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Can’t-miss events in December

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Learn about the fight against AIDS

In honor of World AIDS Day, watch Fire in the Blood, a documentary that chronicles the efforts to battle the blockade of low-cost AIDS drugs created by Western pharmaceutical companies after 1996, at this showing on Monday, Dec. 2, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in room 240 of Dockser Hall.

Delve into aquaculture and marine science

Chat with three graduate students from the Three Seas Program and learn about the research they conducted. Join the discussion on Monday, Dec. 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Night Shift Brewing in Nahant, Massachusetts.

Stay warm this winter

Winters in New England can be rough, especially if you’re unprepared. But fear not, Global Student Success is hosting this workshop to provide tips and tricks on how to keep yourself and your apartment warm this winter. Stop by room 344 in the Curry Student Center on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at noon.

Experience innovation at Northeastern

Generate, Northeastern’s student-led product development studio, will be holding a showcase of all the past semester’s projects and prototypes. Come see what innovations the students have created on Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Alumni Center. 

Hear from a leading expert on media law in the U.K.

Ursula Smartt, a law lecturer at NCH at Northeastern in London, will be launching the fourth edition of Media Law & Entertainment. Join Smartt in a discussion on topics such as defamation, freedom of speech, privacy, and ethics at her book signing on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 6:30 p.m. local time, at the Registry on the campus of NCH at Northeastern. 

Celebrate with the London community

If you find yourself on the campus of NCH at Northeastern this December, join other members of the London community in a celebration of the holiday season on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 6:30 p.m. on the third floor of the Fable Bar and Restaurant.

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 Dec. 4 and 18, at 6 p.m.

Join a discussion on the future of artificial intelligence

Economies around the world are undergoing a transformative move to automation. Hear from leaders as they share key takeaways from the Northeastern University-Gallup poll of attitudes towards artificial intelligence at Facing the Future on Tuesday, Dec. 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 on the Toronto campus, at 100 King Street West, Suite 4620. If you’re unable to attend, this event will also be streamed live here.

Take a break from studying

Come out and celebrate the end of the last semester of the 2010s at this mixer on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 5:30 p.m., in the west mezzanine of the Curry Student Center.

Get out for this holiday gathering

Network and mingle with others in the Northeastern community at this open house hosted by Northeastern Crossing on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 4:30 p.m.

Catch the Huskies in action

Cheer on the Huskies as they continue their midseason push for conference supremacy. The men’s basketball team hosts Maine on Wednesday, Dec. 4., at 7.p.m, and Davidson on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 4 p.m. The women’s hoops squad welcomes Hartford Saturday, Dec. 14, at 1 p.m. The men’s hockey faces off against Dartmouth at 4 p.m  also on Dec. 14.  And the women’s hockey team takes on Vermont Monday, Dec. 30, at 4 p.m. Check out the composite sports calendar here.

Engage yourself with career development workshops

Throughout December, the Employer Engagement and Career Design Office is hosting several workshops focused on learning how to use LinkedIn, improving your networking skills, and finding a job.

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