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.
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
Most scientists spend their entire career hoping to be published in the prestigious journal SCIENCE. 2017/2018 ARCS Scholar Christopher Gisriel has already accomplished that goal! He is first author on an article titled "Structure of a Symmetric Photosynthetic Reaction Center - Photosystem" that appeared in the July 27, 2017 edition... Read more
Peter Firth, a 2016/2017 ARCS scholar and 3rd year PhD student, was recently recognized as one of ASU’s top student entrepreneurs when he was named as a finalist for ASU’s Innovation Open, a new technology venture acceleration competition. Firth’s company, Swift Coat, was one of four companies selected to present... Read more
ARCS Phoenix members and guests didn't realize that so much fun and education were in store for them when they arrived at the downtown Arizona State University campus to visit the School of Nutritions and Health Promotion. Chairs, Lynne Sonntag and Vianne Kucera, didn't disappoint with planning this special trip.... Read more
The University Relations Committee and ARCS Members visited Northern Arizona University on October 5, 2016. They informally met with scholars and professors over lunch while the President of NAU, Dr. Rita Hatung Cheng, enthusiastically talked about her plans for the University. Dean Maribeth Watwood mentioned that the NAU Graduate College... Read more
Patrick McGurrin, a 2016/2017 ARCS scholar, was recently awarded with a prestigious opportunity to participate in the Science Outside the Lab program. This workshop, coordinated through the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, took students on a trip to Washington, D.C. Here, Patrick and other students explored the relationship... Read more