Congratulations Eastern Washington University student Nyibol Thareek! Nyibol has been selected as an EWU McNair Scholar and awarded a summer research internship. McNair Scholars must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, are first generation college students and low-income and/or underrepresented students, and are selected for their promise as scholars and commitment to attaining a PhD. Nyibol is a track and field athlete studying Mathematics and minoring in Biology. Her primary research interests through applied mathematics studies complex systems and dynamics arising in various biological phenomena. For her EWU McNair Summer Research Internship, Nyibol plans to test the excitability of mitochondria and its ability to support a traveling wave with her mentor, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Dr. Andrew Oster.
We're so excited to have Nyibol join us as a McNair Scholar!