Topic: first generation

woman writing a note
Campus News | September 14, 2021
Students in the Las Vegas Scholars Program find support, sense of belonging and success on campus
Kyle Catarata holding a folder
Campus News | July 15, 2021
Junior Kyle Catarata looks to create new opportunities for aspiring law students.
Simon in front of a row of books
Campus News | July 13, 2021
First-generation student Simon Lamsal traveled from Kathmandu, Nepal, to find his home as a UNLV student leader.
Portrait of James Cheng, the library data analyst for the UNLV Libraries
People | May 10, 2021
The University Libraries data analyst is collecting data to improve services for students and faculty.
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.
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.