Columbia University Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer 2017

The joint Materials Research Center program at Columbia University and City College of NY (CCNY) supports support outstanding undergraduates as Summer Research Fellows each year. In addition, a joint Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program between Columbia and the City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) may have additional openings. Those selected … Continue reading Columbia University Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer 2017

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CNAY Releases Inaugural State of Native Youth Report

On December 1, CNAY hosted a public event at the Aspen Institute featuring a panel discussion with Native youth and community leaders in conjunction with the release of our inaugural State of Native Youth report. The panel was co-moderated by CNAY founder & chairman Senator Byron Dorgan (ret.) and CNAY executive director Erik Stegman. Panelists … Continue reading CNAY Releases Inaugural State of Native Youth Report

Introducing the Native American Career Success Academy

Native American Career Success Academy (NACSA) NACSA provides online learning courses to advance student knowledge on topics critical to their development as young adults and professionals. Students who participate in this pilot program will be expected to complete assignments individually & contribute to online discussions. All courses are available online through CANVAS. Completion of the … Continue reading Introducing the Native American Career Success Academy

International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health – Call for Abstracts and Proposals

The International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health (IMICH), held every two years, focuses on innovative clinical care models and community-based public health approaches for children and youth in First Nations, Inuit, Métis, American Indian, Alaska Native and other Indigenous communities around the world. Co-hosted by the Canadian Paediatric Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics, this meeting … Continue reading International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health – Call for Abstracts and Proposals

August Updates from the Center for Native American Youth

NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2016 Youth Spotlight: CNAY Scholar Maria Walker Spends Summer at Columbia University Maria Walker, a rising high school senior from the White Mountain Apache Tribe, earned a full scholarship from CNAY to attend Columbia University’s Summer Program for High School Students. While at Columbia, Maria studied business, finance, and economics while making friends and great connections that are … Continue reading August Updates from the Center for Native American Youth

[WEBINAR] The Healing Way: Transitional Recovery and Culture in Native Communities

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Tribal Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Center will host a webinar entitled The Healing Way: Transitional Recovery and Culture in Native Communities on July 28, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT. This presentation will explore peer mentors and recovery circles as culturally-based mechanisms to address substance misuse and … Continue reading [WEBINAR] The Healing Way: Transitional Recovery and Culture in Native Communities

July 7 Gen-I NOW: We R Native Photo Contest

Náwah! (Hello in the Pawnee Language) NAH-Wahh This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about The We R Native Photo Contest. Whether it’s hitting the powwow trail or pulling in canoe journey, summer is a great time to connect with culture. We know that culture plays an important role in maintaining and improving … Continue reading July 7 Gen-I NOW: We R Native Photo Contest