The Basics of Scientific Writing

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"Messograf Pen Calipers" by Adafruit Industries | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Dr. Lombardo shares his best advice for successful and clear scientific writing.
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Writing

Assessing and Improving your Teaching

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"Stairway to heaven" by Julie Missbutterflies | CC BY-SA 2.0
Classes have begun and for many graduate students that means teaching, perhaps for the first time. Learning to teach well takes time and getting feedback on your teaching will help you continue to improve.
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Teaching
Professional Development

Having Productive Meetings with your Faculty Adviser

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"96221841" by fish NC | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
The start of a new semester is a great time to schedule a meeting with your faculty adviser. Here are some tips to make sure these meetings are as productive as they can be.
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Good Practices
Individual Development Plan (IDP)

Three Keys for Graduate Student Success

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It is important to make the most of your Graduate School experience. In this interview, Rick Reis shares some of his best advice for successfully navigating graduate school and for preparing for what comes next.
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Good Practices
Navigating Graduate School
Job Search

Tips for Better Time Management

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"clock" by Leo Reynolds | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
For many in graduate school, time management can be a challenge. One graduate student offers his suggestions to help you manage your time more effectively.
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Grad Life
Good Practices
Time Management

Applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

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"Road at Sunset" by Susanne Nilsson | CC BY-SA 2.0
Jessica De Silva offers advice on the process of preparing an application for a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.
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Funding

Making Lincoln Home

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Image courtesy of University Communications
Ramin is a Graduate Ambassador and PhD student in Mechanical and Materials Engineering. Originally from Iran, Ramin talks about his experience as an international student at UNL and how he’s made Lincoln his home.
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Grad Life
Navigating Graduate School
International

6 Strategies for the Last Week of Class

"Waterland (Explore)" by Christian | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
The final week of the semester is the perfect time to bring learning full circle. Help students make large scale, meaningful connections.
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Teaching

Going Up: The Elevator Speech

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"Going Up" by Theodore Lee |  CC BY-ND 2.0
Quickly and effectively relay information about an organization, a product, a process, or even your own credentials as a potential employee or contact.
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Professional Development
Interviewing

How to Run a Meeting Well

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"crossing color" by lorenzo colloreta | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Follow this simple format to ensure you'll lead effective, efficient, results-oriented meetings.
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Professional Development

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