Ted Braun, an ARCS scholar alumni, says he’s currently in the 30th grade. That’s how many continuous academic years he has spent pursuing his MD-PhD. The long road that graduate students commit to, fueled by their passion for research, was a theme at the “Recognizing Genius” Scholar Awards Luncheon on October... Read more
With funding from Oregon Sea Grant, ARCS Scholar, Sophie Wenman, and other researchers are placing bags of oysters on different amounts of empty shells to see if the shells help the oysters grow better. The empty shells dissolve and emit calcium and carbonate into the water potentially serving as... Read more
An ARCS Foundation Oregon University Matched Endowment (UME) supports a scholar award at Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon State University, or University of Oregon in perpetuity. By establishing a UME you can leave a legacy by giving a gift that will continue funding outstanding ARCS Foundation scholars permanently into... Read more
Susan Schnur presented her PhD dissertation defense on April 17th. She is a graduate student in Geology and Geophysics, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. The topic of her research is Temporal Evolution of Submarine Volcanoes and Seamount Trails. Susan’s research interests cover a wide... Read more
ARCS members gathered at Oregon State University on April 12th to learn first-hand about advances in ALS research, dietary influences on prostate and breast cancer development, bone health and new technologies in veterinary medicine. ARCS members were greeted by Cindy Sagers, Vice President of Research, and Javier Nieto, dean of... Read more
If California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo were to need a Marketing or Admissions Director, they need look no further than ARCS Scholar Susan Cooper, whose description of the school as “the perfect place” for an aspiring chemist was as convincing as it was emphatic.
Soon, in Orlando, Florida, twenty teams of geotechnical engineers will meet to compete. Maggie Exton will be there with a team she assembled from OSU. It’s notable that one of the other teams will be from Maggie’s alma mater, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, where she earned both... Read more
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has named 2,000 individuals as this year's recipients of awards from its Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). These prestigious, highly competitive fellowships are selected nation-wide.
OHSU received a record six National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowships and two honorable mentions. Of... 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.