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February 2, 2017



GLITC Native American Research Center for Health (NARCH) Program is involved with several events coming up in 2017. Please mark your calendars now and feel free to share the info with any of your friends, coworkers and/or students who may be interested as well. More detailed information can be found on http://www.glitc.org . Go to Programs  Education  Native American Research Center for Health  Student Options. You can also contact Natalia at ngraf@glitc.org or (715) 588-1018. Look for us at “Great Lakes NARCH” on Facebook.

Indigenous Health and Wellness Days

April 20-21, 2017

Held in Madison, WI

Geared to students in 6th- 12th grade from Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota

Purpose: The event serves to both welcome and attract American Indian students into health sciences professions. American Indian students are invited to the UW-Madison and Madison College campuses to learn about science and health professions through hands-on activities, tours, and cultural activities. They will be introduced to American Indian professionals in the health sciences and can interact with UW-Madison American Indian students who have successfully navigated pre-college and college programs.

Cost: FREE

American Indian Science Scholars Week

July 23-August 2, 2017

Held in Milwaukee, WI

Geared to high school students (freshman year completed), have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and live in Wisconsin, Michigan, or Minnesota

Purpose: This is a 10-day on campus experience giving American Indian students an introduction to college life, which involves interactive scientific and cultural experiences. A wide array of science topics is explored; some past ones have included forensics/DNA evidence, field station work, management of water resources, microbiology, and hematology. Exploration takes place through tours, hand-on activities, and interactive visits at various Milwaukee area colleges and universities.

Cost: FREE

College Summer Internship

Summer 2017

Geared to Native American college students from Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year. The internship is a time of academic mentoring and summer research experiences during the undergraduate years. Students approved for this program will work with identified research mentors in PAID research internships at selected universities and colleges. Students will have the opportunity to work closely with mentors on research projects that are directly addressing health issues in American Indian communities.

Students must complete an application process. More details on the website http://www.glitc.org

 

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