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The NAA sponsors hundreds of alumni events a year. Find one near you.

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Jun
28
2017

NU-Kellogg Club of Greater Toronto Annual Blue Jays Event

4:45 PM , Rogers Centre, 1 Blue Jays Way, Toronto, ON M5V 1J1

With the MLB season upon us, the NU-Kellogg Club of Toronto is pleased to announce that our annual baseball outing is set for June 28, 2017! Last year, our group was treated to a special pre-game visit from the two Northwestern alums on the Blue Jays, starting pitcher and 20-game winner J.A. Happ and relief pitcher Bo Schultz.  Learn More

Jun
28
2017

Join Northwestern for a Book Discussion in London

6:00 PM , The Lansdowne Club

President Morton Schapiro and Professor Gary Saul Morson invite you to an exclusive discussion and signing of their newly released book, Cents and Sensibility. Learn More

Jun
29
2017

Webinar: An Entrepreneur's Perspective on the State of Venture Capital

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Nicole Staple, Co-Founder & CEO of Brideside, will discuss the state of venture capital and fundraising considerations in today's rapidly changing landscape. In 2016, almost $70BN in venture capital investments were deployed, which marked the second highest annual total since 2005. With larger fund sizes and investments, comes larger venture capital return expectations. In this session, we will dissect the current landscape and implications for early stage businesses at each stage of their life cycle. Expect a candid discussion on expectations from both sides of the negotiating table, and how entrepreneurs can optimize their chances for long-term victory! Learn More

Jul
06
2017

Korea Alumni Reception and New Student Send-off

5:30 PM , Grand Hyatt Seoul

The Korea Alumni Association and NU Club of Korea invite you to join Executive Vice President Nim Chinniah in Seoul for an evening of conversation and to welcome Northwestern's newest students. Meet members of our global community and learn how Northwestern is taking its place among the world's greatest universities. Learn More

Jul
13
2017

Webinar: How to Achieve Work-Life Success and Happiness Through Inner Peace

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

​The key ingredient to achieving success and happiness is living a balanced life. To become the best version of yourself, you must inherit the practice of balance as part of your daily life. In this webinar, you will discover three pillars to living a balanced life, you will be inspired to make fueling choices and you will gain a refreshing perspective.
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Jul
16
2017

’Cats Connect and Summer BBQ 2017: Seattle

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Woodland Park (Lower Woodland Park Shelter 5)

The Northwestern Alumni Association and Northwestern Career Advancement invite you to ’Cats Connect: a student and alumni networking reception in a city near you.
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Jul
17
2017

Performing Yourself: Choices for Effective Communication

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

In our world today, having good information is not enough; you must be able to successfully communicate it with others to really make a difference. This workshop will explore how you can better communicate what is important to you more effectively.
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Jul
18
2017

’Cats Connect 2017: Chicago

6:00 PM to 8:30 PM, Hines Convention Center

The Northwestern Alumni Association and Northwestern Career Advancement invite you to ’Cats Connect: a student and alumni networking reception in a city near you. Learn More

Jul
19
2017

Webinar: How to Overcome a Career Slump

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

From time to time all of us can experience a career slump; however,it can be a meaningful experience. It allows us to identify the gaps in our work and career. Together we will explore your interests, motivated skills, personality style, needs and values to allow you to achieve greater career satisfaction. At the end of the webinar you will feel inspired and energized to take action to achieve your future goals.
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Jul
19
2017

’Cats Connect 2017: San Francisco

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, West Coast Regional Office

The Northwestern Alumni Association and Northwestern Career Advancement invite you to ’Cats Connect: a student and alumni networking reception in a city near you.
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Jul
19
2017

NU Club of Japan: 2017 Chicago Pizza and Beer night in Tokyo

8:00 PM to 11:00 PM, Devilcraft Hamamatsucho

Annual Chicago Pizza and Beer event with University of Chicago alumni in Tokyo. Learn More

Jul
20
2017

’Cats Connect 2017: New York City

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, The Terrace Club

The Northwestern Alumni Association and Northwestern Career Advancement invite you to ’Cats Connect: a student and alumni networking reception in a city near you.
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Jul
20
2017

