ARCS Scholars explore key questions in their research
ARCS Scholars discover new solutions that impact technology
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Our Mission. . .
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.
Our Impact. . .
Through our efforts, 301 young scientists have been financially supported with over $5 million and encouraged to follow their scientific passions, earn their PhDs, and further their scientific knowledge.
Join ARCS Oregon. . .
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ARCS Foundation Oregon was proud to sponsor "Celebration of Women in Engineering" at Oregon State University
The live "Celebration of Women in Engineering" took place February 10-11 and featured live panels, a film premiere, and a live networking session. Click on the links below to view the recordings of the panel sessions and the new film series on women in engineering.
Each year the Oregon National Primate Research Center sponsors a Science Cafe series focused on a timely topic. This year that topic is the pandemic. The Winter 2021 Science Cafe series, entitled "Coronavirus Conversations," will be presented in a virtual format. We hope you will attend these stimulating presentations. Please... 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
On behalf of the 39th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Award Committee and the Office of Institutional Diversity at Oregon State University, Lara Jacobs was informed that she is a recipient of the 2021 Oscar Humberto Montemayor Award.
Taylor Mighell, NGP Graduate Student, Presented with C.W. Cotterman Award
Taylor Mighell, NGP graduate student in Brian O'Roak's lab, was presented with C.W. Cotterman Award at the American Society of Human Genetics meeting in October. His donors are Susan and George Swindells.
Nate Yoder's Paper Published in Nature, International Journal of Science
Congratulations to NGP student, Nate Yoder on his new paper in Nature! For the first time, researchers in the Vollum Institute have determined the atomic structure of an acid-sensing ion channel (ASIC) in a resting state at high pH. His donor is the Bechen Family Foundation.
Elizabeth Holzenthal Receives Prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowship
Congratulations to OSU College of Engineering, ARCS scholar Elizabeth Holzenthal, School of Civil and Construction Engineering, coastal and ocean engineering. Elizabeth was recently named a recipient of an NSF Graduate Fellowship, (GRFP). Elizabeth, a first year scholar, is working on a project aimed at contributing to the development of a new generation of natural hazard engineering. Her donors are Diane and Dick Alexander.
Kevin Watanabe-Smith Wins Statewide 3MT Competition
ARCS Scholar Kevin Watanabe-Smith, who studies cancer biology in Dr. Brian Druker's lab, took first place at the state's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Kevin was sponsored by the Allan Price Memorial ARCS Award.
ARCS Scholar Danielle Robinson Awarded 2016 Mozilla Fellowship for Science
Danielle Robinson, Ph.D. candidate in the OHSU School of Medicine Neuroscience Graduate Program, is one of four fellows selected worldwide to receive the Mozilla Fellowship for Science.
Her donors are Ellen and Mark Richardson.