EWU McNair Alum Mori Staar Accepted by PhD Program at UNLV!

Congratulations to EWU McNair Alum Mori Staar! Mori was recently accepted by the Water Resources PhD program at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. In 2021, Mori graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science with an emphasis in Chemistry and a minor in Japanese. Mori completed their Master’s … Read more

McNair Scholar Sylvia Kennerly Accepted to Washington State University PhD in Molecular Biosciences

Congratulations to McNair Scholar Sylvia Kennerly! Sylvia has been accepted to the Washington State University Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Biosciences program, with funding. Washington State University’s SMB Ph.D. program provides an integrated graduate curriculum and rotating laboratory experiences, including National Institutes of Health Training Program opportunities. Their program overview states: Molecular Biosciences is a … Read more

McNair Scholar Devin Mumey Attends One World Botany Conference

McNair Scholar Devin Mumey and Faculty Mentor Dr. Jessica Allen attended the 2023 One World Botany Conference in Boise, ID this July. They presented their research, “Do bryophyte and lichen conservation rankings and efforts mirror each other in North America?” as part of the symposium One World Many Kingdoms: Conservation of Bryophyte and Lichen Biodiversity. … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Devin Mummy Completes Summer Research Internship

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Devin Mumey for completing his McNair Summer Research Internship! He worked with mentor Dr. Jessica Allen on his summer 2023 research, “Lichens of Iller Creek: A preliminary checklist for the Iller Creek Unit, a division of Dishman Hills Conservation Area, Spokane Valley, WA”. Devin’s research was presented August 16, 2023 at the … Read more

McNair Alum Illuminate the Graduate School Experience

What a joy to see the faces of 6 former EWU McNair Scholars all on the same screen this summer! As a part of the culminating weeks of our intensive McNair Summer Research Internship that includes daily graduate school application and preparation seminars, these brilliant alumni joined us to share their insights and experiences as … Read more

Malek Chreiki Selected as an EWU McNair Scholar and Awarded Summer Research Internship

Malek Chreiki Selected as an EWU McNair Scholar

Congratulations to new McNair Scholar Malek Chreiki! Malek 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 seniors … Read more