Native American

Changing the face of science

The ability to make meaningful change in diversity and inclusion has earned the U’s Society for Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science national recognition.


K-12 teachers explore the vibrance of Native American perspectives and people

In workshop, U education professors address how to teach Native perspectives and issues in classrooms.


Green lit dark auditorium with students on the left, and a chemistry on the right.

Be the light in your community

Scientist and inventor Alice Min Soo Chun demonstrated how she used STEM to change communities and encouraged Indigenous graduates to do the same.


COVID-19 complications more likely in Blacks and Native Americans

Complication rate higher even with the same underlying conditions, researchers find.


aerial view of Wasatch Front

Indigenous Land Acknowledgment

The University of Utah honors Indigenous Peoples’ Day with the launch of a new Indigenous Land Acknowledgment.


Indigenous Rising: Warriors in Leadership

The U’s Inter-Tribal Student Association invites Native American tribes and the community to celebrate their culture through dance, song and spiritual healing at the 47th Annual Powwow April 19-20.


POPULATION PATTERNS

Agricultural productivity drove Euro-American settlement of Utah, explaining past and present population patterns.


45TH ANNUAL POWWOW

The U’s Inter-Tribal Student Association presents the 45th annual Powwow on April 7 and 8, honoring unity and is a tribute to the Northern Ute Tribe.


NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART

Native American students from Duchesne and Uintah school districts visited the U to explore campus and participate in a guided cow heart dissection.


NEXT GEN HEALERS

A unique internship guides Native American undergrads from around the country toward science and medicine.