EWU McNair Scholar Mai Peregrina Honored with EWU Board of Trustees Scholarship

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Mai Peregrina! Mai has been awarded the EWU Board of Trustees Scholarship. Mai is majoring in Psychology at Eastern Washington University. She is a member of the Alpha Phi sorority and has been actively involved in the Panhellenic Council at EWU. For her McNair Summer Research Internship she worked with Dr. Kayleen Islam-Zwart as her … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Alexander Dodson Completes Summer Research Internship

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Alexander Dodson for completing his McNair Summer Research Internship! Alexander worked with mentor Dr. Amani El-Alayli on his summer 2023 research, “Political Orientation Moderates Pride and American Flag Effects on Person Perception”. His research was presented August 16, 2023 at the McNair Summer Research Symposium.   Alexander expanded his 2022 research, hypothesizing “an … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Terreca DeFehr Completes Summer Research Internship

2023 SRI Complete_ Terreca DeFehr

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Terreca DeFehr for completing her McNair Summer Research Internship! She worked with Dr. Jill Seiver on her summer 2023 research, “Worklife Balance.” Her research was presented on August 16, 2023, at the McNair Summer Research Symposium. Terreca’s research expanded the findings of an existing dataset (N= 508) from Seiver and … Read more

McNair Scholars Present Research to EWU Board of Trustees

Arcelia and Sylvia, Board of Trustees

Recently, McNair scholars Arcelia Madrigal and Sylvia Kennerly had the opportunity to present their research to the EWU Board of Trustees, to offer examples of the breadth and depth of undergraduate research being done at Eastern Washington University. Arcelia, a first-generation college student, will graduate from Eastern Washington University in Spring 2023 with a BA … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Bakima Ssebanakitta Attends Rocky Mountain Psychological Association’s Conference

Bakima Ssebanakitta RMPA

On April 13-15, EWU McNair Scholar (and future GSA!) Bakima Ssebanakitta attended the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association‘s 2023 conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bakima presented in a group symposium with professor Dr. Jillene Seiver and fellow McNair Scholar Ian Campuzano on Executive Function, Emotional Regulation, and Coping with Traumatic Events. Bakima was most impressed by the … Read more

Mai Peregrina Selected as an EWU McNair Scholar and Awarded Summer Research Internship

Mai Peregrina Selected

Congratulations to new McNair Scholar Mai Peregrina! Mai was selected by the McNair Scholars’ selection committee on the basis of her 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 who are … Read more