Division celebrates Annual McNair Day on Nov. 6

Event honors the life and legacy of Ronald E. McNair.

The University of Missouri is home to one of first McNair Scholars Programs in the United States. Designed to equip junior and senior undergraduate students with the tools to be prepared for doctoral studies, the McNair Scholars Program provides opportunities for students to participate in research experiences.  

From 4 to 6 p.m. on Nov. 6, the Division of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity is hosting the Annual McNair Day Celebration. The event serves to celebrate the life and legacy of astronaut and Challenger crew member Ronald E. McNair and provides an opportunity for program alumni to return and reflect on the impact of the program on their path to graduate school.  

This year’s keynote speaker is Harvey Fields, associate dean of student success at Washington University in St. Louis, and the theme of his talk is “Academic Access: The Path to Developing and Achieving your Goal of Graduate Education.” Register today on MU Engage

To learn more about McNair Scholars, visit the program’s website