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The 21st Annual MKN McNair Heartland Research Conference

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Friday, September 21 - Sunday, September 23, 2018

Marriott Country Club Plaza Hotel, 4445 Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

In Kansas City's historic Country Club Plaza district.

The McNair Heartland Research Conference offers undergraduates the opportunity to...

present their research in a friendly yet formal academic setting;

meet other McNair Scholars;

explore opportunities for graduate study; and

become eligible for a drawing to win a scholarship.

The conference highlights include individual student research presentations, a graduate recruitment fair, speakers and panel discussions, a pre-conference workshop on writing graduate admissions essays, and opportunities to interact with graduate school faculty and staff.

For more information or to register, please visit:

Committee Chairs Contact Information:

Dr. Kari Azevedo:
Mulu Negash:
Jeanne Gerhard:


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