Postdoc Appreciation Week

PostDoc Appreciation Week 2022

National Postdoc Appreciation Week is a full week of events and activities in celebration and recognition of the important contributions Postdocs make to the Guarini and Dartmouth community.

For 2022, events at Dartmouth are planned from September 19 through to September 23. We hope to see you there! 

Dartmouth Events

Monday, September 19

DCAL & Guarini Postdoc Appreciation Reception (RSVP for planning purposes if possible or just show up!). 
4-6pm at the Guarini Commons (lower level) in Anonymos Hall 
- a social space for postdocs and grad students. Come celebrate with your fellow postdocs and be appreciated by faculty, grad students, and staff who work with postdocs - all are welcome! There is indoor and outdoor space to enjoy good company, snacks, and drinks (soft drinks, beer, and wine). 

Tuesday, September 20 

Yoga Flow with Dartmouth Student Wellness Center (RSVP). Join the Dartmouth SWC for an all-levels class from 4:30-5:30 PM - Location Tucker Meditation Room, South Fairbanks
Please bring your own mat. The Wellness Center may have limited loaners available.

Wednesday, September 21 

Canoeing & Kayaking  Meet at the Ledyard Canoe Club by 4pm to take a boat out on the water with your fellow postdocs. (Use Slack to coordinate getting there if you want! There is no rain date for this event.) 

Thursday, September 22 

Outdoor Hatha Yoga with Dartmouth Student Wellness Center (RSVP). Join the Dartmouth SWC  for an all-levels class 5:30-6:30 PM - Location BEMA  or in case of rain Tucker Meditation Room, South Fairbanks.
Please bring your own mat. The Wellness Center may have limited loaners available.

Friday, September 23

Picnic Lunch Social (RSVP if you want lunch or you can bring your own) 12 noon. Postdocs will gather on the Dartmouth Green near Sandborne House and Baker Library.  Rain location: DCAL, 102 Baker Library (to the right down the hall then on the right if you enter from the green).  

More Ways to Celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week

Postdoc Bingo - Download our Postdoc bingo card.  Spend National Postdoc Appreciation Week (September 19-23) meeting as many postdocs as you can and find a different person for each category.  Send in your completed card to be entered in a drawing to win a prize!  

Many virtual events will be hosted by member institutions in the National Postdoctoral Association website, including: 

Discover the Upper Valley

Watch for upcoming opportunities from the DCPDA to join in local events other postdocs are involved with or like to do, such as the Upper Valley Running Club, visiting the Montshire Museum, picking apples at Poverty Lane Orchards, and more! If you have a favorite Upper Valley activity or location, email the DCPDA and invite your fellow postdocs to join you!