On behalf of the 39th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Award Committee and the Office of Institutional Diversity at Oregon State University, Lara Jacobs was informed that she is a recipient of the 2021 Oscar Humberto Montemayor Award.
Congratulations goes to Jennifer Jahncke who is a 3rd-year ARCS Scholar at OHSU (donors: Susan and William Smith) in the Neuroscience Graduate Program! She has been awarded a prestigious Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health. The award funds PhD students with an... Read more
Dr. Wade Marcum, Henry W. and Janice J. Schuette Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering and interim associate dean for undergraduate programs at OSU, has been appointed to the role of associate dean for undergraduate programs. Wade is responsible for identifying and implementing strategies for improving academics, recruiting, retention, experiential,... Read more
Congratulations just keep coming Mollie Marr's way, an MD/PhD candidate at OHSU, School of Medicine, Behavioral Neuroscience, as she continues to receive awards every year she has been an ARCS Scholar. The Oregon Chapter and Mollie's donors, Dianne Rodway and John Becker and Adrienne and Lee Peterson, are very proud... Read more
Katie McConnell, a third-year ARCS Scholar at Oregon State University, defended her MS in Microbiology and Minor in Risk and Uncertainty Quantification in Marine Science in September. With diploma in hand she began teaching university-level science for Wildlands Studies, a wilderness-based field studies program. From January through March, she co-led... Read more
According to Holly, “Research is very focused, but now that I’ve received my PhD in toxicology from Oregon State University, pandora’s box has opened.” After receiving her degree, Holly settled into a career at Oregon Health Authority (OHA) as a public health toxicologist – a perfect fit for her. Suddenly... Read more
After leaving graduate school Rebecca Keller, an ARCS Scholar at UO, Department of Chemistry, got a job with the start-up tech company nagwa.com as a freelancer making educational videos about chemistry. Nagwa's aim is to bring accessible educational videos to students globally and Rebecca says it's a very exciting project to... Read more
Oregon ARCS scholars were instrumental in founding Women in Science Portland (WIS PDX) in the fall of 2012 when a group of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) were motivated by a mutual cause – to build a community of supportive networks for the... Read more
Jennifer Jahncke, second-year ARCS scholar in the Neuroscience Graduate Program at OHSU, received honorable mention for the 2020 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Her research interest covers deficits in neuronal wiring and communication in mental health. Susan and William Smith are her ARCS donors.
Sylvie Bindas, first-year ARCS scholar of... Read more
Lara Jacobs, a citizen of the Muscogee Creek Nation of Oklahoma, is researching the impact of outdoor recreation on the ecological health of Native Americans' lands. Lara is a first-year ARCS scholar working on her PhD in the College of Forestry's Forest Ecosystems and Society program at Oregon State University. The... 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.