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.
"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?
Twins play on a seesaw
"twin" by jiunn kang too

Tues., Nov. 4, 2014; by Xiaoqian Ma

Grad Ambassador Xiaoqian (Annie) Ma shares her story of how she found her life/work balance at UNL.

Tues., Oct. 28, 2014

A good draft of an abstract guides you through an article’s conception, the writing process, and edits. Here's how to make the most of your abstract.

Tues., Oct. 21, 2014; by Adrian Lara

As he starts his fourth year of graduate school, Adrian Lara's reflecting on his expectations before coming to UNL to pursue a Ph.D. in Computer Science and what he knows now.
"Compass" by Walt Stonebruner

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 by Elisha Hall

Graduate school offers many opportunities to connect with faculty and experts in your field. Perhaps the most vital of those connections is your faculty mentor.