Calling all ghouls, goblins, skeletons, and super-heros...
Tomorrow is your day to play!
Come to the SURPAS Halloween Party for a chance to meet other postdocs and families, indulge your sweet tooth, and win big at the costume contest! All postdocs are welcome!
WHAT: SURPAS Family Halloween Afternoon Party
WHEN: Saturday 10/28/2017, 2PM – 5PM
WHERE: Dean's Lawn, Campus Dr/Roth way, Stanford (large green space near Clark Center)
Please RSVP here!
We look forward to seeing you there!
Postdoc Appreciation Week Open Mic Night
hosted by SURPAS
Tell us your Epic Fails
Because you deserve appreciation, even when you f*ck up.
- Walk-ins welcome.
- Free Drinks for presenters.
- Grand prize for worst fail!
Special guest performance by Tom the Science Rapper
First of all, Happy New Year!
To start 2016 in style, SURPAS is incredibly excited to take you to see the giant elephant seals that breed and give birth (in year N+1) in Ano Nuevo each year. We should hit the peak of the season.
What: Giant Elephant Seals in Ano Nuevo State Park
When: Saturday, January 23rd, 2016
Where: Meet on campus or in Ano Nuevo
We will be able to take 40 people, so register quickly to reserve your spot!
Meeting point: We will meet on campus (top of the oval) bright and early at 8:15am to arrange car pooling: https://www.google.com/maps/dir/37.4290414,-122.1697397/37.4290396,-email@example.com,-122.1709118,18z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e2
You can also meet us in Ano Nuevo at 9:45am (the tour starts at 10am): https://www.google.com/maps/place/Año+Nuevo+State+Parkfirstname.lastname@example.org,-122.414723,12z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x808e559b9948bce3:0xc176f883407d91c7
Program: We have completely reserved two guided tours for 20 people each.
What to bring: Layers, camera, lunch, cash for gas/ parking.
Cancellation policy: Rain or shine (we'll go regardless).
Sign-up fee: There is a $8.31 co-payment. If you plan on joining us, please fill out the sign-up sheet via this link:
Upon registration we will provide you with further information. (Children three years and under are free).
Restrictions: The event is open to Stanford postdoc community, including family members and friends of postdocs (each postdoc can bring 1 guest). If the registration goes over 40 people, we will put further registrations on a wait-list and notify you of any openings.
Please feel free to contact us at email@example.com if you have any questions. We are very excited to take you to see the elephant seals on January 23rd!
The SURPAS Leadership Team
We're hosting our monthly #HappyHour again! Join us on the Mudd Lawn to relax with your fellow postdocs, enjoy a few drink (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and some tasty snacks.
What: SURPAS #HappyHour - November
When: Thursday, November 19th, 5pm - 7pm
Where: Lawn outside the Mudd (Chemistry) Building
Postdocs, friends and family all welcome.
Please RSVP on our Facebook page so that we have plenty of refreshments for everyone.
The SURPAS sports committee's next trip is to Uvas Canyon County Park, which is a remote park in Santa Clara County – on November 14!
What: Hiking in Uvas Canyon County Park
When: Saturday, November 14, 2015
We will be able to take 20 people, so register quickly to reserve your spot!
Transportation & Parking: We will meet at 9:30am on campus (top of the Oval - https://www.google.com/maps?daddr=37.429069,-122.169728&hl=en&ll=37.429108,-122.168618&spn=0.00322,0.005944&sll=37.429014,-122.169433&sspn=0.003221,0.007988&mra=mift&mrsp=1&sz=18&t=m&z=18) to organize car pooling. Please help us out if you have a car. If you don't have a car, please bring some cash to share gas and parking.
Or meet at the trailhead at 11am:
Description: We'll do this hike:
It's 3.2 miles (not much elevation) and ~2 hours of hiking. With the recent rainfall, we may even be able to see some of the waterfalls.
What to bring: Lunch, water, sunscreen, layers! (it may get cold).
Cancellation policy: Rain = cancelation.
Sign-up: If you plan on joining us, please fill out the sign-up sheet:
The event is open to Stanford postdoc community, including family members and friends of postdocs (each postdoc can bring 1 guest). If the registration goes over 20 people, we will put further registrations on a wait-list and notify you of any openings.
Please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. We are very excited to go hiking in Point Reyes with you on November 14th!
The SURPAS Sports Committee (Merle & Peng)
Seminar Title: “An easy way to become a US permanent resident through the National Interest Waiver”
Location: Munzer Auditorium, Room B060, Beckman Center
Time: 5:15 - 6:15pm, Thursday Sept 3rd
What: GAIN German science and research careers fair
Where: Marriott Marquis, San Francisco
When: Friday, August 28th 2015, 8:30 - 11:00 am
Come celebrate the end of another month with a free #HappyHour, courtesy of SURPAS.
As always, Postdocs, Postgrads, Faculty and Family ...all are welcome. Please just RSVP on our Facebook page though so we can make sure there's plenty of beverages for you.