ScholarJet Action-Based Scholarship Showcase

Apr 24 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston

ScholarJet is the future of scholarships. Join ScholarJet founders for an event to showcase Northeastern’s first action-based scholarship, which is a creative resume challenge. Students have created websites, 3D models, graphic designs, and more to show off their skills. Alumni are invited to see and vote on the top student submissions, learn more about action-based scholarships, and suggest ideas for future scholarships. Refreshments will be served! Feel free to contact Joseph (co-founder of ScholarJet) at joseph@scholarjet.com if you have any questions.

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The Dinner Circuit: Healthcare and Technology

Apr 25 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston

Connect with fellow members of the Northeastern Community in the Boston area who work in the healthcare industry, specifically in healthcare technology and systems implementation.

This casual dinner will be hosted by alumna Binja Basimike, BHS’12, MPH’14, Healthcare Business Systems Consultant at Synthesis Health Systems, and will be a unique opportunity for healthcare professionals to connect and share experiences.

Please note: due to limited space, only those alumni currently working in the healthcare industry will be able to attend this event.

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Thailand Alumni Dinner

Apr 25 | 6:30 pm
Thailand

Join us for an informal networking gathering and welcome new alumni members to our growing Northeastern Thailand Community.

Enjoy beautiful location, warm company, and delicious food as we commemorate this special occasion. Thailand is home to more than 280 alumni from Northeastern University.

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NU@Noon: Using Marketing to Promote Social Goals

Apr 26 | 12:00 pm
Boston

$6 per person | Burlington Campus

Amir Grinstein, Associate Professor, Marketing, D’Amore-McKim School of Business

How can behavioral research guide policies and marketing communications that help consumers choose salad over chocolate, wash their hands with soap, and enhance donations? Professor Grinstein will demonstrate that it is possible to combine marketing with public policy, especially within various social and environmental contexts, such as going green. The presentation will also look at the effectiveness of demarketing, a strategy of decreasing demand for certain products.

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Career by Design Webinar: Navigating the Flexible Jobs Market

Apr 27 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Are you interested in remote jobs and flexible work options, such as working from home, having a flexible schedule, finding a professional-level part-time job, or working on freelance/contract projects? Learn about current trends in the remote and flexible job market and how to position yourself for a remote or flexible job.

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Lifelong Learning: On Demand – Interactive Session

Apr 27 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online

Join us for a virtual engagement opportunity featuring Connie Emerson, Assistant Teaching Professor of Project Management. During this event, you will have the opportunity to discuss your experience throughout the month of April, and also address any questions you may have regarding the course content.

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Red Sox vs. Cubs Gathering & Game

Apr 28 | 5:00 pm
Boston

This game is now SOLD OUT. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email m.andrews@northeastern.edu.

Baseball season is underway and that means it’s time for a trip to Fenway Park! Don’t miss this opportunity to see the Red Sox take on last year’s World Series champions: the Chicago Cubs.

Join us for a pregame gathering beginning at 5 p.m. at The Baseball Tavern, where you will have a chance to catch up and connect with fellow Huskies before taking your seat at Fenway for the 7:10 p.m. start.

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Service Day: Emerald Necklace River Clean Up

Apr 29 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Boston

Spend a spring day outside helping your community! Assist the Emerald Necklace Conservancy by volunteering with fellow Huskies on Saturday, April 29 to help clean up the Charles River. Volunteers will collect litter and clear paths of invasive plants.

The Emerald Necklace Conservancy is a non-profit organization that maintains, restores, and protects the 1,100 acres of parks of the Emerald Necklace. The Conservancy connects people and parks and conserves the Emerald Necklace through projects and programs that enrich the visitor experience and restore and renew the landscape, waterways and parkways.

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Nurse Shark Tank

May 1 | 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Boston

Nurse Shark Tank is an event designed to bring Nurse Entrepreneurs, for an evening where they can display their product and pitch a team of investors for funding their idea or company. The event is designed to support young Nurse or Healthcare Entrepreneurs looking for an event to gain traction and support for their idea and venture.

In the field of nursing, healthcare professionals aren’t strangers to innovation and entrepreneurship. If you have a product or idea you want to take to the next level, Nurse SharkTank is for you! With thousands of ideas, apps, and business ventures made daily, Nurse SharkTank is designed to compile nurse entrepreneurs for an evening of pitching products to a team of investors for funding.

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D’Amore-McKim Career Webinar: Career Mentors

May 3 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

The Career Mentors: Finding One and Developing a Mutually Beneficial Partnership webinar is presented by the Graduate Career Center, D’Amore-McKim School of Business. All are welcome to join.

