Past Events

LearnLaunch Welcome Reception for iCivics

05/04/2016

Are you passionate about edtech and civic engagement? LearnLaunch and iCivics are teaming up to bring the edtech community together at iCivics’ new location in Inman Sq, Cambridge. Join us for games, appetizers, drinks, and conversation about how to use edtech tools like gaming to engage youth!   Please note this event is targeted towards…
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2nd Annual Conference for Advancing Evidence-Based Teaching

05/03/2016

Join the Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning through Research on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, for the Second Annual Conference for Advancing Evidence-Based Teaching as we bring together a diverse array of scholars who are committed to research into teaching and learning. ..
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Isaura’s Peace film screening and discussion

04/26/2016

Isaura Mendes, a peace activist, shares her story about finding forgiveness and peace after acts of violence were committed on her children. Artist Daniel Callahan explores her narrative through a short film, which will be followed by Q&A

Women’s Empowerment and International Organizations Conference

04/22/2016

The Northeastern Gender and Development Initiative will be hosting a conference, Women’s Empowerment and International Organizations, on April 22nd, 2016. The conference will consist of two panels with speakers from international organizations, including the United Nations, the World Bank, and USAID, to address improvements that have been made to women’s economic, political, and human rights…
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Sexual Assault: Historical Context & Current Trends

04/22/2016

Event Description We invite you to join us to view selections from two important films on sexual bullying and assault this April for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. We will be screening UnSlut and Boys & Men Healing. Following each film, we will be hearing from panelists in the field working with survivors of sexual violence throughout the greater…
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Trash 2 Treasure Spring 2016

04/21/2016 - 05/11/2016

We have been given the opportunity to work with Trash 2 Treasure and raise money for HSO! Volunteer to help with the collection of bins from residence halls and the sorting of people’s donated clothes, furniture, and other dorm supplies. After the collection and sorting is complete, there is a big discount sale of the items…
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Service-Learning EXPO

04/21/2016

The Service-Learning EXPO is a science-fair-style event that highlights the scope of this semester’s student scholarship, learning outcomes, faculty research, and community partnerships. The theme this spring is ‘space galaxy,’ which symbolizes the universal partnerships we have formed this semester. We are each a star in the S-L sky!..
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Community Literacy Project video presentations

04/20/2016

View the results of our first collaboration with Prof. Ellen Cushman’s Writing and Community Engagement course. Students will showcase video projects chronicling the life of Dudley Square residents involved with and touched by the social justice work that was originally documented in Northeastern’s archives.

High Notes of Jazz Roxbury walking tour

04/19/2016

Join us as we walk from Ruggles Station, and along Tremont St and Mass Ave, exploring the unique and complex narratives of this historic community. Many of the narratives included in this walk draw from the body of oral testimonies told by former musicians, residents, club owners, and others. Your guide will weave personal anecdotes,…
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Volunteer with the Prison Book Program

04/16/2016

Are you looking to better yourself by helping those in need? Then volunteer with the Prison Book Program, where you can help send books to prisoners. We will be volunteering at the Prison Book Program on Saturday, April 16, from 1-4pm, helping pick out books based on people’s requests, doing inventory of books and invoices,…
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