Good evening. Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today and thank you to everyone in ARCS for being generous donors, supporting and showing interest in the research we are conducting. I am a third year graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh in the Molecular Genetics and... Read more
Thank you for you the introduction, Dean Deorge, and good evening everyone. My name is Michael Craig. I’m a third-year PhD student here at Carnegie Mellon University in the Engineering and Public Policy Department, which embodies the interdisciplinary spirit of CMU that Dean Deorge talked about. The reason I came... Read more
Ten University of Pittsburgh students and eight alumni were awarded the 2016 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Fourteen Pitt students and 10 alumni received honorable mention. Click on the link to read more.
U.S News and World Report recently published its annual Graduate School Rankings for 2016. We are fortunate to have 3 of the top-ranked universities in the science and technology fields to educate our ARCS scholars right in our backyards. Penn State University, The... Read more
We thought you might be interested in the experiences of the ARCS Pittsburgh chapter members who attended the tour of Inventionland last week. Thanks to chapter member Judith Evans Thomas for her write-up!
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has named Carnegie Mellon University's Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Professor Jeanne VanBriesen the 2015 recipient of the Margaret Petersen Award, in recognition of her exemplary service to the environmental and water resources community. "Jeanne is an outstanding educator and researcher, and... Read more
I read this article (link below) in today's Wall Street Journal citing the ARCS Foundation as a model foundation for advancing American research in the STEM fields (attached as well as the link below). It served as a great reminder of how thankful I am for my ARCS Fellowship... Read more