EWU McNair Scholars Present at the International Studies Association Midwest Annual Conference

Badradin Mohammed, Richard Murphy, and Saul Bautista attend International Studies Association Midwest Annual Conference in St. Louis

EWU McNair Scholars Saul Bautista, Badradin Mohammed, and Richard Murphy presented their research at the International Studies Association Midwest Annual Conference in November. The conference was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Each presented his McNair Summer research on thematically based panels. While there, they ran into EWU McNair alumna Alexandria Coronado! Saul’s project, mentored by … Read more

Dr. Lindsey Upton: A Thoughtful, Engaged Mentor Makes a Difference in the Lives of First Generation Scholars

EWU McNair Faculty Mentor, Dr. Lindsey Upton, “It was a really rewarding experience to talk through scholars’ ideas and facilitate their first foray into research.” Mentees include Alexandria Coronado and Theresa Lee

    When I spoke with Dr. Lindsey Upton about being a McNair faculty mentor, it was no surprise to me that she’d been in touch with EWU McNair alumna Theresa Lee recently. Dr. Upton mentored Theresa for two summers as she researched Prisoner Reentry: College Perceptions of Reentry Barriers in a Northwest Community. As … Read more

12 EWU McNair Scholars Present at EWU Virtual Symposium

12 McNair Scholars Present at EWU’s 2021 CSTEM and McNair Spring Research Symposium

In June 2021, EWU held the CSTEM and McNair Spring Research Symposium. This online event offered a chance for McNair scholars to present their research, as well as attend the Social Justice in Research Panel of EWU McNair alumni now working in academics and education.  The mission of the federally-funded TRiO Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement … Read more

EWU McNair Alumna Dra. Christina Torres García Invited to Write for Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Congratulations to EWU McNair Alumna and EWU McNair Director Dra. Christina Torres García who was invited to write an article about Chicana feminist epistemology in higher education for Oxford Research Encyclopedias to be included in their Race and Education issue. In addition, Dra. Torres García has been hard at work at research and writing in multiple other areas, including: … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Alexandria Coronado Awarded Capstone McNair Graduate Council Fellowship

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Alexandria Coronado! Alexandria has been selected as a Capstone McNair Graduate Council Fellow in the Graduate School of the University of Alabama, where Alexandria was accepted by the Political Science PhD Program. This prestigious fellowship provides a stipend for Alexandria’s 1st, 3rd, and 5th year of graduate school, with her … Read more

7 EWU McNair Scholars Participate in Gabriel E. Gallardo Research, Student Leadership, and Advocacy Symposium

EWU McNair Scholars Rachael Pentico, Lizeth Bañuelos, and Malachi Chukwu presented last week at the virtual Gabriel E. Gallardo Research, Student Leadership & Advocacy Symposium hosted by the University of Washington. Four other EWU McNair Scholars attended: Alexandria Coronado, Wendolyn Martinez, Christina Hudson, and Aulane Mpouli. This was the first annual Gabriel E. Gallardo Research, … Read more