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McNair Scholars Present Research

Departmental News

Posted: Jul 24, 2012 - 12:00am

On July 18 and 19, two McNair scholars from the SHS department presented their research at UNM:

corralMaria Elena Corral
Majors: Speech and Hearing Sciences & Spanish
Mentor: Dr. Julia Scherba de Valenzuela, Associate Professor, College of Education
Analysis of Home Language and Literacy Experiences: Perspectives & Practices of Parents of Bilingual Students with Intellectual & Severe Disabilities

 

doQuynh N. Do
Major: Speech and Hearing Sciences
Mentor: Dr. Amy Neel, Associate Professor, Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences
Adaptation Effect Revisited: An Acoustic Analysis in Repeated Readings of Individuals Who Stutter

 

22 McNair & ROP scholars (including Ms. Do)  will present their research at the UC-Berkeley McNair Symposium, August 2-5, 2012.

At UC-Berkeley, students will have an opportunity to participate in workshops about graduate school and the application process; attend a graduate school recruitment fair where they will meet with graduate program advisors and some faculty; and meet with Stanford University graduate program advisors and faculty and tour the campus.

Recognizing that diversity of scholars is integral to educational excellence, the University of New Mexico’s Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program and the Research Opportunity Program seek to produce scholars and researchers who will more accurately reflect the growing diversity in intellectual perspectives, life experiences and cultures in academe.