Sustainability & Resilience at Northeastern

This unique, interactive, and open seminar will feature guest speakers that explore the challenges and opportunities for implementing sustainable and resilient programs at Northeastern University. The class topics will include energy, recycling, ecology, resilience, sustainable food, and climate justice, as taught by Northeastern faculty and administrative staff.

When:     Tuesdays, September 14 through October 26 Where:    Via Zoom Time:       5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. EST

Open Seminar:

-Virtually via Zoom.

-Participate in open discussion with guest speakers

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION: The Zoom Webinar information is the same every week. Once you register, you will immediately receive the Zoom link, as well as an additional reminder one hour prior to each panel. If you have already registered for a previous week, you do not need to register again.

Course Description:

This interactive, transdisciplinary course explores sustainability and resilience efforts within the Northeastern community. The course provides opportunities for a diversity of Northeastern faculty, staff, and students to share their experiences engaging with sustainability planning, resource reductions, and preparing for future disruptions.  Learning about the complex and dynamic waste systems, food systems, and energy systems provides insights into the challenges and opportunities for higher education to lead a just and equitable societal transformation toward a more sustainable and resilient future.  Each weekly session will include a discussion with university leaders engaged in the topic.  The course includes interactive tours of campus facilities for students enrolled in the course.

Contact Us

For questions about to the course, or to learn more about Sustainability at Northeastern University, please contact the Sustainability team at


5:00pm - 6:30pm