McNair Scholars Makenna Tabino & Claudio Escalante Attend the 32nd Annual Murdock Conference

 Scholars Makenna Tabino and Claudio Escalante attended the invite-only 32nd Annual Murdock Conference, designed to advance “new knowledge in the natural sciences”. This year’s theme was One Brain: Neuroscience and Window into Mental Health, Co-hosted by Pacific University on November 10-11, 2023.   Makenna Presented her Cattail Research Project, Determining the Long-Term Effectiveness of Seeding Post-Dam … 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

EWU McNair Scholar Makenna Tabino Completes Summer Research Internship

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Makenna Tabino for completing her McNair Summer Research Internship! She worked with mentor & department chair Dr. Rebecca Brown on Makenna’s summer 2023 research, “Determining the Long-Term Effectiveness of Seeding Post-Dam Removal in the Elwha River, WA, Through Soil Seed Bank Analysis”. Her research project is a collaboration with the nonprofit … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Alejandro Torres-Gonzalez Completes Summer Research Internship

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Alejandro Torres-Gonzalez for completing his McNair Summer Research Internship! He worked with mentor Dr. Justin Bastow on his summer 2023 research with the EWU Restoration Project. His research was presented August 16, 2023 at the McNair Summer Research Symposium.   Alejandro observed pollinator activity at the restoration site to explore … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Claudio Escalante Completes Summer Research Internship

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Claudio Escalante for completing his Summer Research Internship! Claudio worked with mentor Dr. Tamara Kinzer-Ursem on his summer 2023 research,”Particle Separation: Harnessing Inertial Microfluids for Precise Particle Sorting”​. His research was presented August 16, 2023 at the McNair Summer Research Symposium.    In Summer 2023, Claudio attended Purdue University‘s Tier … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Devin Mumey Honored with Soaring Eagles Scholarship

Devin Mumey standing by poster on lichen research next to text reading: Congratulations! Devin Mumey, Awarded the Soaring Eagles Scholarship 2023-24

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Devin Mumey! Devin has been selected for the Soaring Eagles Scholarship. The award is for juniors and seniors who have demonstrated grit towards attaining their degree. Devin is currently in the midst of his second EWU McNair Summer Research Internship, while working part time, and preparing for an upcoming conference. He … Read more