Grad Life

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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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.
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.
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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"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.
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.
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Tues., August 22, 2017

The Office of Graduate Studies is more than just the place that processes applications and dissertation paperwork. Read more to learn about all the ways that OGS can help you succeed in graduate school and beyond.
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.
flowers in Sunken Gardens
"Sunken Gardens" by Overduebook | CC BY-NC 2.0

Tues., May 2, 2017

Summer is a great time to relax and take some time to explore the city you live in. Here are some of our best suggestions for activities around town that you could try or places you should visit this summer.

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