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Jan. 31, 2023

NAIT named Alberta Top Employer for 12th consecutive year

Commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion earn polytechnic top honour

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Dec. 20, 2022

Nazim Merali joins NAIT executive as vice-president administration and CFO

Merali has been serving in an interim capacity since September 2022

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Dec. 06, 2022

Commemorating the 33rd anniversary of the Polytechnique Montréal massacre

December 6 marks anniversary of mass shooting that claimed the lives of 14 women

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Nov. 24, 2022

NAIT hosts nearly 100 high school students for a day of skilled trades exploration

Jill of All Trades engages young women in careers in the skilled trades

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Nov. 02, 2022

NAIT welcomes Don Cameron to Board of Governors

Cameron brings over 30 years of chemical manufacturing and leadership experience to role

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Oct. 26, 2022

NAIT welcomes prospective students to Main Campus for 2022 Open House

The polytechnic’s largest recruitment event takes place on Saturday, Oct. 29

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Oct. 26, 2022

Victor Cui NAIT’s first Executive-in-Residence

Elks president and CEO will provide mentorship to JR Shaw School of Business students

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Oct. 18, 2022

$15 million province-wide investment to fund scholarships for construction careers

More than $7 million already committed by homebuilding industry to support students and remove barriers for underrepresented populations interested in construction trades

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Oct. 04, 2022

NAIT receives provincial funding to fast-track newcomers into meaningful trades careers

$1.5 million over three years to support an assessment-first approach to skilled trades training

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Sep. 29, 2022

Provincial funding supports three new NAIT micro-credential programs

$650,000 over two years to develop new programs to help Albertans reskill and upskill

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Jan. 27, 2023

NAIT once again ranks in the top 10 of Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges

This ranking acknowledges the value and impact NAIT delivers to businesses and communities through innovation.

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Dec. 20, 2022

Studying post-consumer plastic in cold climate asphalt

NAIT research to test the use of post-consumer plastic in asphalt for Alberta’s cold climate.

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Dec. 20, 2022

Taking action on plastic research

PRIA partnership creating new opportunities for student researchers.

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Dec. 20, 2022

Heartland Polymers boasts about plastic projects research

PRIA annual event provides update on projects focused on reusing plastic waste.

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Dec. 04, 2022

Pilot project to refurbish solar panels before they end up in Alberta landfills

NAIT Centre for Grid Innovation testing and training others to test solar panels.

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Industry Solutions

Industry solutions is the newest branch of NAIT's partnership with industry, offering expert consulting services, space and facilities.

How to set a personal budget for times of high (or normal) inflation

A strategy for staying in the black when higher prices are here to stay

How to fix sore hips

Stand up for your hip-flexors!

Curious President Podcast Ep. 4: Creativity in the classroom

How innovation in teaching is preparing students for careers

NAIT named an Alberta top employer for 12th consecutive year

Polytechnic recognized for focus on equity, diversity and inclusion

NAIT executive shares tips on lowering the risk of suicide

Being open to talking about thoughts and feelings can save lives

How to take a great headshot (and why it matters)

A first impression is made within a fraction of a second

The tipping point: Why the cost of appreciating restaurant staff is rising

Leaving a tip for your meal is more complicated than you might think

Networking tips for introverts

How to comfortably find valuable connections in the crowd

Bridging the digital divide: NAIT students take on Canada’s connectivity problem

Wireless Systems Engineering Technology project tackles poor connectivity in remote, rural and Indigenous communities

An Edmonton restaurant’s unique approach to kombucha (and a recipe)

Biera sous chef Duncan Gommerud brings fresh new ingredients to an ancient drink

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