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Women Who Empower: Work Smart Salary Negotiation

May 3 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston

Join us for an American Association of University Women (AAUW) Work Smart workshop to help women alumni and graduate students gain the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate salary and benefits packages. This workshop includes a light dinner and networking session to practice tactics on closing the gender wag gap. This event presented by sheLeads and the Northeastern University Office of Alumni Relations.

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Career by Design Webinar: Know Your Worth: Negotiating Your Next Raise

May 10 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Join us for an interactive webinar about the do’s and don’ts and when’s and how’s of asking for a raise. Ashley Paré, AGS’09, negotiation expert and human resources professional, will teach you how to use the power of your networks, articulate your value, when to time and frame your ask and how to make your pitch.

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NU@Noon on the Cape: The Astonishing Diversity and Critical Importance of Microbes in Coastal Systems

May 10 | 11:30 am
Cape Cod

$35 per person | Sandwich, MA

Jennifer Bowen, Associate Professor, Marine and Environmental Sciences, College of Science

Did your travel around the Cape get disrupted by the bridge replacement on Rte 28 in Chatham/Harwich? The bridge cost $6.5 million dollars, but the money it saved these towns in nutrient mitigation was vastly more. Why? Microbes. Microbes that live in the sediments of healthy salt marshes eat up nutrients and protect coastal waters from nutrient pollution that causes unpleasant blooms of algae. Come hear about Professor Bowen’s research on microbes in salt marshes and other environments, and the hard work they do helping to protect critical coastal resources.Enjoy a sit-down lunch at the Dan’l Webster Inn with your fellow Cape Cod community members prior to the presentation.

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NUCEAO Annual Alumni Dinner

May 11 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Boston

Raytheon Amphitheater, Egan Research Center

The Annual NUCEAO Alumni Dinner is held on the Boston campus in late spring. Every year alumni return to campus to hear an update about the department and university. In addition, the program includes the presentation of student scholarships and the NUCEAO Most Outstanding Alumnus/a Award. This tradition promotes networking across all graduating classes.

 

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NU@Noon: deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

May 11 | 10:30 am
Boston

$40 per person, $52 with bus | Lincoln, MA
Bus departs Burlington Campus at 10 a.m.

Discover the changing contemporary art on view at the largest park of its kind in New England. Take part in a discussion-led 45-minute guided tour featuring two special exhibitions on view: Expanding Abstraction: New England Women Painters, 1950 to Now, and Let It All Hang! 1982, A Year of Collecting at deCordova. Then embark on a 60-minute self-guided walk through the internationally recognized Sculpture Park for modern and contemporary outdoor sculpture. The outing will end with a seated lunch at Concord’s Colonial Inn.

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Young Accounting Alumni Network – NYC Spring Happy Hour

May 11 | 6:30 pm
New York City

Join Northeastern’s Young Accounting Alumni Network as they celebrate the end of busy season and welcome the newest graduates to the alumni community.  Connect with former classmates, other accounting alumni, and faculty at District Social.

This event is made possible through the generous support of the Siegfried Group. 

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Northeastern Circuits: The Future of Information Technology

May 15 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Seattle

Northeastern parent, Barry Crist, PNT’19 and the Office of Alumni Relations invite you and a guest to Chef Software, Inc to celebrate the future of Northeastern’s thriving tecnology and innovation network on the West Coast.

Connect with fellow members of the Northeastern Community living in Seattle and working in information technology, computer science, and cyber security in Chef’s beautiful and eclectic cafe space. Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and drinks while hearing from keynote speaker, Barry, Chef’s CEO, about the future of technology.

Whether you are a seasoned software engineer, a data analyst, or someone looking to break into the information technology scene, you won’t want to miss this chance to connect with local Northeastern innovators in Seattle!

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NU@Noon: Castle Hill On The Crane Estate

May 16 | 10:30 am
Boston

$40 per person, $52 with bus | Ipswich, MA
Bus departs Burlington Campus at 9:30 a.m.

*This event has reached capacity. If you would like to be put on the wait list contact Samantha Boland at s.boland@northeastern.edu or 617.373.8529.

In 1910, Richard T. Crane, Jr. purchased the property atop Castle Hill, and it was transformed to exemplify the American Country Place Era. The house was renovated in to the 59-room Stuart-style mansion furnished with the period antiques you see today. Travel back in time and enjoy a 60-minute guided highlights tour. After a short-self guided exploration of the grounds, the day will conduce with a buffet lunch at Bradford Tavern.

