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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Greetings Fellow Postdocs,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">We will be having our monthly meeting, which you are all welcome to attend,
</span><b><span style="color:#0070C0">Tomorrow, September 12<sup>th</sup> from 6-7p in the Simbonis Conference Room at the Medical Library (L101A)</span></b><span style="font-size:11.0pt">. We will discuss upcoming events and brainstorm new ideas for the postdoc
 community. <o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">We also have a few really exciting events coming up in the next month that you can check out in our newsletter:<b>
<a href="http://ypa.yale.edu/news/ypa-september-2017-newsletter">YPA Newsletter - September</a></b>. One of the events we would like to highlight is the first annual
</span><b><span style="color:#0070C0">YPA Postdoc Community Forum on September 19<sup>th</sup> from 12-130p</span></b><span style="font-size:11.0pt">. This will be an opportunity to speak to a panel of Yale Administrators about the important issues that face
 postdocs here on campus, and also for us to celebrate National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week together. The winner of the Postdoc Mentoring Award will be presented at this event, and we will have
</span><b><span style="color:#0070C0">free lunch</span></b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;color:#0070C0">
</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt">courtesy of the Office of the Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. Find more information and sign up below.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">As always, let us know if you have any questions, comments or ideas for the YPA and we hope to see you at our events very soon!<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Sincerely,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Drew and Drago<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:7.5pt"><span style="font-size:7.5pt;font-family:&quot;Lucida Grande&quot;;color:#B0B0B0"><a href="http://ypa.yale.edu/"><span style="color:#B0B0B0;border:none windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0in;text-decoration:none">ypa.yale.edu</span></a>&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size:7.5pt;font-family:&quot;Lucida Grande&quot;;color:#E0E0E0">•</span><span style="font-size:7.5pt;font-family:&quot;Lucida Grande&quot;;color:#B0B0B0">&nbsp;<a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.google.com_maps_place_Yale-2BUniversity_-4041.3163244-2C-2D72.9223431-2C17z_data-3D-213m1-214b1-214m2-213m1-211s0x89e7d9b6cd624945-3A0xae34a2c4b4d30427-3Fhl-3Den&d=DwMGaQ&c=cjytLXgP8ixuoHflwc-poQ&r=jEMEzv3YuhtD66jYlv3rVnwWAY8EjUjkZEnYRuKWVJ4&m=K0SpoV6R9DnYcGbH__k0OVBZECpziHY205Fvc_WJen0&s=0NeuscQbToq2xrZGz4UL-n4mpeoitVsc0SX4Lkl3pPs&e="><span style="color:#B0B0B0;border:none windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0in;text-decoration:none">Yale
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;color:#0170C0">You are invited to participate in the YPA’s First Postdoc Community Forum!</span></b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;color:#0170C0"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b>September 19th, 12pm-1:30pm | Harkness Auditorium | <span style="color:#FF2500">
Lunch Provided!</span></b><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b>What is this forum?</b><o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">This is a town hall meeting to bring together university administrators and YOU!<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>What are the goals of the forum?</b><o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">1.<span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>
<b>Communicate</b> our needs to each other and to senior university administrators.<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">2.<span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>
<b>Learn</b> about university resources for postdocs.<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">3.<span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>
<b>Brainstorm</b> practical ways to increase the quality of postdoc life at Yale.<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">4.<span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>
<b>Celebrate </b>National Postdoc Appreciation Week.<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><u><span style="color:#0433FF"><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__docs.google.com_forms_d_e_1FAIpQLSeOxz31A0BMA7rFK8bw8AuEmz9Wd2IueQBhDZCVwbY8pqovew_viewform-3Fusp-3Dsf-5Flink&d=DwMGaQ&c=cjytLXgP8ixuoHflwc-poQ&r=jEMEzv3YuhtD66jYlv3rVnwWAY8EjUjkZEnYRuKWVJ4&m=K0SpoV6R9DnYcGbH__k0OVBZECpziHY205Fvc_WJen0&s=Io3j-zCCQXaIJSGZojKtO7FUDy8jWv_b_Wamy1Wg7IA&e="><b><span style="color:blue">RSVP HERE (We want to have enough food for everyone)</span></b></a></span></u><span style="color:#0433FF"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Go to our website for more information:</b> <a href="http://ypa.yale.edu/forum2017">
<span style="color:#0463C1">http://ypa.yale.edu/forum2017</span></a><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><i>Organized by the Yale Postdoc Association and Sponsored by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion</i><o:p></o:p></p>
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