Can’t-miss events on Northeastern’s Boston campus in March

Students walk along the path near the Egan Research Center. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University

Attend a free cooking demo. Learn more about the dangers of plastic waste. Cheer on the Huskies at Matthews Arena. These are just a few of the events and activities that will take place on Northeastern’s Boston campus in March.

Women Who Empower

Learn about the challenges women are facing, and how they are working to overcome them, at the Women Who Empower Symposium. Swing by the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex on Friday, March 1, where there will be numerous panels, workshops, and speakers throughout the day. Events kick off at 8:30 a.m. and run until 6 p.m.

Find a career

Build the perfect LinkedIn profile. Learn how to answer any interview question. Create your own internship as an undergraduate. Northeastern Employer Engagement and Career Design will be hosting these events and more throughout March.

For more information and instructions on how to register for these events, check out the career development schedule.

Lunch and learn about law

The Northeastern School of Law will host two speakers this March as part of its Lunch and Learn Speaker Series. Luke Blackadar, a lawyer and alumnus, will discuss IP protection and legal services for the arts and business communities on Wednesday, March 13 at noon. Lawyer Michelle Anderson will share her legal expertise on privacy, security, and consumer protection on Wednesday, March 27 at noon. Both events will take place at the Knowles Center in the School of Law.

Learn about blockchain

Dahlia Malkhi, a principal researcher for VMware Research, will be giving a talk about the algorithms behind blockchain on Friday, March 15 at 11:45 a.m. The lecture will be held in room 310 of the Behrakis Health Sciences Center.

Discover how plastic affects the world’s oceans

Learn how plastic waste is affecting the environment at a panel led by professor Kwamina Panford on Tuesday, March 19 at 11:45 a.m. in room 440 of the Curry Student Center.

After the panel, head over to 909 Renaissance Park at 4:30 p.m. to hear Ethan Edson, a research technician at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center, talk about microplastics in our ocean and the new tools we can use to sense them.

Attend a film screening

Check out Left on Pearl, a film about the women who took over a Harvard-owned building in 1971, and how the ensuing occupation changed the course of United States history. The screening of the 55-minute film will take place on Tuesday, March 19 at 12 p.m. in room 90 of Snell Library.

Combine technology and democracy

Professor David Lazer will be the giving the 55th Annual Robert D. Klein University Lecture on Thursday, March 21 at 3 p.m. in the Raytheon Amphitheater. His talk, titled “Democracy, Now,” will cover the interplay between technology and democracy.

Get your youth mental health first aid certification

Get your youth mental health first aid certification to learn how to help people ages 13 to 24 who are experiencing a mental health or substance-related crisis. The course, which will last eight hours, will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 27. The location for the certification has not been named yet.

Cheer on the Huskies

The men’s hockey team will prepare for the Hockey East Tournament with home games against Boston College on Saturday, March 2, and New Hampshire on Friday, March 8. The women’s basketball team will battle the University of North Carolina Wilmington on Friday, March 1 and the College of Charleston on Sunday, March 3 at Cabot Center ahead of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament. And the baseball team will open the home portion of its schedule with a double-header against Holy Cross on March 16.

Check out the full athletic schedule on the university’s athletics website.

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