McNair Scholars Program

Calendar of McNair Events

SPRING 2016

WORKSHOP: PRESENTATION BASICS
Monday February 1st, 3pm - 4pm
Location: Clements G11
Engaged Learning Workshop: Talking Technical.

WORKSHOP: TALKING TECHNICAL
Tuesday, February 2nd, 3pm - 4pm
Location: Clements G11
Engaged Learning Workshop: Presentation Basics.

SMU RESEARCH DAY
Wednesday, February 10th, 9am – 1pm
Location: Hughes Trigg Forum
Come and submit your poster and oral presentations. Refreshments will be provided.

CAREER & INTERNSHIP FAIR
Tuesday, February 18th, 4pm - 7pm 
Location: HT Ballroom
Join over 50 employers with full time and summer positions. All majors welcome. Hegi Career Center.

WORKSHOP: THE IRB APPLICATION PROCESS
Thursday, March 3, 12:00 – 1:00pm
Location: HTSC Portico BCD
Come and learn how to successfully apply and interview for the SMU IRB approval process.

MCNAIR RESEARCH PROPOSAL DEADLINE
Friday March 25th, Expressway Towers, Suite 304


MCNAIR INDUCTION CEREMONY
Date: March 23rd, 5:00 - 7:00pm
Location: HTSC Ballroom C
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. Dinner will be provided.

SPRING BREAK GRADUATE SCHOOL TOURS
Louisiana Graduate Schools Tour - March 13th -15, 2016
Student walking tour and presentation of local HBCUs in conjunction with the College Access Program. Prospective schools include Xavier University, Tulane University, and Southern University, Loyola University, Dillard University and Louisiana State University. More details to come.

GRE MATH/VERBAL/ANALYTICAL REVIEW SESSION
Tuesday, April 5th, 4pm - 5pm
Location: HTSC 
Learn how to take the GRE verbal and analytical component of the exam. Kaplan instructor. Refreshments will be served.

MCNAIR SCHOLARS SUMMER RESEARCH INSTITUTE ORIENTATION
Friday, April 28th, 1pm-2:30pm, HTSC Portico E
May 6th last day to turn in all paperwork.

MCNAIR SUMMER RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Tuesday, May 31st – Wednesday, July 8th
Students will develop appropriate methodologies for research, analyze data, and arrive at informed conclusions based on evidence in a 6 weeks Method Course, along with faculty mentoring and research. in addition, scholars will receive an intense GRE training class and travel to attending a National Conference engaged in professional seminars, group discussion and research presentations.