McNair Virtual Seminars and Services Include Numerous Cross-campus Collaborations

The McNair program coordinates with programs across Eastern’s campus to provide academic support, scholarly workshops, seminars and other support services for our scholars, and we thank our fellow EWU faculty and staff from JFK Library, the Writers’ Center, and Career Services who presented (via Zoom) to our McNair research interns in our spring and summer … Read more

Christina Ramelow, MS, Eastern McNair alum, and first year neuroscience PhD student in Emory University, teaches Summer 2020 Zoom Seminars for McNair Research Interns

Christina Ramelow, MS   Christina Ramelow, MS obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis in molecular biotechnology and a minor in chemistry from Eastern Washington University (EWU) in spring of 2018. During her time as an undergrad, she participated in the Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program and the NSF S-STEM … Read more

Isaura Gallegos — EWU McNair biology alum, Master’s of Science in Genetics and Cell Biology at WSU, and current PhD candidate in Harvard’s School of Education — facilitates Summer 2020 Zoom seminar for McNair

  Isaura J. Gallegos, MS, is a doctoral candidate in the Harvard Graduate School of Education, concentrating in Human Development, Learning and Teaching. Under the mentorship of Dr. Eric Mazur, her research focuses on student learning in introductory active-learning undergraduate biology and physics courses. Specifically, Isaura investigates the role of collaborative teamwork in active-learning courses … Read more

Dr. Ghynecee Temple, licensed psychologist and EWU McNair alum, facilitates Summer 2020 Zoom Workshops for McNair Scholars

Dr. Ghynecee Temple is an EWU McNair alum who conducted her McNair research at Eastern with Dr. Kayleen Islam-Zwart in EWU’s psychology department, and earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology in 2018 from Washington State University. As a practicing and licensed psychologist, she understands the value of higher education, while recognizing the embedded structural challenges … Read more

Annual Pacific Northwest PhD Preparation Conference held Via Zoom with over forty McNair Participants from around the region

Virtual PNW McNair PhD Prep Conference, July 14-16, 2020 Hosted by the Graduate School at Washington State University, the 2020 Virtual PhD Conference included McNair staff and over forty McNair student participants from McNair programs at Central Washington, Heritage, Eastern, and Washington State.   Tuesday, July 14, 2020:  students had the opportunity to learn more … Read more