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On November 14th, members of the Oregon Chapter of the Achievement Rewards for College Students (ARCS) Foundation visited the UO campus to show their support and celebrate as ARCS Scholar Susan Cooper defended her thesis. They also enjoyed a lunch with current ARCS Scholars Amber Rolland and Hannah Bates.
The Oregon Chapter is one of fifteen ARCS Foundation Chapters nationwide. Its membership is made up of Oregon women philanthropists committed to advancing science in America. The chapter seeks to support and nurture young American women and men in doctoral programs as they prepare to take on current and future scientific and medical challenges.The Oregon Chapter has supported over 248 PhD candidates with financial support of over $4.1 million since the chapter was incorporated in 2004.
Current ARCS Scholars in the UO Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are:
Susan Cooper, Hutchison Lab
Amber Rolland, Prell Lab
Michael Crawford, Wong Lab
Rebecca Keller, Kellman Lab
Hannah Bates, currently rotating in the Haley Lab
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
1:30 PM in 220 Deschutes
UO Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty Julie Haack will participate in the Williams Fund Showcase on Wednesday, November 7, from 11am – 1pm in the Erb Memorial Union’s Crater Lake North room.
Williams Fund Showcase will share innovations in teaching
Every year, the Williams Fund recognizes faculty members from across campus for their insightful approaches to undergraduate teaching.
An upcoming showcase will feature a panel of Williams Fund fellows and instructional grant recipients who will share insights and takeaways from their experience enhancing undergraduate education at the UO.
The panel will include Michelle McKinley, the Bernard B. Kliks professor of law; Kate Harmon, an instructor in the Lundquist College of Business; and Julie Haack, a senior instructor of chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as a few other past fellows and grant recipients.
Harmon and Haack are the faculty members behind the UO Sustainable Invention Immersion Week, which was one of seven instructional proposals chosen by the Williams Council for 2017-18.
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