Nine Ways to Get to Know Key Faculty

a network of railroad interchanges
"The Network" by identity chris is | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Networking with key faculty in your field provides you with important connections that can help with your current studies and research, future projects, and the job search.
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Career Development
Networking

Deciphering a Job Ad

A job listing provides vital information for job applicants. Learn what to look for so your application rises to the top of the stack!
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Career Development
Job Search
Non-academic Job Search

Tips for Taking an Online Class

Coffee shops can be great spaces for your online classes
"Social media breakfast" by Mark Hunter
Online classes require self-discipline and self-motivation. Graduate Ambassador Grace Troupe offers tips to help you succeed.
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Navigating Graduate School
Productivity

Make the Most of Winter Break

a quiet spot to sit and relax
Key to making the most of your break is figuring what will benefit you the most, whether that’s resting, working, or doing a combination of the two.
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Wellness
Grad Life
Productivity

A Costa Rican Christmas

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"Hot Tamales" by Adam Cohn
Adrian Lara shares two holiday events from Costa Rica: making tamales and watching the National Children’s Hospital light their tree.
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Grad Life

Conquering Impostor Syndrome

fake glasses and nose disguise
"91/365 Happy April Fools Day!" by Mykl Roventine | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Grad Ambassador Stephanie Shipp shares what it's like to have impostor syndrome - and how to overcome it.
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Grad Life
Wellness

Dealing with Peer Review

person hiding behind a mirror
"reflections (A)" by Camil Tulcan | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
After you've received peer reviewers' comments, how do you move forward with your article? Here's how to stay objective and improve your article using the feedback.
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Writing
Publishing

A Step-by-step Approach for Attending Conferences

Podium at a conference
"Speaking to an Empty Room" by Brian Herzog | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Conferences are the best way for Grad Ambassador Debalin Sarangi to showcase his research. They’re also a great tool for him to keep research on the front burner.
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Professional Development
Time Management

Take Note: Technology in the Classroom

stenography machine
"Overhead" by flickr/Stephen Coles | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Laptops are a common sight in classrooms. They’re the go-to note-taking tool for many students. But while it’s faster to type a sentence than write it out by hand, does taking notes on the laptop promote learning?
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Teaching
Technology

Finding My Life/Work Balance at UNL

Twins play on a seesaw
"twin" by jiunn kang too
Grad Ambassador Xiaoqian (Annie) Ma shares her story of how she found her life/work balance at UNL.
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Wellness
Productivity

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