’Cats Connect 2017: Los Angeles

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, The Culver Hotel

The Northwestern Alumni Association and Northwestern Career Advancement invite you to ’Cats Connect: a student and alumni networking reception in a city near you.
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Jul
25
2017

Webinar: Eating on the Run

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

In this webinar we will look at the most important principles underlying healthy meals and how to hang onto them when we are away from home. Once we understand those principles, we can apply them in any situation.
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Aug
09
2017

’Cats Connect 2017: Minneapolis

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mission American Kitchen and Bar

The Northwestern Alumni Association and Northwestern Career Advancement invite you to ’Cats Connect: a student and alumni networking reception in a city near you.
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Aug
28
2017

Portrait of Ireland

Journey across the captivating emerald Isle through Dublin, Belfast, Donegal and County Mayo. Begin in Dublin with visits to Trinity College, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Grafton Street. Enjoy excursions to Bend of the Boyne, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Newgrange and St. Patrick’s burial place. Learn about the tumultuous history of The Troubles during a locally guided tour in Belfast, and experience the Titanic interpretation center.
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Sep
06
2017

Sorrento

Discover a region of southern Italy renowned for its beauty and fascinating history on a journey to Campania. Settle in Sorrento and explore the spectacular Amalfi Coast, featuring visits to picturesque Positano and Amalfi. In Naples, explore the remains of Pompeii and Herculaneum and tour the impressive collection of the Archaeological Museum. Sample local delicacies and learn about life from residents in this breathtaking area of the world!
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Sep
09
2017

N Zone 2017: Northwestern vs. Duke

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Tent on the east side of Krzyzewskiville (K-ville), next to the Wilson Recreation Center

The Northwestern Alumni Association invites you to an action-packed day with the Wildcats in Durham! Learn More

Sep
15
2017

Barcelona Immersion

Cosmopolitan, vibrant and enchanting, Barcelona is the jewel of Spain's Mediterranean coast. Through the years, Barcelona's creative citizens have pushed innovations in architecture, art, cuisine and more. Delve into many facets of Barcelona's history within its neighborhoods. Walk through the Barri Gothic, which will transport you to medieval Barcelona, and marvel at the whimsical genius of Gaudi in the Eixample district. Immerse yourself in Barcelona, and discover the allure of this unique and wonderful city. Learn More

Sep
20
2017

Exploring Australia & New Zealand

From $7,595 per person based on double occupancy
$8,684 with airfare from Los Angeles - call for pricing from other cities!
Operated by Odysseys Unlimited

Your journey begins in Cairns, gateway to Australia’s Far North. Board a boat for a day-long excursion to the Great Barrier Reef. Embark on an Aboriginal “dreamtime” tour and watch the sun set over the fabled sandstone monolith at Ayers Rock. Tour Sydney’s famous beaches, its harbor, and iconic Opera House, then fly to New Zealand and explore Mt. Cook National Park. Take a cruise through the breathtaking fjords of Milford Sound. In Rotorua experience a geothermal reserve and the Maori culture at a traditional hangi performance. Celebrate your journey’s end in Auckland. Learn More

Oct
02
2017

Rivieras and Islands of France, Italy, and Spain

From $4,595 per person based on double occupancy
Operated by Gohagan & Company


Cruise for seven nights from Rome to Barcelona aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star M.S. LE LYRIAL. This unique, comprehensive itinerary immerses you in the dynamic history, inimitable art and culture of the sun-drenched French and Italian rivieras and islands. Visit up to five UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Carcassonne’s medieval fortifications and the postcard cliffside villages of Italy’s Cinque Terre. Explore Corsica’s fortified town of Bonifacio and Sardinia’s dazzling Costa Smeralda. Visit either Florence or Pisa. Along the enchanting Côte d’Azur, enjoy specially arranged excursions in Monte Carlo, Marseilles and Nice. Rome Pre-Cruise and Barcelona Post-Cruise options are available. Learn More

Oct
05
2017

Classical India

From $3,695 per person based on double occupancy
$4,887 with air from Boston, New York or Washington DC - call for pricing from other cities! Operated by Odysseys Unlimited

