EWU McNair Scholar Kelly Parke Presents her Research at Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

EWU McNair Scholar Kelly Parke, presented her research, Atmospheres of Ableism: A Phenomenological Exploration of Everyday Encounters, at the Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity this February. This culmination of her 2023 Summer Research Internship, under the mentorship of Dr. Ryan Parrey worked to explore Tuasig’s concept of ableism as “the atmosphere we … Read more

Raul Segura Selected as an EWU McNair Scholar and Awarded Summer Research Internship

Congratulations to new McNair Scholar Raul Segura! Raul was selected by the McNair Scholars’ selection committee on the basis of his passion for research, commitment to attaining a PhD, and overall potential for success in graduate school. The federally-funded TRIO Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program at EWU selects motivated and talented juniors and seniors … Read more

McNair Scholars Present at EWU’s 2024 Student Research & Creative Works Symposium

EWU McNair is proud of our 6 scholars who presented at this year’s symposium. Since the beginning of the symposium at EWU in 1997, McNair has encouraged scholars to participate, either to present a prospectus of the their upcoming summer research, or to present research done in the last year. Presenting research is an excellent … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Irie Browning Receives the Frances B. Huston Medallion Award

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Irie Browning! Irie has been selected to receive a 2024 Frances B. Huston Medallion Award. Recipients of the Frances B. Huston medallion award must have established themselves as exceptionally capable individuals in both academic and extracurricular activities. The faculty and the administration of Eastern Washington University acknowledge their great pride … Read more

EWU McNair Scholars Present & Volunteer at Phi Alpha Theta Conference

EWU McNair commends our scholars for outstanding academic community engagement and we look forward to seeing many other scholars present their research at the upcoming EWU Research Symposium, May 7th and 8th!

EWU McNair Scholar Terreca DeFehr Accepted to University of Houston’s Master of Social Work Program

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Terreca DeFehr! Terreca has been accepted to the University of Houston’s Graduate College of Social Work program. A nationally recognized MSW program offering six focused learning opportunities (Trauma Education Program, Global Leaders of Behavioral Health Education, Political Social Work, Abolitionist Social Work, Mental Health Advanced Practice in Social Work Program, … Read more