peace and civility logo
"UNL Peace and Civility logo" by Civic Engagement

Tues., June 16, 2020

Engaging in civil discussions in essential to effective collaboration and learning from others. Learn more about a program from Civil Engagement to help you or your students.
ducks crossing a street
"Duck family crossing the street" by Deb Nystrom | CC BY 2.0

Tues., January 28, 2020

Graduate school is a perfect time to develop your leadership skills. Read on to learn more about five practices that will help you be a better leader, in your lab, in your department, in organizations you work with, or in your life in general.
two 15-pound dumbbells on a dark background
"5/365: Weight-ing Patiently" by Kaleb Fulgham | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., October 4, 2016

Whether you plan on pursuing an academic or nonacademic career, getting involved with organizations in your department, in your field, and in your community can help you prepare for your future career.
A young entrepreneur selling lemonade on a hot day
A young entrepreneur" by rachaelvoorhees

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

An entrepreneurial mindset will help you as you embark on your career—whether you want to work in a non-profit, in industry, or in academia. If you take charge of your career while in graduate school, you'll dictate your course, not the other way around.

Good news: Leadership skills can be learned!

By Willis M. Watt
Academic Leader, 24(1) (January 2008): 1, 8.
Reprinted with permission from Magna Publications, Inc.