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Can’t-miss events on the Boston campus in August

Students play a game of pick-up soccer on the William E. Carter Playground field. The playground, which has received significant upgrades as a result of a public-private partnership between Northeastern and the City of Boston. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Play some soccer. Cheer on the Huskies. Learn about the chemistry behind drug abuse. These are just a few of the events being held on Northeastern’s Boston campus in August.

Understand the scientific explanations behind drug abuse

Listen to several medical industry professionals speak on the medical implications of drug abuse at the Chemistry and Pharmacology of Drug Abuse Conference hosted on the 17th floor of East Village on Thursday, August 1. 

Do your best Lionel Messi impression 

Looking for a way to get active? Tap in for a few rounds of pick-up soccer hosted by the Office of Global Services on Friday, August 2 at 1 p.m. at the Cabot Physical Education Center.

Learn about the future of cybersecurity

In this era of digital innovation, how can we protect ourselves from the threat of hacking and other cybersecurity breaches? Discuss this issue and the questions surrounding it at this presentation on Wednesday, August 7, at 12 p.m. in 120 Knowles.

Catch the Huskies in action

Be sure to check out the field hockey, volleyball, and the men and women’s soccer teams as the Huskies’ season is right around the corner. With four home games at Parson’s Field in Brookline, you won’t want to miss it.

Explore Buddhist philosophy

Interested in meditation or philosophical discussions around Buddhism? Stop by the Sacred Space in Ell Hall from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on any Wednesday in August to join the Dharma Dialogue.

Engage yourself with career development workshops

Throughout the duration of August, the Career Development Office is hosting workshops focused on learning how to use LinkedIn, improving your networking skills, and finding a job. 

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