Research and Scholarly Opportunities
The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program at Eastern Washington University works with motivated and talented undergraduates who want to pursue PhDs. It introduces juniors and seniors who are first-generation and low-income, and/or members of under-represented groups to academic research and to effective strategies for getting into and graduating from PhD programs. The program is a comprehensive program structured to prepare undergraduates for successful careers as graduate students, professors, and professional researchers. This preparation is offered in the form of classes, seminars, advising, tutoring, faculty mentoring, and the completion of a summer research internship.
EWU McNair Scholars are traveling the world with Gilman Congratulations to Wendolyn Martinez and Malichi Chukwu, two EWU McNair Scholars and Political Science majors, for receiving the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Our Eagles were selected among the nearly 3000 Gilman core awards […]
We are extremely pleased to announce that Lily Ann Long, Psychology Major and McNair Scholar (2018), has been awarded the Len Stern Endowed Research Award for her research in shame as a function of academic distress in a population of first-generation, low-income minority students. The Leonard D. Stern Research Award Endowment was established by Dr. […]
Biology Student First at EWU to Win Prestigious STEM Scholarship Check out the great news!
On May 29th, we will hold our final Scholar Cafe for the 2019 Spring Quarter! Curious about studying abroad and making international connections as an academic? Join faculty members, Dr. Nydia Martinez and Dr. Gina Petrie on Wednesday, May 29th at the McNair Scholar Café. Dr. Nydia Martinez is an assistant professor of Chicanx Studies. […]
Inspiring the Future and Changing Lives 24th Annual May Gathering Keynote Speaker: Cheryl Dykstra-Aiello, Ph.D. Eastern Washington University Class of 2012 Dr. Cheryl Dykstra-Aiello will speak at our 24th May Gathering! Register for our event by clicking here, or heading to our Spring Gathering tab. Dr. Cheryl Dykstra-Aiello is honored to be a McNair Scholar […]
Ricardo Ely, McNair Scholar Mentor: Dr. Judd A Case, Dept. of Biology at Eastern Washington University Abstract: A description with phylogenetic analyses is provided for Imperobator antarcticus, gen. et sp. nov., an early Maastrichtian, basal paravian (Theropoda; Maniraptora) from the Naze Peninsula, James Ross Island, Antarctica. In 2003, researchers uncovered the remains of a theropod later referred […]
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