Grad Life

Gearing Up for the Semester

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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Self-Care: Reading and Roadtrips

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"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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Pregnancy and Parenting in Graduate School

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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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A Semester in Review

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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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Finding Support in Graduate School

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"High Rise Train Tracks" by Brave Heartl | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
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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Office of Graduate Studies Services and Resources

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The Office of Graduate Studies is more than just the place that processes applications and dissertation paperwork. Read more to learn about all the ways that OGS can help you succeed in graduate school and beyond.
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Getting Involved in Campus Groups

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"all together now, scott richard" by torbakhopper | CC BY-ND 2.0
Joining campus groups is not just for undergraduates. Campus groups can help you professionally and help you find those with common interests or who share your cultural background.
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Enjoying Summer in Lincoln

flowers in Sunken Gardens
"Sunken Gardens" by Overduebook | CC BY-NC 2.0
Summer is a great time to relax and take some time to explore the city you live in. Here are some of our best suggestions for activities around town that you could try or places you should visit this summer.
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Managing your Stress

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"Dunstanburgh Sunrise" by James Whitesmith | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Relaxation is not just for vacations. Learning how to handle your stress better throughout the year can help you be more productive and handle setbacks better.
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Tips for Better Time Management

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"clock" by Leo Reynolds | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
For many in graduate school, time management can be a challenge. One graduate student offers his suggestions to help you manage your time more effectively.
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