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.
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
Sexual assault and harassment are pervasive in academic and professional field work. These violations disproportionately affect womxn and other minorities in the field, negatively impacting career trajectories and retention. Institutional policies that focus on office or classroom misconduct often overlook the specific and isolating nature of field work. FieldSafe OSU:... Read more
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
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.