ARCUS Executive Director
Robert H. Rich, PhD, CAE, has joined the ARCUS team as Executive Director. Rich earned a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, a Master's degree from Harvard University, and a Bachelor's degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He's previously worked in professional development, science policy, research grants, member services, volunteer support, and strategy at the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Chemical Society.
Latest Witness the Arctic
The Spring 2015 issue of Witness the Arctic is now published online. This issue includes an ARCUS Member Highlight of the Smithsonian Institution’s Arctic Studies Center; updates on the SEARCH program, related activities, and research; news about recent appointments to the NSF Division of Polar Programs; reports from Arctic natural and social science, data, education, and public outreach projects and interagency programs; updates from USARC, the Polar Research Board, ICARP III, and ASSW; an introduction of ARCUS’ new Executive Director, Robert Rich, from the ARCUS Board President; and a note from Dr. Rich to the community.
We are excited to announce that ARCUS has been awarded funding from the National Science Foundation for the PolarTREC program. We will be accepting teacher and researcher applications to the program this fall. Stay tuned for more details.
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