Informatics Ph.D. candidate Kate Ringland has received an ARCS Scholar Award for 2016-2017 from the National ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) Foundation Inc., which is a nonprofit national volunteer organization of women dedicated to providing scholarships to academically outstanding students who are pursuing degrees in science, medicine and engineering. The ARCS Scholar Awards are intended to recognize and reward UC Irvine’s most academically superior doctoral students exhibiting outstanding promise as scientists, researchers and leaders. Each school at UCI holds its own competition and selects its recipients of ARCS Scholar Awards annually. The recipients receive a $7,500 stipend per year for two years. Keep up the good work Kate!