EWU McNair Scholars Receive Grants, Awards, Honors

Parke Cyphers Murphy Grants etc

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholars Kelly Parke, tommyboiZ, and Richard Murphy! All three have been awarded grants, scholarships, and other honors. Kelly Parke received the Jeffers Chertok Memorial Scholarship for academic year 2023-2024 from the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Kelly was nominated by Dr. Michael Zukosky in Anthropology. The Jeffers Chertok Memorial … 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

EWU McNair Scholar Richard Murphy on Neoliberalism in Higher Education Panel

Richard Murphy on Neoliberalism in Higher Education panel

On February 9th in the Pence Student Union Building, EWU McNair scholar Richard Murphy participated on a panel on Neoliberalism in Higher Education. Richard is triple-majoring in Philosophy, Political Science, and International Affairs with an emphasis on Global Socio-Economic Development, and minoring in Spanish. For his 2022 Summer Research Internship, Richard worked with Dr. Thomas Hawley … Read more

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

EWU McNair Scholar Richard Murphy Selected for Two Scholarships

Richard Murphy selected for two scholarships

Congratulations to new EWU McNair Scholar Richard Murphy! Richard has been selected to receive the Benjamin P. Cheney Scholarship. This scholarship is for a top achieving male senior at EWU. Additionally, Richard received the Biella Foundation Scholarship, to assist students with childcare costs. Richard is an undergraduate student with declared majors in Philosophy, Political Science, … Read more

Richard Murphy Selected as an EWU McNair Scholar and Awarded Summer Research Internship

Richard Murphy Selected as an EWU McNair Scholar

Congratulations to new McNair Scholar Richard Murphy! Richard was selected by the McNair Scholars’ selection committee on the basis of his passion for research, commitment to attaining a PhD, and overall potential for success in graduate school.   The federally-funded TRIO Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program at EWU selects motivated and talented juniors and … Read more