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
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
Smiling eyes, sparkle, energy, friendly, are words that can easily describe Terry Wilhoit. Terry, a long-time member of Phoenix ARCS since 1998 and the 2015 ARCS Light, is a native Arizonan, born in 1933 at the old St. Joseph’s Hospital located in downtown Phoenix. Her grandfather came to Bisbee in... Read more