Good Practices

fireworks
"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.
pocket watch
"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.
soccer goal
"goal" by S A Kindstrom | CC BY-NC 2.0

Tues., Nov. 12, 2019

No matter where you are in your graduate career, now is the ideal time to create an Individual Development Plan.

paper and keyboard
"Keyboard and blank paper" by Mary Cullen | CC BY 2.0

Tues., Oct. 29, 2019

Being a graduate student requires a lot of writing between theses, dissertations, classwork, and articles. Productive writers develop habits that allow them to accomplish all of this well and in a timely manner.
social media
"Social media" by Jack Sem | CC BY 2.0

Tues., Sept. 3, 2019

Social media is a constant part of our modern lives. Maintaining a positive professional identity on social media can be critical to your future success.
hands together in a circle
"We Are the World" by obaxterlovo | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., August 6, 2019

If you are taking an online class if can be easy to feel disconnected from the other students in the course. This article will help you think about ways to develop community and connection in your class even if you don't see your classmates in person.
"Business people shaking hands in agreement" by Rawpixel Ltd | CC BY 2.0

Tues., July 9, 2019

Graduate school is a great time to start developing a professional identity. Here are some tips for starting to do that and seeing yourself as a professional even when you are still a student.
balloons
"Balloons" by Carlos | CC BY 2.0

Tues., April 30, 2019

Our graduate students have been acknowledged for their great work in the classroom and in their research. Below is a selection of some of those accomplishments.
9 dimensions of wellbeing
"Nine Dimensions of Well-being", by Big Red Resilience and Well-being

Tues., February 19, 2019, by Kymberly Caddell

Taking care of your mental health and well-being as a graduate student should be a priority. Well-being coaching is one opportunity available at UNL to support your well-being and success.
Blog written in magnetic letters
"BLOG" by Christian Schnettelker | CC BY 2.0

Tues., January 8, 2019

In addition to the Graduate Connections blog, there are a lot of great blogs and resources for graduate students and those who support them. Read on to learn about some of our top picks.

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