EWU McNair Scholar Terreca DeFehr Presents Research at the Rocky Mountain Pyschological Association

EWU McNair Scholar Terreca DeFehr presented her McNair research at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association gathering in April, 2024. Terreca’s research, under the mentorship of Dr. Jillene Seiver, analyzed an existing data set and was titled: “Work-Family And Family-Work Conflict As A Function Of Role Commitment And Core Self-Evaluation.” Presenting research is a critical part … Read more

Claudio Escalante Accepted into Three Master’s Programs

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Claudio Escalante! Claudio has been accepted by three Master’s programs: University of Illinois, Chicago, University of Colorado, Denver, and Northwestern University. This is on top of two prior PhD acceptances to the University of Nebraska and the University of Kansas. Claudio will attend the University of Kansas’s MS/PhD program in Bioengineering … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Kelly Parke Presents her Research at Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

EWU McNair Scholar Kelly Parke, presented her research, Atmospheres of Ableism: A Phenomenological Exploration of Everyday Encounters, at the Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity this February. This culmination of her 2023 Summer Research Internship, under the mentorship of Dr. Ryan Parrey worked to explore Tuasig’s concept of ableism as “the atmosphere we … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Brendan Roof Presents Research at the National Association of African American Studies & Affiliates Conference

In February, EWU McNair Scholar Brendan Roof presented his McNair Summer Research, The Other: Truth, Morality, and Bulosan’s Heart at the National Association of African American Studies & Affiliates Conference in Austin, Texas. Under the mentorship of Dr. Paul Lindholdt, Brendan explored how Carlos Bulosan, and his seminal work, America Is In The Heart, are an … Read more

McNair Scholars Present at EWU’s 2024 Student Research & Creative Works Symposium

EWU McNair is proud of our 6 scholars who presented at this year’s symposium. Since the beginning of the symposium at EWU in 1997, McNair has encouraged scholars to participate, either to present a prospectus of the their upcoming summer research, or to present research done in the last year. Presenting research is an excellent … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Irie Browning Receives the Frances B. Huston Medallion Award

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Irie Browning! Irie has been selected to receive a 2024 Frances B. Huston Medallion Award. Recipients of the Frances B. Huston medallion award must have established themselves as exceptionally capable individuals in both academic and extracurricular activities. The faculty and the administration of Eastern Washington University acknowledge their great pride … Read more