Can’t-miss events across Northeastern’s global network in June 2020

Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

Explore SAIL: A one-stop shop to find all virtual events at Northeastern

Learning happens everywhere, all the time, even when we can’t be together on campus. Now, through SAIL, a digital platform designed to track personal and professional growth, there is one central place to find and enroll in virtual opportunities around Northeastern’s global network. Explore virtual events on the web, or on the iOS or Android SAIL app.

Get your sweat on

Center yourself with this virtual yoga class on Monday, June 1, at 8 a.m. EDT. 

Build and sustain your team during the pandemic

Working remotely has made team building more difficult, but not any less important, so join this discussion to learn about ways to adapt in these challenging times. The discussion will be Monday, June 1, at 6 p.m. EDT. 

Learn about the impact of COVID-19 around the globe

The Office of Alumni Relations is hosting a special series to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had around the world. This iteration will focus on Thailand, on Tuesday, June 2, at 8 p.m. Indochina Time. 

Converse with the investors community

Join this conversation with venture capitalists and angel investors about how the community is reacting to this time of financial uncertainty on Tuesday, June 2, at 1 p.m. EDT. 

Explore machine learning

Join this talk on machine learning and facial recognition technology with Xue Lin, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, on Tuesday, June 2, at 1 p.m. PDT. 

Get involved with IDEA

IDEA, Northeastern’s student-led venture accelerator, will hold an information session via Zoom for students looking to get involved with the group on Tuesday, June 2, at 6 p.m. EDT.

Learn about the latest innovations in healthcare

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a massive strain on the healthcare system in the U.S. Join Nancy Brown and Ann Corcoran, two longtime healthcare investors, for a question-and-answer session with Carmen Sceppa, the dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, to discuss how the crisis has changed healthcare delivery. The talk will be on Wednesday, June 3, at 1 p.m. EDT.

Join the discussion about machine learning

This discussion will focus on how machine learning techniques can enable more inclusivity and accessibility on Wednesday, June 3, at 1 p.m. EDT. 

Spill the beans about American idioms

Learn about common idiomatic expressions in American English in this workshop on Wednesday, June 3, at 2 p.m. PDT. 

Discuss ways to succeed in a virtual work environment

Virtual and remote work have become standard for most amid the pandemic. Hear from a student and a recent graduate on how they have adjusted to the new normal at this talk on Wednesday, June 3, at 5 p.m. PDT. 

Explore the Northeastern archives 

Dive into the Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections, and learn what resources are available at this webinar on Thursday, June 4, at 12 p.m. EDT.

Cultivate a strong LinkedIn profile

LinkedIn has become a must-have tool in the professional toolkit. But don’t worry if you haven’t created a profile yet. Tune in to this workshop on Friday, June 5, at 3 p.m. EDT, for a one-stop shop on how to set up and effectively use LinkedIn.

Stay in for a virtual movie night

Pop some popcorn, and log on for this virtual showing of “The Croods” on Friday, June 5, at 6:30 p.m. PDT.

Discuss COVID-19 in Brazil

Join the Office of Alumni Relations’ special series on the global impacts of COVID-19. This session will focus on Brazil, which is currently experiencing the second most cases of the virus in the world, on Tuesday, June 9, at 7 p.m. Brasília Time. 

Understand community connections to the ocean

Join this talk with scientists, educators, architects, psychologists, and artists to hear about how climate change plays out on a local scale and to understand our connections to the ocean on Wednesday, June 10, at 7 p.m. EDT. 

Learn about sustainability and justice

The Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative will hold its annual conference online this year, to discuss how privilege and oppression intersect with sustainability. The conference will run from Wednesday, June 10, through Friday, June 12. 

Meditate with Afro Flow Yoga

Learn about and practice Afro Flow Yoga, which is a combination of traditional yoga and West African dance, at two virtual workshops hosted by Northeastern Crossing on June 10 and 24, at 6 p.m. EDT.

Hear about Black London in World War II

Attend this virtual lecture on how London was shaped by diverse groups of Black people during World War II on Thursday, June 11, at 11 a.m. EDT. The lecture will take place over Zoom, participants can email to RSVP and receive the Zoom link.

Design your future

Reflect on your personal or career journey, and map out possible pathways at this workshop on Friday, June 12, at 3 p.m. PDT. 

Tune into Welcome Day

Join the College of Social Sciences and Humanities for a virtual version of Welcome Day on Wednesday, June 17, at 12 p.m. EDT, to learn more about student life, academics, and more.

Discuss presentation skills

Join this workshop to discuss the basics of giving an academic presentation on Wednesday, June 17, at 12 p.m. PDT. 

Establish a morning routine

Come out to this online session to learn about different ways to make coffee, and establish daily mindfulness rituals on Tuesday, June 23, at 3 p.m. PDT. 

Get advice from a life coach

Join Liza Talusan, an educator and life coach, for a workshop focused on developing strategies to address the challenging areas of daily life during the pandemic. This workshop will be held on Tuesday, June 16, at 4 p.m. EDT. 

Donate blood

The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive in Matthews Arena on Tuesday, June 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT. 

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