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R’ Perspective: Entering the world of higher education

Embarking on my first day of college, I felt a mix of excitement and nerves, grateful for my mom's comforting presence and my dog's...

College preparation resources are too far and few between

According to the Center for First-Generation Student Success, 56% of college students’ parents have not attained bachelor’s degrees. The population of first-generation students is...

The real how-to advice for a successful first year comes from...

How-to advice on having a successful first year in college is oftentimes cookie-cutter and written by those who have not been in academia for...

UCR student receives $25,000 Ford Foundation 2018 Dissertation Fellowship

UCR fourth-year bioengineering doctoral candidate Donovan Argueta, a first-generation college graduate, has received a Ford Foundation 2018 Dissertation Fellowship. The Ford Foundation aims to...