NU@Noon


NU@Noon provides a broad range of educational and intellectual activities for retired, semi-retired, and other adult participants. This educational series offers alumni and friends the chance to learn and embrace the knowledge of the university's award-winning faculty, community leaders, and industry pundits.

Thank you to our 2015 NU@Noon Presenting Sponsor B&N College, and to our partner Au Bon Pain for providing in-kind refreshments for all events located on the Burlington Campus.

Click on the lecture name for more information. Visit the NU@Noon registration page to register.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
12:00 PM
Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility - 3/25/2014
Learn how the Social Impact Lab bridges theory and practice in the social change arena by preparing students to think, work, and collaborate across sectors, disciplines, and generations. 
$6 per person
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
11:00 AM
Education on the Road: Harvard Art Museums Tour - 4/1/2015
Experience a self-guided tour of the new space, designed by the Renzo Piano Building Workshop, and including special exhibits on the world's fairs and Japanese genre painting. Afterward, join us at Grafton Street Pub & Grill for a delicious lunch. 
Bus departs Burlington Campus at 10 a.m.
$35 per person ($45 with bus transportation)
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
12:00 PM
The Landscape of College Athletics - 4/8/2015
Northeastern Athletic Director, Peter Roby, will discuss the changing landscape of college sports, its many ethical dilemmas, and the demanding roles of athletes, coaches, and administrators both at Northeastern and across the country.
$6 per person 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
12:00 PM
Middle East Politics - 4/15/2015
Professor Dov Waxman, an expert on the conflict, will discuss the prospects for peace between Israel and Palestine as well as the future dangers should the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remain unresolved. 
$6 per person
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
12:00 PM
Mission 31: Breaking New Ground in Deep Sea Exploration - 4/22/2015
Northeastern University members of the Mission 31 team will discuss the challenges of living and working on the bottom of the ocean, as well as the scientific discoveries made. 
$6 per person
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
12:00 PM
Education on the Road: 3-D Printing 
The 3-D printing experience tour will be led by Patrick Yott, Associate Dean of Digital Strategies and Services, and will include an overview of the 3-D technologies available on campus as well as demonstrations of 3-D printing and laser cutting. Includes lunch in the Alumni Center.
Bus departs Burlington Campus at 11 a.m.
$35 per person ($45 with bus transportation)
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
12:00 PM
Going Viral 100 Years Before Facebook - 5/20/2015
Join us for a fascinating talk on the Viral Texts project, which is developing theoretical models that will help scholars better understand what qualities - both textual and thematic - helped particular news stories, short fiction, and poetry "go viral" in 19th-century newspapers and magazines.
$6 per person
Thursday, June 4, 2015
11:30 AM
Boston Harbor Lunch Cruise on the Odyssey of Boston - 6/4/2015
Step aboard the beautiful Odyssey Cruise boat and enjoy a luxury tour of Boston Harbor over lunch. Take in the sights of the harbor as we welcome summer to the city while enjoying a relaxing day with Northeastern friends! 
Bus departs Burlington Campus at 10 a.m.
$55 per person ($65 with bus transportation)
Saturday, June 13, 2015
5:30 PM
Northeastern Night at the Pops - 6/13/2015
The Boston Pops are delighted to bring back Cirque de la Symphonie. Aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers, balancers, and strongmen are among the talented artists who will take the stage at Symphony Hall as the Pops perform their own spectacular musical feats. Join us for the traditional Fanfare Dinner at the Alumni Center before the show!
$95 per person
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
11:00 AM
Education on the Road: Nashoba Valley Winery Tour and Lunch
Join us for a tour and tasting where you will get a unique glimpse into the winemaking process followed by an outdoor lunch in the covered pavilion, which offers breathtaking views of the landscape.
Bus departs Burlington Campus at 10 a.m.
$50 per person ($60 with bus transportation)
Thursday, June 25, 2015
11:00 AM
Red Sox Game
Take in a day game at historic Fenway Park as the Red Sox face their American League East rival, the Baltimore Orioles. The day will begin with a cookout-style lunch lunch at the Alumni Center before we head to the park.
Bus departs Burlington Campus at 10 a.m.
$55 per person ($65 with bus transportation) 


Contact Information

Primary Contact
Bethany Lawlor
716 Columbus Avenue
600 CP
BostonMA 02120
617.373.7226
b.lawlor@neu.edu

Date & Location

Date: 3/25/2015 to 6/25/2015
Location: â€‹Varies by date 

 

NU@Noon Committee Members:

Charlie Aaronson, E’63, MS’65, MBA’80
Eleanor Dustin
Paul Dustin, E’58
Joe Hunt, E’62
Lorna Knapp, UC’70
Angela Marcucci, UC'70, UC'77, MA'90
Anne Wilson, Ed'72