McNair News & Events
Introducing the 2021-2022 Cohort
This spring the McNair Scholars Program welcomed 15 new students to the program.
May 25, 2021
Spring 2021 McNair Scholar Graduates
This past weekend 10 McNair Scholars completed their undergraduate journeys at UNC.
May 10, 2021
Mia Explores New Social Horizons
Mia Trojovsky, a McNair alumni and current UNC graduate student, was part of a research team which recently published an article on the relationship between virtual social interactions and mental health.
April 01, 2021
Present at Research Day 2021
UNC Research Day brings together research, creative and scholarly works for one day of undergraduate and graduate presentations. Applications for presenters are due March 5th.
March 01, 2021
McNair Scholars Invited to National Conference
Four McNair Scholars have been invited to present their research at NCUR 2021 @ Home this April.
January 25, 2021
McNair Alumni Plays at Presidential Inauguration
SSG Shaina Rush played at the Inaugural Ceremony's Pass in Review of the troops and the Parade Across America.
January 21, 2021
Undergraduate Commencement Speaker: Yessica Rodriguez
Yessica Rodriguez, a McNair Scholar and Biological Sciences Major, was the undergraduate speaker at the Fall 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony.
December 17, 2020
Fall 2020 McNair Scholar Graduates
This past weekend four McNair Scholars, Olivia Bobbitt, Joelle Jenkins, Yessica Rodriquez, Theresa Schwartz, completed their undergraduate journeys at UNC.
December 14, 2020
Fall 2020 OUR Grant Recipients
This Fall the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) awarded research and creative endeavour grants to 21 UNC students with 10 of those students being McNair Scholars.
November 03, 2020
Graduate School Workshop at San José State University
Joelle Jenkins, a McNair Scholar, has been invited to present at a virtual event hosted by San José State University. Joelle will be presenting: “Grad Prep 101: How to Organize for the Grad School Application”.
October 27, 2020
2020 McNair Research Awards
This year the McNair Research Awards were presented to five outstanding scholars. For this research competition, a blind review panel of non-McNair faculty and staff members evaluates each project for excellence in scholarship and written presentation of the research.
September 22, 2020