McNair Scholars made their debut at the Pacific Northwest McNair/EIP/GO-Map Research Conference this past May at the University of Washington, Seattle with two presenting.
Senior psychology major Jennifer Hackler and senior social studies major Ryan Olson participated in the oral presentation. Hackler presented on Positive Mood Induction with Depictions of Harm while Olson spoke on Materialism and its Effects on College Students’ Values. McNair instructor Miriam Rios Sanchez, Ben Goltz, Haley Johnson, Sierra DeGeest and Gilbert Penaherrera also took in the oral and poster presentation, graduate fair, and graduate school panels. Students interested in attending UW-Seattle has arranged visits with faculty and toured the campus.