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10.15.20 | 12:00PM EDT

Performing Data: A Story of Mutualism?

The Department of Theatre and the Center for Design are converging to tackle this open-issue and explore an interdisciplinary research approach to transforming data. Join us for an open conversation with award winning Information Designer, Federica Fragapane, about her work across information design and humanities and how she has combined the fields of Theatre and Design.

10.14.20 | 12:00PM ET

NU@Noon: Permafrost – A Potential Tipping Point in the Climate System

Aron Stubbins, Associate Professor Marine & Environmental Science, Chemistry & Chemical Biology, and Civil & Environmental Engineering will discuss the background on tipping points and specifics about permafrost carbon-climate feedbacks, including discoveries from his fieldwork in Siberia.

10.13.20 | 4:00PM EDT

Tea on Tuesday Series: “Diversifying Power: Why We Need Antiracist, Feminist Leadership on Climate and Energy”

The climate crisis is a crisis of leadership. For too long too many leaders have prioritized corporate profits over the public good, exacerbating climate vulnerabilities while reinforcing economic and racial injustice. Professor Jennie Stephens spoke on how transformation to a just, sustainable renewable-based society requires leaders who connect social justice and antiracist, feminist principles to climate and energy.

10.13.20 | 12:00PM ET

Forecasting the 2020 Election

Costas Panagopoulos, department chair and professor of political science, spoke about what to expect on Election Day in the presidential and congressional general elections. Dr. Panagopoulos assessed polls and forecasts and provided a historical perspective on election results and their implications for politics and governance in America. Alumnus Henry Edson, MS'20, SSH'20 was the introductory speaker.

10.01.20 | 6:00PM ET

Falling Walls Lab Boston

Falling Walls Lab was a platform for excellent academics, entrepreneurs and professionals from all disciplines who wanted to present their research work, business model, innovative project or transformative idea in front of their peers and a distinguished jury from academia and business. This was presented by Northeastern University, the German Consulate in Boston, and the German Center for Research and Innovation in New York.

9.30.2020 | 6:00PM ET

Education as Critical Infrastructure for a Resilient Recovery

The Global Resilience Institute (GRI) presented its recent work with FEMA. The featured panelists were Stephen Flynn, director of the GRI; and Alicia Sasser Modestino, research director for the Dukakis Center. This was part of the Fall 2020 Myra Kraft Open Classroom.

9.25.20 | 8:00AM ET

Women in the Law Conference

The twelfth annual Women in the Law Conference was presented by the Northeastern University School of Law. This conference provided career guidance and professional development growth to women attorneys and other professionals at all stages of their careers and brought together powerful decisionmakers from Massachusetts, Alaska, Canada, California, Illinois, New York, Washington, DC, and beyond. The keynote speaker was Michele Coleman Mayes, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for the New York Public Library.

9.24.20 | 5:00PM ET

Original Animated Film and an Exploration of Archived Survivor Testimony

This was a screening of two student presentations: The 2019-2020 Gideon Klein project, an original animated film by Yael Sheinfeld ’21, based on a children’s book, The Children’s Tree of Terezin; and a presentation by Jessie Sigler ’20 about her project to increase accessibility to the Northeastern Holocaust Awareness Archives, especially the trove of survivor testimonies. This was part of the postponed 2020 Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week presented by the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern.

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