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Science Career and Professional Development Series -- "What's in the 'Rest' of Your Fellowship Application?"

Dec 6, Thursday, 12-1 PM  
Ross Hall, 602

Dr Alison Hall will be talking about the different components of a successful grant application, for e.g. NIH F31/F32! . See attached flyer for more details.

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GWPA Holiday Potluck

Dec 7, Friday, 5 - 7 PM

Location TBD

With the end of the year fast approaching, let's take some time to relax and celebrate all the wonderful things this year has brought us, with friends and great food. Bring a side dish and a friend or two and join us.

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Dear Postdocs

Thank you for participating in the GW Postdoc Appreciation 2018. It was a great experience for us and we hope you got a lot out of it too. Please do reach out to us, to let us know what you liked, what you disliked and what you'd like to do differently next year.
For those who missed out, Dr Josh Henkin spoke to us about a variety of non-academic career options for postdocs and tools to identify them in his Keynote address titled "Now, Pick A Winning Career" (National Postdoc Appreciation Week). His slides have been uploaded here in our our website ( We had 13 amazing presentations by GW Postdocs. Winners of the Research Presentation Competition are listed below. Our career networking lunch featured a panel of 5 guests who've pursued a variety of non-traditional career paths after their postdocs. They shared with us their experiences and what they've learnt in a lively and interactive discussion session.
Winners of the Postdoc Research Presentation:
Chloe Bouarab
Rachel Resop
Sarah Jaumann
Winners of Mentor Award:
Alberto Bosque
Katherine Chiappinelli
Winners of Gold Star Postdoc Award:
Kedar Aras
Derek Jones
Congratulations to all of you!
Finally, if you haven't picked up a copy of our September bulletin, please find it attached here. This month we've included a list of all GW faculty who were nominated for the Mentor Award and their comments on effective mentoring.


Best wishes,



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Fall 2018 Faculty and Staff Free Group Exercise Schedule

The Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is happy to announce the Fall 2018 schedule of free faculty and staff group exercise classes. Classes will be offered from Monday, August 27th, 2018, through Thursday, December 20th, 2018* at the Foggy Bottom campus.

See schedule below:


Mondays and Wednesdays

12 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.


Please bring your own mat.

ME (Metabolic Effect)

Mondays and Wednesdays

12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Prepare to give it your all for 30 minutes.



6:00 p.m. to 6:50 p.m.


For a happy, healthy heart, dance like no one’s watching!



12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.


Learn to find peace in stress.

To be eligible for these classes, the designation on your GWorld card must list Faculty or Staff. Please arrive to class on time.

GWPA Ice Cream Social part 2

Wednesday August 23rd at 1pm

Thursday August 23rd at 1:00pm

Since our first ice cream social was so popular, please meet us again on the 5th floor of SEH (in the West Kitchenette- signs will be posted on the 5th floor) for a free bowl of ice cream, this time with even MORE flavors and toppings! Please RSVP with a quick email to

Stress Management Seminar

 Wednesday August 29th 12:00 – 1:00pm
Location: SEH 2000
Learn how to manage your stresses and anxiety for a more productive lifestyle! This seminar will feature a speaker from the Colonial Health Center. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP with a quick email to

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