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Overcoming the Odds: The Strengths and Struggles of First-Generation Students

Jan 23, 2024

Cuitlahuac Arenaza, Salvador Delgado, Max Flores, Alyasin Hossain, Sebastian Luna, and Oscar Sosa

First-generation college students often experience heightened feelings of insecurity and struggle to navigate the obstacles that impede their higher education careers. In the face of such adversities, what can be done to help them? Read more to find out.


The Technology Maybe: Gains and Losses in Learning

Aug 6, 2021

David Friedman

What does the balance sheet of technology look like in terms of its net-influence on learning and education? Let’s explore.



Jun 7, 2021

Maria Ortiz

June 14 is United States’ Flag Day.  For Maria Ortiz’s family, the meaning of the National Anthem and United States flag came to be the foundation for fulfilling their hopes and dreams. As 1st generation, Maria is giving back by mentoring others.  


Moving the American Dream into focus: 3 insights and a call to action

Mar 26, 2021

Caecilia Gotama, P.E., LEED AP BD+C

First-generation college students uniquely test America's commitment to diversity and inclusion; three insights and call to action help make that commitment real


Revolutionary Transformation with AR and VR Technology

Mar 18, 2021

Dr. Raman Menon Unnikrishnan

The next gazillionaire is likely to be a VR, AR, or MR innovator. A recent presentation discussed some reasons why. Read here.

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