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National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week 2016: September 17-23

Modified: September 14, 2016

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 NPAW2016 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. Bonus: Each event that you attend earns you one (1) entry in our NPAW 2016 raffle drawing for one (1) of five (5) $50 Amazon gift cards!

  • September 17th from 10am – 2pm (lunch served at 11am): National Postdoc Appreciation Week Picnic, South LakeFill (near Norris Center 1999 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL). RSVP for NPAW picnic here.
  • September 20th from 9 – 11am: National Postdoc Appreciation Week Coffee Break, TGS Commons (2122 Sheridan Rd, Room 140, Evanston campus). RSVP for NPAW Evanston Coffee Hours here.
  • September 21st from 9 – 11am: National Postdoc Appreciation Week Coffee Break, TGS Chicago Campus Conference Room (Abbott Hall Room 327, 710 N Lake Shore Dr.). RSVP for NPAW Chicago Coffee Hours here.
  • September 22nd from 530pm – 730pm: National Postdoc Appreciation Week Reception, Greenriver (259 E Erie St, 18th floor, Chicago, IL 60611). RSVP for NPAW reception here.
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