Events

Friday, December 8, 2017

No Way Forward No Way Back

Exhibition Open Tuesday to Friday, December 5-8, 2017 Join the Artist In Conversation with Filmmaker Anandana Kapur Friday, December 8, 2017, 6-7pm (Free...

Safety Culture Video Contest

Safety is embedded in the MIT Culture and now we want you to show the community. Create and Submit a 3-4 minute Video Illustrating Safety Culture in Action...

Photographic Exhibit: "Surface Tension" by Peter Vanderwarker

From the artist's statement: I had two favorite courses in architecture school: One was titled Materials and Methods: it covered the details of what...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
BU Law Clinic

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston University School of Law have established two free clinics to offer student innovators and entrepreneurs...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
COG3 Seminar: Athena Eyster (MIT)

"Elucidating feedbacks between global climate and tectonics: Did supercontinent rifting initiate a global glaciation?" Tectonics and continental...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 10:00am to 11:00am
Chemistry Student Seminar (CSS)

Chemistry Student Seminar (CSS) is a student-organized seminar series that host graduate students and postdocs to share their research in a friendly and...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 10:00am to 11:00am
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China Comes to Tech: 1877-1931

In 1877, the first student from China matriculated at MIT. By 1910, China was sending more students to MIT than any other foreign country. From these...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
MIT Museum

Current Exhibitions: Big Bang Data; The Enemy by Karim Ben Khelifa; György Kepes Photographs; Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson; Robots...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 10:00am
Design and Effectiveness of Public Health Subsidies in Less Developed Countries

Although coverage rates and health outcomes are improving, many poor people around the world still do not benefit from essential health products. An...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
MIT S&PC Cooking Group

The MIT Cooking Group is open for all the MIT community. For those who love and have a passion for food and cooking. Our members have a varied level of...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 11:00am to 2:00pm
Transgender at MIT: A Workshop for Staff, Administrators, and Faculty

How can staff, advisors, faculty, and others help to support transgender people at MIT? GECD Prehealth Advising has invited LGBTQ Services to give a workshop...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 11:45am to 1:00pm
IoT Disruption in the Digital Economy

Join Kaan Terzioglu, CEO, Turkcell and Brian Subirana, Director of the MIT Auto-ID Lab where IoT was invented, to learn about innovation in the telecom...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Exhibition | Heimo Zobernig: Chess Painting

Heimo Zobernig : chess painting features the work of Vienna-based artist Heimo Zobernig (b 1958, Mauthen, Austria) whose art practice includes sculpture,...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
MTL Seminar Series DDS: “A Microfluidic System for Modeling Human Atherosclerosis and Pathophysiology”

Sarvesh Varma, MIT Discovering potent therapeutics for atherosclerosis requires emulating the natural cellular microenvironment along with relevant...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Supporting Transgender People at MIT: A Workshop for Staff, Administrators, and Faculty

Supporting Transgender People at MIT: A Workshop for Staff, Administrators, and Faculty Increasing numbers of students enter college identifying as...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
Thesis Defense - Niya G. Grozeva (EAPS)

"Carbon Transformations in Seafloor Serpentinization Systems" A public presentation of the thesis will be given by the candidate. CHAIR OF DEFENSE: Dr....

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
KGSA Coffee Hour

KGSA invites MIT community to our bi-monthly coffee hour event! Have chat with your friends, other grad students, and relieve stress before upcoming finals...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Special Seminar: Dr. Phillip J. Milner, University of California, Berkeley

Special Seminar: Dr. Phillip J. Milner, University of California, Berkeley Title: "Mechanism-Driven Approaches to Pd-Catalyzed Fluorination and Carbon...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 2:00pm
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Seminar and Agricultural History Series

"Cheap Promises: Prescription Diets for People and other Animals ", Presented by Anya Zilberstein Enclosures, turnips, reforms to the poor laws and the corn...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 2:30pm to 4:30pm
2017 Hottel Lecture: "The Clean Energy Transformation"

Speaker: Ernest J. Moniz, Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics and Engineering Systems, Emeritus, and Special Advisor to the MIT President A low carbon...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Infinite Dimensional Algebra Seminar

Zhengwei Liu (Harvard) A new one-parameter centralizer algebra and higher Dynkin diagrams We introduce a new one-parameter centralizer algebra as a Fourier...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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PSFC Seminar: Richard Buttery (General Atomics)

Title: The Advanced Tokamak Path to a compact fusion pilot plant Development of an efficient fusion reactor requires the simultaneous optimization of the...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
The beat of Brazil in the Lewis Music Library

Performers Anna Borges and Bill Ward from Receita de Samba will supply the music; descriptions will be provided by students in 21G.821, The Beat of Brazil:...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Combinatorics Seminar

SPEAKER: Igor Pak (UCLA and MSRI) TITLE: Counting standard Young tableaux ABSTRACT: Consider the number of linear extensions of a large poset. Are...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
 
Fireside Chat: Developing a Startup in the Developing World

Join this informal conversation between MIT Professor Saman Amarasinghe and Lashan Silva, the founder of Enhanzer, to learn about entrepreneurship in South...

GAME Decorate your December!

GAME and MIT Makerworkshop invites you to share your holiday spirit! Join us on Friday to make some ornaments and decorations for your home, office, family...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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MIT D-Lab Fall Student Showcase

Final presentations and working prototypes from current MIT D-Lab students from these D-Lab classes: D-Lab: Development, D-Lab: Gender & Development, D-Lab:...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
STAGE Seminar

Speaker: Atticus Christensen Title: Mordell-Weil Ranks of Elliptic Curves over Infinite Extensions of Q Abstract: In this talk we will describe results...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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GEA Social Hour

A social hour for graduate students from the Economics Department to interact in an informal atmosphere with each other. 21+

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Aikido

Aikido is a Martial art that emphasizes blending with the attacker, rather than confronting the attacker with hard techniques such as punches and kicks....

Friday Night Services --Conservative

Kabalat Shabbat and Maariv for the Conservative community

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Friday Night Services --Orthodox

Kabalat Shabbat and Maariv for the Orthodox Community

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
GCF Christmas Party

Join us for dinner, carols and a ‘white elephant’ gift exchange as we celebrate the birth of Christ! This year, in addition to our usual Christmas worship...

Aikido

Aikido is the modern Japanese martial art in which cheating is technique. We think that, as the size of your opponent approaches scary big, the...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
MIT DanceTroupe Presents: Rick and MoreDT

Our semesterly shows feature a variety of dance styles as broad as the students choreographing and performing them. Come on out for some of the most...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Shabbat Dinner

Shabbat Dinner @ MIT for MIT students

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Kiss Me, Kate! Cole Porter's classic musical comedy.

The MIT Gilbert and Sullivan Players are thrilled to announce their production of Cole Porter’s classic Kiss Me, Kate! Reserve tickets here:...

Mama Mary Party

Come celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of our Blessed Mother Mary! Featuring hot chocolate and the tim tam slams you've all heard about, not...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm
MIT DanceTroupe Presents: Rick and MoreDT

Our semesterly shows feature a variety of dance styles as broad as the students choreographing and performing them. Come on out for some of the most...

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 10:00pm to 12:00am

Friday, December 8, 2017