 083101). The paper is part of a... Read more
The Phoenix Chapter of ARCS Foundation, Inc. held their 44th Annual Awards Dinner on April, 26, 2019 at the Camby Hotel. Thirty-seven scholars were honored and each presented with an $8,500.00 award. As is the Chapter's tradition, each scholar gave a poster presentation during the cocktail hour. Dinner... Read more
"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
The Phoenix chapter has a generous donor who has offered to match funds donated to the chapter by December 31, up to $25,500.00! Let's take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to support three scholars!!
Jennapher Lingo VanGilder, an ARCS Foundation Phoenix Scholar, was recently honored for her science advocacy efforts from the Graduate and Professional Student Association at Arizona State University. Inspired by her previous research experiences with animals, Jennapher helped cofound the Research Animal Retirement Foundation (rarfoundation.org), a non-profit organization that aims to raise... Read more
The 2018 ARCS Foundation All Member Conference (AMC), SCIENTIFIC INNOVATION FOR THE NEXT GENERATION, was held in Washington DC April 25-28. Eighteen members of the Phoenix Chapter attended. The keynote speaker was Dr. Deborah Wince-Smith, President and CEO of The Council on Competitiveness, a coalition of CEO’s, university presidents, labor... Read more