Events

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

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...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
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...

Tuesday, November 28, 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...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 10:00am
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,...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Student Loan Repayment Strategies

Presented by: Jeanne Mahan, M.S.; Senior Manager, College Finance, College Coach Student loan debt has an overwhelming impact on the lives of graduates and...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Waste Alliance Lecture: Magnomer - Attractive Recycling

Poorly designed packaging is the root-cause of low plastics recycling and environmental pollution. Magnomer uses cradle-to-cradle principles to redesign...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
Displaced by Disaster: Climate, History, and Planning

Please join DRAN for a two-part panel with insights from climate scientists, urban planners, and international development practitioners, exploring their...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 12:15pm to 2:00pm
PICS Seminar: Sukrit Ranjan (MIT)

"The UV Environment for Prebiotic Chemistry: Connecting Origin-of-Life Scenarios to Planetary Environments" Recent laboratory studies of prebiotic chemistry...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Tuesday Free English Conversation

Join us for a quick hour of practicing English with native speakers at round tables in Building W11-190. Make friends. Exchange culture. Practice American...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Crafternoon with MIT Spouses & Partners Connect

Get your creative wheels going! Join us for our last crafting event of the semester. We will be making holiday ornaments. We provide all the craft supplies,...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 2:30pm
Biology Colloquium Series (Dr. David Baltimore)

Speaker: Dr. David Baltimore, California Institute of Technology. Title: "MicroRNAs Create Regulatory Tension", hosted by Dr. Richard Hynes. The Biology...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:15pm
LIDS Seminar Series: Babak Hassibi (California Institute of Technology)

The LIDS Seminar Series features distinguished speakers who provide an overview of a research area, as well as exciting recent progress in that area....

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Center for Exciotnics Seminar Series

"Exciting Metal-organic Frameworks: Electrons, Phonons, and Photons" Speaker: Aron Walsh, Imperial College, London Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Physical Chemistry Seminar Series

Professor Peter Jomo Walla, University of California, Berkeley "Some News from High-Efficiency Light-Harvesting and Nanoscale Neurobiology"

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Toddler Play Group at Westgate

All kids from 1.5-3.5 years old are welcome! You can bring siblings as well. On our first class we will paint pictures with animals, cars, nature, geometry...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
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....

Energy Storage: Navigating the Market and White Spaces

So you want to be in energy storage….. A recent McKinsey article posits that energy storage is the next disruptive technology in the power sector. Energy...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 5:30pm to 8:30pm
authors@MIT - Brian Dear, The Friendly Orange Glow: The Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyberculture

The MIT Press Bookstore presents Brian Dear discussing his book, The Friendly Orange Glow, on Tuesday, November 28 at 6:00 pm at the Bookstore. This event...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 6:00pm
(Men's Basketball) MIT at UMass Boston

(Men's Basketball) MIT at UMass Boston

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 7:00pm
 
Open Beit Midrash Learning with MIT Grad Hillel

Open Beit Midrash, an energetically diverse Jewish learning community in Cambridge-Somerville, will be holding its next round of learning at MIT Hillel.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Tuesday, November 28, 2017