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Regardless of where you are, your Northeastern network is there for you. Bond, socialize, learn, or build personal connections with your community and the global Northeastern network. Find an event to attend.

09.30.22 | 1:30PM EST

The Roux Institute Venture Showcase

The Roux Institute Venture Showcase is an annual in-person event convening entrepreneurs, investors, government officials, students, industry partners, and the public for an opportunity to hear from and meet the Roux Institute’s startup portfolio. The first-of-its-kind event will feature final pitches from the nine startups graduating from the Roux Institute’s current Founder Residency, keynote speeches from high-profile entrepreneurs and local leaders, and updates from the Roux’s portfolio companies—who have collectively raised $18MM in funding over the past 24 months.

07.06.22 | 12:00PM ET

The Future of Manufacturing

Join Jack Lesko, Director of Engineering Research at the Roux Institute, as he discusses the future of manufacturing as seen in his research.

06.08.22 | 12:00PM ET

Celebrating Roux Graduates

The Roux Institute speaker series continues with a panel discussion featuring members of the class of 2022! Join Michael Pollastri, Senior Vice Provost for Portland and Academic Lead, as we honor our inspiring Roux Graduates.

06.03.22 | 5:30PM ET

Meet the Roux Institute

Join us for an evening at the Roux Institute at Northeastern University in Portland. You’re invited to take a tour of the facilities, hear from key speakers and join the community for conversation, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres. In addition to a welcome from the James Hackney, dean of the School of Law, we’ll hear from both our legal fellow, Rohan Vakil ’21, and Michael Pollastri, senior vice provost of the Roux Institute, about entrepreneurship partnerships, community connections, the future of the Roux Institute and more.

05.25.22 | 5:00PM ET

Ethics in AI: A Challenging Task

Join Usama Fayyad, of the Roux Institute, and Ricardo Baeza-Yates, of Northeastern University, as they unpack the ethics of Artificial Intelligence in our modern world.

04.27.22 | 5:00PM ET

The Future of Medicine Powered by Data: Demystifying Computational Medicine

The Roux Institute speaker series continues with this thought-provoking discussion on the future of medicine in a data-driven world. Join us at the Roux campus or virtually as Professor Raimond Winslow unpacks the complexities of Computational Medicine.

04.13.22 | 12:00PM ET

Women Who Empower ME

The Roux Institute is proud to present a panel discussion with faculty, students, and partners about supporting women’s leadership in high-tech fields. Join us for an important conversation about inclusion, representation, and empowerment of women.

03.30.22 | 5:00PM ET

A Conversation about the Maine Economy with Governor Janet Mills

To kick off the Roux Institute Signature Speaker Series, join Governor Janet Mills as she explores the complexities of Maine’s growing economy.

12.1.21 | 12:00 PM ET

Thoreau’s Walden: Nature, Technology, and Attention

What does Henry David Thoreau’s retreat into the natural world at Walden Pond have to do with our modern culture of distraction and technological immersion? We learned how Thoreau’s interest in the peace of nature was fueled by his distress at the information culture of the 19th century when the telegraph brought news to Americans […]

04.30.21 | 12:00PM ET

Tradition, Innovation, and Partnership: The Maine Way – A Conversation with Stephen Smith, President & CEO, L.L.Bean

Please join the Roux Institute for a conversation with Stephen Smith, President & CEO of L.L.Bean and learn how L.L.Bean managed to have a stellar year despite the pandemic. Smith will also share ways in which L.L.Bean innovates and adapts, as well as what the company values in their employees. We will also discuss the partnership with the Roux […]

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