- Riding the J-Curve The exponential growth of science programs at United Tribes Technical College through fifteen years of NSF support
- Finding Common Ground On the twenty-fifth anniversary of their designation as land grant institutions, tribal colleges are working to strengthen relationships with their mainstream university partners.
- Sharing the Wealth Would adoption of a Universal Basic Income help America become a healthier, more equitable nation? Studying the impact of tribal per capita payments within reservation communities could help answer this question.
- An Open Wound An enormous open pit gold mine—now abandoned—is poisoning water flowing into the Fort Belknap Reservation of Montana. Aaniiih Nakoda College, with support from the National Science Foundation, is establishing a research and policy center to monitor the impact and promote sound water policy.
- NIFA Director Calls Tribal Colleges ‘High Priority’ J. Scott Angle, director of the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, says programs that support tribal colleges will be a top priority, despite the agency’s recent move and reduced staff.
- Weaving STEM Education and Culture An NSF-funded video, first released in 2009, documents the growth of STEM programs within tribal colleges.
- Tribal College Grads ‘Thriving’ Tribal college alumni report high levels of career satisfaction and community engagement, according to a new report released by Gallup and the American Indian College Fund.
- The Roots (and Grains) of Native Health High school students participating in a Navajo Technical University STEM program help prepare a diabetic-friendly meal.
- Is NIFA Being Put Out to Pasture? The National Institute of Food and Agriculture supports research at tribal colleges and other land grant universities. The Trump administration is relocating it to Kansas City. Some wonder if the agency will survive the move.
- Alaska Slashes Funding for State University System A 40 percent cut in state support could disproportionately affect programs serving Alaska Natives