EWU McNair Scholar Ashley Destin Awarded Marjorie Benedict-Holman Scholarship

EWU McNair Scholar Ashley Destin Awarded Marjorie Benedict-Holman Scholarship

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Ashley Destin! Ashley has been awarded the Marjorie Benedict-Holman Scholarship. The scholarship benefits undergraduate single parents.   Currently, Ashley is finishing a Biology major at Eastern Washington University. She recently completed research on Size Scaling in the Skull of North American Felids as Adaptations for Prey Acquisition with Dr. Judd A. Case. … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Shawn Dufrene Completes Summer Research Internship

Congratulations Eastern Washington University student Shawn Dufrene! Shawn has completed her summer research internship. Shawn is a senior majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies focusing on Africana Studies with a minor in History. She is studying African American History as well as what it means to be white in America. Her goal is to become a professor of … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Hope Sands Accepted by Wichita State University Masters Program

Congratulations Hope Sands - Accepted by the Masters in Anthropology Program at Wichita State University

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Hope Sands! Hope was accepted by Wichita State University’s Anthropology Masters program with full funding. Hope graduated in the Spring of 2020 from Eastern Washington University with a major in Anthropology with a focus in Archaeology and Artifact Conservation, as well as a major in Philosophy. For her EWU McNair … Read more

The Ongoing Legacy of EWU McNair Director Doctora Christina Torres García

Congratulations and Good-bye to EWU McNair Director Dra. Christina Torres Garcia

After 12 years of dedicated service as EWU’s McNair Director Doctora (Dra.) Christina Torres García has been selected by Central Washington University (CWU) through a national search process to be the Assistant Professor in the Communications Department and Director of their Latino & Latin American Studies Program (LLAS) called El Centro Latinx. Dra. Torres García … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Alexis Guizar-Diaz Awarded Resident Assistantship at PSU

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Alexis Lisandro Guizar-Diaz. Alexis has been awarded a Resident Assistantship at Portland State University with full funding. He was accepted to the Sociology PhD program at Portland Statue University and started there in the fall of 2022.   Alexis graduated this spring with a major in Sociology and a minor … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Hope Sands Completes Summer Research Internship

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Hope Sands for completing her 2020 EWU McNair Summer Research Internship! For her EWU McNair Summer Research Internship, Hope studied Fort Spokane under the mentorship of Dr. Brian Buchanan. Hope’s project looked at the historical past of Fort Spokane in an attempt to understand the archaeological and geographical significance of … Read more