Upcoming Events

Careers in Science Communication – 2017-06-23- 4 to 6 pm -Prentice Women’s Hospital – Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Science Communication

The Disseminators of Science: A discussion of science communication career opportunities with experts in the field This event aims to provide graduate students and postdocs who are interested in transitioning to careers in science communication with an opportunity to (1) hear about the career paths taken by experts in the field, (2) learn how to find career opportunities and what skills are necessary to transition to this industry, and (3) network with professionals from the local and national science communication

Celebrate Holi! – 2017-05-14 12:00:00 -Deering Meadow


Ever wondered what rainbow tastes like? Join us for Holi, the Indian festival of colors at the Deering Meadow and see for yourself. This event is jointly organized by the South Asian Student Alliance, the NUPF, Kellogg Indian Business Club and Indian Graduate Students and Scholars Association. There is going to be music, dancing, snacks and a ton a colors!!! PS. Make sure you are not wearing clothes that you like, color stains may not be removable. RVSP HERE

Meet-up at the Chicago Civic Orchestra – 2017-05-08 19:25:00 -Chicago Symphony Center

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Civic Orchestra of Chicago

Michael Christie conductor

Members of the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

    Mozart Overture to Così fan tutte, K. 588
    R. Strauss Frühlingsfeier, Op. 56, No. 5
    R. Strauss Allerseelen, Op. 10, No. 8
    R. Strauss Cäcilie, Op. 27, No. 2
    R. Strauss Zueignung, Op. 10, No. 1
    Strauss Suite from Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59
    Poulenc Les mamelles de Tirésias

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NUPF goes to the Chicago Civic Orchestra! Come and enjoy Beethoven, Brahms & Mendelssohn with your fellow postdocs. You can join NUPF before the concert in the Chicago Civic Orchestra‘s lobby at 7:25 PM. Look for our sign! We will enter the symphony hall at 7:40 PM. Please purchase your free symphony tickets before arriving at the orchestra using this page: goo.gl/Q9hxhk (there is a $5 processing fee). RVSP HERE  

NUPF Workshop Series: The Art of Writing Research Statement – 2017-05-09 14:00:00 -Northwestern University Library

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Broaden your ideas and prepare for your academic career by improving your research statement, and learn how to write successful statement. In this workshop, you will learn about the structure and characteristics of a successful research statement, and ways how to refine your draft to capture your research ideas and be able to tailor your statement to different career opportunities. Most importantly, you will have the opportunity to learn about the dos and don’ts of a research statement from the feedback

NUPF Data Science Evening – 2017-4-7 – 4.30 pm – 8.00 pm – ​Wieboldt Hall, Kellogg School of Management, ​Northwestern University

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Note: Registration is CLOSED Are you curious about transitioning into a career in data science? Do you want to hear more about the data science field or learn how to acquire the skills needed to become a data scientist in industry? Then you should join our first Northwestern Data Science Career Evening Workshop, which will feature both data science training programs and industry representatives from a variety of sectors. You will learn about some of Chicago’s data science activities, which

NUPF Workshop: Develop Your Teaching Philosophy – 2017-03-28 13:15:00 -Forum Room, Northwestern University Library


Strengthen your instruction and prepare for your academic career by developing your teaching philosophy and learn how to write successful teaching statement. In this workshop, you will learn about the characteristics of a teaching philosophy, writing teaching statements, create and/or refine your draft to capture your qualifications and approach to teaching, and be able to tailor your statement to different career opportunities. This workshop uses key moments you have experienced as a learner or teacher, to help frame the value