There may be a lot of changes in your life at the moment. Being productive and thriving in through this change requires you to take your self-care seriously and seeking support and advice when you need it.
First-generation students are the first in their family to pursue an advanced degree. The concerns for first-generation graduate students can be unique, so they often benefit from additional support from faculty and staff.
During this time, it is important to think about how take care of ourselves and those around us. The UNL Women's Coalition recently hosted a webinar on this topic and here is some of their best advice.
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.