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Navajo Technical University
Lowerpoint Road, State Hwy 371
Crownpoint NM 87313

Phone: 505.387.7401
Fax: 505.786.5644

 

Chinle Instructional Site
PO Box 849, Chinle AZ, 86503
Phone: 928.674.5764
Fax: 928.674.5700

 

Teec Nos Pos Instructional Site
PO Box 1203, Teec Nos Pos, AZ 86514
Phone: 928.656.3600
Fax: 928.656.3596

 

Kirtland Instructional Site
40 Road 6580, Kirtland, NM 87417
Phone: 505.609.5020/5017

 

Zuni Instructional Site
67 301 North, Zuni, NM 87327
Phone: 505.782.6010

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Students, faculty, and staff were in attendance at the event held for everyone to learn about the biology program and the research the students were participating.

Crownpoint, NM - On August 27, the Biology program at Navajo Technical University held a welcome back symposium for students, faculty, and staff at the Hospitality Center. Dr. Palmer Mesumbe Netongo (Assistant Professor of Biology) and Dr. Irene Ane Anyangwe (Associate Professor of Biology and Chair of the School of Science), presented on the history of the biology program and the various student centered research projects in Navajo communities. The event was opened by the Provost, Dr. Colleen Bowman and highlighted by keynote speaker NTU Biology Alumn Robinson Tom (NTU Biology 2019). Through teleconference Mr. Tom shared research experiences as a Harvard graduate student.

“We are using every opportunity as a means to recruit more students into the Biology program,” explained Biology professor Dr. Irene Anyangwe about the program's goals. “This is a great program and will prepare students who earn a baccalaureate degree in biology to have options such as pursuing graduate/medical schools or join the workforce”

The student club BiCEPS (Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Physics) mentor Breanna Thompson also shared information about their community outreach and STEM education awareness projects in the community. The club plans to be active during the semester to promote the program to K-12 students. The event was held to bring together the University community to provide information about the program and showcase student research and community outreach. Professional development

The university constructed its science laboratory at the main campus in 2018 with the Chinle Instructional Site also making their laboratory available to their students. To learn more about the biology or science programs at NTU, contact Dr. Iren Anyanwe at ianneanyangwe@navajotech.edu.

Dr. Palmer Netongo welcomes everyone to the event and speaks about the program and their requirements. He also talked about the programs student projects and their progress.
Biology professor and Science Program chair Dr. Irene Aneyangwe discusses the history of the program and its importance to the communities on the Navajo nation.

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Navajo Technical University
Lowerpoint Road, State Hwy 371
Crownpoint, NM 87313

Phone: 505.387.7401
Fax: 505.786.5644


Chinle Instructional Site
PO Box 849, Chinle, AZ 86503

Phone: 928.674.5764
Fax: 928.674.5700


Teec Nos Pos Instructional Site
PO Box 1203, Teec Nos Pos, AZ 86514

Phone: 928.656.3600
Fax: 928.656.3596


Kirtland Instructional Site
40 Road 6580
Kirtland, NM 87417
(505) 609-5020/5017
(Located off of Highway 64 next to Judy Nelson Elementary School in Kirtland, NM)


Zuni Instructional Site
67 301 North, Zuni, NM 87327

Phone: 505.782.6010

 

 

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