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Can’t-miss events in October

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Learn about democracy in India and our future in the age of artificial intelligence. Network with possible employers. Master your Chinese calligraphy. These are just a few of the events being held in Northeastern’s global network in October.

Understand the democratic political system in India

How does India’s political system work as a Democratic government? Get answers from Ashutosh Varshney, who is a professor of international studies at Brown University, at this lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 5:30 p.m. in the Raytheon Amphitheater. 

Check out these research and creative projects by Northeastern students

With topics ranging from racial health disparities in the American South to corporate social responsibility in Japan, explore the 36 different projects undertaken by Northeastern students this past summer at this showcase on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 5:30 p.m. in the atrium of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex. 

Hear about the attitudes towards the future of artificial intelligence

Hear about the key takeaways from a Northeastern University-Gallup survey of attitudes toward artificial intelligence from a panel of leaders in business, government, and academia on the impacts of artificial intelligence on our future. Engage in the discussion on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. P.D.T. on the Seattle campus. Or watch it live on Facebook.

Learn about the impacts data can have on any organization

Listen to leaders from various industries discuss how data can be used to enhance any organization on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. in the Raytheon Amphitheater.

Explore career opportunities at the undergraduate career fair

With co-op season right around the corner, learn about upcoming co-op and internship opportunities, and network with possible employers at this career fair on Thursday, Oct. 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Stearns Center.

Get out for the Italian Film Festival

Interested in films from other cultures? Look no further. The Italian Club at Northeastern is hosting two showings of various Italian films on Oct. 3 and Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. in room 236 of Richards Hall.

Learn about the culinary art behind Mexican cuisine

Love Mexican cuisine? Listen to chef Adán Medrano present the 100 recipes in his newest cookbook, Don’t Count the Tortillas: The Art of Mexican Cooking, at Xhibition Kitchen on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at noon.

Know your renting rights

Understand your rights and responsibilities when it comes to renting in the Greater Boston area with this workshop, held on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 3 p.m. in room 346 of the Curry Student Center.

Meditate with Afro Flow Yoga

Learn about and practice Afro Flow Yoga, which is a combination of traditional yoga and West African dance, at two workshops hosted by Northeastern Crossing on Oct. 9 and 25, at 6 p.m..

Master your Chinese calligraphy

Participate in a free Chinese calligraphy session to learn how to write Chinese characters with brush and ink. The workshop will take place at Northeastern Crossing on the Boston campus, on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 5:30 p.m.

Listen to an openly transgender tech executive’s story of navigating corporate America

Natalie Egan, who is the chief executive officer and founder of Translator, will discuss the transition from male to female as an executive in corporate America and the lessons learned along the way. This event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 23rd, at 4 p.m. in room 102 of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex.

Watch the Huskies in action

Catch some midseason action with the field hockey, volleyball, and the men’s and women’s soccer teams, or enjoy the start of the men’s and women’s hockey teams. Regardless, there’s plenty of action to see with 15 home games at either Parson’s Field in Brookline, or the Cabot Center and Matthews Arena on the Boston campus.

Engage yourself with career development workshops

Throughout the duration of October, 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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