EWU Scholar Claudio Escalante Accepted to University of Kansas’ MS in Bioengineering

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Claudio Escalante! Claudio has been accepted to University of Kansas MS/PhD program in Bioengineering. This is a combined degree with six tracks offered in conjunction with the KU School of Medicine. From their Bioengineering overview: The bioengineering program prepares students to become leading researchers, educators, and entrepreneurs. The program provides knowledge … Read more

Scholar Claudio Escalante Attends 2023 BMES Annual Meeting

McNair Scholar Claudio Escalante attended the 2023 BMES Annual Meeting this October 11-14 in Seattle, WA. Biomedical Engineering Society is the lead professional society for bioengineers and biomedical engineers housing four professional journals. BMES’s President, Cynthia Reinhart-King, states “the BMES Annual Meeting is the Society’s premier event centered around our mission of promoting a collaborative … Read more

McNair Scholar Tiago Correia and Claudio Escalante Attend 2023 SACNAS The National Diversity in Stem Conference

McNair Scholar Tiago Correia attended the 2023 SACNAS The National Diversity in Stem Conference October 26-28 in Portland, OR. A national program, SACNAS was founded in 1973, a group meeting organized by Dr. Alonzo Atencio “that would address the paucity of Chicano and Native Americans in academia and government agencies. […]to set up the mechanism … Read more

McNair Scholars Makenna Tabino & Claudio Escalante Attend the 32nd Annual Murdock Conference

 Scholars Makenna Tabino and Claudio Escalante attended the invite-only 32nd Annual Murdock Conference, designed to advance “new knowledge in the natural sciences”. This year’s theme was One Brain: Neuroscience and Window into Mental Health, Co-hosted by Pacific University on November 10-11, 2023.   Makenna Presented her Cattail Research Project, Determining the Long-Term Effectiveness of Seeding Post-Dam … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Claudio Escalante Completes Summer Research Internship

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Claudio Escalante for completing his Summer Research Internship! Claudio worked with mentor Dr. Tamara Kinzer-Ursem on his summer 2023 research,”Particle Separation: Harnessing Inertial Microfluids for Precise Particle Sorting”​. His research was presented August 16, 2023 at the McNair Summer Research Symposium.    In Summer 2023, Claudio attended Purdue University‘s Tier … Read more

17 McNair Scholars Present at EWU’s 2023 Student Research & Creative Works Symposium

2023 Symposium

On May 10, EWU held the 2023 Student Research and Creative Works Symposium. The Symposium is back in person since 2022, allowing excellent shared engagement as scholars discussed their research (both proposed and completed) with fellow students, faculty, and the EWU community. Many scholars shared their work in poster format in the PUB, while others … Read more