First Day on the Job - Leslie Petter ARCS: The Road Ahead
As the new fiscal year begins and the new board members take on their roles, I am excited and hopeful for the year ahead. We are all tremendously grateful to Susan McGonigle for the wonderful job she has... Read more
Our world has been turned upside down since the newsletter team first started putting the "winter" edition together. This Covid-19 coronavirus environment we are now in, with no end in sight, highlights the importance and imperative of funding the best and brightest future science talent this country has.... Read more
Emory University PhD candidate Connor Morozumi says he took a trip to Costa Rica in 2008 that changed his life. While studying tropical biology in Costa Rica as an undergrad, Connor observed species interactions in the tropical forest, sparking an intense interest in ecology.
Seventy ARCS Foundation Atlanta members and guests attended a festive and interesting educational meeting at ASW Distillery in February. The group toured the distillery and enjoyed learning about how spirits are made. We also learned about the history of alcohol, which began with alchemy, a precursor to chemical engineering.
Congratulations to Sally Hinkle, our ARCS Foundation Atlanta Light Award winner for 2020! Sally has served the Atlanta Chapter of ARCS Foundation in many leadership roles, including President in 2000 and 2001; Vice President of Membership; Treasurer; and Chairman of Nominating, Strategic Planning, Scholar Awards Luncheon and Public Relations. She... Read more
In February at the National Board Meeting in Tempe, Arizona, ARCS® Foundation announced that Dr. Jessica Meir, NASA Astronaut and researcher, has been selected for membership into the respected ARCS Alumni Hall of Fame. At age 42, Meir is the youngest inductee to date. Meir is a member of NASA’s Expeditions 61... Read more
The 2019 ARCS Foundation All Members Conference (AMC) was held in Portland, OR, in September. According to ARCS Foundation National President (and longtime Atlanta chapter member) Sherry Lundeen, “The programs all had impressive speakers with such interesting knowledge to impart, and they did so in entertaining ways.”
Atlanta ARCS Scholar Terreill Robertson has a passion for his research in cartilage tissue engineering, a specialized field of regenerative medicine he learned about as a chemistry major at Morehouse College. Now in his senior year, Terreill plans to pursue a graduate degree in chemical or biomedical engineering after graduation... Read more