- Combining Cultures To attract and support Native students in science, STEM faculty can—and should—more fully integrate western and Native worldviews, according educator and author Dr. Gregory Cajete.
- Next Steps in Healthcare Many tribal colleges prepare students for nursing and allied health professions. In the wake of Covid-19, it’s clear that they should do even more.
- A Cyber Warrior for Broadband As director of technology for the Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association, Matthew Rantanen has worked for twenty years to bridge the digital divide for Native communities nationwide.
- Getting to Know the Trees Leech Lake Tribal College’s growing forestry program will help the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe manage a recently expanded land base.
- Cal State Water Conference Features Tribal College Aaniiih Nakoda College’s Water Center was highlighted at the California State University’s 12th Annual Water Resources and Policy Initiatives Conference. Leaders from both institutions are looking to forge a partnership.
- Leading the Way Out of necessity, tribes became leaders in the battle against Covid-19. A recent conference, hosted by Dine College, investigated what the nation can learn from their work.
- In Memory of Dr. Todd Radenbaugh The best way to honor his legacy is to strengthen the sustainability of our communities. He dedicated his life to it.
- Safety First Settling in for the long haul, tribal colleges are rearranging academic calendars, loaning laptops, installing Plexiglas, offering tuition discounts, and hosting virtual social events as Covid-19 maintains its grip on reservations nationwide.
- Building Connections Most tribal college IT departments are understaffed and rely on outdated equipment. However, there are cost effective ways to overcome cyberinfrastructure limitations, according to a recently completed study.
- STEM Educators Discuss NSF Grant Opportunities In a virtual meeting of TCUP-funded institutions, NSF announces extended deadlines for proposals and offers advice for proposal writing and grant management.
Native Science Report’s 2019-2020 Student Research Showcase is featuring the work of five undergraduate students from tribal and Native-serving colleges.