Navigating Graduate School
Tues. Feb. 24, 2015; by Jairo Cervantes
Take challenges head-on in grad school: be persistent with your research and find your cheering section.
Tues., Jan. 13, 2015; by Grace Troupe
Online classes require self-discipline and self-motivation. Graduate Ambassador Grace Troupe offers tips to help you succeed.
Tues., Oct. 21, 2014; by Adrian Lara
As he starts his fourth year of graduate school, Adrian Lara's reflecting on his expectations before coming to UNL to pursue a Ph.D. in Computer Science and what he knows now.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 by Elisha Hall
Graduate school offers many opportunities to connect with faculty and experts in your field. Perhaps the most vital of those connections is your faculty mentor.
Most doctoral students at UNL have to complete a written comprehensive exam to enter candidacy, and in some departments the written exam may be followed by an oral exam. Here we present 8 ways to get ready for this important step in your academic career.
You’ve handed in your last paper and graded your students’ final exams. With Spring semester behind you, you’re ready for summer. Three long months stretch ahead of you, full of promise. Take our advice and make your summer as productive as possible.
An effective mentoring relationship passes through phases of development. Early on, your mentor will recognize your unique qualities and your need for special coaching.
You’ve been working hard on your research these last few semesters. The data has been collected, sorted, and analyzed. So what do you do with the findings?
Good news: Leadership skills can be learned!
A major fellowship can be a critical funding resource, especially if your research requires money for travel, equipment or supplies, and time to collect data and write. Applying for competitive fellowships takes time, energy, and organization. This article will help you get started.