McNair summer researchers to study ADHD, Zen meditation, and more

mcnair_summerSumbitted by Lara Crombie, McNair program assistant

The McNair Scholars Program helps students reach their graduate school goals by offering a unique research experience during their undergraduate education. Participating students spend an average of 400 hours exploring their topics, developing a thesis, collecting and reviewing data, and preparing a formal presentation of their findings. Research provides the opportunity to develop a mentoring relationship by working one-on-one with a faculty member, gain extensive skills and knowledge in a discipline, learn methodological techniques, and practice writing and public speaking by submitting papers to professional conferences and journals. Research also helps prepare students for graduate study and gives them a resource for obtaining strong letters of recommendation. Continue reading “McNair summer researchers to study ADHD, Zen meditation, and more”

Congratulations to off-campus summer researchers

offcampus_researchThe following students will be conducting research off campus this summer. Congratulations, Auggies!

 

Emma Winegar, Mathematics, Carleton College with the Summer Mathematics Program for Women Undergraduates

Ryan Mulcahy, Mathematics, NSF-REU at the Rochester Institute of Technology

Brianna Blake, Mathematics, NSF-REU at the Rochester Institute of Technology in External Graph Theory and Dynamical Systems

Gottlieb Uahengo, Physics, NSF-REU at Harvard University in Bioengineering, Scientific Computing, Robotics and Materials Science and Engineering Continue reading “Congratulations to off-campus summer researchers”