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

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.

Become a teaching assistant

Attend this online session, hosted by the Khoury College of Computer Sciences, to learn about the benefits and responsibilities of being a teaching assistant on Wednesday, July 15, at 8 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.

Explore 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. 

Learn about the status of sports amid pandemic

With professional and collegiate sports in flux due to the pandemic, athletic directors and league executives have had to think of ways to deliver a different fan experience. Attend this online session, hosted by the Charlotte campus, to hear about how the Charlotte Hornets and Northeastern University are handling this adjustment on Wednesday, July 22, at 8 a.m. EDT.

Discuss how to reform the police

Join a panel discussion that includes Rachael Rollins, Suffolk county district attorney, and Deborah Ramirez, a professor of law at Northeastern, to discuss the issue of policing in the U.S., and explore different reforms that can be made in police departments across the country. This will be held over Zoom on Wednesday, July 22, at 12 p.m. EDT.

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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