Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Columbia University

Sept/Oct 2010 Newsletter

Volume 3, Issue 7,  Sept/Oct 2010

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National Postdoc Appreciation Week
Wine & Cheese Reception

Thanks to everyone who showed up at our Wine & Cheese Reception on Wed, Sept. 22nd in celebration of National Postdoc Appreciation Week! (Sept. 20-24). In particular, thank you to our Postdoc Community Council members (Simon De Beco, Amedee Des Georges, Yi Duan, Shoba Iyer, Divya Mathur, Hongxia Ren, & Argerie Tsimicalis) - we couldn’t have done it without you!

The U.S. House of Representatives recognizes

  National Postdoc Appreciation Week


Thank you to all of you who contacted your U.S. House Representatives this past week. On Sept. 23 at approximately 4:30 PM EDT the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.RES.1545, which officially recognizes National Postdoc Appreciation Week.  Also, we want to say a special thank-you to the NPA Outreach Committee for their efforts.


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Did you have fun at the reception? Would you like to become involved in planning other social events and networking opportunities for your fellow postocs?  Join the Postdoc Community Council, a newly created group of postdocs with great ideas for making life on both campuses more exciting and productive for postdocs.

To join or for more information, please send an email to:


Did you miss this event?  Keep up with our social, professional, and career building events by visiting the OPA Events Calendar


Also, take a look at upcoming events in this newsletter!