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6th Annual Reception on the Hill

May 16 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Washington DC

Northeastern University and the Washington, D.C. Community cordially invite you to the 6th Annual Reception on the Hill. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and bar will be available. Further program details will follow. This is a complimentary event, but registration is required. RSVP by May 11.

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Beyond the Brew: The Attic Alehouse

May 16 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Seattle

Join fellow members of the Northeastern Community in Seattle at alumnus-owned The Attic Alehouse. Mark Long, MBA’88, owner of The Attic, invites you to enjoy great local beer, food, and company on May 16. Local brewers will be onsite to mingle with guests and talk about the newest trends in the Seattle craft beer scene. You won’t want to miss it!

The Attic Alehouse and Eatery is a historic pub located in the beautiful Madison Park neighborhood. They are self-proclaimed as a good ol’ fashioned American pub that started as a shooting gallery in 1904 -proudly hosting over 20 rotating taps, a full bar and a menu of American classics made from scratch every day.

Guests are welcome but space is limited; buy your tickets today!

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Virtual Northeastern Networking Hour

May 17 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

New contacts and great ideas are just a click away! Taking place each month, our virtual networking hours allow you to participate in quick, text-based chat sessions with alumni, parents, and students in your industry. Build your professional network, share your experiences, or exchange career tips from anywhere using your laptop or mobile device.

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Family Business Breakfast: Drop the Torch: Chasing Succession is a Losing Game

May 18 | 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Boston

The Northeastern Center for Family Business invites alumni to join them for the Family Business Breakfast Series in Newton, MA. This month, we will discuss why “grooming” the next generation doesn’t work, and how to engage a qualified family successor. The next generation of leadership shouldn’t be a “given” just because of the last name. The most successful leadership transitions are when both generations are “all-in” and genuinely interested in the continuation of the firm.

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Beyond the Brew: London at Southwark Brewery

May 18 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
United Kingdom

Experience some of the best craft beer London has to offer with fellow members of the Northeastern Community at Southwark Brewery. The evening will feature a tutored tasting of (3) three Southwark beers paired with (3) British cheeses and (3) British meats all locally sourced from Borough Market. The event will also include a guided tour of the brewing equipment where guests will learn how beer is made and sample (3) three additional craft brews.

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with fellow members of the Northeastern Community living in London in a fun and casual setting!

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Beyond the Brew: Zuni Street Brewing

May 18 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Denver

Join the Northeastern Community for a can’t miss event at one of the newest breweries in the Denver craft beer scene – Zuni Street Brewing!

Learn your way around Zuni signature brews through the Finding your Flavors flight school led by Certified Cicerone® (think beer sommelier), Paul McConnell. There’s no beer-snobbery involved here though, this class is fun, interactive, and hands-on! You will even receive a beer ‘cheat-sheet’ to take home and get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look of the brewery – just opened in March 2017!

Guests are welcome but space is limited; buy your tickets today!

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ArtsAlive! Matilda the Musical

May 20 | 12:30 pm
Rhode Island

Tickets: $75, includes luncheon and performance

Join the Providence community for an afternoon of theater at the Providence Performing Arts Center as they enjoy a luncheon and Matilda The Musical!

Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, Matilda thrilled sold-out audiences of all ages on Broadway and continues to wow on London’s West End. The Wall Street Journal says, “The makers of Matilda have done the impossible – triumphantly! It is smart, sweet, zany and stupendous fun.”

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Career Café: Second Act Careers – Following a Passion for Writing

May 25 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston

DATE CHANGED
Due to outside circumstances, this event has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 25th. 

After retiring from a 30-year career in the plumbing supply business, Kevin Symmons, BS’71, turned to his love of writing and eventually became a successful author of romance novels. Join us at Trident Booksellers & Cafe as Kevin shares advice on developing a new career path later in life as well as tips for becoming a successful writer. Dinner is included.

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Exploring Selective College Admissions Webinar

May 25 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Do you have a child or family member entering or currently enrolled in high school? The Office of Alumni Relations and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions invite you to join us for a webinar on Understanding Selective College Admissions. This unique program, offered exclusively to the Northeastern community, provides families with the information needed to support children as they make choices throughout their high school experiences and navigate the college admissions process. This informative webinar will conclude with a brief overview of Northeastern’s admission process.

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NU@Noon: Nurse Entrepreneurs – Leading Change in Healthcare

May 25 | 12:00 pm
Boston

$6 per person | Burlington Campus

Nancy Hanrahan, RN, FAAN, Dean and Professor, Scool of Nursing; Associate Dean, Bouvé College of Health Sciences
Rebecca Love, MS’08, Founder, HIRENURSES; Director, Nurse Innovation

Nurses strive to make a meaningful impact on the complex tangle of healthcare policies, procedures, and treatments that affect their patients. How are these ideas developed? The Nurse Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at Northeastern empowers nurses to lead innovation that transforms health systems using data, redesigns the healthcare experience of patients and families, and engages patients in health behavior change. Dr. Hanrahan and Rebecca Love, MS’08, will speak about this new initiative on campus.

