NATIONAL POSTDOC APPRECIATION WEEK IS SEPTEMBER 18-22, 2023!

Come celebrate being back on campus with these fun activities! We are excited to celebrate this week of appreciation with you!


NPAW ’23 SCHEDULE

 

Monday (9/18)

Coffee Hour 8:30AM-10AM
Outside Krugman Conference Hall. 
Start the week with some free caffeine and socializing!

Rules release for weeklong Scavenger hunt. 
Peel off that lab coat and get your adventure attire and locate useful landmarks and offices with new friends! We will be junior and senior postdocs together to explore campus together.

 

Tuesday (9/19)

Lunch on the Lawn and Postdoc Award Presentation 11AM-1PM
Outside between RC1N and RC2. 
Bring lunch and enjoy it outside with your fellow postdocs! Also come support the inaugural winners of the Graduate School Dean's Postdoctoral Research and Service Awards!

 

Wednesday (9/20)

Trivia Night 4PM-6PM,
Krugman Conference Hall
Come with a team to compete for the newly minted PDA Trivia Champion Trophy! Don’t have a team? No worries, we can find one for you. While challenging your mind, enjoy a popcorn bar with expansive toppings.

Professional Headshots 9AM-3PM
Outside, location provided upon registration.
Show off your professional face. Whether that be smiling, serious or snarling, get a headshot with a professional photographer.

 

Thursday (9/21)

Cooking Demo 12:30PM-1:30PM
Wellness Center
Celebrate Postdoc Appreciation Week at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center! The CU Postdoctoral Association invites postdoc fellows to join CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center dietitians for a culinary demonstration featuring Shakshuka and flat bread. Limited availability. 

Ice-cream Truck 1PM-3PM
Outside Barbara Davis Center
Missed out on the cooking demo? Come experience the culinary art of ice cream provided by Em’s Ice Cream Truck!

 

Friday (9/22)

Professional Headshots 9AM-3PM
Outside, location provided upon registration.
Unable to get your headshot taken on Wednesday? Register to get you picture taken today instead!

Scavenger Hunt Winner Announcement 5PM
You made it to the end of the week. You scoured campus. Now find out if your team won the top prize!

The National Postdoc Association encourages institutions around the country to show a little love to their postdocs through National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW). Please email the PDA with questions or comments.

 


 

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