Judy Benham from our Chapter went to see Jayshree Seth, 3M's Science Advocate speak at a Minnesota American Chemical Society meeting on November 12th. It contained a 30-minute presentation about 3M's State of Science survey, where they interviewed people from 14 countries to assess their views on science, followed by... Read more
The Minnesota ARCS Chapter celebrated its Scholar event on October 24, 2019 at the Cargill Building on the University of Minnesota campus. The Chapter honored six Scholars from five departments, which is the most Scholars the Chapter has had at one time. Read more
The Minnesota Chapter celebrated its 10th anniversary at Crooners Lounge on July 23, 2019. It was a wonderful way to celebrate all of our accomplishments over the past 10 years. To date, we are proud to have given $165,000 to eighteen graduate students in five departments at the University of... Read more
Join us for our all-member celebration and social event at Crooner’s Lounge on Tuesday July 23 from 6-8 pm. Come celebrate all that we have accomplished in 10 years and learn about what is... Read more
Former ARCS MN Scholar, Gregory LeFevre, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a researcher at the University of Iowa's Hydroscience & Engineering research center, recently received the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) prestigious CAREER award for his stormwater research.
Greg said after receiving the award, “I am both very... Read more
Fredarla (Freddie) Miller, Power of 100 Southwest Scholar, has received two presitigious teaching awards. The first is the Cyrus Barnum Teaching Award from the University of Minnesota Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics. The second is the College of Biological Sciences (CBS) Outstanding Performance Award for Teaching Assistants.
In March of 2019, Minnesota ARCS Scholar, Nick Heller presented his research at the annual meeting of the US and Canada Academy of Pathology. Nick's presentation was a platform talk during the informatics session entitled "Class Saliency Maps Reveal Computer Vision's Basis for Diagnosing Metastatic Carcinoma in Lymph Nodes."
MINNESOTA CHAPTER ARCS SCHOLAR AWARD FIELD OF STUDY: COMPUTER SCIENCE
Nick is a PhD student in the department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. He works under Professor Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos on the development of machine learning algorithms for medical image analysis. Nick hopes... Read more