Each year the chapter recognizes a member who has contributed significantly to our mission. This year we are recognizing Christine Klien, a founding member of the Utah Chapter. We are so lucky she has chosen to support our mission by being active in our chapter. Chris joined ARCS in 2009... Read more
Look no further than the University of Utah to understand how the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation Scholar Program assists institutions hoping to recruit and retain the best and brightest young researchers.
Each year, ARCS awards $15,000 to an incoming first-year John A. Moran Eye Center resident, allowing... Read more
Eileen Hwang, MD, PhD, received the ARCS scholarship in 2014. She joined the Moran Eye Center faculty in 2019, specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of children and adults with retinal conditions.
Hwang was recently accepted into the University of Utah’s Vice President’s Clinical & Translational Research Scholars Program,... Read more
Brian C. Stagg, MD, received the ARCS scholarship in 2013. He joined the Moran Eye Center as a faculty member in 2019, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. He also performs cataract surgery and has a special interest in geriatric ophthalmology.
Stagg was recently accepted into the University... Read more
Brian E. Zaugg, MD, received the ARCS scholarship in 2012. He joined the Moran Eye Center as a faculty member in 2016, specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of corneal and anterior segment eye diseases, including LASIK, cornea transplantation, and complex cataract surgery.
Zaugg mentors medical students and residents... Read more
Jadie Adams (Utah ARCS Scholar 2019-2020) has been developing Bayesian models for quantifying uncertainty in predicting shape statistics from medical CT and MRI scans. She presented at the School of Computing prospective student poster session and is working on submitting her work to be published in the Medical Image Computing... Read more
Utah ARCS Scholar Anna Deleray is organizing a workshop for the 2020 Expanding Your Horizons Conference called Snot Lab. EYH is a one-day event that encourages girls in grades 6-10 to explore their interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and provides positive female role models in STEM Careers. The... Read more
Utah Scholar Aniqua Baset is part of a team of researchers from the University of Utah’s School of Computing and Idaho National Laboratory who received the prestigious 2019 “R&D 100 Award” from R&D World magazine for their development of a system for Wireless radio Frequency signal Identification and protocol Reverse Engineering, or... Read more
Brad Jacobsen, Utah ARCS Scholar 2017-2018, was recently recognized among the top five honorees of the Scholar Honoree Program at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) 2019 meeting in San Francisco, earning 4th place with his presented research, “Prevalence of Retinal Diseases and Associated Risk Factors in an African Population from Mwanza,... Read more
Dr. Brian Zaugg was selected as an ARCS Scholar in 2012 as a resident in ophthalmology at the John A. Moran Eye Center, receiving the chapter's first award outside the College of Engineering. After completing his training he joined the cornea faculty at the Moran Eye Center. His current practice... Read more