Congratulations to Eastern McNair alum, Dr. Frank King, promoted to Associate Professor in Ethnic Studies at UW-Platteville, and also appointed to Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Special Assistant to the Chief Diversity Office

  Dr. Frank King graduated from Eastern with a BA in Secondary Social Studies Education/History, and earned his PhD from Washington State University in American Studies. As an EWU McNair scholar, he conducted his McNair research internship with faculty mentor, Dr. Scott Finnie, completing a paper titled “The Battle of Adowa and Its Connection to … Read more

Christina Ramelow — EWU McNair alum, recent EWU Biology Master’s graduate and current neuroscience PhD student at Emory — publishes research with Dr. Javier Ochoa in Frontiers in Immunology

McNair Scholar Christina Ramelow; Master’s in Science, and current neuroscience PhD student at Emory Dr. Javier Ochoa-Reparaz; EWU biology faculty and research mentor for Christina Ramelow A Gut Feeling: The Importance of the Intestinal Microbiota in Psychiatric Disorders Congratulations to McNair Scholar Christina Ramelow and her faculty research mentor Dr. Javier Ochoa-Reparaz, who along with … Read more

EWU McNair alum Dr. Laura Zamudio earns PhD; Serving as Winter/Spring 2020 Eastern McNair Interim Academic Advisor before joining Heritage University as an Assistant Professor of Math and McNair Program Coordinator

Dr. Laura Zamudio is an Eastern Washington University TRIO McNair alum who earned her bachelor’s degree from Eastern with a major in math education and a minor in Spanish. As an EWU McNair Scholar research intern, she completed two McNair research projects in math education with Dr. Gayle Milsaps in the summers of 2014 and … Read more

Congratulations to EWU McNair alum Dr. Lateasha Meyers for completing her PhD from Miami University and beginning a new position as STEM Student Support Services Coordinator at WSU!

Dr. Lateasha Meyers (née Lewis), is an Eastern Washington University TRIO McNair alum who completed her McNair research internship with Dr. Sue Wright in summer 2012: A Data Analysis: Bullying from Current Middle School Students Perspective as well as co-presented with Dr. Wright and Trevor Liebing: Keep Reaching for More Success: Engaging Middle School Youth … Read more

Congratulations to EWU McNair biology alumn Dr. Cheryl Dykstra-Aiello for her publication in Frontiers of Neurology

Dr. Cheryl Dykstra-Aiello was selected into the EWU McNair Scholar Program in 2010, and completed two McNair summer research internships in conjunction with the Eastern Washington University Department of Biology. Working with biology professor and McNair faculty research mentor, Dr. Karen Carlberg, her research focused on sex and age differences in the effects of exercise … Read more

Representation Matters: McNair Chemistry Research Intern Aulane Mpouli

Aulane Mpouli understands from experience why representation matters in STEM fields. As an EWU McNair Scholar and Chemistry and Biochemistry major, Aulane is currently applying to chemistry PhD programs with the goal of conducting bench to bedside translational cancer research. Interested in mechanisms to evaluate protein-ligand interactions, as well as chemical biology, and enzyme dynamics … Read more