Haskell News

Haskell provides no new details on violations
May 25, 2012
Representatives from Haskell Indian Nations University have provided no new information about academic violations within the school’s athletics department.
Haskell, KU students walking to underscore environmental, Native American spiritual issues of trafficway
May 16, 2012
A group of Kansas University and Haskell Indian Nations University students had made it to Brunswick, Mo., on Wednesday evening in their effort to walk from Lawrence to Washington, D.C., to raise awareness about the environmental controversy surrounding the South Lawrence Trafficway.
Disciplinary action taken against Haskell employees after investigation of student-athlete test scores
May 15, 2012
A Department of Education investigation into falsified student-athlete test scores at Haskell Indian Nations University resulted in “official action on the employees and students involved,” according to a press release issued by Haskell late Tuesday afternoon.
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.