Shanghai Community Sixth Anniversary

Northeastern Insider Series: Networked University and the Roux Institute

Stay Ahead of the Curve with Big Data and AI

The topic of artificial intelligence is prominently discussed throughout the Northeastern community, from the classroom to President Joseph Aoun’s book. Join our Chinese community members and The NU Chinese Student Association for an exploration of AI applications in China, through a moderated conversation with a representation of those working in healthcare, retail, and telecommunication.

Language Learning Beyond the Classroom

Review an inspiring story on how immersing yourself in a second language can positively impact your life. From both educator and student perspectives, learn new ways to improve your language-learning experience.

Innovative Solutions to Fight Ocean Pollution

18 billion pounds of plastic enter our oceans each year, a harrowing fact that only accounts for a portion of our planet’s pollution crisis. Northeastern innovators are tackling this problem to create sustainable solutions for cleaner oceans. Bureo Inc, an emerging B-Corp, has created a program to recycle fishing nets into a NetPlus™ material, used in products by Patagonia and other partner companies.  Review the conversation to fight plastic pollution with Ben Kneppers, E’07, co-founder and COO of Bureo Inc., and Maarten Eenkema van Dijk, E’14, MS’15, operations manager for Van Dyk Recycling Solutions.

Taiwan Community Gathering at Epoch Foundation

Join fellow alumni for a conversation about future trends on industrial development, startup incubation, innovation, and entrepreneurship education used for developing talent and how the Epoch Foundation serves as a top-notch institute liaison service. The Epoch Foundation is at the forefront of facilitating Taiwan’s industrial development and promoting the economic prosperity of the Asia-Pacific region.

The Striving States of the East

Leon Rozmarin, a lecturer at Northeastern University discussed the shift in world balance on the global stage and the current geopolitical landscape.

COVID-19, Quality of Governance and Crime: Perspectives from Thailand

The ongoing pandemic is testing the quality of governance in countries around the globe and raising questions about the role of elected officials in serving community goals. Crises can serve as opportunities for positive social change, but also entail risks around security and social turmoil, geopolitics, human rights, rule of law, inequalities and food security, among others. They also set apart great leaders, from average ones.

This is one of the special series on the impact of COVID-19 around the world. We leveraged our global network to explore risks, challenges and good practices for preparedness, responsiveness, effectiveness and responsibility in dealing with the public health and economic crisis, and what the future holds in a post-pandemic world.

Beijing Community Program: Traditional Chinese Medicine

Digital Marketing in a Virtual World