The McNair Explorers Program is a preparatory program for First Year and Sophomore
students to introduce and prepare them for applying to the McNair Scholars Program.
The program will help students understand the importance of undergraduate research
and what graduate school can offer them. Explorers will also be introduced to other
research opportunities on campus.
Explorers will participate in a number of workshops and seminars each Fall and Spring
semester. Students that complete the Explorer Program will be given preference for
acceptance into the McNair Scholars Program.
Workshops and Seminars will cover topics such as: "What is Research?"; "What is Graduate
School?";"Why go to Graduate School?"; as well as classes on library research and