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10.20.2020 | 5 - 6:30PM EDT

Men’s Club Squash Alumni Gathering

Join the Northeastern men’s club squash team for its annual alumni gathering. A fun evening is planned that includes updates for the shortened season and exciting announcements for the growing team!  Meet the new players, and learn about what is in store this year. This event is complimentary but registration is required.

10.17.20 | 8:00AM ET

Northeastern University Virtual Graduate Open House

Attendees had the opportunity to meet and connect with faculty, staff, students, and admissions representatives to learn more about how Northeastern could help their academic journey and career.

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.

9.24.20 | 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.

9.18.20 | 12:50PM ET

The Battle for Voting Rights in 2020

The Northeastern University School of Law kicked off a new annual conference series celebrating the Public Interest Law Scholars Program. Each year, they will focus on scholarship related to a pressing public interest issue. The Battle for Voting Rights in 2020 virtual half-day conference covered several topics including voting purges, threats to polling locations, voter intimidation, machine malfunctions, and voter suppression.

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