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National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week 2017: September 16-21

Modified: September 13, 2017

Since 2009, the National Postdoctoral Association has sponsored National Postdoc Appreciation Day/Week to recognize the significant contributions that postdoctoral scholars make to U.S. research and discovery. Institutions from across the country and other parts of the world participate by holding special events. In 2010, this week was officially recognized by the U.S. House of Representatives. Events will be held throughout the week and across the country to create awareness.

The Graduate School and Office of Postdoctoral Affairs invite you to celebrate NPAW2017 with us! Please see below for details; you may register to attend one or more of NPAW events. Please register for each event as each one has its own unique registration link. Be sure to register soon as these events are fast approaching and the RSVP deadline is September 11thBonus: Each event that you attend earns you one (1) entry in our NPAW 2017 raffle drawing for one (1) of ten (10) $50 Amazon gift cards!

  • September 16th from 11am – 2pm (lunch served at 11am): National Postdoc Appreciation Week Picnic, South LakeFill (near Norris Center 1999 Campus Drive, Evanston campus). RSVP for NPAW picnic.
  • September 18th from 9 – 11am: National Postdoc Appreciation Week Chicago Coffee Break, Chicago Campus TGS Conference Room, Abbott 327 (710 N Lake Shore Dr., Chicago campus) RSVP for Chicago Coffee Break.
  • September 19th from 10 – 11am: AAAS S&T Policy Fellowship Info Session, Baldwin Auditorium, Lurie Building, 303 E Superior, 1st floor, Chicago campus). RSVP for AAAS STPF Info Session here.
  • September 20th from 9 – 11am: National Postdoc Appreciation Week Evanston Coffee Break, TGS Commons (2122 Sheridan Rd, 1st floor, Evanston campus). RSVP for Evanston Coffee Break.
  • September 21st from 530pm – 730pm: National Postdoc Appreciation Week Reception, Greenriver, Chicago campus. RSVP for NPAW Reception.
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