Mystical and spiritual, India abounds with riches that invite personal exploration. Begin your 17-day small group tour exploring Old Delhi and New Delhi. Continue to Jaipur, the “pink city,” and enjoy dinner in a Rajasthan family’s home. Spend two nights at Ranthambore National Park where you search for elusive Bengal tigers on game drives. Travel to Agra to visit the sublime Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Conclude your journey in the holy city of Varanasi, cruising along the Ganges and visiting nearby Sarnath, one of Buddhism’s holiest sites.  An optional 5-day/4-night post-tour extension to Nepal is available.
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Oct
09
2017

Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia

From $4,295 per person based on double occupancy
Operated by Gohagan & Company

This unique and exclusive nine-day itinerary and small ship voyage showcases the coastal jewels of the Iberian Peninsula between Barcelona, Spain, and Lisbon, Portugal. Cruise up Spain’s legendary Guadalquivir River, into the heart of beautiful Seville. Visit Portugal’s lesser-traveled Algarve region and the regal city of Granada, Spain. See the scenic Strait of Gibraltar and call on the enchanting Balearic Island of Palma de Mallorca. Admire the modernist architecture of Valencia. Visit three UNESCO World Heritage sites while cruising ancient Mediterranean and Atlantic trade routes aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star small ship M.S. LE LYRIAL. Barcelona Pre-Cruise and Lisbon Post-Cruise options are offered. Learn More

Oct
14
2017

N Zone 2017: Northwestern vs. Maryland

The Northwestern Alumni Association invites you to an action-packed day with the Wildcats at the University of Maryland! Learn More

Oct
18
2017

Pearls of Southeast Asia ~ Hong Kong to Saigon

From $7,195 per person based on double occupancy
Operated by Gohagan & Company

This exclusive nine-night cruise from Hong Kong, “Crossroads of the East,” to vibrant Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) aboard the Five-Star, small ship M.S. L’AUSTRAL showcases the fascinating treasures of Vietnam and four UNESCO World Heritage sites. Tour dynamic Hanoi, cruise majestic Ha Long Bay, visit the Forbidden Purple City in Hué and admire beautiful architecture in Hôi An. Special guest speaker Jim Laurie, former ABC and NBC News correspondent will join this departure to lecture. Round-trip economy-class air from Los Angeles is included.* Complimentary alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages are served throughout the cruise. Hong Kong Pre-Cruise Option and Angkor Wat/Siem Reap Post-Program Option available. Learn More

Oct
24
2017

Tuscany ~ In a Tuscan Villa

From $2,895 per person based on double occupancy
Operated by AHI Travel

Bursting with charming villages, ancient olive groves, bountiful vineyards and remarkable natural beauty, Tuscany’s sun-warmed hills have attracted artists, writers and travelers for centuries. After settling in Cortona, delve into ancient Etruscan civilization on a village walking tour before indulging your senses during an excursion through the sun-dappled countryside and a local winery. Visit Montepulciano and discover its Renaissance palaces and unique churches. Travel to Siena and admire the Gaia Fountain, Mangia Tower and the sprawling Piazza del Campo. Marvel at the splendor of Florence’s urban masterpieces as you see the iconic Ponte Vecchio, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and the 14th-century Piazza della Signoria. Broaden your insight of the region while visiting the Praetorian Palace and the Museum of the Etruscan Academy. Local guides and expert speakers provide fascinating insight during included excursions and lectures. Learn More

Oct
27
2017

Polar Bears of Churchill

From $4,995 per person based on double occupancy
Operated by Orbridge

Each fall as the pack ice begins to form, the polar bears gather. Come see this extraordinary spectacle of nature as the arctic tundra becomes home to these magnificent creatures, as curious about you as you are about them. Ride an Arctic Crawler to observe them up close—as close as you dare. Learn More

Nov
06
2017

Eastern and Oriental Express

From $5,995 per person based on double occupancy
Operated by AHI Travel

Southeast Asia’s alluring blend of cultures and traditions has attracted traders and travelers for centuries. Begin your exploration in bustling Bangkok and marvel at the Grand Palace, Temple of the Emerald Buddha and grand Reclining Buddha. Celebrate the golden age of travel with three nights aboard the opulent Eastern & Oriental Express as it rolls through the rice paddies of Thailand and Malaysia. From the River Kwai Bridge station, drift down the Kwai Yai River and learn about the Thailand-Burma railway. Explore the Malaysian town of Kuala Kangsar and see Singapore’s iconic Merlion Park and Civil District. Then admire Bali’s breathtaking scenery and meringue-hued beaches. Observe daily life at a traditional Balinese compound, enjoy lunch by a rice field and delight in the engaging and welcoming Balinese culture. Experts and local guides will bring your adventure to life with included excursions and fascinating talks. Learn More

