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Can’t-miss events in November

Northeastern students cheer during the Men's Hockey game vs. Boston University. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Hear about the benefits of military service

Two veterans who have also served in Congress join the Civic Experience to talk about how their military service led to personal and professional success on Monday, Nov. 4, at 3:30 p.m., in the auditorium of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex.

Learn about what’s out there

Interested in studying abroad? Explore which opportunities are out there by attending the Dialogue of Civilizations Fair, held in the Curry Student Center on Monday, Nov. 4, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Experience Homecoming

Join the thousands of students, graduates, parents, and friends who will be gathering at the Boston campus for the annual Homecoming. From Wednesday, Nov. 6 to Monday, Nov. 11, you won’t want to miss the festivities.

Relive a pivotal moment in Boston’s history

To commemorate the centennial of the 1919 Boston Police Strike, archivists from the Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections are hosting a presentation that revisits the labor strike and its impact across the country. This will be held on Thursday, Nov. 7, at noon in room 90 of Snell Library.

Master your Chinese calligraphy

Learn how to write Chinese characters with brush and ink at a free Chinese calligraphy session with artist Rayna Lo. This workshop will take place at Northeastern Crossing on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 5:30 p.m.

Follow the stories of Central American migrants

Tim Ouilette, a Northeastern associate professor of communication studies, has spent the last year documenting the stories of migrants in Tijuana, Mexico. Join him for a pre-screening of Waylaid in Tijuana and a discussion of the film and the people he encountered on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in room 240 of Dockser Hall.

Celebrate women in technology

Network and learn from some of the most accomplished women in technology at the fourth annual Canadian Women in Computing conference, which is held on Nov. 8, at the International Center, in Mississauga, Ontario.

Get out for some pastries

Join award-winning baker Joanne Chang for a baking demonstration and a showcase of her latest cookbook, Pastry Love, on Wednesday, Nov. 13, in Xhibition Kitchen from noon to 1 p.m.

Honor the life of Holocaust survivor Theofanis Orfanos

At 15, Theofanis Orfanos was captured by the Nazis and sent to a concentration camp in southern Germany. Watch Laugh Now: A perspective on life, liberty and the Holocaust, which chronicles his survival, escape, and readjustment after the war, on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 7 to 8 p.m., in the auditorium of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex. 

Discuss the biggest problems facing the world

Whether it’s climate change, immigration, or automation, our global society faces generational challenges. Hear from and collaborate with experts on solutions to tackle these problems at the Experience Solution Sprint, held at First Canadian Place on the Toronto campus on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m..

Learn about the fight for equal healthcare

Watch Power to Heal, a documentary that chronicles the struggle to secure equal access to health care for all Americans, at this showing on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Cabral Center.

Reduce, reuse, recycle

Drop by to learn what the Northeastern community is doing to promote waste minimization, recycling, and composting at this info session on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in the Curry Student Center.

Hear about how mathematics could be the key to understanding our universe

Delve into how theoretical physics and mathematics are at the center of a “quest to understand the order of the underlying universe.” Join part-time professor Graham Farmelo at a talk on his latest book, The Universe Speaks in Numbers, on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. in the Snell Engineering Center.

Hear stories of the power of inspiration and hope

Best described as a TED-style event, NUtalk will feature undergraduate Northeastern student speakers who will give captivating and powerful talks with the hope of inspiring you to pursue your own ideas. Come listen on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the  Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex.

Discover how language can further your education

Chat with professors of 10 different languages and learn about the benefits of being multilingual at this open house on Monday, Nov. 18, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the fourth floor of Meserve Hall.

Create, connect the community, and express yourself

Northeastern University’s Off Campus Housing and Support Services & City and Community Affairs offices is hosting a community open mic on Monday, Nov. 18th at Slade’s Bar & Grill, 958 Tremont St, Roxbury, from 6:00 p.m.  to 9:00 p.m. 

Get help obtaining your passport

Want to go abroad but unsure of how to obtain a passport? Look no further. The Global Experience Office at Northeastern is hosting this workshop to help students through the passport process. Stop by room 342 in the Curry Student Center on Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m..

Join a discussion with leaders on artificial intelligence

Speak with leaders from Duke Energy, Ernst & Young, and Northeastern on the impacts of artificial intelligence at this conference on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the Charlotte campus, at the 11th floor of 101 N. Tryon Street.

Experience innovation at Northeastern

Attend NEXPO, a showcase of entrepreneurship and learn about the 10 years of ventures that have gone through IDEA, Northeastern’s venture accelerator. This event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex.

Catch the Huskies in action

Be sure to check out the volleyball team, the men and women’s crew, and the men and women’s hockey and basketball teams as the Huskies’ season is already underway. With several home games on or near the Boston campus, you won’t want to miss it.

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