February 11, 2014

In discussions with graduate students, financial issues is an ongoing topic of concern.  Laura Smith, a Masters student at New York University has some great advice on managing your finances.  Check out her article, The $17 Sandwich and Other Financial Lessons for Grad Students.


The ISSI 2014 Carnevale celebration is in full swing with a number of events and activities.  Some of the major events are listed in the Upcoming Events section below.  For a full schedule and additional information, see the Carnevale website.  


Interfaith Harmony Week continues through Thursday, February 13.  On Wednesday, February 12 the Campuswide Day of Dialogue and Interfaith Fair will take place in the Curry Student Center Indoor Quad from noon - 5 pm.  


Due to the snow last week, the Annual Apartment Fair has been rescheduled to this Thursday, February 13 from 4-7 pm in the Curry Student Center, Indoor Quad.  The event will bring dozens of realty and management companies to advertise their properties. If you are considering moving, stop by the fair.  FREE food, prizes and giveaways as well!  Additional information on the website.

Did You Know?

Tax Season - Whether we're ready or not, tax season is upon us. While you're preparing yourself with gathering all of the forms that go along with doing your taxes and deciding what to spend your refund on, be sure to have all the correct information.  Student Accounts has mailed out a 1098-T form to all students required to receive the form. The form is also available through myNEU.  For additional information about the 1098-T, consult the Student Accounts webpage


International students should also consult the ISSI tax webpage for information and assistance.

Graduate Student Government News

The GSG is excited to announce that we have a new Vice President of Programs and Administration, Mitasvil Patel! We look forward to having him on our Executive Board and look forward to events for

graduate students!


The next GSG Senate Meeting is this Wednesday, February 12 from 12-1pm in 342 Curry Student Center.  All students are welcome to attend. Additional information is available on the GSG Website
Graduate Campuses
Charlotte's Inaugural EdD Cohort - At the end of January the Charlotte campus held the first weekend intensive for the Doctor of Education program! Charlotte's inaugural EdD cohort is comprised of 
18 dynamic, future agents of change from a multitude of backgrounds!  As one of the first doctoral level programs for the Charlotte campus, we are proud to welcome students pursuing  tracks in Organizational Leadership, Higher Education Administration, and Curriculum, Teaching and Leadership! The all female cohort features educators, accountants and business owners all looking to impact their community through education. The cohort will return to campus later this month for their second weekend intensive. 

Northeastern University- Seattle got out and celebrated Superbowl
Champs the Seattle Seahawks! NU- Seattle was overjoyed with their team's first ever Superbowl win and took the time to get out, in the cold, and celebrate with over 700,000 other fans in the streets of Seattle. Check out some of the pictures from the day's celebrations and a recap on NU-Seattle's newly launched blog Re:Connect
Provost Office News

For additional information, see the RISE Website

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Upcoming Events


Thursday, February 13


Curry Student Center

      Additional Information

Thursday, February 13, 405 Ell Hall 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The ISSI invites you to come sample tantalizing treats from around the world at this sweet soirée. Indulge in desserts ranging from Italy's mouthwatering cannoli to Turkey's finest baklava. Bon appétit! Click here to register.


AFRICA NIGHT  Saturday, February 15, Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Africa Night showcases a taste of Africa to the Northeastern and neighboring community. ISSI Carnevale will provide you, the audience, with a night to remember. Consisting of dance, contemporary fashion, an exhibition of flags, cuisine, music, and a tribute to a distinct cause affecting the diaspora. Cosponsored by NASO and the ISSI. Visit ISSI for tickets under "Life at NU". 


Carnevale Art Workshop  

Tuesday, February 18, 405 Ell Hall 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Spend an evening with the ISSI learning or mastering artistic skills. Learn techniques from one of our College of Art, Media and Design (CAMD) professors and create your own cultural masterpiece. Please sign up here!


Haiti Week: Cultural Show

Thursday, February 20, Curry Student Center Ballroom
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Join the HSU and ISSI as we celebrate the rich culture that Haiti has to offer. Authentic Haitian cuisine, poetry, dance and a live Haitian band! This annual event will be open to all at no cost- join us for some authentic Creole fun! If you are interested in participating in this event please sign up here!



Friday, February 21, 2014, The Fenway Center 7:00 p.m.
"Aria di Commedia - An Evening of Commedia dell'Arte and Italian Renaissance Music" is presented by the troupe "Pazzi Lazzi". Actors will interpret characters like Arlecchino, Pantalone, Pulcinella, and Colombina with their troubles resulting from human weaknesses like envy, lust, and greed. Musical interludes will be performed by Renaissonics. Cosponsored by ICS, World Languages Center and the ISSI. For tickets, visit the ISSI website.



Saturday, February 22, The Colonnade Boston Hotel
9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Whisk the night away at this elegant soireé. Enjoy a whimsical evening of music, dance, and camaraderie. Be sure not to miss out on one of the most exciting signature Carnevale events of the year. Tickets are available through MyNEU.



Tuesday, February 25, 

afterHOURS, 7:00 p.m.
Unleash your inner diva and belt your heart out at this year's International Idol! Regardless of singing ability or musicianship, everyone deserves to bask in the spotlight. Feel free to perform in any language or genre, whether just for fun, or as a competitor! If you are interested in participating in this event please sign up on the ISSI website.

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