Can’t-miss virtual events in Northeastern’s global network in April 2020

Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

Learn about computer science programs in Toronto and Vancouver

Khoury College of Computer Science will hold a webinar to discuss the Align computer science Master’s programs in Toronto and Vancouver on Wednesday, April 1, at 9 a.m. PDT. 

Listen to advice on the transition to online teaching

Developing an online course often takes months of planning and preparation. Join Martin Schedlbauer as he gives his tips on making a successful transition from the traditional classroom setting to an online learning environment at this live stream on Wednesday, April 1, at 1 p.m. EDT.

Get career advice from a business analyst

Join Austin Kiyota, business analyst at the online home goods retailer Wayfair, to hear about how he transitioned to the business world after graduating from Northeastern, as well as his experience working in the U.S. with an international background. The live stream is on Wednesday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m. EDT. 

Hear about Fulbright scholarships and fellowships

Come learn about the application process for Fulbright scholarships and fellowships with this all-day virtual workshop on Thursday, April 2. 

Attend an undergraduate research forum

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities will hold its annual undergraduate research forum by video conference this year with student presentations and a moderated question-and-answer section. The forum runs on two days, Thursday, April 2, starting at 2:30 p.m. EDT and Friday, April 3, at 1:30 p.m. EDT. 

Celebrate student entrepreneurship

Tune into Demo Day to cheer on the 11 student finalists and witness a showcase of their various ventures. It will be live-streamed on Thursday, April 2 at 7 p.m. EDT. 

Experience iconic movie dance scenes

From old Hollywood to cult classics, the West Coast Global Learner Support will take you on a journey across cinema to watch the most memorable movie dance scenes on Friday, April 3, at 4 p.m. PDT. 

Improve your writing skills

Global Student Success will hold a series of virtual writing workshops for students on topics such as incorporating source materials, improving transitions, and self-editing strategies on Thursdays this month: April 2, April 9, and April 16, all at 3:30 p.m. EDT. 

Hear from Khoury graduates

Khoury College of Computer Science in Seattle will hold a Zoom call to hear from graduates of the college on Monday, April 6, at 4:30 p.m. PDT.

Discuss computer science programs on the West Coast

Join this live webinar to learn about the Align master’s degree in computer science programs in San Francisco and Silicon Valley on Tuesday, April 7, at 5 p.m. PDT. 

Learn about fellowships in the U.K. and Ireland

Graduating seniors can learn about post-graduate fellowships in the United Kingdom and Ireland that require university endorsement with this all-day virtual workshop on Tuesday, April 7. 

Watch “The Vote”

Join this film screening and virtual discussion of “The Vote,” a documentary about the movement to give women the right to vote, on Wednesday, April 8, at 12 p.m. EDT.

Attend RISE2020 (virtually)

Check out the 2020 Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo, where hundreds of students representing numerous disciplines will be showcasing their work to industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and technology enthusiasts. This event will be live-streamed on Thursday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT on Microsoft Teams. 

Discover what your music taste says about you

Take a musical assessment with the West Coast Global Learner Support to find out what your music says about your personality and interact with people with similar music tastes on Thursday, April 9, at 4 p.m. PDT. 

Explore the wonders of the Pacific Northwest

The West Coast Global Learner Support will hold a virtual workshop to highlight the beautiful locations that are iconic to Oregon and Washington, including snow-capped mountains, glacial lakes, and lush rainforests, on Monday, April 13, at 4 p.m. PDT. 

Embrace your stress

Join this West Coast Global Learner Support workshop to explore the effect of stress on your mind, and how to deal with it better, on Wednesday, April 15, at 4 p.m. PDT. 

Hear about public health litigation

Come hear about the state of public health law at the 2020 Health Law Conference, featuring a welcome by Wendy Parmet, Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law, and presentations on a variety of topics. The conference takes place on Friday, April 17, at 12 p.m. EDT.

Breathe. Relax. Meditate.

For the rest of the semester, the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service is offering online guided meditation sessions every Wednesday and Friday on their YouTube channel. Follow along to meditate and clear your mind. 

Or, relax with some yoga

If you’re more of a yoga person, don’t worry—the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service will also be uploading hour-long yoga videos every Monday to the same YouTube channel.

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