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Assessing and Improving your Teaching
Stairway to heaven
" by Julie Missbutterflies | CC BY-SA 2.0
Tues., September 6, 2016
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.
Going Up: The Elevator Speech
" by Theodore Lee | CC BY-ND 2.0
Tues., April 5, 2016; by Adam Blood
Quickly and effectively relay information about an organization, a product, a process, or even your own credentials as a potential employee or contact.
How to Run a Meeting Well
" by lorenzo colloreta | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Tues., March 22, 2016
Follow this simple format to ensure you'll lead effective, efficient, results-oriented meetings.
How to Make the Most of Your Semester
the colorful way up
" by Lars Ploughmann | CC BY-SA 2.0
Tues., Jan.12, 2016
Systematically plan your career and professional development for the semester so you aren’t overwhelmed and don't waste your time.
Key Players When Applying for Fellowships
" by Raul Lieberwirth | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Tues., Sept. 8, 2015
When you’re working on fellowship applications, it's good to know the key players who will help you develop an outstanding application that's worthy of funding.
How to be a Good Graduate Student
" by Cristian Bortes | CC BY 2.0
Tues., April 14, 2015; by Grace Troupe
Graduate school comes with a new set of rules. Learn how to navigate the terrain, meet expectations, and excel as a graduate student.
Navigating Graduate School
Five Keys to a Compelling Research Poster
" by Wunkai | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Tues., March 31, 2015
The challenge of creating a good research poster: including what your readers need to know - without overwhelming them with unnecessary information.
Applying to Present Your Research Poster
photo of 2014 Graduate Research Fair by UNL University Communications
Tues., March 17, 2015; by Elisha Hall
When you’re looking for conferences where you can present, sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start and what pitfalls to avoid. Here's how to get started.
Setting Writing Goals
Female Time Checker 1
" by Anthony Catalano | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Tues., March 10, 2015
Making progress on your big writing projects is like running a marathon—finishing well takes strategy and stamina. Set writing goals help you pace yourself and finish well.
Writing during Graduate School
2008-01-26 (Editing a paper) - 18
" by Nic McPhee | CC BY-SA 2.0
Tues., Feb. 17, 2015; by Adrian Lara
You’re guaranteed a large amount of writing during grad school, including class project reports, conference papers, journal articles, and funding proposals. Here's an introduction to getting started.
Individual Development Plan (IDP)
Navigating Graduate School
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)