From learning about Earth as a complex eco system, to hearing about a possible new targeted therapy for a rare kind of leukemia, to interacting with Ph.D. students face-to-face, guests were fully engaged at the Scholar Awards Luncheon for ARCS Foundation Oregon on October... Read more
WHAT: "Recognizing Genius," ARCS Foundation Oregon Scholar Awards Luncheon.
WHY: We believe that investments in American scientists studying with Oregon's premier doctoral programs in science, medicine and engineering build a vital pipeline of intellectual capital for our businesses and for society's well being. Through our scholar awards, ARCS supports and... Read more
You are invited to attend the Portland 2013 Scholar Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 to hear about how our ocean is under increasing pressure — from overfishing to ocean acidification... Read more
A highlight of the Scholar Awards Luncheon was the announcement of the second Endowed Scholar Award for ARCS Foundation Oregon. Barbara and Phil Silver have generously donated a $200,000 gift that will establish a permanently endowed scholar award. The award recipient will rotate... Read more
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.