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 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

Christina Ramelow — EWU McNair alum, recent EWU Biology Master’s graduate and current neuroscience PhD student at Emory — publishes research with Dr. Javier Ochoa in Frontiers in Immunology

A Gut Feeling: The Importance of the Intestinal Microbiota in Psychiatric Disorders Here’s an excerpt from the introduction:   “Charles Darwin kept a diary where he would annotate feelings and symptoms, often describing his trouble with the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and anxiety (1). In one of his letters to his medical advisors, he noted the … Read more

Congratulations to EWU McNair biology alumn Dr. Cheryl Dykstra-Aiello for her publication in Frontiers of Neurology

Dr. Cheryl Dykstra-Aiello was selected into the EWU McNair Scholar Program in 2010, and completed two McNair summer research internships in conjunction with the Eastern Washington University Department of Biology. Working with biology professor and McNair faculty research mentor, Dr. Karen Carlberg, her research focused on sex and age differences in the effects of exercise … Read more

McNair Scholars Publish Article with Mentor in the Journal of Applied Microbiology

Congratulations to current EWU McNair Scholar Marcos Monteiro, former EWU McNair Scholar Laurisa Ankley and McNair Faculty Mentor Dr. Andrea Castillo, along with fellow student Katherine Camp and Dr. Robin O’Quinn, for the publication of their article “Manuka honey chelates iron and impacts iron regulation in key bacterial pathogens” in the Journal of Applied Microbiology! … Read more