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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.

6.5.20 | 11-11:30am

Zoomin’ in on Rahsaan Hall, L’98: Leading in Times of Crisis

The Northeastern School of Law presented a spotlight on Rahsaan Hall, L’98, director of the Racial Justice Program for the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts. This event was part of the Zoomin' in On series featuring an amazing graduate in a virtual conversation with Mielle Marquis, Northeastern Law's director of external relations.

5.26.20 | 12-1:30pm

Spring NU@Noon: Lighthouses of Boston

Join us as Marguerite Krupp, LA’67 and NU@Noon Committee Member tells the tales of Boston Harbor. As a Boston Harbor Islands volunteer and storyteller Marguerite will talk about the stories of the Boston Harbor Islands and guide you on a visual and historical tour of the four currently active lighthouses in the Boston Harbor Islands […]

5.19.20 | 12-1:30pm

Spring NU@Noon | Rediscovering Boston: A Digital Mapping Project

The Birth of Boston Project is an online map of the residents of Boston in 1648. Chris Parsons worked with graduate students to bring sophisticated digital research tools to uncover the forgotten history of early settlers, including those of enslaved Americans, women, and the laboring class who are often overlooked in the history of our city’s founding. In this presentation, Chris will share the results of the project -- a digital snapshot of lives, relationships and Boston society in 1648 -- and discuss its value to the city and beyond.

5.7.20 | 12-1:30pm

Spring NU@Noon | Climate XChange: Global Efforts to Address Climate Change

Climate change has been a critical, and many times polarizing, conversation around the country. Michael Green will speak about the global efforts to address climate change. Solutions are manifesting themselves as new policies, technology, social movements. Michael will share thoughts based on his extensive knowledge of policy and climate science, having lead Climate XChange, a Boston based nonprofit focused on carbon pricing advocacy media and research.

4.23.20 | 12-1pm

How Data and Technology Can Shape Communities in the 21st Century: A Peek into the World of Urban Informatics

Join Northeastern University's College of Social Sciences and Humanities Graduate Programs and Daniel O’Brien, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Criminology and Criminal Justice, for a virtual classroom experience focused on world of urban Informatics.

4.20.20 | 1-2pm

Climate Action & Social Justice During COVID19: A Time for Transformation

Northeastern’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Global Resilience Institute hosted a conversation about mobilizing for a better future for all. Massive societal disruption has required us to reconsider many things, including how we prepare for the climate crisis and how we address growing inequities and disparities. In connection with Earth Day 2020’s 50-year celebration of activism, this panel reflected on integrating climate action and social justice into this transformative time.

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