Conference Updates & Announcements

January 19, 2017: Physical Addresses of Conference Locations

  • University Gateway Center, 801 N Texas Blvd, Denton, TX 76201
  • Student Union, 1155 Union Circle, Denton, TX 76201

January 18, 2017: Resilience and Persistence in Graduate Education Session

Dr. David Rivera, a McNair alum and currently associate professor of counselor education at Queens College, City University of New York, will lead an interactive session to explore resiliency attributes McNair Scholars can use to support persistence on the march to the Ph.D. See more information about the session ­here.

December 23, 2017: The Research Apprenticeship of the Graduate Student Panel

UNT leading researchers will discuss the expectations they and their colleagues have of new graduate students and their research component of graduate education. Panel members will discuss topics such strategies successful graduate researchers use to balance coursework, research, lab time, and the other responsibilities of a graduate student. See complete list of panelists and more details here.
 
 
December 21, 2017: Dr. Debra Joy Perez McNair Conference Keynote Speaker
 
We are very excited to announce Dr. Debra Joy Perez, Chief Evaluation and Learning Officer at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, will be the keynote speaker at the Celebration Dinner on Saturday evening, February 18.  See more information about Dr. Perez here.