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McNair Scholar from Cairo Wins Award from SIU

McNair Scholar from Cairo Wins Award from SIU

A senior in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts is the winner of this year’s McNair Scholars Summer Research Symposium at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Demetrius Green of Cairo, who is majoring in radio, television and digital media, won a $150 cash award for his presentation titled “Black Sitcoms and White Fragility: How […]

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FIU McNair Conference Highlights Scholars’ Research

FIU McNair Conference Highlights Scholars’ Research

University faculty and advisors agree: One of the most important ways for a student boost an application to graduate school for a STEM field is to conduct and present research. “Long gone are the days when students could graduate from a university and not do research. If you have any intentions of going on to do […]

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We Remember Dr. McNair

We Remember Dr. McNair

As we commemorate the 30th anniversary of the day we lost Dr. Ronald E. McNair on the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, I’m encouraged by our students who embrace his legacy while pursuing their graduate education. Ronald E. McNair scholars are thriving at institutions of higher education worldwide and Dr. McNair would be proud knowing that his […]

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