Author: Hohenstein, Laura J

The Importance of Networking

For Sydne Stubbs, Dental Hygiene’16, networking has always been important. However, when she switched careers and became a travel agent, networking took on even more significance. In the video below, she shares why this practice is so crucial for her profession and others.

Feb 22, 2024

The Power of a Lifelong Mentor

January is National Mentoring Month, and while this celebration of mentorship is just one month long, the difference a mentor can make is much more lasting. For Adrienne Moody, MPH’20, the impact of her mentors has continued to grow over the years as they have seen her progress personally and professionally. She shares about the […]

Feb 22, 2024

Musings on Mentorship

By Amy Thimm, BSN’91, RN Mentorship is something I’ve always believed in. From college on, we were told to find a mentor and develop a relationship, and I’ve always done that. Even without a formal mentor, you can still find one silently. A silent mentor is someone who may not know that they are mentoring […]

Jul 19, 2023

3 Pieces of Personal Finance Advice

Grant Essink, DDS’17, MS has been passionate about finance since he was a Finance/Economics major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He shares three tips for students and recent graduates from his perspective as both a business owner and someone who graduated with student loans. Check out additional blogs on financial advice:

Jun 8, 2023

Setting Boundaries for Work/Life Balance

Did you know May is Mental Health Awareness Month? Take a minute to reflect on the following questions. It is important to check in with yourself periodically to make sure you are prioritizing your personal life and mental health. One step that is important to take in new and current positions that can impact your […]

May 24, 2023

Happy “I Love NU” Week!

This week, UNK, UNL, UNMC and UNO come together to support and advocate for our university system during I Love NU Week. Yesterday, University supporters met at the Nebraska State Capitol for an in-person I Love NU Day event. UNMC staff at I Love NU Day. UNMC students at I Love NU Day. Today, we […]

Apr 6, 2023

Being an Inclusive Healthcare Provider

In all fields of work, being aware of the diversity around you is important. It is easy to make assumptions based on our own background, experiences and worldview. Learning about the perspectives of others and consciously challenging our own assumptions goes a long way in creating more inclusive environments. Desi Bailey, MD’75 makes an effort […]

Mar 15, 2023

Finding a Wellness App

In this day and age, there are so many apps we can use in our day to day lives. From apps that help keep us organized to those that help us learn new languages, there are a plethora of options you can browse and download. Included in this are wellness apps. Maybe you’ve heard of […]

Mar 1, 2023

Event Recap: Graduate Studies Networking Night

On February 2, 2023, the Graduate Studies Alumni Council and Graduate Student Association hosted their annual Networking Night. Forty students attended the event, which featured a panel of six alumni who shared about their careers and answered student questions. The event also offered time for small group conversations and networking. Attendees described the event as […]

Feb 24, 2023

3 Tips for Travel

In the busy day-to-day of our lives, it can be hard to find time to plan and finance a vacation. If you’re thinking of taking a trip in the next year or two, you’ll want to hear what UNMC dental hygiene alum turned travel agent, Sydne Stubbs, has to say. In this week’s #ConnectionsProjectBlog, she […]

Feb 1, 2023

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