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
Congratulations goes to Mack Cullison, the first ARCS Scholar supported by the Jill Josselyn Endowment, who was invited to submit his paper to the Cambridge University Press. Cullison is in the School of Nuclear Science and Engineering at Oregon State University. The findings from this research have potential impacts on... Read more
Debb Glosser, ARCS Scholar at OSU, works mainly with cementitious materials. For her dissertation, she worked on improving ways to model the reaction pathways and products in cements containing fly ash. Fly ash is a waste product from coal combustion/electricity generation that we can remove from the waste stream and... Read more
Oregon State researchers have developed a new way of building computer models to help better understand coastal flooding. ARCS Scholar, Kai Parker, a civil engineering doctoral student, was lead author on the study which also included David Hill, professor of coastal and ocean engineering, Peter Ruggiero, professor of geology and geophysics, and Katherine... Read more
According to the co-authored paper published by ARCS scholar Daniel Elson, despite new cancer therapeutics that are discovered at a rapid pace, lack of effective means of delivery thwart many promising therapeutics. Cancer treatment is often accompanied by unacceptable side-effects such as that seen in chemotherapy. These adverse effects result... 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.