Dec
04
2017

Holiday Markets

From $1,895 per person ~ no single supplement!
Operated by AHI Travel


The holiday season provides a wonderful opportunity to get away and relax on an unhurried cruise through the heart of Europe that showcases delightful holiday traditions. Enjoy the start of the festive season as towns along the Rhine prepare for the holidays and open their charming Christkindlmarkts. This program features fascinating excursions, first-class ship and hotel accommodations, and an extensive meal plan including wine with lunch and dinner. For solo travelers, there is no single supplement. Learn More

Jan
10
2018

The Galapagos Islands

Feel the thrill of encountering the flora and fauna that famously inspired Darwin—and in his footsteps, generations of nature lovers. Undiscovered by Europeans until the 16th century, the Galapagos Islands hold a central position in modern scientific and evolutionary history. In a place where human presence is relatively minimal, take the opportunity to observe and photograph these remarkable species up close—either sitting quietly to watch blue-footed boobies or snorkeling with inquisitive and playful sea lions. Learn More

Jan
22
2018

Egypt and the Eternal Nile

Accompanied by an expert Egyptian guide, your singular 15-day small group journey begins in vibrant Cairo, revealing antiquity’s treasures with a three-night Lake Nasser cruise and a classic four-night Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor, before you encounter Old Cairo. Discover “rose-red” Petra on an optional 5-day/4-night post-tour Jordan extension. Learn More

Jan
22
2018

Cuba by Land and Sea

Be among the privileged few to experience Cuba during this unprecedented people-to-people opportunity including three nights in Havana and six nights aboard the small sailing ship M.Y. LE PONANT. See Old Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad and the Viñales Valley. Interact with local experts and immerse in Cuba’s history, culture and daily life. Learn More

Feb
03
2018

Israel

Join us for eight nights in Israel, an inspiring nation showcasing rich history and spiritual milestones. Enjoy stays in Tel Aviv, Tiberias, and Jerusalem and, during included excursions, discover Roman ruins, an archaic fort and the House of Peter. Taste crisp falafels, see the Dead Sea, sail the Sea of Galilee, and more during this small-group experience. Learn More

Feb
09
2018

Passage through the Panama Canal

A spectacular nine-day journey from the Costa Rican rain-forest through the mighty locks of the Panama Canal. Aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, all-Suite M.V. STAR BREEZE, experience a daylight passage through the canal and call at remote island paradises. Explore Costa Rica’s terrestrial wonders and tour Panama City. Pre- and Post-Program Options offered. Learn More

Feb
14
2018

Tanzania Migration Safari

The annual movement of wildebeest and other grazing herbivores across the Serengeti Plains is one of the greatest spectacles of the natural world. This trip is a once-in-a-lifetime journey, encompassing incredible wildlife excursions to world-famous national parks and reserves: Arusha National Park, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Oldupai Gorge and the acacia-dotted savannas of Serengeti National Park. Accompanied by expert Orbridge naturalists, venture with a small group of travelers into the vast and varied terrain of East Africa. Learn More

Feb
16
2018

Australia

Journey to Australia for ten nights with stays in Sydney, Hunter Valley, Adelaide and Melbourne. Discover the cosmopolitan cities, fertile wine country, gourmet dining and native wildlife that form Australia’s fascinating culture and heritage. Along the way, seek koalas and kangaroos, taste local cuisines, and explore beaches, gardens and trendy city lanes during this small-group program. Learn More

Feb
20
2018

Southern Africa

Discover the remarkable beauty and vibrant culture of South Africa and Zimbabwe as you explore modern cities, track wildlife on safari and explore the natural wonder of Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River. Talks by local experts, excursions with expert guides and safari game drives combine to make this the travel experience of a lifetime. Learn More