Good Practices

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.
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"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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Tues., December 11

At the end of each semester, we like to take some time to celebrate the accomplishments or our Office and our talented graduate students. Read on to learn more about the great work being done at UNL.
women in lab coats
"WoPhy2011" by Jonathan Reyes | CC BY-NC 2.0

Tues., September 18

In many fields in STEM, women are underrepresented in graduate school and beyond. A number of resources exist at both the institutional and national level to provide professional, financial, and emotional support to help women succeed in STEM fields.
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"Word "important" marked with a highlighter" by Marco Verch | CC BY 2.0

Tues., August 21

At New Student Orientation this year, Dr. Carr (Dean of Graduate Education) shared important information for all graduate students about their responsibilities as students. These remarks are transcribed and condensed from his comments.
Gears and a Coil
"Sprong!" by arbyreed | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues. August 7, by Adrienne Christian

Whether you're new to UNL or have been a graduate student at UNL for a while, it's important to start the year on the right foot. Adrienne Christian shares her thoughts on how to start the semester well.
reading in hammock
"How do you spell Saturday? H-a-m-m-o-c-k!" by The Shifted Librarian | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., June 5, 2018

It's important to use the summer to find time to recharge and take care of yourself. Here are some great ideas of how to use local resources to relax, even if you can't get away for a long vacation.
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"HA staff in the Bedford office" by HA0521-045 | CC BY 2.0

Tues., May 1, 2018

Your mentor and adviser will serve as one of the most important relationships during graduate school. Developing a positive, supportive relationship with your adviser requires thinking about how you can communicate most effectively with your adviser. Here are some tips to make sure you have a good relationship with your adviser or mentor.
parent and child
201602" by Jake Guild | CC BY 2.0

Tues., March 20, 2018

Parenting and completing graduate school present some unique challenges. One graduate student shares her experience and how she has overcome these challenges.

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