Recent Articles

hands together
"Team of business people stacking hands" by rawpixel.com | CC BY 2.0
If you're applying for faculty jobs, you may have been asked to provide a diversity statement. This article will help you think about and draft your diversity statement.
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Academic Job Search
colored pencils in a circle
"bundstifte / colored-pencils" by Anka Albrecht | CC BY 2.0
College classrooms are increasingly diverse places. Instructors need to consider all the diversity in their classroom to ensure that all students are able to participate equitably in your class.
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Teaching
large library
"Rijksmuseum library" by L Weiling | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
When UNL joined the Big Ten several years ago, we also became part of the Big Ten Academic Alliance. Learn how this group can help you succeed.
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Navigating Graduate School
Professional Development
Funding
magnifying glass
"my new toy" by Veronica Aguilar | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
An increasing number of graduate students express interest in non-academic careers (careers other than faculty positions). Learning where to find these jobs can be the biggest challenge for graduate students.
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Non-academic Job Search
Job Search
women in lab coats
"WoPhy2011" by Jonathan Reyes | CC BY-NC 2.0
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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Mentoring
Good Practices
assorted tools
"Project 52/33 - Black and White" by James Milstid | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Teaching is more than providing information to your students. This article provides some great tools for ways to use technology in your classroom.
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Teaching
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"Word "important" marked with a highlighter" by Marco Verch | CC BY 2.0
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.
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Good Practices
Gears and a Coil
"Sprong!" by arbyreed | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
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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Grad Life
Good Practices
online class homework
"Homework" by Matt Gibson | CC BY-NC 2.0
As a instructor, you will need to learn how to use Canvas (UNL's learning management system) to communicate with your students and as a teaching tool. Read on to learn more about Canvas and how to use it effectively whether you teach online or face-to-face.
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Technology
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
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.
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Good Practices
Grad Life

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