As pandemic mask requirements were lifted several months ago, three ARCS Chapter Oregon members invited their first-year scholars to lunch, to finally meet them in person. None of them expected the surprise that came next. The two scholars. both pursuing their PhDs atOregon Health & Science University (OHSU), had... Read more
Mollie Marr has been dreaming about being accepted to the Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program since 2019, so she returned to medical school as early as possible after she received her PhD degree just in case she was accepted. Her dream came true! To learn more... Read more
ARCS Foundation Oregon is excited that Staci Simonich, ARCS member, has been named the first woman to serve as dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University. Simonich has served as acting dean of the college since March 1 and as executive dean for nearly two years.... Read more
PORTLAND, February 2, 2022 – The Board of Directors of ARCS Foundation Oregon has named Lori Slaughter as the organization’s first Executive Director. Slaughter’s extensive background in higher education philanthropy combined with a deep commitment to advancing science and research, will help further the mission of the women-led, 17-year-old... 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.