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The McNair Scholars

With support from McNair Scholars program, undergraduate students spent their summer leading research with the mentorship of faculty.

In This Series

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People | September 4, 2018
Solar power is the future of energy, and this undergraduate engineering student is working on the future of solar cells.
woman in front of sociology sign
People | September 5, 2018
This student’s summer research on microaggressions against queer black males was no small task.
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Research | September 7, 2018
Some students spent their summer lounging peacefully at the pool. Zantana Ephrem spent hers studying just war theory.  
woman at desk
People | September 7, 2018
Do children raised by male caregivers have different perceptions of gender as a result of who raised them? This psychology major spent her summer exploring the question.

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