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SURPAS Halloween Party
Oct
28
2:00 PM14:00

SURPAS Halloween Party

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)

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Please RSVP here!

We look forward to seeing you there!

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"Epic Fails" Open Mic Night
Sep
20
7:30 PM19:30

"Epic Fails" Open Mic Night

Postdoc Appreciation Week Open Mic Night
hosted by SURPAS

Tell us your Epic Fails

Because you deserve appreciation, even when you f*ck up.

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  • Walk-ins welcome.
  • Free Drinks for presenters.
  • Grand prize for worst fail!

Special guest performance by Tom the Science Rapper

 

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Elephant Seal Breeding Tour at Año Nuevo State Park
Jan
23
9:45 AM09:45

Elephant Seal Breeding Tour at Año Nuevo State Park

Image credit: Doug Hamilton

Image credit: Doug Hamilton

Dear Postdocs,

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,-122.1697018/@37.4292012,-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+Park/@37.147896,-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:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ix1ct2xGEPyvnoown9rHAQVpkSMEktaT2_XWjS-_-x0/viewform

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 surpassportsclub@gmail.com if you have any questions. We are very excited to take you to see the elephant seals on January 23rd!

 

Sincerely,

The SURPAS Leadership Team

 

Website: www.surpas.org

Facebook: Stanford University Postdoctoral Association

Twitter: @stanfordSURPAS

Instagram: Surpasstanford

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SURPAS November #HappyHour
Nov
19
5:00 PM17:00

SURPAS November #HappyHour

  • 333 Campus Drive Stanford, CA, 94305 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.

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Nov
14
9:30 AM09:30

Hiking in Uvas Canyon County Park

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:  

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Uvas+Canyon+County+Park/@37.1742712,-121.9063321,11z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x808e2323e57d745b:0x5b44cb806b9a64f3

 

Description: We'll do this hike:

http://bahiker.com/southbayhikes/uvas.html

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:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1OsHNhnOQOSYBRMix3gT_J2wgeBvXLGXXOsNh9bT7ehM/viewform?usp=send_form 

 

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 surpassportsclub@gmail.com if you have any questions. We are very excited to go hiking in Point Reyes with you on November 14th!

 

Sincerely, 

The SURPAS Sports Committee (Merle & Peng)

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