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The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program (McNair Scholars Program) is a Federal TRiO Programs. The Federal TRiO Programs are educational opportunity outreach programs designed to motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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Virtual Blood Vessels: A Practical Modeling approach to Understanding Coagulopathy

here at Binghamton University, during which you will work as a Research Assistant on a faculty-designed
research project, at least 30 hours a week


Naquan Ross

Naquan Ross

is ‘fascinated by learning about people’

BU community picks up tickets for President Obama's speech

BU McNair student Evelyn Chevere

selected to see President Obama speak

Research Days honor work of students, faculty

to Binghamton University McNair Scholar alumnus Steven Collazos, awarded a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

A winning program in Guatemala

Changing the juvenile justice system

Research on cryogenic acquisition and transfer systems

Harpur Hotline
Diane Wong

BU McNair alumna, Diane Wong was awarded a 2014 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Diane graduated magna cum laude from Binghamton University in 2012 with a BA, double majoring in Political Science and Asian and Asian American Studies. During her time at Binghamton, Diane conducted research with political science professors David Cingranelli and Patrick Regan. Diane is currently a doctoral student in Cornell University’s Department of Government. Her research interests include American politics, Asian American politics, race and ethnicity, urban politics, women of color feminism, and youth activism.

Juan Cuadra

began his undergraduate career at Rockland Community College, receiving his A.S. in Mathematics and Science. He worked as an undergraduate research assistant at BU in 1999 through the NIH funded Bridges to the Baccalaureate program. John transferred to Binghamton in Spring 2002 and graduated in 2005 with a B.A. in Biological Sciences. Dr. Cuadra went on to earn his PhD in Biological Sciences (2012) with distinctions in Physical and Chemical Interactions between Pioneering Oral Bacteria from Binghamton University. John is married and the proud father of two sons and a daughter.

Grizelda Rodriguez

graduated from Binghamton University in 2003 with a B.S. in Human Development. As a McNair Scholar, she participated in the McNair Scholars Summer Research Program under the mentorship of Ms. Mary Raymondi Daly, formerly of Human Development, and presented her research at the Annual McNair Scholars Research Conference.  Dr. Rodriguez went on to earn a M.S. in The Cultural Foundations of Education (2005), M.A. in Sociology (2006) and a PhD in Sociology with distinctions in Women and Gender Studies (2010) from Syracuse University.

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Last Updated: 4/4/14