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.
In 2017, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS) enrollment numbers at Oregon State University showed that 75% of the enrolled undergraduate and graduate students and 82% of the teaching faculty identified as white. These statistics motivated three graduate students to explore the roots of this disparity in enrollment... Read more
Each year the Oregon National Primate Research Center sponsors the Science Cafe Series focused on a timely topic. This year that topic was the COVID-19 pandemic. If you missed any of these stimulating presentations, you will be able to watch them by clicking on the links below. The presentations cover "Vaccine 101:... Read more
Ideas for innovation in any scientific field can take years to bring to fruition, and more so within the complexities of nuclear power. It has taken decades for Jose Reyes, PhD, to finally witness development and acceptance of small modular reactors with the company NuScale Power. Reyes is the chief... 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.