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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

NUPF Holiday Party Saturday Dec 10th: Skating at Maggie Daley then FREE food and cash bar at Staytion Market and Bar!

skating ribbon

Tis the season to celebrate with NUPF! Join us on Saturday December 10th to celebrate the holidays with your fellow postdocs with ice skating at the Maggie Daley Skating Ribbon from 1:30 PM – 3:45 PM then FREE food and a cash bar following skating at Staytion Market and Bar (Just off the lobby at the Renaissance Hotel, 1 West Upper Wacker Drive) from 4:00 PM- 6:00 PM.   Register here:

talk global – communication workshop series


  An individualized professional development workshop series. The workshop consists of three sessions aimed at enhancing inter-cultural competence of graduate students and postdocs. The sessions, led by a professional communications coach, will focus on capitalizing on individual strengths and improving on weaknesses in communication across cultures that are identified by a pre-session online assessment. The sessions take place Thursdays 2-5 PM: Oct 13: Inter-cultural competence 101 Oct 20: Personal leadership skills Oct 27: Negotiating conflicts Because of its individualized nature,

Fourth Annual NUPF Symposium on September 14


This yearly event brings together postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, faculty, and staff from the Northwestern community and beyond to network and learn about the depth of research at Northwestern. ABSTRACT SUBMISSION HAS CLOSED BUT REGISTRATION TO THE EVENT REMAINS OPEN! REGISTER HERE Presenters will be notified by Friday, August 12th, 2016 of their status. Participation in the poster session or postdoctoral talks is not required; deadline for non-presenter registration is Friday, August 26, 2016. The symposium will take place from

NUPF Coffee Hour on Evanston Campus – August 17th


Join us for our monthly socializing hour with free coffee provided by NUPF. Because postdocs are multi-tasking experts: re-dose on your favorite stimulant. This month, join us for a break in the sun on the patio in the back of the Tech Building! The vitamin D and coffee are free!

Cultures & Cuisines at Ethiopian Diamond – August 18th


Here is a recipe for making injera, an Ethiopian staple, at home: Place teff flour in a large glass bowl, add water and stir well. Cover with a cloth and place on the counter and let it sit for one day. Do not stir the batter, just let it sit. After one day, the batter will have fermented. Pour some oil in a hot pan, stir in some salt to taste in your batter, and pour batter on the hot pan,

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