bookshelves and binders
"Filed Under "Folders"" by Domiriel | CC BY-NC 2.0)

Tues., March 7, 2017

Effective organization is essential to managing your many responsibilities as a graduate student. Learn how to leverage some of the strategies and resources already available to you to better manage these responsibilities and tasks.
red, blue, and black pens
"tools of the trade 1" by Chris Blakeley | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., February 21, 2017

Grading is a common responsibility for Graduate Teaching Assistants. Effective grading means providing useful information to the students about their performance. Learning to grade fairly and efficiently can help save you time in the long run.
painter's palette
"Minimum World" by Jessica Powell | CC BY 2.0

Tues., February 7, 2017

Most graduate students conduct research or develop creative works as part of their studies. Presenting your work is critical to educating the field and the world about your work. In some fields and for some projects, especially the arts and humanities, it is worth thinking creatively about all the many ways to you can share what you have done.
Wooden signpost along a hiking path
"Signpost along the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path - Prisma filter" by Randy Durrum | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., January 24, 2017

It's never too early to start preparing for your future career. Whether you are interested in a faculty position, research, or something else, it is important to explore your options. Looking into potential career options in your field can help you prepare for those possibilities before you enter the job market.
Small vegetable garden
"Creative Rooftop" by Melinda Stuart | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., January 10, 2017

A positive classroom culture helps all students to be successful in your classroom. For TAs and instructors, this means considering the classroom power differential and how you interact with students both inside and outside of the classroom.
water beating against rocky coast
"Dunstanburgh Sunrise" by James Whitesmith | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., December 13, 2016

Relaxation is not just for vacations. Learning how to handle your stress better throughout the year can help you be more productive and handle setbacks better.
number pad on a telephone
"060416 A Fuzzy Line" by Pete | CC BY 2.0

Tues., November 29, 2016

For many jobs, search committees will interview candidates over the phone or on Skype first. Performing well in these interviews is essential to getting to the next round of interviews.
puzzle with one missing piece
"The Space In Between" by Nedra | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., November 15, 2016

The Office of Graduate Studies offers several awards and fellowships for graduate students. Learn about these opportunities and the best tips for preparing your applications.
light blue chain on a dark blue background
"Who is the Weakest Link" by Cindy Cornett Seigle | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., November 1, 2016

Using LinkedIn well can help you develop and support your professional network and connect with other professionals in your field. Think carefully about what information you include and how best to portray yourself online.
Picture of several books on a library  shelf
"Exploring LA-13" by abare13 | CC BY-NC 2.0

Tues., October 18, 2016

Graduate classes often have lengthy reading assignments. Learning how to read efficiently will save you time and help you be more productive in the future.

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