McNair Scholars Present Research to EWU Board of Trustees

Arcelia and Sylvia, Board of Trustees

Recently, McNair scholars Arcelia Madrigal and Sylvia Kennerly had the opportunity to present their research to the EWU Board of Trustees, to offer examples of the breadth and depth of undergraduate research being done at Eastern Washington University. Arcelia, a first-generation college student, will graduate from Eastern Washington University in Spring 2023 with a BA … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Bakima Ssebanakitta Attends Rocky Mountain Psychological Association’s Conference

Bakima Ssebanakitta RMPA

On April 13-15, EWU McNair Scholar (and future GSA!) Bakima Ssebanakitta attended the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association‘s 2023 conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bakima presented in a group symposium with professor Dr. Jillene Seiver and fellow McNair Scholar Ian Campuzano on Executive Function, Emotional Regulation, and Coping with Traumatic Events. Bakima was most impressed by the … 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 Saul Bautista and Recruit Jules Amante Attend Phi Alpha Theta Conference

Saul and Jules Phi Alpha Theta

On April 21 and 22, EWU McNair Scholar Saul Bautista and McNair Recruit Jules Amante attended the Phi Alpha Theta Northwest Regional Conference at Central Washington University with EWU History professor Dr. Bill Youngs. Saul presented a paper based on his 2022 Summer Research project with mentor Dr. Joseph Lenti, El Indio Desplasado: The Historical Displacement … 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 Scholar Arcelia Madrigal Attends National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention

Arcelia Madrigal at NASP

EWU McNair Scholar Arcelia Madrigal attended the 2023 National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention in Denver, Colorado last week. Arcelia did both a poster presentation of her McNair Summer Research, Cultural Experience and Perception of Social Emotional Learning, as well as a two-hour paper session with a team led by Arcelia’s mentor, Dr. Susan Ruby, … Read more