Political Science student, Wendolyn Martinez (EWU McNair Scholar 2018-19 cohort) Studies Russian Language and History at Moscow State University

Wendolyn Martinez in front of Catherine the Great’s Palace (St. Petersburg, Russia) Room of Remembrance for WWII Casualties Moscow State University Photo credit: Wendolyn Martinez, 2019 Wendolyn Martinez finds Russian history and language fascinating. After learning about culture and politics in Russia at EWU, she became determined to study abroad in order to learn first-hand … Read more

Catching up with EWU McNair Scholar (2018-19) and Gilman Scholarship recipient, Malachi Chukwu in Thailand

Chiang Mai University (CMU) Welcome Hike from the CMU campus to the summit of Doi Suthep. Malachi Chukwu pictured first row, first from left. Photo credit: Malachi Chukwu (2019) Currently studying abroad in Thailand at Chiang Mai University in the Political and International Affairs Department, EWU McNair Scholar, Malachi Chukwu took some time out of … Read more

EWU Alum and McNair Scholar, Dr. Alvina Cawston Marris, awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to support improving health equity in rural areas

Dr. Alvina Cawston Marris (EWU McNair Scholar 2003) was awarded a grant in 2018 and named an Interdisciplinary Research Leader dedicated to improving health equity in rural areas. As a practicing psychologist, Dr. Marris works to improve health equity in rural areas. She works with the Colville Tribes and is currently conducting research to develop … Read more

Darlene Gilroy, EWU McNair Scholar and Environmental Geology major, attends prestigious Murdock College Science Research Conference in Vancouver, WA

The EWU McNair Scholars’ Program would like to recognize McNair Scholar Darlene Gilroy (2018-19 cohort) for presenting her original research at the 2019 Murdock College Science Research Conference held November 8th-9th in Vancouver, Washington. Darlene’s research project, Chemical Weathering of Mt. St. Helens Volcanic Sediments, was completed in the summer of 2019 as part of … Read more

EWU and McNair Scholars’ Program alum, Dr. Araceli Frias, featured in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Araceli Frias

Dr. Frias – Photo courtesy of gradschool.utah.edu (2019) Dr. Araceli Frias (EWU McNair Scholars’ Program 2006) has been featured in the publication, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Named a “rising star in academia” in the article by Jamal Watson, Dr. Frias has been the assistant dean for diversity in the Graduate School at the University … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar, Abdulrazik Mohamed, presents research on Sudanese Diaspora in Newark, NJ and Washington, D.C.

Story by Cynthia Dukich EWU McNair Scholar Abdulrazik “Abdu” Mohamed (2018 cohort) recently returned from a TRIO McNair-sponsored research trip where he presented his research “Sudanese in Diaspora: Perceptions on the conflict in Darfur” at the 2019 Black Doctoral Network Conference in Newark, New Jersey, then traveled to Georgetown Law School and Capitol Hill to … Read more