Incoming ARCS National President Caron Ogg learned her work ethic and attention to detail from her father, a physician who worked every day of the year except for Christmas. Her mother’s work schedule was the same. Her parents and all her grandparents earned college degrees, unusual in those decades. One grandmother... Read more
LaGrange, Georgia (June 9, 2021) — ARCS® Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of 14 volunteers to receive the ARCS Light Award for their work in promoting science, engineering, and medical research.
The ARCS Light Award is the highest honor for volunteer work within the foundation and represents chapters’... Read more
Astronomer is recognized for his leadership and vision in the development of the Large Millimeter Telescope which was instrumental in capturing the first image of a black hole and confirmed Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity.
LaGrange, GA. February 9, 2021 – At the January National Board Meeting. ARCS® Foundation... Read more
ARCS Foundation celebrates more than $120 million in awards to STEM scholars.
LaGrange, GA. November 10, 2020 – ARCS Foundation, Inc. recently released its fiscal-year 2020 Annual Report— “Defining the Future of Science.” ARCS Foundation Scholar Awards are nationally recognized for their impact contributing to the strength of the STEM... Read more
On the 30th anniversary of the Women's Business Ownership Act, NAWBO OC (The National Association of Women Business Owners, Orange County chapter) distinguished our VP of Fund Development and Membership, Judy Greenspon, with the Remarkable Business Women of the year Award.
The University of California, Irvine Henry Samueli School of Engineering has announced the creation of a new endowed Presidential Chair in electrical engineering and computer science, named in honor of a former Samueli School dean and his wife, Nicolaos and Sue Alexopoulos. Sue Alexopoulos is a long-time
Guest speaker, Dr. Howard Federoff, Vice Chancellor, Health Affairs and CEO of the UCI Health System will be talking about “Predicting Who Will Get Alzheimers”. ARCS members and friends are invited to attend. Invitations will be mailed in late August. Please RSVP.
Beckman Family Lecture and Dinner - November 7, 2016... Read more
At the annual ARCS Orange County Chapter's "Lunch With Scientist" - Feb 3, 2016 Professor Greg Weiss, UCI Professor of Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry discussed the fascinating and surprising universe of the very small, measured in nanometers. His inventions manipulate the nanometer-scale world of proteins. For example, his laboratory invented a mechanical machine... Read more
The 16th ARCS OC Annual Awards Dinner was held on March 23 at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering, Irvine, CA. ARCS Orange County Chapter provides awards to exceptional PhD students at UC Irvine in the schools of Biological... Read more