a rock climber
"Climbing" 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.
A graduate TA works with a student

 

Tues. April 7, 2015; by Rob Jenkins

Even if you weren’t born with some of these qualities, you can develop them.
stacked pencils
"Arrows" 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.
the gazebo at the Sunken Gardens
"Lincoln Flickr Walk" by Natodd | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., March 24, 2015; by Jairo Cervantes

“Fun” and “free” are the perfect combination for fully enjoying your time in Lincoln when you're not in class or researching.
Graduate students present at the Spring Research Fair
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.
a marathon runner checks her watch
"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.
Clasped hands
"Fent Pinya" by Miguel Bohigas Costabella | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., March 3, 2015; by Stephanie Shipp

Your network may be the key for landing your next job. Grad Ambassador Stephanie Shipp shares she's learned about expanding her network while on the job market.
Competitors crossing the finish line.
"Big Sur Mud Run 2012" by Presidio of Monterey | CC BY-NC 2.0

Tues. Feb. 24, 2015; by Jairo Cervantes

Take challenges head-on in grad school: be persistent with your research and find your cheering section.
Recommended edits on an article draft
"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.
Sweets for Chinese New Year
"Festive Snacks" by David Tan | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., Feb. 10, 2015; by Xiaoqian (Annie) Ma

Winter's nearly over and spring's just around the corner. Grad Ambassador Xiaoqian (Annie) Ma writes about her favorite holiday that marks the change of seasons: Chinese New Year.

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