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Exploring Transformation: An Analysis of Culture, Identity & Borderlands, is now available in PDXScholar, the university's institutional repository. The McNair Scholars represent majors in diverse fields across the academic spectrum, and their range of interests is reflected in the variety of topics found in each volume. The newest volume includes articles ranging from "Drug trafficking organizations in Mexico" to "E Mau Ana Ka Ha?aheo," a work on the revitalization of indigenous Hawaiian language. With the addition of the 2013 edition, PDXScholar now contains seven volumes of the McNair Scholars Online Journal, going back to 2004. Browse the volumes by author, title, subject or date. Established in 1986 by the U.S. Department of Education and named for astronaut and Challenger space shuttle crew member Ronald McNair, Portland State University's McNair Scholars Program encourages students to pursue graduate studies by providing opportunities to define goals, engage in research, and develop the skills and student/faculty mentor relationships critical to success at the doctoral level.