Fall 2017 Myra Kraft Open Classroom: Boston in 2030

Sep 6 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston

Wednesdays, September 6-December 6, 2017 | 6-8 p.m.

Join the College of Social Sciences and Humanities in an ongoing discussion around the City of Boston’s governmental policies and how they are contributing to transforming the demographics of the region, and varying expectations of social justice. The sessions will also address ideas around new city policies and how will they impact Boston’s quality of life in 2030.

The course will be facilitated by Distinguished Professor and Dukakis Center Director, Dr. Ted Landsmark, who also sits on the Board of the Boston Planning and Development Agency.

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Boston Bruins at San Jose Sharks Gathering and Game

Nov 18 | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
California | Northern California

Catch the Bruins while they are in town! Whether you’re a fan of the Sharks or the Bruins, revel in a charged Saturday evening with alumni, parents, and friends watching the Sharks vs. Bruins game at the SAP Center. 
Join us on the Mezzanine area inside the arena for a pregame reception, which includes burgers, hot dogs, sides, and two drink tickets, before we head to our seats. All will enjoy this fun filled family friendly night out.

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Community Service Event: Jefferson Square Beautification

Nov 19 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
California | Northern California

Spend a fall day outside helping your community! Assist the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department by volunteering with fellow Huskies on Sunday, November 19 to help restore and beautify Jefferson Square Park. 
Volunteers should wear closed-toe boots or sneakers and clothes that they do not mind getting dirty. Volunteers will need to bring their own work gloves, but all other tools will be provided. Please be sure to bring a bottle of water or a snack. 
Register today to feel good about giving back to the city you call home while meeting new people and making new connections!

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D1 in DC: NCAA Women’s College Ice Hockey

Nov 24 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Washington DC

The Northeastern’s Women’s Hockey Team will be playing in the D1 in DC tournament November 24-25. Come out to support your Huskies and cheer along with fellow fans!

Friday November 24, 2017

  • Boston University vs. Minnesota State-Mankato 1:00PM
  • Northeastern University vs. University of Wisconsin 4:00PM

Saturday November 25, 2017

  • University of Wisconsin vs. Boston University 1:00PM
  • Minnesota State-Mankato vs. Northeastern University 4:00PM

All games will take place at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex – Arlington, VA

Daily Admission – $12 (2 games) | Weekend Pass – $20 (All 4 games)

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NU@Noon: Urban Engineering for a Sustainable Future

Nov 28 | 12:00 pm
Massachusetts

$6 per person | Kostas Research Institute

New developments in urban engineering help address natural disaster safety and global climate change through innovative and sustainable designs. Professor Jerry Hajjar, from the College of Engineering, will discuss current trends in city design, ongoing work at Northeastern, and the future of robot integration in the built environment.

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Northeastern Circuits: Startups & Innovation

Nov 28 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
California | Northern California

Join the Northern California Community and Semester in Silicon Valley for a fireside chat with Raj Echambadi, Dunton Family Dean, D’Amore-McKim School of Business and Northeastern parent, Manish Chandra, Pnt’22, Founder and CEO of Poshmark. Hear about Chandra’s journey of making Poshmark one of the most-recognized social brands in U.S. fashion today and learn invaluable business insights from a 20+ year veteran of the tech startup industry. Don’t miss this fabulous evening of inspiration and networking for all.

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School of Law: Annual Labor and Employment Panel

Nov 30 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Boston

Attend the School of Law’s Annual Labor and Employment panel. The evening program consists of two topical panel discussions, followed by a networking reception with light refreshments and cocktails. This event is open to School of Law alumni only. 

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One-on-One Career Coaching

Nov 30 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Boston

Need help with a career change, job search, or other career challenge? Sign up for an appointment with Michele Rapp, Associate Director, Alumni Career Strategy for a 40-minute session for assistance with job search strategy, resume advice, LinkedIn feedback, networking tips and more. Register for your 40 minute session today!

All sessions have been reserved. A waitlist is now open.

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Northeastern University Silicon Valley Annual Holiday Party

Dec 1 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
California | Northern California

What a great year it has been! Join us in celebrating our campus growth and accomplishments. Meet our team and learn about new programs coming in 2017. We look forward to welcoming you at the Silicon Valley campus!

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NU@Noon: Holiday Brunch and The Nutcracker

Dec 2 | 11:00 am
Boston

$90 per person | Alumni Center

Transport yourself to a magical world of brave toy soldiers and dancing snowflakes, as you follow Clara on her adventure filled with colorful characters, breathtaking costumes and majestic scenery. This enchanting holiday classic set to the beloved music of Tchaikovsky and choreographed by Mikko Nissinen continues to enthrall audiences of all ages. Join us for a festive holiday brunch in the Alumni Center before the show. Includes shuttle from Alumni Center to and from the Boston Opera House.

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Huskies Fitness: Yoga in Singapore

Dec 3 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Singapore

Fitness is going global! Join us for our first-ever international installment of the Huskies Fitness event series! What’s better than a workout? Doing it with fellow alumni!

This all-levels 60 minute yoga class will be taught by Colette Brown, DMSB’13, a certified yoga teacher. The class will be followed by light refreshments. Spots are limited – register today.

Deadline to register is 19 Nov.

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DC Community Holiday Gathering

Dec 4 | 6:30 pm
Washington DC

The holiday season is quickly approaching and the Washington, DC Community has a special, family friendly evening planned on Dec. 4. 

Join alumni, parents, student, and friends for appetizers and drinks at Sine’ Irish Pub. Following the gathering, those who wish to test their skating skills are invited to join us at the Pentagon Row Ice Skating Rink. There is a fee to enter the rink, which can be paid at the venue.

