Annual Events

  • September: Postdoc Appreciation
    • This annual celebration of postdocs is held in conjunction with Postdoc Appreciation Week. Events typically include a keynote speaker and poster competition.
  • January: Postdoc Winter Social
    • This family friendly event typically involves ice skating at the Gallivan Center
  • May/June: Summer Postdoc Workshop Series
    • This annual workshop series is phenomenal! It teaches you skills you need now as a postdoc and will continue to use throughout your career. This program also fulfills the professional competency component in the professional development plan recommended by the National Postdoctoral Association. This program also fulfills the professional competency component in the professional development plan recommended by the National Postdoctoral Association.¬†Details can be found at the NPA Career Planning Resources or Core competences pages.¬†If you have questions regarding this workshop series, please contact Mary Anne Berzins.
  • April/June: UPDA Photo Contest
    • Postdocs are invited to submit pictures depicting the different aspects of the postdoc life. The top three submitters receive a $50 Amazon Gift Card.
  • June/July: Postdoc Summer BBQ: Typically held at Sunnyside Park, this family friendly event is a great opportunity to meet your fellow postdocs.