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First PostDoctoral Brainstorming -Evanston-2018_03_05-5:20pm

  JOIN NORTHWESTERN’S POSTDOCTORAL FORUM FOR OUR FIRST PUBLIC BRAINSTORMING SESSION IN EVANSTON Northwestern’s PostDoctoral Forum (NUPF)—Northwestern’s volunteer organization of postdocs—seeks: Smart (i.e., small, cheap, and catalytic) ideas that would enable you—or us (or you, with the help of us)—to take responsibility for activities that are helpful to Northwestern’s postdoc community. ​Our domains are: Social Professional development Academic Ideally, we would like to hear about participants’ new ideas. However, we also look forward to discovering ways to improve our currently planned activities (or postdocs

Chicago Women in STEM and Academia Initiative: 2018 – 2018-03-15, 12-7 pm

NUPF would like to invite you to a special event that focuses on addressing inequalities facing women in STEM and academia, building a community to promote gender equity, and identifying solutions for the prioritization of work and lifestyle. This event is for everyone, students, postdocs, staff and faculty from Northwestern and other institutions whatever your gender identity is! More Information and Registration 

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

NUPF Holiday Party at Emporium Bar Arcade

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.

Sunday Funday: Chicago OpenHouse – Oct 15 10am-5:30pm – Millenium Monument 201 E Randolph St

  Come and explore some of the best architectural attractions in the Loop! Get unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to some of Chicago’s most fascinating buildings. Join NUPF as we explore this year’s Open House Chicago events organized by the Chicago Architecture Foundation. We will meet at CTA Davis Station at 08.30am to take the L train and head to the Loop, but you can join the tour at any point. More info & RSVP here

National Postdoc Appreciation Week 2017 September 18-22

  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.

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

NUPF Happy Hour @ Bangers and Lace – Evanston – August 31st 2017 – 6pm

“Bangers & Lace Evanston May Be the Coziest Bar in the ’Burbs. It’s a taste of Wicker Park just outside the city” – Chicago Magazine NUPF August Happy hour presents: Bangers & Lace Meet there on Thursday, August 31st, 6PM! NUPF will provide appetizers (first come, first serve)! Where: Bangers & Lace, 810 Grove Street, Evanston, IL 60201 When: Thursday, August 31st, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT RVSP HERE

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

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

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