An instructor speaks with a group of students in a classroom
photo by UNL University Communications

Tues., Feb. 3, 2015

Whether your class has 15 students or 150, collaborative learning can be an effective tool that facilitates student learning.
a network of railroad interchanges
"The Network" by identity chris is | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues. Jan. 27, 2015; by Elisha Hall

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.

Tues., Jan. 20

A job listing provides vital information for job applicants. Learn what to look for so your application rises to the top of the stack!
Coffee shops can be great spaces for your online classes
"Social media breakfast" by Mark Hunter

Tues., Jan. 13, 2015; by Grace Troupe

Online classes require self-discipline and self-motivation. Graduate Ambassador Grace Troupe offers tips to help you succeed.
a quiet spot to sit and relax
"It's time to relax and unwind..." by Vinoth Chandar

Tues., Dec. 16, 2014; by Derrick White

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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"Hot Tamales" by Adam Cohn

Tues., Dec. 9, 2014; by Adrian Lara

Adrian Lara shares two holiday events from Costa Rica: making tamales and watching the National Children’s Hospital light their tree.
fake glasses and nose disguise
"91/365 Happy April Fools Day!" by Mykl Roventine | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., Dec. 2, 2014; by Stephanie Shipp

Grad Ambassador Stephanie Shipp shares what it's like to have impostor syndrome - and how to overcome it.
person hiding behind a mirror

"reflections (A)" by Camil Tulcan | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tue., Nov. 25, 2014

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.
Podium at a conference
"Speaking to an Empty Room" by Brian Herzog | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., Nov. 18, 2014 by Debalin Sarangi

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.
stenography machine
"Overhead" by flickr/Stephen Coles | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., Nov. 11, 2014

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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