Overview of Arcs

  • ARCS Scholar Awards are inseemed to recognize and reward UC Irvine’s most academically superior doctoral students exhibiting outstanding promise as scientists, researchers and leaders.  Each Scholar will receive a $5,000 stipend per year for two years (second year contingent upon continued satisfactory academic progress).
  • ARCS is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization, and all donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law for donors who are eligible to claim them as charitable contributions. Your donation helps produce programming to benefit ARCS members and the community at large. 
  • ARCS members who have designated themselves as available for contract work offer a variety of services including: inventory, cataloging, data entry or migration, exhibition management, fill in for maternity leave, condition reports, private collection management, storage design, etc.
  • ARCS Foundation has grown to more than 1,200 members in 15 Chapters across the United States, all of whom dedicate volunteer hours and financial support on behalf of undergraduate and graduate students of science.
  • ARCS Foundation’s unrestricted three-year fellowships offer a competitive advantage, while also increasing equity by alleviating financial burdens to pursue STEM education and conduct research in Washington state.
  • ARCS is dedicated to the safety, healing, and empowerment of domestic violence and sexual assault survivors; as well as, creating a knowledgeable and supportive community though prevention education.
  • ARCS® Foundation is a nationally recognized nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization started and run entirely by women who boost American leadership and aid advancement in science and technology.
  • ARCS Students and Faculty, come together virtually once a month to take a break from the rigours of autonomy research and enjoy one of society’s favorite past times, game night!
  • ARCS is a blended-learning program which will allows Guardsmen and Reservists a dedicated period of TDY to focus on portions of the ACSC or AWC distance learning programs.
  • ARCS hosted a watch party for the historic landing of the Mars Perseverance Rover which featured a pre-landing one-hour Q&A session with special guest Dr.
  • Network

    The mission of ARCS is to represent and promote registrars and collection specialists, to educate the profession in best practices of registration and collections care, and to facilitate communication and networking.


    It is ARCS Foundation’s belief that support of STEM education is essential to US economic growth and technological competitiveness, and helps to ensure continued US leadership in global innovation, health and quality of life.

    How Do Advanced Reader Copies (ARC) Work?

    Because these are pre-production copies, producing them typically doesn’t cost the publisher as much as final versions, so they’re often willing to send out copies for the chance of a good review.The theory for publishers is that the more times the book is mentioned before and during publication, the better that sales are likely to be when the book goes to shelves.

    What Is an Advanced Reader Copy (ARC)?

    In the freelance writing field, this term is most commonly used by those who review books for magazines, newspapers, or websites.Also known as a galley, the ARC is generally a paperback edition that isn’t complete, lacking a final proofread or final cover design.However, most of the finished content is in place.

    What is ARCS?

    The Autonomy Research Center for STEAHM (ARCS) is a NASA-sponsored Center of Excellence combining the multidisciplinary, university-wide knowledge and talent of faculty and students from CSUN, including Science (S), Technology and Engineering (T), Entrepreneurship and Business (E), Arts (A), Humanities (H) and Mathematics (M).

    What is Autonomy Research?

    Increasingly autonomous (IA) systems include a wide range of features and capabilities, from unmanned robots to devices that have the ability to adapt to different environments.

    What’s New?

    Today, 28 June 2016, I linked the Academic Website button to my academic vita.Stay tuned for additional changes in the near future. I do welcome comments.Please send them to

    Who Can Be an ARCS Scholar?

    ARCS Scholars are selected annually by qualifying departments of science, engineering and medical research within ARCS Foundation’s 51 academic partner universities and colleges.ARCS Foundation neither solicits nor accepts applications from potential ARCS Scholars.

    History of Arcs

  • In 1958, a group of visionary women volunteers from Los Angeles, California lead by Florence Malouf met with California Institute of Technology President Lee DuBridge to begin a discussion about what could be done to elevate the United States of America’s scientific leadership and competitiveness.
  • In 2009, Michel produced the first Lee Field & The Expressions’ album My World.
  • In 2020-2021, Seattle Chapter gave $1M to fund 180 ARCS Fellows at the University of Washington and Washington State University.