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The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Scholars Program

2018 – 2019 Cohort

 

 

Leo CovarrubiasLeonard Covarrubias
Majors:
Psychology
Mentor:
Dr. Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson, Department of Sociology
Research Project: Perceptions of Adulthood: Differences Among Youth in Alternative and Public High Schools

 

 

Sierra ForlerSierra Forler
Majors: Genetics, & Cellular Biology
Mentor: Dr. Samantha Noll, School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs
Research Project: Privacy, Profiling, and Accessibility: The Ethics of DNA Database

Zamzam HufaneZamzam Hufane
Major: Psychology
Mentor: Dr. Alexander Spradlin, Department of Psychology
Research Project: Title TBD, Exploring the relationship between Dating apps and Stress/Anxiety

Anaderi Iñiguez
Majors: Biology, & Epidemiology
Mentor: Dr. Elizabeth Weybright, Department of Human Development
Research Project: Maximizing Positive Youth Development Through Nutrition Interventions

Grace LimGrace Lim
Major: Accounting; Neuroscience Minor
Mentor: Dr. Ryan McLaughlin, Department of Psychology
Research Project: Role of the Endocannabinoid System in the Lateral Habenula on Cognitive Flexibility

Aracely MendozaAracely Mendoza
Major: Dual Degree Anthropology & Digital Technology and Culture
Mentor: Dr. Anne Pisor, Anthropology
Research Project: What Factors Predict Cultural Loss in US Latinx Communities?

Kelly NgigiKelly Ngigi
Major: Psychology; Human Development Minor
Mentor: Dr. Michael Cleveland, Department of Human Development
Research Project: Impact of college students help-seeking attitudes and perceived social support on college psychological service utilization

Yoni RodriquezYoni Rodriguez
Majors: Biochemistry, & Biophysics
Mentor: Dr. Von Walden, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Research Project: Experimental Considerations for Testing Low-Cost Air Filtration Systems During Wildfire Events

Hilary Zuniga
Major: Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Philosophy
Mentor: Dr. Michael Goldsby, School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs
Research Project: Environmental and economic local perspectives on third world intervention from an Ecuadorian population