The OHSU-PSU School of Public Health (SPH), a beacon of excellence in public health education and research, is delighted to introduce its first recipient of the prestigious Achievement Awards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation Oregon Scholar. Lynette Piña, an incoming Health Systems and Policy PhD student, has been selected to... Read more
Eric Walkingshaw, an ARCS alum who earned his PhD at Oregon State University, is cautiouslyexcited about AI (Artificial Intelligence) and very excited about his current role at Elemental Cognition. The company offers a way to make AI more accurate.
“The thing people are most excited about right now are... Read more
Katie Stelling has been awarded a National Science Foundation fellowship that provides graduate students with three years of funding over five years. The fellowship is awarded directly to the recipient so they can independently fund their own PhD, rather than being tied to funding from a specific grant/project led by... Read more
Michelle Ozaki is an ARCS scholar alum and ARCS Oregon member. Work to finalize her PhD in cancer biology at OHSU continues with a big boost, via a fellowship from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health. Ozaki has been awarded a F99/KOO fellowship that will... Read more
Helena (Lena) Breuer, the Walsh Construction Co. Scholar, was presented with the University Transportation Centers’ Outstanding Student of the Year Award at the Transportation Research Board’s Annual Banquet in Washington D.C. This is an international conference that brings researchers from all over the world to the USA.
Physicians of Color and Racism – Sunil’s Story of Heartbreak and Hope
People of Color experience racism and discrimination every day in life and in the workplace. A recent study published in the Journal of Family Medicine found that “physicians of color were routinely exposed to... Read more
Nicole is a second-year PhD student and ARCS scholar in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Oregon. She works in Shannon Boettcher's lab, an electrochemistry laboratory that explores developing science and technology surrounding green hydrogen. Nicole is focusing on understanding how certain materials catalyze the chemical... Read more
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