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Northeastern Circuits: Accounting Reception

May 25 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Boston

Join us for the Accouting Reception on Thursday, May 25 hosted by industry leader PwC. This event is part of our Northeastern Circuits program designed to highlight industry professionals and provide the opportunity for Northeastern community members to network with one another.

The speaking program will include Northeastern Professor David Sherman and alumnus Chris Pisciotta, DMSB’05, Assurance Senior Manager, Retail and Consumer Practice at PwC.

Whether you are a seasoned tax expert, or an accounting student looking to make new connections, or anyone in between, you won’t want to miss this chance to connect with local Northeastern community members from PwC’s fantastic new space in Boston’s Seaport District.

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Beijing Community Speaker Event: Global Citizenship Traveling Canvas

Jun 3 | 6:30 pm
Beijing

Please join your fellow Huskies for an interactive experience with Patricia Goodman, an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication program. Dr. Goodman will share the Global Citizenship Traveling Canvas, a cultural artifact describing global values from Northeastern students and alumni from around the globe. You will also have an opportunity to add your values to the canvas. Dr. Goodman is looking forward to your voice to be part of this living research project. She will also open the discussion about cross-cultural communication and the impact to global citizenship.

Come to learn, share, network and be part of our Global Citizenship Traveling Canvas! This event is complimentary, but registration is required to ensure a quality experience for all. Registration is on a first come, first served basis and SPACE IS LIMITED!

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Mass General Sports Medicine Conference

Jun 3 | 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Boston

Join us for the 2017 Mass General Sports Medicine Conference with a focus on the management of athletes’ hips, knees, and ankles. Hear from physicians from Boston’s professional sports teams and David Nolan, PT, DPT, Associate Clinical Professor, Northeastern University on recent advances, evidence-based treatment strategies, and more. CEU credits are available.

 

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NU@Noon: The Relation of Childhood Health to Brain, Cognition, and Achievement

Jun 7 | 12:00 pm
Boston | Online

$6 per person | Burlington Campus

Charles Hillman, Professor, Psychology and Health Sciences, College of Science, Bouvé College of Health Sciences

Children have become increasingly inactive, and subsequently more overweight and unfit. Particularly troubling is the absence of public health concern for the effect of poor health behaviors on cognitive and brain health. Professor Hillman will discuss his research program that has investigated the relation of healthy behaviors and physiological responses to cognitive and brain health during preadolescent childhood. Find out how this will implicate the educational environment and the context of learning.

*This event will be live streamed at facebook.com/NortheasternAlumni.

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Singapore Community Speaker Event: Global Citizenship Traveling Canvas

Jun 7 | 7:00 pm
Singapore

Please join your fellow Huskies for an interactive experience with Patricia Goodman, an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication program. Dr. Goodman will share the Global Citizenship Traveling Canvas, a cultural artifact describing global values from Northeastern students and alumni from around the globe. You will also have an opportunity to add your values to the canvas. Dr. Goodman is looking forward to your voice to be part of this living research project. She will also open the discussion about cross-cultural communication and the impact to global citizenship.

Come to learn, share, network and be part of our Global Citizenship Traveling Canvas! This event is complimentary, but registration is required to ensure a quality experience for all. Registration is on a first come, first served basis and SPACE IS LIMITED!

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Virtual Northeastern Networking Hour

Jun 13 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

New contacts and great ideas are just a click away! Taking place each month, our virtual networking hours allow you to participate in quick, text-based chat sessions with alumni, parents, and students in your industry. Build your professional network, share your experiences, or exchange career tips from anywhere using your laptop or mobile device.

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Northeastern Night at the Pops

Jun 16 | 8:00 pm
Boston

The Office of Alumni Relations invites you to join us in the concert tradition as Northeastern alumni fill Symphony Hall. Hailed as “a funny, affectionate, and revealing tribute to musical theater’s greatest living composer and lyricist,” the world premiere of the symphonic Sondheim on Sondheim with the Boston Pops is not to be missed!

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Nurse Practitioner Entrepreneurship Conference

Jul 13 | 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Boston

Are you a Nurse Practitioner interested in starting your own practice or business? This is the conference for you. Join Northeastern University in collaboration with a group of nurse leaders for a 1 ½ day program in transforming NP’s into entrepreneurs!

 

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