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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.

05.10.21 | 8:30AM ET

Activate your Full Potential

Enhance your personal and professional wellness by learning how to activate your full potential. This session will explore what it means to be living your full potential and give you the tools to act so you can make it a reality. Learn about some of the benefits you can gain from this process and develop your personal game-plan for moving forward on this journey.

05.04.21 | 12:00PM ET

Virtual Field Trip Series: Dialogue of Civilizations – Netherlands: Sustainable Urban Transportation

The Netherlands is the world’s showcase for sustainable urban transportation: 25% of trips are made by bicycle and 10% of travel is by public transportation (about 5 times more than the US), while its traffic fatality rate is the lowest in the world. Learn how the country developed its large, car-free and car-lite city centers so that they are thriving economically and home to world-renowned art, architecture, and, yes, cheese.

04.30.21 | 12:00PM ET

Virtual Field Trip Series: Dialogue of Civilizations – Kenya: Interdisciplinary Global Public Health, Politics, Culture and Swahili

Learn about the major health, socio-economic, cultural, and political issues that characterize the every-day life of the people and communities of Kenya. Presented from the busting capital of Nairobi, you will learn why Kenya offers the most unique opportunity to learn about global health, while also discovering the food, history, and culture that make the country so special.

04.29.21 | 5:00PM ET

Uncovering the History of American Barbecue

Dr. Howard Conyers is a NASA rocket scientist, historian, and yes, barbecue pitmaster. As the descendent of farmers and barbecuing masters, he decided to dig deeper into the world of BBQ and quickly realized that the contributions of black Americans had been erased from those stories. He is now on a quest to fix the record and share the rich history of how black Americans have made barbecue what it is today. Join us to hear about how Dr. Conyers began his journey and what he has discovered along the way.

04.06.21 | 12:00PM CT

Chicago’s Riverwalk

Chicago Architecture Center docent Michelle Woods covered the history of the Chicago Riverwalk project, and highlighted some features of this unique park – at the bottom of a ‘canyon’ of world-famous architecture.

03.31.21 | 6:30PM ET

Wine & Whine Trivia with Northeastern’s LGBTQ+ Alumni Community

It’s been a full year of quarantine and with this past year leaving many of us exhausted,  the LGBTQ+ Alumni Community is hosting a Wine & Whine Trivia night.  Connect with members of the LGBTQ+ community alumni for trivia on history, pop culture, geography, and more! 

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