McNair Conference

F.I.R.S.T: Fostering Innovative Research for Societal Transformation


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Celebrating Transformative Scholarship

The McNair Scholars Program at Kent State University is celebrating transformative scholarship with a Midwest McNair Research Conference on August 5th-August 7th, 2021! The program will include:


Poster and Oral Research Presentations

This conference will provide opportunities for current McNair scholars to present their research in both poster and oral sessions.

Graduate School Fair

Meet with graduate school representatives from colleges and universities to hear about the variety or programs and opportunities offered at their institutions.

Keynote Presentations Featuring McNair Alumni

This conference will also feature research and keynote presentations by McNair alumni! Keynote speakers are TBD.


Network with conference attendees at the student mixer.