UH astronomy, medical students named ARCS Scholars of the Year
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Institute for Astronomy doctoral candidate Miles Lucas and John A. Burns School of Medicine PhD student Nicholas Kawasaki were named ARCS Foundation Honolulu Chapter’s 2022 Scholars of the Year. Lucas received the Jacquie Maly ARCS Scholar of the Year Award for best presentation in physical sciences at the ARCS Scholar Symposium earlier in the spring. Kawasaki received the Sherry Lundeen ARCS Scholar of the Year Award for best presentation in the biological sciences.
ARCS Honolulu Chapter provided the two $1,000 Scholar of the Year grants in addition to $5,000 awarded to each of the 20 UH Mānoa PhD candidates named ARCS Scholars in 2022.
The non-profit volunteer group works to advance science in America by providing unrestricted funding to outstanding U.S. graduate students in STEM fields. The Honolulu chapter has provided more than $2.7 million to UH for more…