Abdulrazik Mohammed Travels to DC to Attend the 7th Annual International Symposium on Women and Genocide in the 21st Century: The Case of Darfur

EWU McNair Scholar Abdulrazik (Abdu) Mohammed lived in an Internally Displaced camp in the Sudan for two years as a child, then spent five years in a Kenyan refugee camp with his family, who had been forced to flee their home due to the ongoing violent conflict in Darfur. “Life was like a prison there,” … Read more

EWU McNair Alumni Spotlight: Micheal Callaway, PhD

EWU McNair Scholar alumnus Micheal Callaway was the first person in his family to graduate from college when he earned his bachelor’s degree in English from Eastern Washington University. Although neither of his parents had a high school degree, he credits their support for creating an educational foundation that allowed him to continue through the … Read more

McNair Scholars Representing EWU at National Latinx Psychology Association Conference in LaJolla, CA

EWU McNair 2018 summer research interns, Rosa Espinosa-Zunigaand Marixza Torres, recently represented Eastern Washington University at the National Latina Psychological Association Conference in LaJolla, CA. This professional conference included prominent Latinx psychologists from around the country along with graduate students and a handful of undergraduates like Ms. Torres and Ms. Espinosa-Zuniga, who both presented posters … Read more

McNair Faculty Mentors 2018

Muchas Gracias, Thank you for your mentoring It has been a pleasure to work with dedicated faculty research mentors throughout the 2017-2018 academic year. McNair faculty and their mentoring are critical components to our McNair Program. McNair appreciates your dedication to our EWU students.   College of STEM: TRIO McNair Faculty Research Mentor Dr. Andrea Castillo, … Read more

Alvina Marris

Alvina Marris always planned to come home — to the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation — almost three million acres of rural land in northeast Washington State, where distance between houses is measured in minutes by car, and the largest town still does not have a stoplight or fast food restaurant. “It’s really remote, here,” she tells me … Read more