2019 ARCS Honolulu Scholar Shayle Matsuda has received a 2021 David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship, one of the nation’s premier postdoctoral programs in conservation science. Awarded by the Society for Conservation Biology and the Cedar Tree Foundation, the Smith Fellowship identifies and supports early-career scientists who will shape the... Read more
Honolulu ARCS Scholar Alexandru Sasuclark received Best Poster Presentation at the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s 2021 Annual Biomedical Sciences and Health Disparities Symposium. The George and Virginia Starbuck ARCS Award receipient studies the role of selenium in development of particular neurons in the brain and the perineuronal net... Read more
Baby squid bred in the research lab of Honolulu Chapter member Dr. Margaret McFall-Ngai are orbiting Earth in the International Space Station as part of research into the effects of long-duration spaceflights on human health. The tiny Euprymna scolopes squid feeds a rare bioluminescent bacterium, Vibrio ischeri, in its light... Read more
The orageblack Hawaiian damselfly, once thought to be extinct on O‘ahu, may be closer to a comeback thanks to the efforts of 2006 ARCS Scholar Will Haines. The Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources research entomologist successfully reintroduced a population of the once ubiquitous endemic insect that play a... Read more
Congratulations to Honolulu Chapter partner University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, which has been selected to host the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Cooperative Institue for Marine and Atmospheric Research.
Funded with $210 million over five years, the center will conduct research and disseminate knowledge needed to predict environmental change, conserve... Read more
University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Institute for Astronomy student Erica Molnar Bufanda was named Scholar of the Year during an online celebration of ARCS Foundation Honolulu Chapter’s 2021 ARCS Scholars in May.
Recipient of a George Orton and Mona Marie Elmore ARCS Award, Bufanda was selected by a panel of... Read more
Dr. Margo Vassar shares the latest information on women and cardiovascular disease in an ARCS Honolulu Pau Hana event co-hosted by the Universit of Hawaii at Manoa's John A. Burns School of Medicine. The live session will be held via Zoom on Thursday, February 4 at 5 p.m. ... Read more