Can’t-miss events in Northeastern University’s global network in January 2020

Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Hear from one of America’s top diplomats

Samantha Power, who served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations during the second term of the Obama administration, will join the Civic Experience to talk about her experiences turning idealism into action on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 4 p.m. on the 17th floor of East Village.

Celebrate the past year with the Charlotte campus

Join Cheryl Richards, the chief executive officer and regional dean of the Charlotte campus, as she reflects on the past year, and discusses the plans for the coming year at the annual State of the Campus address on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 5 p.m., held on the 11th floor of 101 N. Tryon Street in Charlotte, North Carolina. You can also tune in through livestream

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 Jan. 8 and 9, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Celebrate the start of the semester

Mingle with other students and faculty members in the Northeastern community at a celebration to kick off the first semester of the new decade on Thursday, Jan. 9, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Curry Student Center.

Learn about the fight for equal healthcare

Watch Respect and LOVE, a documentary that delves into traumatic experiences of sexual abuse, and how the justice system served or didn’t serve the victims, at this showing on Thursday, Jan. 9, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in room 220 of Dockser Hall.

Chat with a leading expert in the United Nations

Since 2018, Victor Madrigal-Borloz has served as the United Nations’ first independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity, raising awareness to the violence and discrimination people face worldwide because of their sexual orientation and gender identity. This discussion will be held on Monday, Jan. 13, at noon in room 230 of Dockser Hall. 

Get a glimpse at the future of working with robots

The development of artificial intelligence is transforming a wide spectrum of industries. Attend this session for an overview of Northeastern’s ongoing work with collaborative robots, held on Jan. 23, at 11:30 a.m. in room 440 of the Egan Research Center.

Get out for this mixer

Network and mingle with others in the Northeastern community at this multicultural mixer on Friday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m.

Celebrate the launch of the Center for Design

Join the College of Arts, Media, and Design community for the official launch of the Center for Design on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 4:15 p.m. on the 17th floor of East Village.

Test yourself with some trivia 

Come out for a trivia night hosted by the Center for Law, Innovation, and Creativity on Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Dockser Hall.

Catch the Huskies in action

Be sure to check out and support the winter sports teams as they approach the midway point of the regular season. With 19 events across six teams, you’ll have plenty of choices.

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