compass on a map
"Compass on map" by Marco Verch | CC BY 2.0

Tues., April 7, 2020

First-generation students are the first in their family to pursue an advanced degree. The concerns for first-generation graduate students can be unique, so they often benefit from additional support from faculty and staff.
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"Love is magick" by Janaína de Oliveira | CC BY-NC 2.0

Mon., March 30, 2020

During this time, it is important to think about how take care of ourselves and those around us. The UNL Women's Coalition recently hosted a webinar on this topic and here is some of their best advice.
Mentorship Word Cloud
"Mentorship" by | CC BY 2.0

Tues., March 24, 2020

Having strong mentors is critical to your success in graduate school and beyond. Learn more about how to foster strong mentor relationships.
U.S. Capitol, Washington D.C.
"U.S. Capitol, Washington D.C." by RawPixel Ltd | CC BY 2.0

Tues., March 10, 2020

Applying to federal jobs differs from applying to academic or industry positions. Knowing what to submit can make a difference between getting the job or not.
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"Thank You For Your Feedback" by Got Credit | CC BY 2.0

Tues., February 25, 2020

Now is the perfect time to get feedback from your students on your teaching. Mid-semester feedback helps you understand what is working and what you might be able to change.
piles of research articles and books
"Where the magic happens" by David Mulder | CC BY-SA 2.0

Tues., February 11, 2020

If you are planning to complete a thesis or dissertation, you will likely need to write a proposal for the project. When working on your proposal it's best to start early and always ask for advice when you need it.
ducks crossing a street
"Duck family crossing the street" by Deb Nystrom | CC BY 2.0

Tues., January 28, 2020

Graduate school is a perfect time to develop your leadership skills. Read on to learn more about five practices that will help you be a better leader, in your lab, in your department, in organizations you work with, or in your life in general.
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Office of Graduate Studies logo

Tues., January 14, 2020

The Office of Graduate Studies has many staff members who are here to help you be successful during your time at UNL. Read on to learn more about these staff members and how they can help you.
"The Fourth over Freeman Lake" by Don Sniegowski | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., December 10, 2019

Our graduate students do a lot of service in their departments, professional organizations, and local community. Here are a few of the great things our graduate students are doing to help UNL and the larger community.
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"1865 Zenith Pocket Watch" by Brad Covington | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., November 26, 2019

Now is the time to start developing the good habits that will help you manage all of your responsibilities and find time for self-care. Read more to learn about how to manage your responsibilities and find time for the things that are important to you.