Graduate Student Association

How to Approach Difficult Conversations

This original article appeared on LinkedIn at:   LINKEDIN: What is the number-one tool we need when going into a difficult conversation, whether it’s with a boss, a colleague, a client, or someone in our personal lives? REYNOLDS: Choose your emotions. Before going into the conversation, choose what you want to feel. Select one word to use as an emotional anchor you can go back… Continue Reading

Science Writing Competition

The British Library, eLife and Europe PMC, as part of the Access to Understanding collaboration, have just launched a science-writing competition for PhD students and postdocs who have an interest in promoting understanding of biomedical research. Unfortunately, researchers and the general public tend to speak different languages when it comes to science. The ability to disseminate your scientific discoveries in a way that is interesting… Continue Reading

Graduate Studies Alumni Chapter

Hello Graduate Students,   As you may have heard, UNMC has recently formed a Graduate Studies Alumni Chapter!   The goals of this chapter are to assist graduate studies alumni in:   Discovering internship, employment and other professional opportunities Staying in touch with your graduate school friends after graduation Remaining active in a large professional network of UNMC Graduate Studies Alumni   Our chapter is open… Continue Reading