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September 20 - October 19, 2021

Monday, September 20

First Pages: Creative Freewriting and Journaling

CSDS is collaborating with Northeastern First Pages to organize Mindfulness, Interfaith learning, and Dialogue opportunities for students. Whether you have...

Biology Colloquia Series: Justin Crane

Justin Crane, Northeastern University presents: Metabolite Signals Governing Skin Aging and Repair https://cos.northeastern.edu/people/justin-crane/

The Hijacked Brain: Delving Deeper into Depression and Addiction

In Transcendent Kingdom, Gifty’s family was affected by depression and drug addiction—two diseases that reflect disorders in motivation and reward...

Creative Freewriting and Journaling

Gyasi is an acclaimed writer. The act of writing is much more than an accomplishment of technical proficiency; it is a practice that can sustain our...

Tuesday, September 21

Global Co-op Day

Are you interested in a global co-op but don’t know where to start? The Global Co-op Day is an excellent place to begin your journey. On September 21st...

Energy Efficiency and Energy Management at Northeastern

The second installment of this sustainability pop-up seminar focuses on reducing energy use and preparing our energy systems for decarbonization. This...

From Food to Resilience and Everything In Between

This unique, interactive 7-part open seminar (attend one or all!) will feature guest speakers that explore the challenges and opportunities for implementing...

Wednesday, September 22

Interfaith NU Dinner Dialogues

Join us for engaging conversation on a variety of relevant topics over dinner.

Study Abroad Info Session

Presented by Amanda Earley, GEO and Joy Erb, COE. This info session is designed to introduce you to the wonders of studying abroad. Listen to students talk...

COE Global Co-op Info Session

Join the College of Engineering Global Co-op team in learning about global co-op opportunities for Spring/ Summer I 2022. Topics discussed will...

12pm
Virtual Event
Explore Global Engineering Co-ops

The College of Engineering is offering advice on how to discover and pursue co-ops around the world, including search techniques, information on logistics,...

Library Resources: How to Find What You Need

Note: This Language & Culture workshop series from Global Student Success is designed for international students. This workshop will help you make the most...

12pm
Virtual Event
The Power and Passion of The Percussive Arts

In the spirit of Ghana, join instructor Dan “Thunder” Foote at a community drum circle celebrating the healing powers of music. Electrocuted at the age of 19...

Thursday, September 23

Webinar: The Toughest Citizenship and Statehood Challenge in the Middle East

Ideas to transcend Palestine-Israel failed non-diplomacy and ignite genuine peace negotiations Four seasoned analysts, scholars and practitioners from...

11am
Virtual Event
Nardone Family Seminar : Reversing brain drain: Evidence from India, Israel and Morocco by William F.S Miles

Throughout the Global South, net exporters of intellectual human capital have long experimented on various strategies for mitigating, if not reversing,...

Study Strategies for Lifelong Learning

What’s the best way to study so that you can actually retain information for the duration of your program and your career? We’ll discuss how your brain...

Off-Campus Fest

Event run by Off Campus Housing and Support Services. Help students living off campus connect with on and off campus resources, while getting a taste of...

GSS Reading Workshop: Reading with Purpose

Note: This reading workshop series from Global Student Success is designed for international students. Learn how to read with purpose, getting the most out...

4pm
Virtual Event
From Concept to Company: Navigating a Non-Linear Path

Please join the Edward G. Galante Engineering Business Program in welcoming guest speaker Christina Chase for her presentation From Concept to Company:...

Senior Beer Tasting

Raise a glass to your class and cheers to your final year at Northeastern at the first senior event of the year! Join fellow seniors for an evening of apps,...

Friday, September 24

Can AI Ethics Actually Fix AI?

Big Tech and Universities have initiated several efforts to mitigate AI bias and the unintended harmful effects of AI in healthcare, social networks, and the...

Saturday, September 25

From Theatre to Games and Back - Nick O'Leary Guest Lecture

Critically acclaimed theatre director Nick O'Leary discusses his live and online work at the intersection of games and theatre. He is the Associate Directr...

The Power of Place: Boston's Hidden Histories

Both of Gifty’s parents confronted the challenges of transitioning to a new and unfamiliar home. It’s easy to feel disconnected from the history of a place,...

Monday, September 27

Biology Colloquia Series: Javier Apfeld

Javier Apfeld, Northeastern University presents: C. elegans processes sensory information to choose between freeloading and self-defense strategies...

Big Talk on Small Talk: Having Fun and Being Professional

Note: This Language & Culture workshop series from Global Student Success is designed for international students. Small conversations among co-workers can...

