Highlight Stories

  • UPPDA Facebook Group

    In order to facilitate increased networking and communication among postdocs at Pitt, we have now created a group on Facebook. Create a free account on Facebook (if you don’t have one already), and check out our group here!

  • Postdoc Social Hours

    Please join us for upcoming social events!  Check for updates on our Networking Events over the year!

  • Career Development Opportunities

    Links to career development events are continuously being added - check out our Career Development page here for updates.

  • Postdoc Career Club

    The UPPDA Career Development Committee has created Postdoc Career Club. Check out the Career Club page for more information.

  • Congratulations Dr Peter Coyle, LRP

    Peter Coyle, PhD

    Dr. Coyle was recently awarded an LRP award from the National Institute of Aging (NIA). Peter Coyle, PhD.

    Research area: Physical therapy

    Congratulations from the UPPDA!

  • Congratulations to Dr Beth Fields

    Congratualtions to Dr Beth Fields, our Careers Chair, who recently received a 2-year Loan Repayment Program (LRP) through the National Institute of Aging (NIA)!

    Beth's advice, "Everyone that has educational debt and is committed to developing a career in science SHOULD apply to this program, if eligible". 

  • UPPDA awarded by Elsevier and the National Postdoctoral Association as Most Collaborative during NPAW

    Congratulations to UPPDA for receiving an award from Elsevier and the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA)! 
    UPPDA has been awarded in the category "Most Collaborative Eventfor its outstanding contribution to the 2019 National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW), held in September the 16th to 20th. The Association board members have proudly received this award thanks to their efforts in organizing and carrying out the Postdoc Annual Retreat: this event provided opportunities to meet University leaders, learn about resources to support academic and non-academic needs, discover organizations dedicated to helping postdocs get involved on and off-campus, and meet other postdocs. Learn more here.