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Tag: Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program

Ready to mentor ‘students like myself’

Ready to mentor ‘students like myself’

May 3, 2019

A biomedical engineering major and first-generation student, Kharimat Alatise ’19 is ready to pursue her doctorate and “be a role model to first-generation and minority students.”

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McNair Scholar gains first-hand insights on public health disparities

McNair Scholar gains first-hand insights on public health disparities

August 15, 2017

Joy Nicholas ’19 got her first look at the research process this summer—and likes what she saw., participating in all aspects of a Medical Center study on how race and ethnicity impact infant feeding practices.

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Student work opens the brain to help surgeons remove tumors

Student work opens the brain to help surgeons remove tumors

August 11, 2017

Brain research does not take a summer vacation, and neither does Magdalena Granados ’19. The McNair Scholar is working on “awake language mapping” research designed to help neurosurgeons operate with greater precision.

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One question sparks student’s research around race in America

One question sparks student’s research around race in America

August 3, 2017

Why does racism play a part in motivating some students to go on to college, while it seems to deter others? Winston Scott ’19 is spending his summer preparing a study into how children react when they begin to perceive racism.

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EVENT: University of Rochester’s Kearns Center Celebrates Two Milestones

EVENT: University of Rochester’s Kearns Center Celebrates Two Milestones

October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

This October, the David T. Kearns Center for Leadership & Diversity in Arts, Sciences & Engineering will mark the 10th anniversary of its founding and the 20th anniversary of the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program. The center also celebrates three new grants totaling $3.9 million for its Upward Bound and McNair programs.

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