Good Practices

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"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.
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"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.
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"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.
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"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.
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"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.

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