CWUNewsNewshttps://www.cwu.edu/mcnair-scholars/newsen-usCheck Out Our McNair Scholars Program Display in the SURC!https://www.cwu.edu/mcnair-scholars/node/2644Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:03:48<p style="text-align: center;">Check out our display about the McNair Scholars Program in the Student Union &amp; Recreation Center across the hall from the Information Center.&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/mcnair-scholars/sites/cts.cwu.edu.mcnair-scholars/files/SURC%20Cabinet%20display%20small.jpg" style="width: 450px; height: 600px;"></p></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;">McNair Scholars Featured in Crimson & Black, CWU's Official Magazinehttps://www.cwu.edu/mcnair-scholars/node/2643Fri, 14 Jun 2019 11:30:00<p>Several McNair Scholars have made it onto the first issue of <a href="http://www.cwucrimsonandblack.com/" target="_blank"><em>Crimson &amp; Black</em></a>, the official magazine of CWU!</p><p>Tarra Hall-Ward, who graduated in 2017 with a double major in art and chemistry, is featured on the inside front cover and her art, titled:&nbsp;<a href="https://tarrahallward.wordpress.com/portfolio/entwined/#jp-carousel-81" target="_blank"><em>Stability in Oxygen</em></a>, is featured on the inside back cover.&nbsp;</p><p>Jasmin Washington, current scholar and ASCWU Student President, 2019-2020, is featured in the article,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.cwucrimsonandblack.com/story/c-is-for-change-central-and-civil-rights" target="_blank"><em>C is for Change, Central, and Civil Rights</em>, by Robert Lowery</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>Leni Halaapiapi, recent graduate with a degree in computer science and minor in math, is featured in the article, <a href="http://www.cwucrimsonandblack.com/story/made-at-cwu-the-transformative-effect-of-a-central-education" target="_blank">Made at CWU:&nbsp;The Transformative Effect of a Central Education by Richard Moreno</a>.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>CWU McNair Scholar Appointed as New CWU Student Trusteehttps://www.cwu.edu/mcnair-scholars/node/2642Wed, 12 Jun 2019 10:57:08<p>Congratulations to McNair Scholar, Alex Harrington, who has recently been appointed by Washington State Governor, Jay Inslee, as the new CWU student trustee. He will serve for the 2019-2020 school year.&nbsp;</p><p>We are proud of all of his accomplishments!</p><p>Read more about Alex's appointment in the link below.</p><p><a href="http://www.cwu.edu/gov-inslee-appoints-alex-harrington-new-cwu-student-trustee" target="_blank">http://www.cwu.edu/gov-inslee-appoints-alex-harrington-new-cwu-student-trustee</a></p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/mcnair-scholars/sites/cts.cwu.edu.mcnair-scholars/files/Alex%20Harrington.jpg" style="width: 300px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; border-color: grey; height: 317px;"></p></p style="text-align: center;">Congratulations to the McNair scholars who received SOURCE awards this year!https://www.cwu.edu/mcnair-scholars/node/2641Wed, 05 Jun 2019 12:18:33<p style="text-align: center;">Congratulations to the McNair scholars who received SOURCE awards this year!</p><p><br><strong><u>Anna Gomez</u></strong>- <strong>Outstanding Oral Presentation</strong> “<em>Gendered Disparities in Educational and Vocational Programming in America’s Prisons</em>”</p><p><u><strong>Jadvir Gill</strong></u>- <strong>Outstanding Poster Presentation</strong> “<em>Understanding nudge interventions: Assessing the impact of fit between context and source of default recommendation in shaping decision-making and perceptions of default options</em>”<br><br><u><strong>Jennifer Magana</strong></u>- <strong>Outstanding Oral Presentation</strong> “<em>The phenotypic Effects of Dihydrotestosterone in the Development of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in a Post-natal Mouse Model</em>”</p><p><u><strong>Morgan Rodriguez</strong></u>- <strong>Outstanding Poster Presentation</strong> “<em>Modular Regio-, Chemo-, and Stereoselective Access to trans –[n6]- Fused Lactam-Halolactones</em>”&nbsp;</p><p><u><strong>Leni Halaapiapi</strong></u>- <strong>Outstanding Poster Presentation</strong> “<em>A Chaotic Implementation of Two Meta-Heuristic Algorithms</em>”</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="Jennifer Magana - SOURCE Presentation" src="https://www.cwu.edu/mcnair-scholars/sites/cts.cwu.edu.mcnair-scholars/files/images/Jenny%20Magana1.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 267px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; border-color: grey;">&nbsp;<img alt="Morgan Rodriguez - SOURCE Presentation" src="https://www.cwu.edu/mcnair-scholars/sites/cts.cwu.edu.mcnair-scholars/files/images/Morgan1.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 267px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; border-color: grey;">&nbsp;<img alt="Leni Halaapiapi - SOURCE Presentation" src="https://www.cwu.edu/mcnair-scholars/sites/cts.cwu.edu.mcnair-scholars/files/images/Leni%201.jpeg" style="width: 200px; height: 267px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; border-color: grey;"></p><p style="text-align: center;"><strong>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Jennifer Magana&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Morgan Rodriguez&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Leni Halaapiapi&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong></p></p style="text-align: center;"></br></br></br></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;">Congratulations to McNair Scholar Alejandra Lopez Rocha!https://www.cwu.edu/mcnair-scholars/node/2640Wed, 29 May 2019 15:59:24<p>Congratulations to Alejandra Lopez Rocha, the recipient of the 2019 <a href="https://www.cwu.edu/law/student-forms-and-information" target="_blank">CWU Law &amp; Justice Sergeant Nelson K. Ng Inspirational Award</a>! We are so proud of her and her accomplishments!