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

Spring 2015 Schedule 

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
12:00 p.m.

Going Viral 100 Years Before Facebook
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. Watch this lecture online with Northeastern Live. 
$6 per person

Thursday, June 4, 2015
11:30 a.m.

Boston Harbor Lunch Cruise on the Odyssey of Boston 
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 p.m.

Northeastern Night at the Pops
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 a.m.

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 a.m.

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

Bethany Lawlor
716 Columbus Avenue
600 CP
Boston, MA 02120

NU@Noon Committee

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

Archived NU@Noon Programs