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The Nurse Leadership & Entrepreneurship Certificate Program

Dec 5 | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Boston

The Nurse Leadership & Entrepreneurship Certificate Program is an immersive, transformational four-day leadership program that will help you become a strategic, innovative, entrepreneurial leader in healthcare. The program will provide you with invaluable tools, concepts, and resources to drive innovation and growth within your organization. You will develop the confidence and character traits that are needed to become a viable leader for your organization.

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Is Donald Trump Making Journalism Great Again?

Dec 5 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston

Join us for a conversation with Pulitzer Prize winner, Northeastern Alumnus, and Visiting Professor of Journalism, Walter Robinson, on the turbulent times facing journalism and what lies ahead. The movie “Spotlight,” which won the Oscar for Best Picture and chronicled the Boston Globe’s exposé of the Catholic Church sexual abuse scandal, highlighted the importance of investigative reporting in exposing wrongdoing and holding institutions accountable. He will speak with Northeastern University School of Journalism Director Jonathan Kaufman, also a Pulitzer Prize winner in investigative reporting. This event is one of several highlighting the new CAMD Research Collaborative: New Directions for Design and Data Storytelling.

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Cape Cod Community Holiday Luncheon

Dec 6 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cape Cod

Come together for lunch with fellow members of the Northeastern Cape Cod community during the holiday season to close out the year. Of course, guests are welcome!

Our featured faculty speaker will be announced soon – stay tuned!

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Business Connections – Virtual Northeastern Networking Hour

Dec 7 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online

Take a step to build your network with alumni and students working in business. Virtual networking enables you to speed network with the alumni community, no matter where you are in the world. Don’t miss out! Make new connections, exchange career tips, and share your experiences with this unique networking opportunity.

In this event, you will have the option to be connected with fellow alumni or to share your expertise and advice with current students at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business – or both!

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D’Amore-McKim School of Business Graduate Career Center Holiday Networking

Dec 7 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Boston

Join fellow D’Amore-McKim School of Business graduate alumni and current students at our holiday networking event hosted by the Graduate Career Center. Appetizers will be provided as well as parking passes for your convenience.

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Seattle Campus Holiday Reception

Dec 12 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Seattle

Join us for our annual tradition of celebrating recent graduates as they transition into the alumni community! Come to our Seattle campus, and congratulate our graduates, and learn more about the resources available at our Seattle Campus. Meet faculty and staff, and mingle with fellow community members. Rick Davis, Vice President of Alumni Relations will discuss exciting programs and initiatives in Boston and beyond, and talk about how the Northeastern network can help you achieve what’s next.

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Virtual Career Cafe: Moving Up

Dec 12 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Online

Gain fresh ideas and strategies for how to advance your career in our first virtual small group meetup. Whether you need to refine your goals, boost your brand, manage up or find a mentor, we’ll help you identify your next steps. This program will be led by Michele Rapp, Associate Director of Alumni Career Strategy.

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Huskies Fitness: Yoga & Self-Care with Shanti Nutrition

Dec 14 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston

Take time to relax and care for yourself this December with a yoga class and workshop led by Lexy Penney, MS’13. With the end of the year approaching, this is the perfect opportunity to wind down, de-stress and get ready for the next year in the company of fellow alumni. In addition to the yoga class, the 1.5 hour workshop will include:

  • Simple self-care techniques and tips on how to incorporate them into your busy life
  • A session on food as medicine, where you will learn about food that can help boost energy and strengthen your immune system to promote overall health

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Career by Design Webinar: Styling for Success

Dec 15 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

You’ll want to add to your holiday clothes shopping list once you hear Amy Salinger’s, AMD’02, expert advice about “10 items every man and woman should own.” These select staple items will transform your current wardrobe, and help enhance your professional image. Get your workplace fashion questions answered in this engaging webinar.

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One-on-One Career Coaching

Dec 19 | 9:30 am - 4:15 pm
Boston

Need help with a career change, job search, or other career challenge? Sign up for an appointment with Michele Rapp, Associate Director, Alumni Career Strategy for a 40-minute session for assistance with job search strategy, resume advice, LinkedIn feedback, networking tips and more. Register for your 40 minute session today!

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Exploring Selective College Admissions – Virtual Chat

Jan 11 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Do you have a child or family member entering or currently enrolled in high school? This unique program, offered exclusively to Northeastern alumni, provides families with the information needed to support their children, as they make choices throughout their high school experiences and navigate the college admissions process. Representatives from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will be available online to chat one-on-one to answer specific questions and share insight into the process.

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Science Center Public Forums: Community Resilience Dialogues about Climate Hazards

Jan 16 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston

Join David Sittenfeld, Forum Program Manager, Museum of Science, for an engaging dialogue on climate hazards. This event will take place at the Murphy Bunker at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, MA. It is open to the public and no RSVP is required.

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Science, Stewardship, and Citizens on the Boston Harbor Islands

Feb 13 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston

Join Marc Albert, Natural Resource Partnerships Program Director, National Parks of Boston, for an engaging talk on the Boston Harbor Islands. This event will take place at the Murphy Bunker at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, MA. It is open to the public and no RSVP is required.

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Nitrogen – Friend or Foe?

Mar 13 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston

Hear from Torrie Hanley, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher, Northeastern University, who will present a talk on Nitrogen – Friend or Foe? The effects of fertilization on a New England salt marsh. This event will take place at the Murphy Bunker at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, MA. It is open to the public and no RSVP is required.

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Alumni in Engineering and Technology – Virtual Northeastern Networking Hour

Apr 19 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Don’t miss out on the Virtual Northeastern Networking Hour, focused on the fields of engineering and technology. Virtual networking enables you to speed network with the alumni community, no matter where you are in the world, from the convenience of your phone or computer. Build new connections, exchange career tips, and share your experiences with this unique networking opportunity.

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