EWU McNair Scholar Alumni Ashley Destin Accepted to Washington State University Master of Science in Animal Science

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Alumni Ashley Destin! Ashley has been accepted to Washington State University’s Master of Science in Animal Science. Of their program, Washington State University states: Programs are flexible and designed to meet the needs and interests of the student and, as such, specific degree requirements are determined through individual consultation with an … Read more

EWU McNair Alumna Isaura Gallegos Doing Great Things!

Isaura Gallegos Updates

We recently reached out to EWU McNair Alumna Isaura Gallegos and she gave us updates on her amazing work! Next fall, Isaura will be defending her PhD dissertation at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she has been doing research in Human Development, Learning and Teaching. She has already secured a post doc appointment at … Read more

Dr. Lindsey Upton: A Thoughtful, Engaged Mentor Makes a Difference in the Lives of First Generation Scholars

EWU McNair Faculty Mentor, Dr. Lindsey Upton, “It was a really rewarding experience to talk through scholars’ ideas and facilitate their first foray into research.” Mentees include Alexandria Coronado and Theresa Lee

EWU McNair Faculty Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Lindsey Upton   by Cori Jaeger, EWU McNair Program Academic Advisor   When I spoke with Dr. Lindsey Upton about being a McNair faculty mentor, it was no surprise to me that she’d been in touch with EWU McNair alumna Theresa Lee recently. Dr. Upton mentored Theresa for two … Read more

The Ongoing Legacy of EWU McNair Director Doctora Christina Torres García

Congratulations and Good-bye to EWU McNair Director Dra. Christina Torres Garcia

After 12 years of dedicated service as EWU’s McNair Director Doctora (Dra.) Christina Torres García has been selected by Central Washington University (CWU) through a national search process to be the Assistant Professor in the Communications Department and Director of their Latino & Latin American Studies Program (LLAS) called El Centro Latinx. Dra. Torres García … Read more

EWU McNair Alumna Dra. Christina Torres García Invited to Write for Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Congratulations to EWU McNair Alumna and EWU McNair Director Dra. Christina Torres García who was invited to write an article about Chicana feminist epistemology in higher education for Oxford Research Encyclopedias to be included in their Race and Education issue. In addition, Dra. Torres García has been hard at work at research and writing in multiple other areas, including: … Read more

Join us for the EWU McNair Alumni Social Justice in Research Panel

Social Justice in Research with EWU McNair Alumni. Join us to hear these panelists June 2nd, 9 am.

McNair is a federally funded TRIO program intended to diversify academia by providing support to low income and first-generation students and/or students racially underrepresented in higher education on their path towards attaining a PhD. To date 41 EWU McNair alumni have gone on to earn their PhD and many are currently in graduate school getting … Read more