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Welcome McNair Cohort 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 Cohort of McNair Scholars! The McNair 2018 cohort consist of 17 scholars from various schools and academic disciplines. All of the scholars successfully completed the 8-week Summer Research Institute and will continue conducting research with faculty during the 2018-19 academic year. The McNair program would like to officially welcome them to the McNair Family and wish them best of luck as they prepare for the fall…


27th Annual McNair Summer Research Symposium 2018

On Thursday, July 19, 2018 the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program hosted the 27th Annual Summer Research Symposium! The scholars presented on their research for family, friends, faculty, staff and fellow TRiO scholars from the Student Support Services – Paul Robeson Leadership Institute and Upward Bound & Upward Bound-Math Science Programs. Throughout the Institute, the scholars completed a scholarly…


Cohort 2017

The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement program features an academic year and summer institute component. The McNair Summer Research Institute is an intensive full summer research experience that is fully funded. During the summer, students work closely with tenured and tenure-track faculty to define, develop, and conduct a research project.

A culmination of each student's work is presented…


Wai-Kit Chia Shares His Experience at a McNair Conference

Wai-Kit Chia was accepted to present  his research at the 19th Annual University of Maryland National Conference for McNair Scholars and Undergraduate Research. Wai-Kit truly enjoyed his experience and describes it in the excerpt below:

"This was my first conference experience. I…


Misty Branch Awarded the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Scholarship

Congratulations to our scholar Misty Branch on being awarded the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Scholarship! Ms. Branch was chosen by the Association for Equality and Excellence in Education (AEEE) Board of Directors for demonstrating hard work and determination towards her educational pursuits. Ms. Branch will attend the 2018 AEEE Annual Conference Awards Banquet on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Tropicana Casino & Resort…