1pm
Virtual Event
Asia, America, and the World: Anti-AAPI Hate in the Time of COVID-19

This is a hybrid event, registration is required. Please register in person only if you are fairly certain you can attend in person due to limited capacity....

Tuesday, September 28

CILS Seminar: Flow Cytometry

Join the Institute for Chemical Imaging of Living Systems for an information session on the features of our Beckman cell sorter and analyzer. During the...

12pm
Virtual Event
Exploring Wellness Through Art

Gifty’s experiences as a student were complex, leading her to question who she was as a person, an emerging professional, and a daughter. This workshop—an...

Energy Resilience at Northeastern

This third installment of the Fall 2021 pop-up seminar explores the development of resilient systems for a changing environment. Featured guest speakers are...

From Food to Resilience and Everything In Between

This unique, interactive 7-part open seminar (attend one or all!) will feature guest speakers that explore the challenges and opportunities for implementing...

We Wear the Masks: Cultural Context of Mental Health as Depicted in Transcendent Kingdom

In this Inside the Honors Studio series, open to all, you will use Transcendent Kingdom and the poem We Wear the Masks by Paul Laurence Dunbar as you work to...

Next Pages Writers' Workshop

The spark for Gyasi’s novel was a visit to a Stanford University lab where a friend worked; it was not intended as a research trip. It began as a short story...

Wednesday, September 29

China Insights Series: How Chinese Companies Are Reinventing the Customer Journey

A China Insights Series Event where George Yip (Emeritus Professor at Imperial College London) will explain what China is doing in five key stages of the...

Thursday, September 30

What Can an Economist Possibly Have to Say About Climate Change?

The Fall 2021 Economic Policy Forum will kick-off on Thursday, September 30th at 3:00pm ET with a talk on Climate Change with Robert N. Stavins Robert N....

Friday, October 1

GSS Coffee and Conversations: Huskies Sharing Tips: From Staff to Students

This online Coffee & Conversations series, co-sponsored by Global Student Success and the CPS Office of Academic Advising Programs & Traditions Committee,...

11am
Virtual Event
Conscious Connection

A confidential, spiritual affinity circle for Northeastern Employees A safe space for faculty and staff to come together to: -Share stories and life...

Nardone Family Seminar : Consumer Citizens: Credit, Crisis, and the Emerging Middle Classes in Mexico, 1970s-2000s by Louise E. Walker

Mexico’s ruling party, the Partido Revolucionario Institucional created a new type of citizen in the 1970s: the consumer citizen. In the context of political...

GSS Writing Workshop: Outlining and Planning/Organizing Your Paper

Note: This writing workshop series from Global Student Success is designed for international students. About to begin a writing assignment? Understanding...

1pm
Virtual Event

Monday, October 4

First Pages: Creative Freewriting and Journaling

CSDS is collaborating with Northeastern First Pages to organize Mindfulness, Interfaith learning, and Dialogue opportunities for students. Whether you have...

Biology Colloquia Series: Eddie Geisinger

Eddie Geisinger, Northeastern University presents: Achilles' heel proteins controlling the Acinetobacter cell envelope...

CSSH Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium Series

The Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium is sponsored by the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and the Northeastern University Humanities Center....

Linda Rivas

Border Cruelty: A Day to Day Look at Immigration Law on the Border Fall 2021 Daynard Public Interest Visiting Fellow LINDA RIVAS Executive Director and...

Tie Dye on the Quad

Come have some fun tie dying with us. We will provide each participant with a white T-shirt they you can take home with you. From 2-3pm while supplies last.

Creative Freewriting and Journaling

Gyasi is an acclaimed writer. The act of writing is much more than an accomplishment of technical proficiency; it is a practice that can sustain our...

Tuesday, October 5

Climate Justice at Northeastern

The fourth installment of this open seminar / pop-up course inquires what is climate justice, and what does it mean for Northeastern? This open seminar...

From Food to Resilience and Everything In Between

This unique, interactive 7-part open seminar (attend one or all!) will feature guest speakers that explore the challenges and opportunities for implementing...

Wednesday, October 6

Interfaith NU Dinner Dialogues

Join us for engaging conversation on a variety of relevant topics over dinner.

Linda Rivas

Fall 2021 Daynard Public Interest Visiting Fellow LINDA RIVAS Executive Director and Managing Attorney, Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center For details...

GSS Coffee & Conversations: How to Have Productive and Successful Difficult Conversations

This online Coffee & Conversations series, co-sponsored by Global Student Success and the CPS Office of Academic Advising Programs & Traditions Committee,...

2pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 7

Asia, America, and the World: Amidst Pandemic and Racial Upheaval: Where Asian Americans Fit

This is a hybrid event, registration is required. Please register in person only if you are fairly certain you can attend in person due to limited capacity....

New Pages: A Discussion on Exploring Identities in College

Gifty’s first years as an undergraduate student were important (and tumultuous) moments of discovery in her life. The college experience is a great arena to...

Friday, October 8

Monday, October 11

Tuesday, October 12

Time Management

Do you find yourself losing track of how you’re spending your time? Do you sometimes face indecision or anxiety when it comes to defining which task should...

From Food to Resilience and Everything In Between

This unique, interactive 7-part open seminar (attend one or all!) will feature guest speakers that explore the challenges and opportunities for implementing...

Sustainable Food Systems at Northeastern

The fifth installment of this pop-up seminar series explores supporting sustainable food production and promoting healthy eating. This week features...

Disasters as Suffering Out of Place: Introducing Critical Disaster Studies

The emerging interdisciplinary field of critical disaster studies takes as a starting point that considering something a disaster is a subjective and...

We Wear the Masks: Cultural Context of Mental Health as Depicted in Transcendent Kingdom

In this Inside the Honors Studio series, open to all, you will use Transcendent Kingdom and the poem We Wear the Masks by Paul Laurence Dunbar as you work to...

Next Pages Writers' Workshop

The spark for Gyasi’s novel was a visit to a Stanford University lab where a friend worked; it was not intended as a research trip. It began as a short story...

Wednesday, October 13

Using Dynamic Presentations to Boost Your Public Speaking Confidence

Note: This Language & Culture workshop series from Global Student Success is designed for international students. Did you know that public speaking is many...

2pm
Virtual Event
I'm Here for You: How to Have Tough Conversations

Gifty found it difficult to talk with her mother about her depression. Join student organizations Lean On Me, Active Minds, and Husky to Husky for an...

Thursday, October 14

Engineering Graduate School Virtual Fair

Join the Graduate School of Engineering as they participate in a graduate school fair for engineering programs across the US. Representatives from the...

Professor Zoe Burkholder, Montclair State University

Join historian Zoë Burkholder as she analyzes the longstanding debates over school integration versus separation among Black communities in Boston. In her...

GSS Writing Workshop: Paraphrasing, Summarizing, and Citing Source Material

Note: This writing workshop series from Global Student Success is designed for international students. Academic writing requires that we incorporate...

4pm
Virtual Event
Call to Action: Starting a Nonprofit Organization as a Student

Joshua Leaston, College of Science Alum Joshua Leaston, a Northeastern graduate, current Stanford MD student, and cofounder of the Boston-based nonprofit...

7pm
Virtual Event

Friday, October 15

Conscious Connection

A confidential, spiritual affinity circle for Northeastern Employees A safe space for faculty and staff to come together to: -Share stories and life...

GSS Coffee & Conversations: Email and Professional Etiquette

This online Coffee & Conversations series, co-sponsored by Global Student Success and the CPS Office of Academic Advising Programs & Traditions Committee,...

2pm
Virtual Event

Monday, October 18

First Pages: Creative Freewriting and Journaling

CSDS is collaborating with Northeastern First Pages to organize Mindfulness, Interfaith learning, and Dialogue opportunities for students. Whether you have...

Northeastern Data Destruction Day 2021

If it’s time to say goodbye to that old device—and if it has the ability to hold data, make sure you PROPERLY and SAFELY destroy the device and associated...

Biology Colloquia Series: Frank Beier

Frank Beier, University of Western Ontario, Canada presents: Molecular heterogeneity in various types of osteoarthritis https://www.uwo.ca/physpharm/beier/

CSSH Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium Series

The Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium is sponsored by the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and the Northeastern University Humanities Center....

Why Time Management Won't Stop Your Procrastination

Note: This Language & Culture workshop series from Global Student Success is designed for international students. Time management and procrastination can...

3pm
Virtual Event
Creative Freewriting and Journaling

Gyasi is an acclaimed writer. The act of writing is much more than an accomplishment of technical proficiency; it is a practice that can sustain our...

Tuesday, October 19

GSS Reading Workshop: Reading with a Critical Eye

Note: This reading workshop series from Global Student Success is designed for international students. Learn how to read with a critical eye, assessing...

10am
Virtual Event
From Food to Resilience and Everything In Between

This unique, interactive 7-part open seminar (attend one or all!) will feature guest speakers that explore the challenges and opportunities for implementing...

Recycling, Waste, & Materials Reduction at Northeastern

The sixth installment of this sustainability pop-up seminar / course focuses on expanding education and access to recycling and composting. This week...

September 20 - October 19, 2021