19 EWU Students Recruited for McNair’s 2021-2022 Cohort

19 Students Recruited for 2021-2022 Cohort

On February 18, EWU’s McNair Scholar Program selection committee met to review student application packets. The federally-funded TRIO Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program at EWU selects motivated and talented juniors and seniors who are first-generation and low-income college students, and/or from groups underrepresented at the doctoral level to introduce them to academic research and … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Ashley Destin Completes Summer Research Internship

EWU McNair Scholar Ashley Destin participated in two Summer Research Internship projects.

EWU McNair Scholar Ashley Destin has had the opportunity to participate in two research projects during her time with McNair, both with Dr. Judd Case. While each research project was very different from the other, both align with Ashley’s passion for improving targeted care for cats. She notes that much of what we know about … Read more

Welcome The EWU McNair 2020-2021 Cohort

New Scholars! The EWU McNair Scholars Program is excited to welcome our new 2020-2021 cohort of McNair scholars! Operating in a cohort model, these scholars will make connections while acquiring the knowledge, skills, and capacities necessary to successfully navigate the diligence of doctoral studies through immersion in mentored research experiences and scholarly activities.   This … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Ashley Destin Completes Summer Research Internship

Congratulations EWU McNair Scholar Ashley Destin for completing her EWU McNair Summer Research Internship! Ashley conducted her research on statistical evaluations of skull measurements within and between the three selected North American carnivore groups under the mentorship of Professor Dr. Judd Case in Department of Biology. She measured skulls and looked their size correlation with … Read more

EWU McNair Scholars Continue Summer Research Despite COVID-19

Soon after the shelter in place began in Washington state, EWU McNair started hearing reports from our colleagues that summer research internships were being cancelled across the country. We cringed knowing that several of our students had received prestigious summer research internships or were still waiting to hear back from those they’d applied to. Fortunately, … Read more

18 EWU McNair Scholars Present at EWU Virtual Symposium

EWU McNair is proud to announce that 18 EWU McNair Scholars presented at this year’s Virtual Symposium. In the midst of regular reminders of the suffering from COVID-19, in particular its disproportionate effect on communities of color, as well as recent police murders, we hope that lifting up our scholars will continue to support their … Read more