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Past Events

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Showing events that end before 9.25.20
9.24.20 | 5:00PM ET

Original Animated Film and an Exploration of Archived Survivor Testimony

Join us for 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 is part of the postponed 2020 Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week presented by the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern.

09.24.20 | 3:30 PM EDT

Nature’s Healing Path: Connecting to the Outdoors for the Health and Well-being of School Nurses and Schools

During the Coronavirus pandemic access to parks and nature has been more important than ever for children, families, schools, and school nurses. Combining "physical distancing" and "being outside" are two key strategies to stop the spread of the virus, but what many don't know is that being outdoors–in a park, a forest, a garden, or walking on the beach has significant therapeutic value for our well-being and mental health. This webinar will introduce participants to a wide range of benefits of being outdoors, gardening, and even finding green spaces in urban environments.

09.22.20 | 6:00PM ET

Inaugural China Lecture Series: US-China Relations in a post-COVID-19 World

US-China relations are undergoing profound changes because of rising anti-globalization sentiment, rivalry between the two countries, and COVID-19. Attend the lecture to find out what may lie ahead! Yasheng Huang is Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management at MIT-Sloan and an expert on China. The new China Lecture Series at the Center for Emerging Markets explores important topics about China and its role in the world.

9.22.20 | 1-2pm

Easy Zoom Style: Looking Your Best Online

Join fashion expert Amy Salinger, AMD’02, to learn how to look your stylish for both internal and external online meetings, with a focus on combining comfort, function and style. Amy will share advice and images about what is chic, appropriate, cozy and successful looking. A capsule shopping list for both men and women, that gets you from video work calls to the grocery store and beyond, will be provided. She will also discuss quick restyling tips to make the most of your much smaller wardrobe. And find out about mask style—fun ways to show off your personality and stay safe.

09.22.20 | 11:00 AM ET

College of Science Connects: Faculty Research Talks – Rebecca Shansky, Associate Professor of Psychology

Join Hazel Sive, Dean of the College of Science, discussing with Professor Shansky on her revolutionary research in how sex affects brain structure and function. Part of the College of Science Connects: Faculty Research Talks.

9.18.20 | 12:50PM ET

The Battle for Voting Rights in 2020

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

9.17.20 | 5-6pm

Entrepreneurial Fireside Chat

Northeastern entrepreneurs are critical thinkers, daring learners, and strategic problem-solvers who live and breathe their ventures. Whether you are planning a new idea, boosting your existing company, or seeking expertise from thought leaders and idea generators, you can rely on your Northeastern’s robust innovation ecosystem to help you achieve what’s next. Join us for a Fireside Chat on the Venture Capital Industry.

09.17.20 | 10AM MT

Denver Community Coffee Chat

We’re bringing your Northeastern community to you! Join Denver Community Leaders Angela Lukstein (DMSB’11) and Matt Deegan (SSH’12) and catch up with your local fellow Northeastern alumni. Take a break from your emails, pour yourself a fresh cup of coffee, and join in the conversation!

9.17.20 I 7pm Bangkok Local Time/ 8am Boston Local Time

The Real Game Changer – From Innovation to New Market

Hear from Dr. Prapin Abhinorasaeth on the advancement in Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) and Multi-Functional Mobility (MuM-II) Robots.

Sep. 16 at 9:30 a.m EST/7 p.m. India Time

How To Sustain Mental And Physical Health In Stressful Times

Join us for a panel discussion that will focus on overcoming mental burnout, dealing with domestic issues, maintaining a positive outlook and exercising mindfulness meditation in our current environment and beyond. FEATURED PANELISTS INCLUDE: Dr. Reenee Singh Accredited family psychotherapist with 25 years of clinical experience Dr. Amit Malik Experienced psychiatrist with extensive clinical leadership Founder and CEO of InnerHour Susan Whitfield-Gabrieli Professor of Psychology Director of the Northeastern University Biomedical Imaging Center Moderated by Aabha Bakaya, Senior Editor - ET Now (Economic Times), this program is being conducted in collaboration with Sameer Savara, MBA’95, Managing Partner of Sara Incorporated.