ARCS Foundation Phoenix Chapter members made a very successful site visit to Northern Arizona University on November 5, 2020. We were greeted by President Rita Cheng, Provost Diane Stearns, and Dean Maribeth Watwood. The scholars gave very interesting and impressive presentations of their... Read more
We are fortunate to have so many member donors who have supported our mission for years and years. Our annual letter to these donors has just gone out seeking Named Scholar Awards for 2021-2022. I hope that we will get the same incredible response as we... 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 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
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
Our past president Penny Papadopoulos just added another feather to her cap by being selected as the 2018 Phoenix Chapter ARCS Light. Two of Penny’s other ‘feathers’ include a BS degree from Texas Woman’s University and a MSN from the University of Michigan. But Penny will likely tell you her... Read more
Members of the Phoenix ARCS Chapter recently toured the City of Phoenix recycle center. The tour included viewing the dumping, sorting and bundling of all recyclable materials brought to the facility. Our tour guides, Amy Clow and Diana Felix, educated the group on which items the center accepts and more... Read more