ARCS Scholars explore key questions in their research
ARCS Scholars discover new solutions that impact technology
ARCS Scholars discover new solutions that impact health
ARCS Scholars investigate impact of climate change
ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) Foundation Oregon Chapter advances science and technology in the United States by providing financial awards to academically outstanding students who are U.S. citizens studying to complete PhD degrees in science, engineering, math, technology and medical research at Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon State University and the University of Oregon.
Through our efforts, 301 young scientists have been financially supported with over $5 million total and encouraged to follow their scientific passions, earn their PhDs, and further their scientific knowledge.
When asked about having “hope,” Jane Gray, and her husband, Dr. Joe Gray, both fall silent. The word hangs in the air like a thick perfume. A few seconds later, the couple responds. It’s a loaded question with a complex answer—an explanation that begins with a phone call on January... Read more
Sunil Joshi, an Oregon ARCS Scholar Alum, shared the exciting news that part of his dissertation work from Dr. Brian Druker and Dr. Elie Traer's lab was published in Cancer Cell, which is among the top cancer journals in the world. Dr. Trevor Bivona, an expert in cancer drug resistance, commented on Sunil's work, “Altogether,... Read more
Our chapter benefits from all our classifications of members: Scholar Alum, Under 50, Active, and Associate. A member may choose to become an Associate member after being Active for 5 years and they are not obligated to participate in committee work. Today, I want to honor an Associate Member who... Read more
Sunil Joshi, ARCS Scholar at OHSU, Receives Soros Fellowship
Sunil Joshi is the first at OHSU to receive the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship Award. The fellowship supports outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing a graduate education in the United States. Sunil's research interest covers intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms of drug resistance in the setting of acute myeloid leukemia. He works with Brian J. Druker, MD, a world-recognized expert in cancer.