At the 7th Annual Scholar Awards Luncheon, The Board of Directors of the Oregon Chapter announced that it has received a $200,000 donation to the Endowment Fund. This major gift will establish the first permanently endowed scholar award. The contribution is a groundbreaking event... Read more
Congratulations to our new scholars on your decision to pursue a PhD degree at OHSU or Oregon State University. ARCS Foundation knows that being a graduate student is hard work and often unglamorous. Our goal is that the ARCS Portland scholar award... Read more
Kelly Benoit-Bird, ARCS Scholar alum, was named a 2010 MacArthur Fellow by the MacArthur Foundation. Commonly known as the "Genius Award," the MacArthur Fellowships recognize some of the most high-achieving, creative and groundbreaking individuals working in the arts and sciences today.
The award carries a $500,000 stipend for the recipient to... 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.