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Postdoc Appreciation Week

Postdoctoral scholars at Case Western Reserve University are invited to participate in events in honor of Postdoc Appreciation Week. Events will be held through Monday, Sept. 28.

For further details and to get Zoom information for events, email Diana Fox at

Virtual CWRU Trivia

Ongoing through 25

Check out clues to see how well you know CWRU. Prizes will be awarded for those with the most correct answers. 

Participate in the trivia contest.

“The Basics of a Virtual Interview”

Tuesday, Sept 22, at 11 a.m.

After the presentation, individuals will discuss.

Movies on Zoom

Tuesday, Sept 22, at 7 p.m.

Join in to view Hamilton, hosted by Michelle Grunin.

Zoom Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, Sept. 24, at 4 p.m.

No matter if you’re working from home, in an office or in a lab, see if you can find specific items in your space. Winners will receive gift cards.

Movies on Zoom

Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m.

Join in to view Spirited Away, hosted by Elle Palmer.

Special Treats for Postdocs

Friday, Sept. 25

Postdoctoral students can receive a free $5 Starbucks gift card & CWRU Lanyard/ ID holder. Individuals can pick the most convenient time/location:

  • 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Biomedical Research Building lobby (2109 Adelbert Rd.)
  • 1 to 2 p.m. at the Tinkham Veale University Center on outside patio adjacent to food court (11038 Bellflower Rd.)
  • 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Tomlinson Hall (weather permitting) outside at a picnic table (2121 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.)

Postdoctoral students residing outside of Cleveland can fill out a Google Form to receive prizes via mail. 

Movie: JoJo Rabbit @ Cleveland Film Society (in-person event)

Friday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m.

Everyone who wishes to attend must have a CampusGroups account and must have an active CWRU ID for contact tracing purposes. A maximum of 60 people will be allowed per showing.

The projection will be at 7 p.m. at Strosacker Auditorium (on campus: 2125 Adelbert Rd). Email Justine Renauld at with any questions. 

RSVP for the event. 

Movies on Zoom

Friday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m.

Join in to watch Mulan, hosted by Elle Palmer.

Postdoc Appreciation Raffle

Monday, Sept. 28

All postdocs will be automatically entered into a raffle for one of ten $25 Amazon gift cards. For each Appreciation Week event that they attend, their name will be entered another time. Winning names will be chosen Monday, Sept. 28.

Postdocs will have 24 hours to claim their gift card via email. Postdocs may only win once.