Frances Zengotita: My summer research at Los Alamos National Laboratory

“Through the national conferences that the FIU McNair Program has funded, I have been able to meet world-class faculty who are making significant strides in nuclear research. I have also been granted the opportunity to travel and meet with graduate schools nationwide with the McNair Program, which has significantly increased my exposure to current graduate students and my graduate school options.”

2017 National First Generation Day

The FIU McNair Program had the opportunity to kick off the First National First Generation Day Celebration at The New York Times‘s Tuesday Round Table on November 7, 2017. Based on an article from The New York Times titled “Where to Turn to When You’re First in the Family to Go to College”, we focused our discussion on the First Generation Student Experience at Florida International University.

McNair Scholar aces the MCAT

FIU McNair Scholars Fellow, Brian Garcia Rodriguez placed in the 100th percentile of the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) with a score of 524. Brian scored higher than 99.9 percent of people who took the MCAT across the country. Congratulations Brian!