What the Gilman Scholarship for Studying Abroad Can do for You

2019’s McNair Flyer about the Oaxaca Study Abroad Opportunity Written by EWU McNair Scholar Samantha Sanchez-Garcia   When I knew I wanted to pursue a Ph.D., I decided to take on many research projects. I joined the McNair program and sought study abroad opportunities. The four-week immigration and language-focused international program in Oaxaca Mexico led … Read more

Political Science student, Wendolyn Martinez (EWU McNair Scholar 2018-19 cohort) Studies Russian Language and History at Moscow State University

Wendolyn Martinez in front of Catherine the Great’s Palace (St. Petersburg, Russia) Room of Remembrance for WWII Casualties Moscow State University Photo credit: Wendolyn Martinez, 2019 Wendolyn Martinez finds Russian history and language fascinating. After learning about culture and politics in Russia at EWU, she became determined to study abroad in order to learn first-hand … Read more

Catching up with EWU McNair Scholar (2018-19) and Gilman Scholarship recipient, Malachi Chukwu in Thailand

Chiang Mai University (CMU) Welcome Hike from the CMU campus to the summit of Doi Suthep. Malachi Chukwu pictured first row, first from left. Photo credit: Malachi Chukwu (2019) Currently studying abroad in Thailand at Chiang Mai University in the Political and International Affairs Department, EWU McNair Scholar, Malachi Chukwu took some time out of … Read more

Scholar Cafe October 10th – Histories of Immigration and Languages in Oaxaca, Mexico with Dr. Nydia Martinez

Are you interested in studying abroad? Join Dr. Nydia Martinez of the EWU History Department at the McNair Scholars’ office to learn more about the partnership between EWU and the University of Oaxaca. This is an ideal program for majors in Spanish, Teaching English as a Second Language, History, and others! Classes in Oaxaca are … Read more