Topic: first-generation student
Campus News | January 23, 2019
The themed residence hall floor, named for the county's first black landholder, offers students a place to explore African American identity.
People | October 10, 2018
Kris Engelstad McGarry and the Engelstad Family Foundation are helping make the dreams of dozens of UNLV School of Medicine students come true.
People | June 6, 2018
Ivet Aldaba-Valera was the first in her family to graduate from college and now she’s helping other first-generation students get to the finish line, too.
Campus News | December 27, 2017
News-making student achievements include wins in national and international competitions; triumphs over personal adversity; and inventions and research with regional, national, global, and intergalactic impact.
Campus News | December 11, 2017
Some inspirational words from Rebels who've made it through another fall semester.
Research | May 3, 2017
UNLV undergraduate and NASA intern Amber Turner shares her remarkable research journey, which may someday lead to human civilizations on other planets.
People | July 19, 2016
From a senator’s office to an energy nonprofit and from Las Vegas to Costa Rica, UNLV students gain professional experience to match their lessons in the classroom.
People | May 11, 2016
Margie Toves is among the first graduates from a program to produce social workers specializing in children’s mental health.
Campus News | June 25, 2015
UNLV hosts three-day college bound program for high-achieving Las Vegas students.
Campus News | November 21, 2013
This fall’s freshman class is the biggest, smartest class to date. Here’s how new strategies kept Nevada’s brightest in state and opened the eyes of first-gen college students to the opportunity at their doorstep.
People | August 20, 2013
College once seemed so unobtainable to academic advisor John Starkey. He'll share his inspiring story of rising from poverty with incoming freshmen this week.
Research | August 21, 2012
William on mentoring, the relationship between humans and flies, and how they both will make him a better doctor.