Upcoming Events

Monthly Lunch & Learn

  • Are you interested in a teaching?  Would you like to learn about the teaching and learning opportunities for postdocs? Or hear about the certifications and University resources that could help you prepare to teach your first course? Join us for our October Postdoc Lunch & Learn, which will be on Postdoctoral Teaching Resources. Dr. Patrick Tripeny, a Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, will lead this session.  

The event will be held from 12:00 – 1:00 pm on Wednesday, October 18th in HSEB 1750Pizza will be provided! If you plan to attend, please RSVP here.

  • Francine Mahak, Career Counselor from the Graduate Students in Science & Engineering, Career Services will talk to us about Interviewing during November Postdoc Lunch & Learn, on November 15th.
  • During December Postdoc Lunch & Learn, Mary Anne Berzins will talk to us about “How to stay motivated as a Postdoc”, on the 6th of December.

Postdoc Appreciation Week

During the Postdoc Appreciation Week, join the UPDA board to celebrate the contributions of the postdoctoral scholars at the University of Utah! It will be a full week of events, including a Poster competition, a hike and professional headshots. More information on the different events and on how to register on the Postdoc Appreciation Week page.

Postdoc Lunch Social

This is a new event UPDA has initiated where postdocs will meet up once a month for lunch. This is a very good opportunity to make new friends, learn about different research & career areas and gather together for some fun time. Stay tuned for the time and place for next month’s networking lunch!

UPDA Board Meeting

Interested in becoming more involved?  We are looking for new board members! Our board meetings are the first Friday of every month,  from 12:00 – 1:00 pm in HSEB 5100A. Contact us at upda@utah.edu with any questions.

Our next Board Meeting: November 3rd at noon in HSEB 5100A!