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Winthrop University McNair Scholar Wins GEM Fellowship

Winthrop University McNair Scholar Wins GEM Fellowship

Winthrop University McNair Scholar, Brittany Walker (a May 2013 Wofford College Chemistry graduate), was awarded the GEM Fellowship for graduate studies by The National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc. (GEM). GEM prepares technical leaders in industry, academia, and government agency careers, by identifying highly qualified scholars with the ability to complete […]

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UW Madison McNair Scholar Exploring the Universe as UC Berkeley Doctoral Student

UW Madison McNair Scholar Exploring the Universe as UC Berkeley Doctoral Student

Jessie Otradovec showed promise in post-high school jobs at Papa John’s and Cost Cutters in Green Bay. But she wanted to play with the universe. She eventually left behind the pizza and barber shears and, at age 27, will graduate from UW-Madison this weekend with a bachelor’s degree in physics and astrophysics. “I’m just tremendously […]

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UW McNair Scholars tout trip to D.C.; program seeks new students

Washington D.C. was an eye-opener for Pearl Wright. She was one of several University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students in the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Scholars Program to travel to the nation’s Capital over the summer as part of a U.S. Department of Education-sponsored delegation celebrating the 50th Anniversary of “TRiO” programs and advocating for their […]

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