Where Are They Now?
Brandi was a McNair Scholar for two years: 2011-2013. Brandi graduated from UW - Oshkosh in May 2014. Her research mentor was Dr. Eric Matson and the focus of her research was Biology, more specifically, Glycohydrolase Enzyme Expression and Activity from the Bacterial Isolate JT5-1. Her current whereabouts and educational or career plans are unknown at this time.
Kathleen has graduated from UW-Oshkosh in December 2013. Her research with McNair was focused on Biology and Chemistry, more specifically, changes in Black-capped Chickadees acclimatized to Wisconsin in respect to energy. Her current whereabouts and educational or career plans are unknown at this time.
Rabar graduated from UW-Oshkosh in May 2014 with a Bachelors of Science - Healthcare emphasis with a minor in Chemistry. His McNair research mentor was Dr. Teri Shors, Department of Biology. His research focused on biology, antiviral, and antibacterial properties of dates. Rabar is currently enrolled at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee for a Masters in Healthcare Informatics.
Jessica graduated from UW-Oshkosh in the May of 2014 with a Bachelor's in Communication emphasis in Rhetoric and Public Advocacy, as well as a minor in Social Justice with an emphasis in Prejudice and Discrimination. As a McNair Scholar, she conducted research with Dr. Geneva Murray, Department of Women's Studies. She recently graduated in June 2016 with her Master's in Multicultural Teaching and Learning from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. She is very interested in pursuing her Ph.D. as well within the next 5 years.
Adrian graduated from UW-Oshkosh with a degree in Chemistry. He conducted research with Dr. John Snyder in the Department of Chemistry. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor in Chemical Biology. Adrian is studying the bioinorganic properties of heavy-metal binding to 3-stranded coiled coils and alpha helical assemblies of peptides.
Stevan graduated from UW-Oshkosh in May 2016 with a degree in Political Science. His area of research interest was limitations of participatory Democracy. Stevan will be applying for medical school in June 2017 and he his keeping his options open to where he will end up due to the competitive nature for medical school.
Fabiola Rizo (Navarro)
Fabiola has since graduated from UW - Oshkosh with a degree in Education. She is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Education in School Counseling, here at the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh. She expects to graduate May 2017.
Tiffany graduated from UW-Oshkosh with a degree in Nursing in December 2013. She has been published in the "Nurse Educator Journal. "Unprofessional Content Posted Online Among Nursing Students" was pre-published online and is available for viewing now.
Marissa Theys graduated from UW-Oshkosh with a degree in Political Science in May 2014. She is currently in her 3rd year as a Ph.D. student at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, where she is pursuing a Political Science program, more specifically, American Politics, political psychology, and political networks in the broadest sense. More specifically, Marissa is interested in how people discuss politics and how the structures around them affect that discussion.
Taylor graduated from UW-Oshkosh with a degree in English in May 2014. His research mentor was Dr. Marguerite Helmers where he focused his research on understanding the Atomic Bombings of unions and political behavior. His current plans and educational whereabouts are unknown at this time.
Darin graduated from UW-Oshkosh with a degree in Philosophy. His research mentor was Dr. Michael Baltutis, Department of Religious Studies. Darin's research focused on St. Paul and James and what justifies a sinner, faith or works.
Lupearly graduated from UW-Oshkosh in 2015 with a major in Religious Studies. Her research mentor was Dr. Michael Baltutis, Department of Religious Studies. Lupearly's research was an examination of community in online Wiccan communities. Her current plans and educational whereabouts are unknown at this time.
Rilee graduated from UW-Oshkosh in May 2014 with a degree in Chemistry. His McNair research was conducted with Dr. Waters, Department of Chemistry. Rilee is currently in his third year of his Ph.D program at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst where he is studying Molecular and Cellular Biology.