As you navigate these unexpected circumstances, Northeastern has a plethora of virtual events to help you stay connected to the university community, stay ahead of the curve, and continue learning. 



The global Northeastern community is full of individuals rising to meet the challenges COVID-19 pandemic. From healthcare workers and first responders treating patients to entrepreneurs pivoting business models, learn about the inspirational stories from the front lines.


Northeastern will be hosting virtual events from our global campus network. No matter where you are in the world, you can engage in thoughtful discussions, view insightful webinars, and hear empowering stories.

July 15

2020 Global Peace Index Launch Webinar

Join us for a webinar with Francesca Batault, SSH’19 and Charles Allen, Director of Partnerships at The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), one of the world’s leading think tanks. IEP recently released the Global Peace Index 2020 report, which measures peace and its economic impact. The report presents one of the most comprehensive, data-driven analysis on trends in peace, and how to develop peaceful societies. The report also analyzes the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on peace, specifically how its economic consequences will increase the risk of severe deteriorations in positive peace over the next few years.

July 16

Leadership and Innovation during COVID-19 and the need for PPE

Join us for “Leadership and Innovation during Covid-19″ to learn about the impact and leadership during the early days of Covid-19 and the critical call for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for healthcare professionals from around the globe. Rebecca Love, RN, MSN’94, nurse, entrepreneur, and co-founder of SONSEIL, and Hannah Rosenblatt, BHS ’20, and co-founder of Masks for Massachusetts, share how they responded to the critical need for PPE in March 2020. This discussion will be led by Dr Valeria Ramdin, MS, APRN-BC, CNE.

July 20

Urban Mobility and the Gig Economy

Social distancing during COVID-19 significantly changed urban mobility and such change has had disproportionate impact in different neighborhoods within urban regions, often linked to their socio-economic demographics. This panel will explore the effects of the pandemic on urban mobility, how people will interact within new urban regions, and the impact of one of our economy’s newest forms of employment.

July 29

The Future of Transportation Resilience

Transportation systems are vitally important to the functioning of a city. Our expert panel, consisting of faculty and government officials, will discuss what transportation systems and transportation resilience may look like in a post-pandemic world.

August 12

Environmental Health in a Pandemic

The coronavirus has altered the ways in which we live and travel, with potentially damaging effects on water quality, and potentially revolutionary opportunities to detect the virus in the early stages of infection. In this discussion, our panelists will explore the implications of COVID-19 on water quality and the environment.



Northeastern university is defined by our passionate network of alumni, students, parents, and friends who have a positive impact on the world each and every day. Please take a moment to share how you, or someone you know, is meeting the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.