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GROWTH - Students in the McNair Scholars program will spend time honing their skills by working on a research project for several months alongside a faculty member. McNair also helps students apply for grants and visit different college campuses. Photo courtesy of the McNair Scholars Program.

McNair Scholars Program seeks students for winter semester

Harry Stine October 11, 2023

The McNair Scholars Program at NMU is built to help students apply to graduate school and prepare for Ph.D. programs. This includes assisting students in applying for grants for master’s degree programs,...

PROFILE - Justine Pinskey, now employed as a science writer, used to run tests for research projects through the McNair Scholars program. Pinskey enrolled at Northern in 2005 and continued here for graduate school.

Alumni Profile – Justine Pinskey credits McNair program for science field success

Harry Stine, Assistant Features Editor October 5, 2022

Justine Pinskey started her freshman year as a first generation student at Northern in 2005. Fast forward 17 years, and she now works remotely as a Senior science writer at the University of Massachusetts...

McNair Scholars Open Houses

McNair Scholars Open Houses

Madoline Plattenberg, Features Editor September 21, 2022

Students can learn about the McNair Scholars Program at one of the program’s Open House sessions on Friday, Sept. 23 and Wednesday, Oct. 12 to Thursday, Oct. 13 in 404a Cohodas. Undergraduate rising...

FIRST GENERATION—Students, faculty and staff at NMU kicked off the First Generation Student Day on Monday at the Wildcat Willy statute outside of Jamrich hall. The celebration was followed on the second floor of Hedgecock.

McNair Scholars celebrates First-Generation Student Day

Ryley Wilcox, Contributing Writer November 12, 2021

The McNair Scholars program hosted First-Generation Student Day on Monday, Nov. 8 to celebrate the experiences and presence of first-generation students, faculty and staff at Northern Michigan University. The...

Photo courtesy of Felicia Hokenstad

STUDENT CELEBRATION - The 25th Annual Celebration of Student Scholarships will be held virtually this year to abide COVID-19 safety regulations. The event will have two keynote speakers and will be free and open to the public.

25th Annual Celebration of Student Scholarships held virtually

Ashley Beronja February 25, 2021
The 25th Annual Celebration of Student Scholarships will be held virtually on April 7 and 8 to present student's research and creative work to the public.
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