FGLI Library

In The News

  • Reyes-Barriéntez, Alicia M. November 2 2018. “Teaching First-Generation Latinx Students.” Inside Higher Ed. link

  • October 31 2018. https://yalealumnimagazine.com/articles/4800-first

  • Lee, Aiden. October 26 1018. “The price of ‘potential.’” Yale Daily News. link

  • Pavilonis, Valerie. October 22 2018. “FGLI students bond over break.” Yale Daily News. link

  • Randos, Nick. October 9 2018. “Isolation, Insecurity, and Community: Being First-Generation Low-Income at Yale.” The Politic. link

  • Belli, Brita. September 25 2018. “Yale alumna draws on past struggles to help students conquer money fears.” YaleNews. link

  • de Haerne, Danielle. September 14 2018. “Hidden Behind the Statistic.” The Yale Herald. link

  • Rodriguez Cortez, Carlos. September 7 2018. “A Predictable Hypocrisy.” Yale Daily News. link

  • Posnova, Anastasiia. September 6 2018. “Yale introduces new initiative for first-generation low-income students.” Yale Daily News. link

  • Belkin, Douglas. September 5 2018. “The Colleges That Offer the Best Financial Futures.” The Wall Street Journal. link

  • Sherman, Erik. August 31 2018. “Low-Income Students Get Penalized For Having To Work Their Way Through College.” Forbes. link

  • Yale University Office of Public Affairs. August 23 2018. “Incoming Class of 2022 sets record for socioeconomic diversity and yield.” YaleNews. link

  • Moody, Sharla. September 4 2018. “On Appalachia and Yale.” Yale Daily News. link

  • Willen, Liz.  July 17 2018. “Alone in the Ivy League.” The Hechinger Report. link

  • Wong, Kristin. June 12 2018. “Dealing With Impostor Syndrome When You’re Treated as an Impostor.” New York Times. link

  • Strauss, Valerie. March 13 2018. “Low-income, first-generation student have—finally—established a beachhead at Ivy League schools. Now the real work starts.” The Washington Post. link

  • Sharpe, Rochelle. November 3 2017. “Are You First Gen? Depends on Who’s Asking” The New York Times. link

Student Work

  • Rocha-Álvarez, Alexandra. October 25 2018. “Death and Gravity Overcome.” DOWN Magazine. link
  • Blatt, Gabriella. October 23 2018. “Rising grief, rising tides.” Yale Daily News. link
  • Garipian, Nune. August 29 2018. “Here’s How I Transferred To Yale From A California Community College.” Forbes. link
  • López, José Y. 2018. “Not Made for ‘FGLIs’: Social Capital, Cultural Capital, and the First-Generation Low-Income Experience at Yale University.” Education Studies capstone. link
  • Santos, Liliana. 2017. “ ‘Starting From the Bottom’: An Analysis of Student Success Stories in Education Nonprofit Marketing Materials.” Sociology thesis. link

Email jose.lopez@yale.edu if you would like your academic work to be included here.

Academic Articles and Texts

  • Tatter, Grace. November 15 2018. “Food Insecurity on College Campuses.” Harvard Graduate School of Education Research Stories. link

  • Chatelain, Marcia. October 21 2018. “We Must Help First-Generation Students Master Academe’s ‘Hidden Curriculum.’” The Chronicle of Higher Education. link

  • Lam, Marian B. September 23 2018. “Diversity Fatigue is Real.” The Chronicle of Higher Education. link

  • Hansen, Claire. August 31 2018. “Hard Copy or Electronic Textbooks? Professors Are More Concerned About Keeping Them Affordable.” The Chronicle of Higher Education. link

  • Carnevale, Antohny P. and Nicole Smith. 2018. “Balancing Work and Learning: Implications for Low-Income Students.” Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. text

  • Nguyen, Thai-Huy and Bach Mai Dolly Nguyen. 2018. “Is the ‘First-Generation Student’ Term Useful for Understanding Inequality? The Role of Intersectionality in Illuminating the Implications of an AcceptedYet UnchallengedTerm.” Review of Research in Education 42:146-176.

  • Chetty, Raj, John N. Friedman, Emmanuel Saez, Nicholas Turner, and Danny Yagan . 2017. “Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility.” text