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

McNair Scholars Connect with Research Librarians

Dr. Liya Deng recently visited our classroom to inform McNair Scholars of all the research resources available at the EWU Library. Dr. Deng discussed using Research Guides, Databases A-Z, Academic Search Ultimate, and JSTOR, and best practices for key words and filters. Dr. Deng has always provided McNair Scholars with kind and generous support on … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Marianna Fischer Attends the Viterbi STEP Workshop at USC

EWU McNair Scholar Marianna Fischer attended the Viterbi Graduate Step Toward Engineering Programs (STEP) Workshop at USC, April 27-28. The USC Viterbi School of Engineering paid for Marianna’s transportation and lodging to attend. From their website: The Viterbi Graduate Step Toward Engineering Programs (STEP) Workshop invites students to explore master’s and doctoral degree programs during … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Irie Browning Receives the Golden Eagle Award

Irie Browning receives Golden Eagle Award

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Irie Browning! Irie has received the Golden Eagle Award from the EWU Retiree’s Association. The EWURA awards two Golden Eagle scholarships annually—one to a STEM student and one to an arts/humanities student. Candidates come from the general EWU scholarship application. The students who are awarded the scholarship attend the EWU retiree’s … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Malek Chreiki Accepted to MSU Doctoral Program in Chemical Engineering

Malek Chreiki MSU

Congratulations to McNair Scholar Malek Chreiki! In late breaking news, Malek has been accepted into the Ph.D. program in Chemical Engineering at Montana State University. He was also selected to receive a 2023-2024 Benjamin Ph.D. Fellowship, plus coverage of tuition/fees. This is the College of Engineering’s most prestigious award for entering Ph.D. students and Malek’s selection is a testament … 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