Topic: first generation

Campus News | March 24, 2021
Nontraditional student scholars benefit from re-entry scholarships.
A woman stands on the beach
People | March 5, 2021
School of Medicine student Diane Han turns to the ER after an attentive doctor played a key role in her father's hour of need.
Portrait of Theresa Boucher is the 2020 Classified Employee of the Year recipient.
People | January 27, 2021
Theresa Boucher, the top 2020 Classified Employee of the Year, keeps her dean's office running while mentoring first-gen students.
Students walking on campus on sunny day
Campus News | November 24, 2020
The 2020 CollegeNet Social Mobility Index places UNLV in the top 10% of universities nationwide.
Simon in front of a row of books
Campus News | November 17, 2020
First-generation student Simon Lamsal traveled from Kathmandu, Nepal, to find his home as a UNLV student leader.
Research | November 13, 2020
UNLV students share their stories in a thought-provoking Brookings podcast series exploring immigration in the U.S.
Campus News | November 12, 2020
The Libraries’ undergraduate peer research coaches explore first-gen issues in a new podcast series.
People | November 12, 2020
First-generation alumnus learned to navigate his way to a degree by continually asking questions.
woman posing
People | November 9, 2020
Kiara Sims is one first-gen student who is making the donors who support her education — and her mother — proud.
Portrait of Cecilia Maldonado the associate vice provost for workforce development
People | November 9, 2020
This expert in workforce development says today's students may change careers eight to 12 times during their lives.
man in suit
Campus News | November 5, 2020
New head of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement understands the key role UNLV plays in expanding opportunities for the Nevadans.
Students use a surveying instrument during a class on UNLV's campus
Research | November 5, 2020
Five-year project supported by a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant.