- 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.
- Strength in Numbers Data is power, argues Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College President Twyla Baker.
- A New Era Free tuition, bigger Pell grants, and more support for STEM research, healthcare, and broadband are among Biden administration policy plans that will, if enacted, strengthen tribal colleges and empower tribal nations.
- 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- Building Connections Most tribal college IT departments are understaffed and rely on outdated equipment.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.
- Speak Truth, Teach Compassion, Build Communities With the nation at a crossroads, the larger purpose of higher education must be remembered and restored. Tribal colleges can help lead the way.
Native Science Report’s 2019-2020 Student Research Showcase is featuring the work of five undergraduate students from tribal and Native-serving colleges.