Welcome to the McNair Scholars Program at NMU


McNair Scholars are active researchers on campus at NMU. Ryan Passino, above, is a graduate student in the Biology Department. who recently took some time out of his busy research and teaching schedule to discuss his work in the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center. 

More About The McNair Program
graduate school trip The McNair students stay busy, not only with their research, but also with group workshops, conference and campus trips and social events. Check out the photos of our active students.


mcnair graduates

At the McNair program, several of our students are preparing to start at graduate schools across the country. We wish each of our scholars the best of luck as they continue down their educational paths. Learn more about the graduates' future plans.


mcnair newsletter The McNair Minute Newsletter is a great place to learn about all the exciting things our scholars are doing! Take a few minutes to read our newsletter and see what our scholars are up to.

Winter 2013 Issue-(updated January 15)

Previous McNair Newsletters

Summer 2014 Events

Summer is a busy time for McNair Scholars. Check the link to view our workshop schedule for this semester, and other events coming up. 

Summer Workshop Schedule

McNair Scholars Blog

Wordpress LogoRead about individual McNair student success, helpful graduate school application tips, updates from campus faculty and staff, and events in which our scholars participate. View the blog here and check back bi-weekly for updates! Click on the logo above to access the blog. 

Research Presentations

Ricki Oldenkamp

Each year, McNair students participate in the NMU's Annual Celebration of Student Research, Creative Works, and Academic Service Learning. Learn more here.

McNair students are encouraged to present their research at local and national conferences. Here is a link to upcoming research conferences.

Professional conferences and research presentations