Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Devin Mumey! Devin has been selected to receive the Susan and Richard Stannard Scholarship. The scholarship recognizes
Pell ineligible, non-traditional, needy students.
Devin Mumey is working towards a major in Biology with a focus on Plant Sciences and a minor in Chemistry. He is interested in studying hybrid fruits and crossbreeding, as well as disease resistance. For his McNair Summer Research Internship, he is working with mentor Dr. Jessica Allen collecting and identifying lichen species. Future research interests include blueberry scorch disease and blackberry orange rust, as well as creating cold-hardy cultivars of tropical fruits, and the tissue culture and propagation of rare or endangered plants.