Good Practices

typing on computer
"Woman types on keyboard (laptop working from home)" by Thought Catalog | CC BY 2.0

Tues., March 6, 2018

Some students choose to enroll in fully online programs. Other students may find themselves taking a course or two in an online or blended format. This article shares some of the opportunities for online courses or programs at UNL and tips to be successful in online courses.
Mental Health written on Scrabble Board
"Mental Health" by Jonathan Rolande | CC BY 2.0

Tues., February 20, 2018

Self-care not only means taking care of your physical health, but your mental health as well. Learn about the resources available at UNL to support all students.
Paper bridge over a book
"Apprendre, c'est jeter des ponts..." by Nath B. | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., February 6, 2018

Active learning strategies can help your students engage with the course material and learn more. Here are some easy ways to integrate more active learning into your classroom.
handshake
"Handshake - Man and Woman" by Amtec | CC BY-SA 2.0

Tues., January 23, 2018

Getting invited for an interview with a company or university is a big step. Learn how to put your best foot forward so that you will successfully earn the job.
Alarm clock on a book
"Wecker auf einem Buch" by Marco Verch | CC BY 2.0

Tues., January 9, 2018

Successfully finishing your graduate degree is more than just coursework and writing a dissertation or thesis. There are also specific timelines for applying for graduation or submitting the forms along the way. Read on to see if you are on track.
balloons
"Balloons" by Stephanie Riddell | CC BY 2.0

Tues., December 12, 2017

As the semester winds down, it's a great time to reflect on the last semester and celebrate your successes and achievements. So we thought we would share some of our achievements from the Office of Graduate Studies and from graduate students across the university.
keyboard with copy and paste keys
"copy paste" by Esther Vargas | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., November 14, 2017

A key part of behaving ethically and responsibly is ensuring that you cite and reference when you use the work of others in your own work. Learn more about what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. The UNL Libraries provide resources to help.
defense walls
"Óbidos Castle Walls" by Felipe | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., October 17, 2017

A thesis or dissertation defense can be intimidating, but careful preparation will help you successfully pass your defense.
support beams
"High Rise Train Tracks" by Brave Heartl | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., September 5, 2017

Strong support networks are essential to being successful in graduate school. Don't hesitate to look for support from your friends and family, your faculty members, your peers, and university staff.
colorful people holding hands
"all together now, scott richard" by torbakhopper | CC BY-ND 2.0

Tues., August 8, 2017

Joining campus groups is not just for undergraduates. Campus groups can help you professionally and help you find those with common interests or who share your cultural background.

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