McNair Scholars Headed for Graduate School
Joshua Alvarez has accepted a graduate assistantship from the University of Maryland higher education leadership master’s program. Joshua chose the University of Maryland because of program offerings, faculty, and support offered. He will begin his graduate coursework in July 2009.
Rebecca Beals was accepted to the Ph.D. program in sociology at the University of New Mexico, and will begin her studies in Fall 2009. Rebecca is very excited about the diverse population on the campus, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Martin Diaz was accepted to the Ph.D. program in electrical engineering at the University of Delaware, He was awarded a research assistantship for Fall 2009. Martin chose University of Delaware because of their strong solar energy research program, which aligns to his research interests.
Willie Novotny was accepted to the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, and will begin an M.D. program in August 2009.
Maegan Stevens-Liska will begin a master’s program in history at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Fall 2009. Maegan chose UNL because it allowed her to continue her ongoing research with her undergraduate faculty mentor, along with her ties to the Lincoln community.
Mo Wax was accepted into the student affairs master‚Äôs program at Central Missouri University in Warrensburg, and will begin his program in Fall 2009.