Topic: Students

Harrison standing in front of Old Main

Three Tips For First-Year Success, From a Graduating Student

Are you thinking about becoming a Wildcat? Meet Harrison, an Arizona senior and first-gen college student who’s ready to tell you all about his time in Tucson. What’s he discovered? What would he do differently? And what can you learn from his experiences at the University of Arizona?

Danna in front of Old Main

Danna’s Tips for Success: Real Wildcats, Real Advice

Looking for advice for a successful transition to Arizona? These Wildcats were once in your shoes. Now that they’re about to graduate, they have some words of wisdom to share.

Alice at Sedona, Arizona

From Exchange Student to Doctoral Candidate

As a high school exchange student, Alice discovered that moving from Italy to live in Nebraska was an eye-opening experience. Now a doctoral candidate, her work focuses on helping international students find connection and community through communication.

three students smiling

My Wildcat Moment

How will you know you belong at the University of Arizona? Take these students’ word for it: you’ll just know.

Dr. Stacey Cochran

Meet Your Professor: Dr. Stacey Cochran

How innovative writing practices improve our brain's ability to adapt, so we can overcome obstacles and achieve our goals.

Dr. Molly Gebrian

Meet Your Professor: Dr. Molly Gebrian

A violist with a background in neuroscience, Dr. Gebrian uses music and memory research to improve practice and performance.

Picture of student Lian, smiling. Text: My Wildcat Moment with Lian

A Family Tradition: Lian’s Wildcat Moment

Lian isn’t the first in her family to wear red and blue. Learn about the moment she decided to continue the legacy as a Wildcat.

Valeria flexing her muscles.

The Sound of the Future

Valeria Tapia, a first-gen Wildcat and Arizona native, plans for a future in the science of sound, fueled by her family roots.

Image of Molly Krantz, representing sorority programs

DITL of a Wildcat: Greek Edition

Meet Molly Krantz, president of the Panhellenic Executive Board, as she shares a day in her life as a Greek student.

Jenny smiling

A STEM-inist on a Mission

There’s nothing that can stop Jenny Herrera, a first-generation college student who has ambition down to a science.