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

Photo by Matthew Modoono/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.

Explore a doctoral degree

Join Sarah Gale, an academic advisor for doctoral students, for a virtual session on Wednesday, July 1, at 4 p.m. EDT, to discuss the benefits of a doctoral degree, and the steps one can take to get into a program.

Meet the faculty in the Align program

Get to know the faculty in the Align program at this Khoury College of Computer Sciences information session on Thursday, July 2, at 8 p.m. EDT.

Run, run, run! 

Sign on to this workshop to discuss all things running, including the benefits, the race experience, the best routes, and how to increase your distance. This workshop is on Tuesday, July 7, at 3 p.m. PDT. 

Learn about the Gordon Institute of Engineering Leadership

Tune in to learn about how you can get a graduate certificate in engineering leadership through Northeastern’s Gordon Institute of Engineering Leadership at two virtual information sessions this month. The first is on Wednesday, July 8, at 5:30 p.m. EDT, and the second is on Wednesday, July 29, at 12 p.m. EDT. 

Explore cloud computing and big data

Discuss the future of cloud computing with Mirek Riedewald, an associate professor of computer science, at this talk on Tuesday, July 7, at 3 p.m. EDT.

Learn how to make your own stuffed husky

Join Northeastern peers and staff for a virtual party, which will include a guide on how to create a husky stuffed animal, and performances from students, on Wednesday, July 8, at 3:30 p.m. EDT.

Discuss Latin America

This episode of Northeastern’s Global Perspectives series will focus on Latin America, and what the future holds for the region’s people and economy on Wednesday, July 8, at 10 a.m. EDT. 

Explore the Toronto campus

Learn about the opportunities at Northeastern’s Toronto campus with this virtual open house on Wednesday, July 8, at 5 p.m. EDT. 

Hear about recent LGBTQ+ legal victories and what’s next

The School of Law will host a virtual event discussing the recent legal victories for the LGBTQ+ community and what is ahead, featuring Mary Bonauto, who argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges, which established the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. The event will take place on Thursday, July 9, at 11 a.m. EDT. 

Learn about the intersection of race and economics

Northeastern student organization Women in Economics will host a webinar with assistant teaching professor Madhavi Venkatesan on how race in the U.S. was established for economic reasons, and how segregation, discrimination, and inequality are economic outcomes on Thursday, July 9, at 6 p.m. EDT. 

Discuss your summer reading

Tune in to this virtual discussion to hear about what your fellow students have been reading during quarantine on Monday, July 13, at 3 p.m. PDT. 

Test yourself with Northeastern trivia

Take a break and join this Northeastern trivia night on Tuesday, July 14, at 6 p.m. EDT. 

Embrace your chaos

Join this online workshop to discuss how to accept chaos in your life and find solace on Friday, July 17, at 2 p.m. PDT. 

Break into a career in tech

Hear from current students in the Align program about their experiences in this virtual discussion on Friday, July 17, at 12 p.m. EDT. 

Learn about the life of Nina Simone

Tune into this online discussion about the life and lyrics of singer-songwriter Nina Simone on Monday, July 20, at 3 p.m. PDT.

Discuss the history of pageants

Join this workshop to discuss the controversial history of beauty pageants and what they look like today on Tuesday, July 21, at 12 p.m. PDT. 

Reminisce about your summer

Catch up with fellow students about your fondest summer memories (so far) with this online discussion on Friday, July 24, at 3 p.m. PDT. 

Preserve your summer fruits and vegetables

Tune in to this virtual workshop to learn how to preserve and pickle fresh summer fruits and vegetables on Monday, July 27, at 3 p.m. PDT.

Learn about computer science

Get an introduction to computer science basics and learn about Northeastern’s Align program in this virtual meeting on Tuesday, July 28, at 5:30 p.m. PDT.

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