McNair Scholars Program

Calendar of McNair Events

Spring 2015


Engaged Learning Symposium, Creative and Service Projects

January 27th - 29th, 9am - 2pm

Location: Hughes Trigg Forum

Showcase of students working on Engaged Learning projects.


Career Day & Internship Fair 

Tuesday, February 10th, 4pm - 7pm

Location: HT Ballroom

How to leverage your project; networking and resume tips. Hegi Career Center.


Finding Money for Graduate School Workshop

Thursday, February 12th, 3pm - 4pm

Location: HTSC Portico E

Learn how to find money to attend graduate school. Presented by SMU Graduate Financial Aid Office Advisor.


How to Play It Safe Workshop

Friday, February 20th, 12:30pm

Location: Clements G13

Prepare yourself for any environmental, physical or interpersonal risks you might encounter while completing your research project.


SMU Research Day

Wednesday, February 25th, 9am - 12pm

Location: HTSC Forum

Come and submit your poster and oral presentations. Refreshments will be provided.


McNair STEM Seminar

Thursday, March 5th, 4pm - 5pm

Location: HTSC Promenades AB

Come to hear esteemed SMU faculty speak about career options and opportunities in the STEM fields. Refreshments will be served. RSVP is requested.


McNair Research Proposal Deadline

Monday, March 16th, 2pm, Expressway Towers, Suite 304


McNair Induction Ceremony

Wednesday, March 18th, 5pm - 7pm

Location: HTSC Promenades AB

The acknowledgement of new members into the SMU McNair Scholar program is an important event for students, the program and the school. The ceremony represents high levels of achievement and will provide an excellent opportunity to reflect on the high standards of the program. Attendance is mandatory and RSVP (plus one guest - optional) is required. Dinner will be provided.


How to Write a Final Report Workshop

Monday, March 17th, 12:30pm

Location: Clements G11

Receive tips on condensing your work for your final report. Presented by Office of Engaged Learning.


GRE Review Session

Monday, April 6th, 4pm - 5pm

Location: Provided on RSVP receipt

Intense GRE review session. Presented by Kaplan representative. RSVP required. Refreshments provided.


LSAT Review Session

Tuesday, April 7th, 4pm - 5pm

Location: Provided on RSVP receipt

Intense LSAT review session. Presented by Kaplan representative. RSVP required. Refreshments provided.


MCAT Review Session

Wednesday, April 8th, 4pm - 5pm

Location: Provided on RSVP receipt

Intense GRE review session. Presented by Kaplan representative. RSVP required. Refreshments provided.


McNair Scholars Summer Research Institute Orientation

Thursday, April 23rd, 1:00pm-2:30pm

Location: HTSC Atrium CD


McNair Summer Research Institute 

Monday, June 1st - Friday, July 10th