&nbsp;</p><p>Alejandra will continue here at Central as a master's student in Law &amp; Justice.&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/mcnair-scholars/sites/cts.cwu.edu.mcnair-scholars/files/Alejandra%20Award%202019.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 400px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; border-color: gray"></p></p style="text-align: center;">CWU McNair Scholar Jasmin Washington Wins ASCWU Student Presidenthttps://www.cwu.edu/mcnair-scholars/node/2639Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:41:57<p style="text-align: center;">CWU McNair Scholars Program is proud to announce that one of our scholars, Jasmin Washington, has won the preliminary votes for 2019-2020 ASCWU Student President.&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Congratulations Jasmin!</strong></p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/mcnair-scholars/sites/cts.cwu.edu.mcnair-scholars/files/Jasmin%20Washington.png" style="width: 150px; height: 167px;"></p></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;">CWU McNair Scholar Autumn Adams One of Five 2019 Aspen Institute's Champions for Changehttps://www.cwu.edu/mcnair-scholars/node/2638Fri, 01 Feb 2019 10:34:04<p>We in the McNair Scholars Program at CWU could not be more proud of Autumn Adams, a senior majoring in <a href="http://www.cwu.edu/programs/anthropology-and-museum-studies#2899" target="_blank">Anthropolgy</a> with minors in <a href="http://www.cwu.edu/anthropology/about-us" target="_blank">Museum Studies</a><a href="http://www.cwu.edu/anthropology/about-museum-studies" target="_blank"> and American Indian Studies</a> at CWU.</p><p>Autumn, who is finishing her last year of the McNair Scholars Program and who is applying to a number of graduate schools, has been chosen as one of only five <a href="https://cnay.worldsecuresystems.com/champions-for-change/autumn-adams" target="_blank"><em>Champions for Change</em></a> for 2019. <em>Champions for Change</em>, as noted in the article published in the <a href="https://tinyurl.com/y7a6zr3q" target="_blank">Daily Record&nbsp;Feburary 2, 2019</a>, is a fellowship of The Aspen Institute's Center for Native American Youth.&nbsp;</p><p>You can read the full article,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.dailyrecordnews.com/news/central-student-named-a-champion-for-change/article_c81ac930-d9f0-5f93-8917-cbf4dfa676b7.html" target="_blank"><em>Central student named a Champion for Change,&nbsp;</em></a>in the Daily Record.&nbsp;</p><p>Way to go, Autumn!!!&nbsp;</p>The McNair Scholars Program is Moving!https://www.cwu.edu/mcnair-scholars/node/2637Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:11:23<h2 style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</h2><div style="text-align: center;">The McNair Scholars Program is excited to announce that we are moving to the Language and Literature building (L&amp;L 103 - formerly the DHC space) on Wednesday, December 19th!</div><p style="text-align: center;">Below is a map with out previous location in Hertz Hall and our new location in L&amp;L.</p><p style="text-align: center;">Come visit us at our new location!</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="CWU Campus map. Language &amp; Literature Building and Hertz Hall are highlighted to show McNair's previous location in Hertz and new location in L&amp;L " src="https://www.cwu.edu/mcnair-scholars/sites/cts.cwu.edu.mcnair-scholars/files/MAP%21.PNG" style="width: 450px; height: 285px;"></p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p></h2 style="text-align: center;"></div style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;">One of our Scholars went to Cuba this summer!https://www.cwu.edu/mcnair-scholars/node/2625Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:49:02<p>Check out<a href="/mcnair-scholars/sites/cts.cwu.edu.mcnair-scholars/files/documents/Scholar%20Highlight.pdf">&nbsp;this </a>interview we had with Professor Cavazos regarding his recent&nbsp;trip to Cuba with&nbsp;CWU&nbsp;McNair Scholar Connor Simmons as they researched cuban poetry and translated famous works!</p><p>&nbsp;</p>Challenger astronaut serves as inspiration for CWU studentshttps://www.cwu.edu/mcnair-scholars/node/2620Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:43:06<p><img alt="" src="https://www.cwu.edu/sites/default/files/images/mcnair%20scholars.png" style="width: 200px; height: 178px; margin-left: 4px; margin-right: 4px; float: left;">More than 31 years after the space shuttle Challenger disaster, the influence of an astronaut aboard that ill-fated mission is still being felt today.</p><p>His life is the inspiration for a scholarship program that helps students across the country, including Central Washington University students.<br>&nbsp;</p><p>Read more of this story at <a href="http://www.nbcrightnow.com/story/36621023/challenger-astronaut-serves-as-inspiration-for-cwu-students">KNDO-TV</a>.</p></br>