Seminar/Workshop Schedule

McNair Scholars workshops for the Summer 2017 semester are here! All workshops this summer are held in 141 Whitman Hall at 3:00 p.m.., unless otherwise noted.

In addition to the workshops noted below, Dr. Poe will be hosting his regular GRE prep sessions for this semester, starting on Monday, May 9. GRE prep meets at 5:00pm on Mondays and Tuesdays in Jamrich 2311. Anyone who will be taking the GRE within the next year should plan on attending these GRE prep sessions as their schedule permits.








Summer To-Do List Workshop/IRB IACUC

Wednesday, May 17

141 Whitman

Researching Graduate School Programs

Individual May Meetings


Research Paper Writing Overview

Wednesday, May 31

141 Whitman

Contacting graduate programs and reaching out to faculty

Individual June Meetings


The GRE/Application Timeline/Funding

Wednesday, June 14

141 Whitman

Creating you CV and Writing Personal Statements

Individual July Meetings


Preparing for Campus Visits – Communicating with Faculty

Wednesday, June 28

141 Whitman

Requesting Faculty Letters of Recommendation

Individual August Meetings


Research Presentation – Practice Run with Group

Wednesday, August 23

Mead Auditorium



Other dates to remember:

WAEOPP McNair Retreat: September 28-30 at Wisconsin Dells
Friday, May 19: Progress Report #1 Due
Friday, June 16: Progress Report #2 Due
Friday, July 14: Progress Report #3 Due (Rough Draft)
Friday, August 18: Presentation Due
Friday, August 25: Final Paper Due
TBA – Second week of fall semester: McNair Symposium – Each student will deliver a 10 minute oral presentation on their research project.


McNair Summer Office Hours:

Heather: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

Lindsay: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday