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Five Keys to a Compelling Research Poster
" by Wunkai | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Tues., March 31, 2015
The challenge of creating a good research poster: including what your readers need to know - without overwhelming them with unnecessary information.
Having Fun for Free in Lincoln
Lincoln Flickr Walk
" by Natodd | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Tues., March 24, 2015; by Jairo Cervantes
“Fun” and “free” are the perfect combination for fully enjoying your time in Lincoln when you're not in class or researching.
Applying to Present Your Research Poster
photo of 2014 Graduate Research Fair by UNL University Communications
Tues., March 17, 2015; by Elisha Hall
When you’re looking for conferences where you can present, sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start and what pitfalls to avoid. Here's how to get started.
Setting Writing Goals
Female Time Checker 1
" by Anthony Catalano | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Tues., March 10, 2015
Making progress on your big writing projects is like running a marathon—finishing well takes strategy and stamina. Set writing goals help you pace yourself and finish well.
Six Ways to Grow Your Network
" by Miguel Bohigas Costabella | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Tues., March 3, 2015; by Stephanie Shipp
Your network may be the key for landing your next job. Grad Ambassador Stephanie Shipp shares she's learned about expanding her network while on the job market.
Conquering Challenges, Achieving Goals
Big Sur Mud Run 2012
" by Presidio of Monterey | CC BY-NC 2.0
Tues. Feb. 24, 2015; by Jairo Cervantes
Take challenges head-on in grad school: be persistent with your research and find your cheering section.
Navigating Graduate School
Writing during Graduate School
2008-01-26 (Editing a paper) - 18
" by Nic McPhee | CC BY-SA 2.0
Tues., Feb. 17, 2015; by Adrian Lara
You’re guaranteed a large amount of writing during grad school, including class project reports, conference papers, journal articles, and funding proposals. Here's an introduction to getting started.
Celebrating Chinese New Year
" by David Tan | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Tues., Feb. 10, 2015; by Xiaoqian (Annie) Ma
Winter's nearly over and spring's just around the corner. Grad Ambassador Xiaoqian (Annie) Ma writes about her favorite holiday that marks the change of seasons: Chinese New Year.
Collaborative Learning in the Classroom
photo by UNL University Communications
Tues., Feb. 3, 2015
Whether your class has 15 students or 150, collaborative learning can be an effective tool that facilitates student learning.
Nine Ways to Get to Know Key Faculty
" by identity chris is | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Tues. Jan. 27, 2015; by Elisha Hall
Networking with key faculty in your field provides you with important connections that can help with your current studies and research, future projects, and the job search.
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