Grad Life

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GSA logo, courtesy of University of Nebraska-Lincoln GSA

Tues., March 19, 2019

The UNL GSA is a resource for all graduate students at UNL. They advocate for your needs and provide opportunities to take a leadership role at the university.
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.
"soli ii" by Hannes Flo | CC BY 2.0

Tues., January 22, 2019

Winter is in full swing in Nebraska. Here are some tips about how to adjust to the cold, ice, and snow and ideas for things to do around town.
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.
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.
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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