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Haskell graduation becomes a family affair
May 11, 2012
Friday’s Haskell Indian Nations University’s Spring Commencement was a family dream come true for graduate Lois Stevens. Both of Stevens’ parents — Ernie and Cheryl — graduated from Haskell, as did her two sisters and two brothers. All also played basketball for the school.
From a place of ‘very little hope’ to a bright future
Haskell graduate becomes first in family to earn bachelor’s degree
May 11, 2012
Eddie Moore plans to buck the trends of his hometown, where unemployment is 72 percent. He’ll become the first in his family to graduate with a bachelor’s degree today. And he’s already had success, earning an internship at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. corporate headquarters in Bentonville, Ark.
Lawrence Locales: Haskell Cultural Center
May 6, 2012
The museum at 143 Barker Ave. on the campus of Haskell Indian Nations University opened 10 years ago as part of a national effort by the American Indian Higher Education Consortium to create repositories for Native American art and culture. Among its missions is tracing the history of Haskell itself, from its origins in 1884 as the U.S. Indian Industrial Training School to its place today as a four-year, degree-granting university.
Rocket competition sparks Haskell students’ interest in math
April 15, 2012
Students enrolled in a class at Haskell Indian Nations University are constructing a rocket that they hope will fly high enough to earn them top honors at an upcoming competition among other tribal colleges and universities.
Haskell film festival set for weekend
March 25, 2012
Haskell Indian Nations University will host the eighth annual American Indian Film Festival Friday and Saturday in the Haskell Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.
Haskell reaches deal to bolster interaction with Environmental Protection Agency
February 2, 2012
Leaders of Haskell Indian Nations University and the Environmental Protection Agency’s Region Seven signed an agreement Wednesday that will promote more interaction among Haskell students and faculty with EPA staff.
Haskell president says university faces challenges in convocation speech
February 1, 2012
Haskell Indian Nations University President Chris Redman wants to go on record talking about a number of difficult situations that face the university six months after he took over its head job.
Revered ex-Haskell coach dies at 68
Colleagues, players recall beloved mentor: ‘Homeratha and Haskell are just synonymous’
04:29 p.m., December 29, 2011 Updated 01:25 a.m.
According to those who knew Phil Homeratha, Haskell Indian Nations University lost an incomparable member of its community and history Thursday, when the longtime educator and coach died Thursday at 68.
Haskell president seeking teamwork
September 12, 2011
Haskell Indian Nations University is looking to update its strategic plan to build a vision for success in the coming years.
Haskell offering tours of large medicine wheel created by Stan Herd
September 9, 2011
Haskell Indian Nations University students are offering free tours of a large medicine wheel created by Lawrence landscape artist Stan Herd in 1992.
New Haskell president confident in school unity
August 5, 2011
The new president of Haskell Indian Nations University said he wants to move on from challenges Haskell has faced in the past few years and focus on expanding opportunities for the university’s students.
Upward Bound program helps students prepare for higher education
July 1, 2011
They may not be related, but they’re definitely a family. That’s what any member of the Haskell Upward Bound program will tell you.
Haskell to host program promoting youth wellness services
June 24, 2011
The Haskell University Upward Bound program will host the “Upward Bound Powwow” on Thursday to promote its youth wellness services.