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Rockets over research

In 1986, The Space Shuttle Challenger exploded during its 10th mission run. Ronald E. McNair, namesake of the McNair Scholars Program, was one of the seven crew members killed onboard. Photo Courtesy of Creative Commons

Vincent Valdez

September 27, 2017

President Trump’s 2018 federal budget proposal aims to eliminate the McNair Scholars Program, a Federal TRiO Program designed to prepare undergraduate students from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds for doctoral studies at UTSA and around the nation. The proposal asserts there is limited evidence of effectivene...