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The Story of a First Generation Student - Languages and Literatures' own Lorenzo Zúñiga

October 16, 2018

Being the first in one's family to attend college is a major step in one's life and can be an intimidating experience - encountering a new world for which a student has not been prepared by family history. UC Davis honors its first generation students for their boldness and determination to further their education. The First Generation Initiative at UC Davis is a resource for first generation students and one of its goals is to raise awareness of these students' experiences.

Professor Robert Newcomb Publishes New Title

August 16, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Robert Newcomb on the publication of his book, Iberianism and Crisis: Spain and Portugal at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, by the University of Toronto Press.  Iberianism and Crisis examines how prominent peninsular essay writers and public intellectuals, active around the turn of the twentieth century, looked to Iberianism to address a succession of political, economic, and social crises that shook the Spanish and Portuguese states to their foundations.