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Cultural Events
Attend a seminar on setting up your banking account or learn Ballroom Dance. Try a yoga session or enjoy a major concert featuring a world-renowned performer. Celebrate cultural diversity during the University’s two-month-long Carnevale celebration. Your academic pursuits and life experience at Northeastern will be enriched and shaped by the activities you choose, the clubs you join, and the life-long friends you make at Northeastern. So get involved. Contribute. Experience. And enjoy!

You can find all our events and more on our monthly ISSI Newsletter. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, click here


Wednesday, March 16th 2016 and Thursday, March 17th 2016
7:30 PM | Cabot Cage
ISSI Annual Soccer Tournament
Whether you call it soccer or football, get your game face on for the annual soccer tournament! Come watch as teams compete for the coveted title and a prize! Only one team will emerge victorious, do you have what it takes?

ISSI sponsored free event.
Registration required to compete in the tournament

Sunday, March 20th 2016
1:00 PM | W. Broadway and Dorchester Ave
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
The South Boston, St. Patrick's Parade is Listed as the second largest parade in the country, being viewed by nearly 600,000 to 1 Million people every year in addition to having the entire parade seen on Live TV.
http://www.southbostonparade.org/

Non ISSI sponsored event.

Thursday, March 24th 2016
12:00 PM | 318 Curry Student Center (McLeod Suites)
Beyond Borders: Serbia
Join the ISSI and Co-op Connections for lunch and a global discussion, as we explore life and culture beyond NU’s campus! This session will focus on the culture and history of Serbia, with presenters who have lived, worked and/or studied in Serbia. Lunch will be provided.

ISSI sponsored free event.
Registration required here

Sunday, April 3rd 2016
1:00 PM | Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) – Guided Tour
Join the Global Student Mentors for a guided tour through the famous MFA. The tour will be led by a MFA staff member and will explore different galleries.

ISSI sponsored free event.
Registration required here

Saturday, April 9th 2016
3:00 PM | Chicken Lou's
The North End - Walking Adventure
Meet up with Global Student Mentors for a stroll to the North End for a Cannoli! See historical sites while making new friends!

ISSI sponsored free event.
Registration required here

Thursday, April 14th 2016
12:00 PM | 442 Curry (4th Floor Suites)
Beyond Borders: South Korea
Join the ISSI and Co-op Connections for lunch and a global discussion, as we explore life and culture beyond NU’s campus! This session will focus on the culture and history of South Korea, with presenters who have lived, worked and/or studied in South Korea. Lunch will be provided.

ISSI sponsored free event.
Registration required here

Monday, April 18th 2016
1:00 PM | Prudential Center
Boston Marathon Finish Line
The Boston Marathon is the world's oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world's most prestigious road racing events. The Boston Athletic Association manages this American classic, which is sponsored by John Hancock Financial Services. The Boston Marathon has distinguished itself as the pinnacle event within the sport of road racing by virtue of its traditions, longevity and method of gaining entry into the race (via qualification).
http://www.baa.org/races/boston-marathon/event-information.aspx

Non ISSI sponsored event.

Saturday, May 7th 2016
9:00 AM | Chicken Lou's
Day Trip: Boston Harbor Islands Trip
The largest recreational open space in Eastern Massachusetts, the Boston Harbor Islands are one of the Northeast's great destinations. Comprised of 34 islands and mainland parks, the park attracts over 1/2 million visitors annually and is an important ecological habitat for wildlife.
http://www.bostonharborislands.org/#!directions-fees/c18fo

ISSI sponsored event. Ferry transportation $12.
Registration required here

Graduate Orientation

Spring Graduate Student Orientation
This is a mandatory program for graduate students starting spring 2016. For more information, click here

Graduate Student Evening Reception, Date TBD
Join the ISSI for a reception to meet fellow graduate students and staff members of the ISSI! Refreshments provided.

Additional Spring Events

February 2016



Carnevale!
The month of February is the annual celebration of culture at Northeastern! The ISSI works with student groups from Dubai to Des Moines to host cultural events introducing different cultures to the broader Northeastern community. Check out our Carnevale Facebook for updates and event schedules!

Students are welcome to submit a proposal to run an event during Carnevale. Proposals can be submitted here