EWU McNair Scholar Kelly Parke Accepted to University of Cincinnati M.A. Program in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Kelly Parke who’s been accepted into University of Cincinnati’s Masters program in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) with funding. WGSS offers concentration specializations in sexuality studies and transnational feminist, as well as a joint MA/JD program with their Law School. All program options graduate students after completing a faculty supervised … Read more

Scholar Claudio Escalante Attends 2023 BMES Annual Meeting

McNair Scholar Claudio Escalante attended the 2023 BMES Annual Meeting this October 11-14 in Seattle, WA. Biomedical Engineering Society is the lead professional society for bioengineers and biomedical engineers housing four professional journals. BMES’s President, Cynthia Reinhart-King, states “the BMES Annual Meeting is the Society’s premier event centered around our mission of promoting a collaborative … Read more

McNair Scholar Devin Mumey Attends One World Botany Conference

McNair Scholar Devin Mumey and Faculty Mentor Dr. Jessica Allen attended the 2023 One World Botany Conference in Boise, ID this July. They presented their research, “Do bryophyte and lichen conservation rankings and efforts mirror each other in North America?” as part of the symposium One World Many Kingdoms: Conservation of Bryophyte and Lichen Biodiversity. … Read more

McNair Scholar Tiago Correia and Claudio Escalante Attend 2023 SACNAS The National Diversity in Stem Conference

McNair Scholar Tiago Correia attended the 2023 SACNAS The National Diversity in Stem Conference October 26-28 in Portland, OR. A national program, SACNAS was founded in 1973, a group meeting organized by Dr. Alonzo Atencio “that would address the paucity of Chicano and Native Americans in academia and government agencies. […]to set up the mechanism … Read more

McNair Scholar Devin Mumey Honored with CSTEM Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fund Award

McNair Scholar Devin Mumey has been selected to receive a CSTEM Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fund award. This award is provided through the Eastern Washington University Department of Biology with donor funding, supplying resources that expand the scope of research study available to undergraduates. Devin submitted a proposal for a new research project, continuing … Read more

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