Can’t-miss virtual events for the second half of June 2020 in Northeastern’s global network

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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.

Hear about investment challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic

This D’Amore-McKim COVID-19 Resilience Talk will focus on “The Perspective from Emerging Ventures” on Tuesday, June 16, at 4 p.m. EDT.

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.

Hear from bioengineering students

The College of Engineering is holding a virtual seminar series for bioengineering works in progress. Yasmeen Farra and Fatemeh Farhangdoust will present on Tuesday, June 16, at 12 p.m. EDT, and Shravani Kakarla and Mehrnaz Mojtabavi will present on Tuesday, June 23, at 12 p.m. EDT.

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.

Go inside the minds of venture capitalists

Have you ever wondered how venture capitalists think? Wonder no more with this online discussion with two Northeastern alumni on Wednesday, June 17, at 1 p.m. EDT.

Come to the Digital Integration Teaching Initiative Showcase

Hear from College of Social Sciences and Humanities faculty, students, and fellows about their projects and experiences at the Digital Integration Teaching Initiative Showcase on Wednesday, June 17, at 3 p.m. EDT.

Learn about the power of mentorship

Come discuss the importance of mentors and how to build those relationships in this meeting of the D’Amore-McKim COVID-19 Resilience Talk series on Wednesday, June 17, at 4 p.m. EDT. 

Discuss presentation skills

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

Learn about humanizing technology

In this virtual seminar, hear from Rana el Kaliouby, CEO and co-founder of MIT spin-out Affectiva, about how she humanizes technology, and envisions a future where technology helps maintain meaningful connections on Thursday, June 18, at 12 p.m. EDT.

Tune in to a GE tech talk

This live webinar will feature Josh Mook, innovation executive for GE Additive, on 3D printing innovations on Thursday, June 18, at 5:30 p.m. EDT.

Discuss creativity during crisis

This virtual panel will look at how Northeastern community members have used this time to experiment and grow in their careers on Thursday, June 18, at 5:30 p.m. EDT.

Learn about civic data

The Boston Area Research Initiative has moved its annual conference to virtual seminars throughout the summer. The seminars will take place on Fridays, at 3:30 p.m. EDT. Topics include “Leveraging the 2020 Census Equitably” on June 19 and “Equity in Education” on June 26.

Establish a morning routine

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

Get an introduction to computer science

Learn the basics of computer science at this Break Into Tech virtual seminar on Wednesday, June 24, at 6:30 p.m. EDT.

Join a computer science club

Khoury College of Computer Sciences will host a virtual tabling event for computer science focused student clubs on Wednesday, June 24, at 7 p.m. EDT. 

Learn about the (mis-)representation of data

Tune into this virtual seminar to hear from Brandeis Marshall about deepfake technology and the ethical, privacy, and accountability issues for technology companies on Friday, June 26, at 11 a.m. EDT.

Hear from a law school graduate who is advocating for change

The School of Law will host a conversation with graduate Betty Francisco about standing up for women and people of color during the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday, June 26 at 11 a.m. EDT. 

Discuss effective social media strategies

Join this Global Student Success workshop to learn how to use social media effectively on Monday, June 29, 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.

Break into a career in tech

Hear from current students in the Align program about their experiences in this virtual discussion on Tuesday, June 30, at 3 p.m. EDT. 

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