The Science Coalition (TSC) announced Mea Songco-Casey, ARCS Scholar at the University of Oregon, as the winner of the Fund it Forward Student Video Challenge. Students currently enrolled at TSC member institutions were asked to create a video explaining their personal connection to fundamental research and why Congress should... Read more
Julie Drinkward has been an ARCS Oregon member for 16 years. She and her husband Wayne have funded multiple scholar awards and hosted events at their home. She has served on the Board and several committees and has made many friends. She’s been honored with the chapter’s ARCS Light award.... Read more
ARCS Oregon first-year scholar Jordan Rodriguez was honored recently with a student presentation award at the 2022 National Diversity in STEM Conference put on by SACNAS – Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in STEM. A PhD candidate in the Department of Biology at the University of... Read more
ARCS scholar alum Dylan Anderson came back to Corvallis this fall to help celebrate the Oregon State University’s O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Lab. He was happy to meet ARCS Oregon president Elizabeth Bell. When Dylan was pursuing his PhD in engineering at OSU, Sally and Cecil Drinkward funded his ARCS scholar... Read more
The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) and the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation partnered to launch the Building Trust Essay Contest. Medical students were asked to reflect on a time where they built, lost, or restored trust in a... Read more
My husband and I have always had a strong interest in science, and so we enjoyed the annual ARCS fund-raiser immensely. We also have a son who just recently was granted tenure at the U of O. He teaches musicology and has a science-based approach. He studies timbre in music... Read more
On October 18, ARCS Oregon hosted its first in-person fundraising event in two years. Guests reconnected with friends and colleagues, donors enjoyed visiting with their scholars, and of course, everyone engaged with promising scientists from Oregon’s top research universities – OHSU, OSU, and UO.
In keeping with this event’s history,... Read more
Margot brings a wealth of experience with ARCS to the Oregon Chapter. She was a member of the Northern California and Houston Texas Chapters in the 80s and 90s. Like many women in ARCS, Margot enjoys the informative lectures and university tours.
During the 70s and 80s, Margot owned and... Read more
Brooklyne (pronounced like the NYC borough) Thompson, a 3rd year Chapter Scholar, has had an unconventional PhD journey. She began her PhD (online because of the pandemic) in chemical engineering at Oregon State University, but midway into her 2nd year has been continuing OSU classes online, while living and doing... 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.