Summer Movie Nights   








Mark You Calendar: National Post-doc Appreciation Week

Columbia University

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

July/August 2011  Newsletter

Volume 4, Issue 4

Join us: Post-doc Community Council 2011-2012

National Post-doc Appreciation Week will be recognized and celebrated during the week of September 19—23, 2011. OPA is planning some fun ways to celebrate with our Post-docs, so please stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks!



Do you want to help plan for Post-doc Appreciation week? And/or do you have other ideas for social events and networking opportunities to further connect Columbia Post-docs? Help us enhance the Post-doc community by joining the Post-doc Community Council. New and current council members are encouraged to attend!


We are having our first meeting for the 2011-2012 academic year at the end of August. Please see below for the dates and times we will be gathering on campus and let us know if you’re coming! Lunch will be provided.  Please RSVP to




Can’t make it to the meeting by still want to be involved? Send us an email and we’ll add you to our Post-doc Community Council list.

Text Box: Morningside Campus

Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Time: 12:30—1:30 PM
Location: Room 201,  80 Claremont Ave
Text Box: CUMC Campus

Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Time: 12:30—1:30 PM
Location: Room 304, Hammer Building

The Post-doc Community Council invites you to the final  Post-doc Summer Movie Night Out!

Movie: Day in the Life

Date: Wednesday, August 17

Time: Approximately 7pm


Tickets will be provided, but there is a $1 surcharge that each participant will have to pay at the theater. After the movie, everyone is invited to stay with the group to  go out for some drinks or food at their own expense.


*Space is limited. To sign-up email:

Join your fellow Post-docs. Free drink tickets while they last, so come early and find us near

the bar!


Date: Thursday, August 4

Time: 6:00—9:00 p.m.

Where: Haakon’s Hall

                 1187 Amsterdam Ave

                 (between 118th & 119th Street)


                 No RSVP required

August Happy Hour!