The “American Dream” in the future depends on a renewed emphasis on science research, according to Oregon native and keynote speaker Kathie Olsen, PhD, at the October Scholar Awards Luncheon for ARCS Foundation Oregon. The current 57 ARCS Oregon scholars were presented at the “Recognizing... Read more
The relationship between ARCS Foundation Oregon and Oregon State University has “sprouted” a new leaf – the College of Agricultural Sciences. National ARCS Foundation has given approval for ARCS Oregon to offer scholar awards for PhD candidates in Ag Sciences, making it... Read more
ARCS Foundation Oregon has added another academic partner at Oregon State University – the College of Science. With approval from ARCS National, the College of Science becomes the fourth partner at OSU for ARCS Oregon – joining the colleges of Engineering, Forestry, and Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences. Two scholar... Read more
A generous charter member granted $200,000 to fund in perpetuity another ARCS scholar award to doctoral students at OHSU. The donor wishes to remain anonymous. This gift, called the Fairway Fund Endowed Scholar Award, joins the Ogg and Silver endowed awards which support scholars at both OHSU and Oregon State... 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.