First-Generation Students

State Department Names 2 College Students as ‘Critical Language Scholars’

Two UC Davis College of Letters and Science students will travel to Morocco and Brazil this summer for intensive foreign language and cultural studies as part of a U.S. Department of State program. Charles Sills, a history doctoral student, and Carlie Whiteman, an undergraduate communication major, are among five UC Davis students selected by the State Department as 2022 Critical Language Scholars.

Deep Impact: Alumnus Anthony Williams Advises Governor

UC Davis alumnus Anthony Williams, as legislative affairs secretary to California Gov. Gavin Newsom, leads a team that is responsible for analyzing and negotiating all the various pieces of legislation working their way through the State Legislature.

First-Generation Faculty Share Tips for Success

College Students Told ‘You Belong Here,’ ‘Work Hard,’  ‘Own Your Education,’ ‘Connect as Much as Possible’

What is research? What are graduate students? How do I get all of my work done when the quarter is going so fast? I really need to go home and be with my family, but should I? What should I do if I'm interested in studying something different than what my family expects? If you’re a first-generation college student, you may have questions you’re not sure who to ask.