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Jump into June with these events

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Build your career intelligence. Examine the future of epidemiology. Plan the perfect beach day. Here is a list of events to make the most of early June now that the summery weather has arrived.

Enable and enhance creativity for equity and inclusion

In a workshop setting, the Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research will dive into ideas for designing learning experiences that foster creativity as an approach to inclusive teaching. Register to join online on Wednesday, June 2, at 1:30 p.m. EDT.

Explore the intersections of human experience and technology

Pratim Sengupta and Ariel Ducey of the University of Calgary will present their struggles with naming and modeling pain in human experiences in technological spaces. Register for this virtual presentation, hosted by the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks, that will focus on issues of racial segregation and othering as emergent systems, as well as the relationship between technologies and pain in the context of medical care, on Wednesday, June 2, at 2 p.m. EDT.

Build your career intelligence

What is the workplace culture at a startup? How can someone get started in tech? Join this Global Learner Support online workshop to learn about career conversations on Wednesday, June 2, at 6 p.m. EDT. 

Look forward to summer

Find out about summer resources on campus, warmer weather activities, and what’s coming up next with Whitney Wotkyns, Northeastern’s director of global student success. Use your Northeastern Teams account to join the virtual event on Thursday, June 3, at 10 a.m. EDT.

Plan a day trip from Boston

Learn about some of the fun destinations near the Boston campus including Salem, Mass.; Portsmouth, N.H.; and Providence, R.I. Join the event via your Northeastern Teams account on Thursday, June 3, at 1 p.m. EDT.

Get into Afro Flow Yoga

These free virtual classes offer a unique blend of live music, meditation, yoga, and dance, and an opportunity to connect with “earth, sky, and heart” in an inclusive and diverse circle of non-judgment. Register for the weekly virtual sessions that begin Thursday, June 3, at 6 p.m. EDT.

Examine the future of epidemiology with Sam Scarpino

Learn what is needed to improve public health decision making during pandemics, how we can build a community around certain standards, training for the next generation of health data researchers, and more with Sam Scarpino, assistant professor at Northeastern’s Network Science Institute. Register for this virtual event to be hosted by the Roux Institute at Northeastern on Friday, June 4, at 12:00 p.m. EDT.

Take a swing at badminton

Join the new Badminton Graduate Club to learn more about upcoming events for players of all levels. Those who register will receive a $10 GRUBHUB gift card for attending the virtual kickoff event on Saturday, June 5, at 7:30 p.m. EDT.

Attend a health law professors conference

The American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics’ 44th Annual Health Law Professors Conference is being hosted by Northeastern’s Center for Health Policy and Law at Northeastern. Register for the four-day online event that begins on Monday, June 7, at 12:00 p.m. EDT, with more events from June 9 to June 11. 

Feel less stress

Learn how to take advantage of summer by taking care of yourself. Tips and ideas will be offered by Whitney Wotkyns, Northeastern’s director of global student success, at the online event, which can be accessed via your Northeastern Teams account on Tuesday, June 8, at 1 p.m. EDT.

Open Your Mind to Open Education Resources

This workshop, offered in collaboration with the Northeastern Library, helps educators make the most of teaching, learning, and research resources that an author has explicitly granted permission for others to use and repurpose. Northeastern educators can register for the online event to be held on Wednesday, June 9, at 11 a.m. EDT.

Confront racial injustice

This is part of a virtual series that explores historical events in Massachusetts history in order to probe how slavery, racism, and their legacies have and continue to influence the criminal justice system. The panel discussion, hosted by Northeastern’s Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, will be held Wednesday, June 9, at 6 p.m. EDT.

Tackle the most challenging problems in healthcare

Representatives from Moderna, Eversana, and Synlogic Therapeutics discuss how they have navigated the COVID-19 pandemic, their development of vaccines and cutting-edge treatments, and the use of AI and machine learning to yield critical new insights. Register for the virtual event, hosted by the PhD Network, to be held Thursday, June 10, at 12:00 p.m. EDT.

Investigate legal and ethical issues in AI

The virtual daylong conference is co-hosted by the Roux Institute, the School of Law, and the University of Maine School of Law. It is available to lawyers and non-lawyers alike on Friday, June 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT.

Plan the perfect beach day

This online workshop from Global Student Success offers practical advice on making the most of your free time this summer. It can be accessed via your Northeastern Teams account on Tuesday, June 11, at 1 p.m. EDT.

Learn about compliance

Have a virtual lunch with Amy Morancie, a 2018 School of Law graduate who discusses her compassion for compliance and her current role as a compliance associate for Wells Fargo in Charlotte, N.C. Register for the Lunch & Learn event to be held on Monday, June 14, at 12:45 p.m.

Explore techno-social systems with Alessandro Vespignani

Vespignani, the Sternberg family distinguished professor of physics at Northeastern, discusses his research on infrastructures composed of different technological layers that are interoperating within the social component that drives their use and development. Register for this online conversation, hosted by Hazel Sive, dean of the College of Science, to be held Tuesday, June 15, at 12:00 p.m. EDT.

Try a mock class in data analytics

The virtual event, representatives at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business and Kwong Chan, an academic specialist in marketing, shows how data analytics is impactful across many disciplines in business. Register for the event to be held on Tuesday, June 15, at 12:00 p.m. EDT.

Celebrate Juneteenth

On June 19, 1865, federal troops were deployed to Galveston, Texas to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation, which had ended slavery more than two and a half years earlier. This year, Northeastern will begin formally recognizing Juneteenth as a university holiday. Because June 19 falls on a Saturday, Juneteenth will be recognized on Friday, June 18. All members of the Northeastern community are encouraged to participate in planned events happening virtually and on campus in June.

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