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"step up to the mic" by Tom Woodward | CC BY-NC 2.0
Learning to present your research publicly at research conferences, workshops, or other events is an important aspect of your graduate experience. The following advice will help you prepare an effective presentation, successfully present your work, and use your presentation to improve your research.
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Publishing
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201602" by Jake Guild | CC BY 2.0
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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Good Practices
Grad Life
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"Woman types on keyboard (laptop working from home)" by Thought Catalog | CC BY 2.0
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.
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Navigating Graduate School
Good Practices
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"Mental Health" by Jonathan Rolande | CC BY 2.0
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.
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"Apprendre, c'est jeter des ponts..." by Nath B. | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
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.
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Teaching
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"Handshake - Man and Woman" by Amtec | CC BY-SA 2.0
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.
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Interviewing
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Job Search
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"Wecker auf einem Buch" by Marco Verch | CC BY 2.0
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.
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Good Practices
Navigating Graduate School
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"Balloons" by Stephanie Riddell | CC BY 2.0
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.
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Grad Life
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"Lost in a sea of opportunities" by Sebastien Wiertz | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Finding a job after graduation takes time and planning. Whether you are planning on a career in academia or not, read on to learn about some possibilities and how to prepare.
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Academic Job Search
Job Search
Non-academic Job Search
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"copy paste" by Esther Vargas | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
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.
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Academic Integrity
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