Breaking into biology: Brunelle plows new ground as American Indian researcher December 12, 2011
Dale Brunelle has always wanted to know how things worked. Now he knows more than most about the genetic machinery that controls the growth of corn. A member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa in Belcourt, N.D., he will receive a Master of Science degree in biology today at UND’s winter commencement. He plans to continue his work at UND to earn a doctoral degree in genetics, said his mentor and adviser, Bill Sheridan, professor of biology.
Tribal College and Colorado University Partner to Provide Reservation Housing December 9, 2011
Indian Country Today: The University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) and Oglala Lakota College (OLC) in Kyle, South Dakota have teamed up for a two-tiered architectural enterprise. Not only will they provide hands-on learning opportunities to their respective students, they also expect to provide energy-efficient homes to tribal members of the Pine Ridge Reservation community.
Oglala Lakota College opens auto tech building December 8, 2011
Oglala Lakota College is hosting an open house at its new automotive technology building on Thursday afternoon. The program accepted its first students in the spring of 2011 in makeshift quarters at the Piya Wiconi administrative campus.
Rasmussen College Partners With White Earth Tribal and Community College to Offer Bachelor's December 6, 2011
Working together to provide enhanced educational opportunities to students in the surrounding communities, Rasmussen College and White Earth Tribal and Community College (WETCC) formalized an official articulation agreement to create seamless credit transfer policies and tuition discounts to its currently enrolled and potential students. WETCC is an Anishinaabe controlled liberal arts college and a member of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium and the National Association of Land Grant Institutions.