Category Archives: 2017 Showcase

NUPF Holiday Party at Emporium Bar Arcade

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Come celebrate the beginning of the winter holiday season with NUPF at Emporium Bar Arcade in Wicker Park! We will meet at their location at 1366 N Milwaukee Avenue from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM on Saturday December 9th. NUPF will also provide free food and free tokens for gameplay on a first come first serve basis so be sure to arrive on time. Guests are also encouraged to come so be sure to please RSVP for the both of you. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nupf-holiday-party-at-emporium-bar-arcade-tickets-40088898976?ref=ebapi

Sunday Funday: Discover the Ukrainian Village

Come discover the Ukrainian village with NUPF! We will take a tour enjoying the unique architecture and local delicacies. You can join the tour at any point, if you cant find us, call: The program: 11:30am Meet at CTA Davis Station to take the L train and head to Ukrainian village. 1pm: Meet at Kasia’s Deli in order to grav a few sandwiches for those who did not have time to get lunch 1:30-1:45pm: Head to Holy Trinity Cathedral. Try

National Postdoc Appreciation Week 2017 September 18-22

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  RVSP Today for NU NPAW Events!   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

Brewery tour! – 2017-09-29 19:00:00 -Sketchbook Brewing Co.

Sketchbook brewery

Join us for a tour in Sketchbook Brewing Company.   Sketchbook Brewing Company, a Community-Supported Brewery which opened to the public on November 21, 2014.  Located in Evanston, Illinois, Sketchbook creates a common culture among local craft beer enthusiasts. The $10 (paid on location) fee includes an up-close-and-friendly one-hour tour at Sketchbook’s small production brewery, complete with three free 8 oz. samples. Then, up front in the Tap Room you’ll get one FREE full pour and leave with one of

IMPROV for Interviewing with Second City Facilitator – August 9th 2017 – 4pm

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Rise to the top of the talent pool by attending this workshop co-hosted by the Northwestern University Advanced Degree Consulting Alliance (ADCA) and Postdoctoral Forum (NUPF)! In 2.5 hours, a trained Second City facilitator (Jay Steigmann) will help explore ways to alleviate ‘job interview stress’ and learn effective communication techniques. This will be accomplished by using a variety of interactive group and individual activities, empowering risk-taking, building trust and developing a wide variety of crucial employability skills. A $5 fee

Museum of Contemporary Art Meetup, Aug 8th @ 6pm. -220 E Chicago Ave

Contemporary Art

We will meet at the museum lobby at 6 pm from where you can proceed to explore the exhibitions on your own pace. The admission is free on tuesdays for Illinois residents. Current exhibition:  TAKASHI MURAKAMI: THE OCTOPUS EATS ITS OWN LEG Known for his collaborations with pop icon Kanye West and fashion house Louis Vuitton, and for vibrant anime-inspired characters, Japanese artist Takashi Murakami (b. 1962) has blurred the boundaries throughout his career between high and low culture, ancient

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

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

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