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.

For events held at the Burlington campus, guests are invited to bring a lunch, or enjoy our complimentary light refreshments.

Stay tuned, as our Spring 2014 NU@Noon calendar will be available soon!

Spring 2014 NU@Noon Program

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

NU@Noon Education on the Road: Adams National Historic Park

Time: 12:00 PM

It’s time for a history lesson! Enjoy some spring weather and the great outdoors at the scenic Adams National Historical Park. We’ll visit the town where not one, but two U.S. presidents – John Adams and his son, John Quincy Adams – were born.

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Thursday, May 01, 2014

NU@Noon at the Northeastern POPS with guest artist Train

Time: 5:00 PM

Once again Matthews Arena will host an incredible night of music  as we welcome three-time Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum band Train to join the world-renowned Boston Pops, conducted by Keith Lockhart, H’98. Train’s list of chart-topping singles include “Drive By,” “Drops of Jupiter,” “Meet Virginia,” and the worldwide smash hit, “Hey, Soul Sister

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

NU@Noon Education on the Road: Visit to NU's Marine Science Center

Time: 10:30 AM

When a warmer sun peaks through those dark winter clouds and the birds begin chirping we know that spring is upon us! Join fellow alumni and friends for a day outdoors at Northeastern’s  Marine Science Center. The group will tour the campus and hear from experts and graduate students about their research and the equipment they use.

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

NU@Noon: Soaring to Space: A Northeastern Student’s Dream Come True

Time: 12:00 PM

Dowd will be one of the first and youngest civilians to fly to space next year after winning the Metro International Race for Space in 2012. Dowd will fly aboard an experimental shuttle with private company Space Expedition Corporation (SXC). The Race for Space contest was held in 22 countries worldwide. Justin created a unique animated video using specialized chalkboards to explain Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity and beat out entrants from 22 countries around the world.

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

NU@Noon: Coming Of Age During the Civil Rights Revolution: Remembering When

Time: 12:00 PM

As we mark the 50th Anniversary of the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have A Dream Speech”, and the 60th Anniversary of the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court decision, Professor Hall returns to tell his story. 

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Wednesday, June 04, 2014

NU@Noon: Healthy Aging with Dean Terry Fulmer

Time: 12:00 PM

Dean Fulmer is nationally and internationally recognized as a leading expert in geriatrics and dedicated to the advancement of intraprofessional health science education and progress in interdisciplinary practice and research. Fulmer will speak of how research, education, and practice strategies at Bouvé are focusing on healthy aging in order to ensure safe and quality care for all older adults.

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

NU@Noon: Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Boston Red Sox vs. Minnesota Twins!

Time: 1:35 PM

Baseball season is just around the corner and the sights and sounds of Fenway Park will soon descend upon the Fens. Join us for a cookout-style lunch at the Alumni Center, followed by a day game at one of the country’s oldest and most historic ballparks featuring the 2013 World Series champions!

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