- Twenty-three students participated in this year's McNair Scholars program, which is also its third year.
- Students had six weeks to complete their projects with help from faculty mentors.
- The program is named for late astronaut Ronald McNair, a South Carolina native who explored the cosmos as a scientist and NASA astronaut.
Winthrop University, "McNair Scholars Present Summer Research Projects" (2012). Winthrop News 2012. 66.