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Summer ain’t over yet. Here are some events to close out August.

Paul Cirillo, who studies environmental science, works on Centennial Common. 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.

Travel safely without breaking the bank

Tune into this virtual workshop to learn tips and tricks on how to travel while on a budget, such as how to find cheap flights and accommodations, and budgeting. This session is on Friday, Aug. 14, at 2 p.m. PDT. 

Learn about LGBTQA+ culture

Join this virtual event to learn about LGBTQA+ culture around the world on Friday, Aug. 14, at 4 p.m. PDT. 

Explore fictional languages

Whether it’s Dothraki from “Games of Thrones,” Klingon from “Star Trek,” or Elvish from “Lord of the Rings,” ‘conlangs,’ short for constructive languages, have long been a pop culture phenomenon. Join Adam Cooper, an associate teaching professor of linguistics, to learn how to design your own language via Zoom on Monday, Aug.17, at 4 p.m. EDT. 

Discuss the back-to-school season

With fall fast approaching, join this virtual discussion with fellow students to hear about strategies for success, how people have adapted to online learning, and what learning means in different parts of the world. This discussion takes place on Monday, Aug. 17, at 3 p.m. PDT.

Craft your professional identity

The Office of Global Services will host this workshop on how to identify what made you stand out as a student, and how to translate that to your professional identity on Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 11 a.m. EDT. 

Learn about NUBridge

Attend this online information session to learn about NUBridge, a new program at Northeastern’s Silicon Valley regional campus that will help students learn how to adapt to constantly changing careers. The session will be on Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 11 a.m. PDT. 

Engage in summer reading

Join the Graduate Women in Science and Engineering for a virtual book club meeting on “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot. This discussion will be on Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 6 p.m. EDT. 

Hear about post-COVID rehabilitation

Tune into the final summer meeting of the “Women Who Inspire at the Forefront of Healthcare” series focusing on “A View from the Frontlines of Post-COVID Rehabilitation” on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 1 p.m. EDT.

Learn about the doctoral pathway

Join this online information session to learn more about pursuing a PhD in computer science on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 4 p.m. EDT. 

Consider career creativity during crisis

Tune into this panel discussion on creativity during crisis as it relates to panelists’ careers on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 5:30 p.m. EDT. 

Discuss higher education for the arts

Attend this virtual discussion on how higher education for the arts can adapt in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing movement for racial justice on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m. EDT. 

Join the Datathon

Take advantage of the last two weeks of summer with this “Data Science Hub Datathon” that will run from Monday, Aug. 24, through Saturday, Sept. 5. 

Get motivated to exercise

Learn tips and tricks for an active lifestyle in this virtual workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 25, at 8 a.m. EDT. 

Hear from an author and CEO

Join this seminar with Rana Kaliouby, author of Girl Decoded and CEO of Affectiva, to hear about her journey and her company on Tuesday, Aug. 25, at 4:30 p.m. EDT. 

Test how well you know Boston

Join the Office of Global Services for a trivia night all about the history of Boston on Wednesday, Aug. 26, at 11 a.m. EDT. 

Up your entertaining game

Attend this event to learn how to make class cocktails and mocktails, while discussing how to gather safely during the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday, Aug. 26, at 5:30 p.m. EDT. 

Discuss racism in the LGBTQA+ community

Join this panel discussion on activism, anti-Blackness, and white supremacy in the LGBTQA+ community on Thursday, Aug. 27, at 12 p.m. EDT. 

Think about New England and the arts

Tune into this virtual conversation about the entanglements between the arts and New England on Thursday, Aug. 27, at 6 p.m. EDT. 

Learn about the history of zines

Attend this online workshop to learn about the history of zines and how to make your own on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 1 p.m. EDT. 

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