Grad Life

6 Ways to Work Out in Winter

Photo courtesy of UNL Outdoor Adventures
Try one of these winter-proof workouts and enjoy the benefits of keeping active!
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Lessons Learned on the Road

A road extending through plains to the mountains
"The road to Canyonlands viewpoint" by The Gonger | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
When Brianna Hitt drove to the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle, she gained insight into her graduate school journey along the way.
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Navigating Graduate School

Having Fun for Free in Lincoln

the gazebo at the Sunken Gardens
"Lincoln Flickr Walk" by Natodd | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
“Fun” and “free” are the perfect combination for fully enjoying your time in Lincoln when you're not in class or researching.
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Celebrating Chinese New Year

Sweets for Chinese New Year
"Festive Snacks" by David Tan | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Winter's nearly over and spring's just around the corner. Grad Ambassador Xiaoqian (Annie) Ma writes about her favorite holiday that marks the change of seasons: Chinese New Year.
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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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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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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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Recharge Your Batteries: Tips for Relaxing in Lincoln

concept illustration of a person recharging as a battery
"Recharging" by Viktor Hertz
After focusing on your work all week, take time to recharge. Graduate Ambassador Jenny Beth Jorgensen offers tips on where to go and what to do around UNL and Lincoln.
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Getting What You Want from Grad School

Making goals and managing time
"London Time" by Doug88888 | flickr

Ready for the new semester? Graduate Student Ambassador Derek Schardt reflects on what he’s learned about making the most of grad school.

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Supportive Relationships in Graduate School

Links of colorful paper rings
"Paper Chains" by stitchlily | flickr
Most students entering grad school probably don't think much about building and maintaining healthy relationships, but it's an important life skill that's vital in graduate school. Christy Burger, one of our Graduate Student Ambassadors, shares what has helped her build strong support relationships.
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