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. Now... Read more
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
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.
Connor explains that he observed how ants... Read more
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.
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