The brain is not only unique; it is also mysterious. Will there ever come a time when all the inner workings of the brain are revealed, and we can truly unravel its mysteries? ARCS scholar Sydney Boutros is moving us closer to that day.
“There’s just so much going on inside the glass. It’s like a microscopic universe, living, breathing, and constantly changing.” You might think ARCS Scholar Thi Nguyen is describing his experience mixing chemical compounds in a lab. He is, instead, detailing his appreciation for the chemistry behind a glass of wine... Read more
ARCS® Scholar Sunil Joshi has been chosen from a pool of more than 1,700 applicants to be a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow. The rigorous selection process is focused on identifying the most promising New Americans who are poised to make significant contributions to US society, culture, or their... Read more
Chantell Balaan, ARCS Honolulu Scholar who has been recently recognized by her chapter for her high potential to advance science in Medicine, can hardly believe where she is today. A first generation college student, Balaan received the 2019 Koenig ARCS Award in Medicine on May 6 at the Outrigger... Read more
Artificial intelligence (AI) robots have gained wide popularity in the last few years, becoming more common in everyday life. While some praise the benefits that these devices provide, others worry they may hold too much power. Jennifer Leaf, ARCS Oregon Scholar, will discuss these issues and more during ... Read more
Jocelyn Todd, an ARCS Foundation Utah Chapter Scholar from 2015-16, is pursuing her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Utah. In addition to her work analyzing mechanics of cartilage in the hip to shed light on risk factors of osteoarthritis progression, she is an elite runner and has... Read more
Mind over matter—a phrase meant to draw out mental fortitude in a time of physical exhaustion. For University of Pittsburgh ARCS® Scholar Christopher Hughes, this phrase takes on new meaning as he works with a quadriplegic patient to use his brain to move a robotic arm from a few feet... Read more
Social networks can be a phenomenal tool to stay connected with friends, family, and peers, but have you considered its growing importance to major world problems? ARCS Pittsburgh Scholar Tom Magelinski, PhD candidate at Carnegie Mellon University, has and he hopes to adapt existing tools of network science to gain... Read more