Events

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Kids event: Rainbow Dance

Recommended Ages: 18 months - 4 years Price per child: $30 (Second sibling $15) to Apartment 28A Parent Coordinator Box by Wednesday, 9/27/2017. Dates:...

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...

Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960–80s

Durdy Bayramov (1938-2014) grew up in an orphanage in Turkmenistan and overcame the significant challenges of his youth to become an acclaimed Eurasian...

WMBR Fundraising Week

WMBR, MIT's campus radio station, kicks off its annual fundraising drive on Thursday, November 2. Join us for an entire week of exciting programming and...

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...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
EmTech 2017

EmTech is your opportunity to discover future trends and to understand the technologies that will drive the new global economy. It's where tech, business,...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 9:00am to 7:00pm
Administrative and Fiscal Officers fall term meeting

All are welcome to attend the upcoming Administrative and Fiscal Officers (AO/FO) fall term meeting. Join us on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 9:30 - 11:00...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 9:30am to 11:00am
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...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
Expecting and New Parents Group at Westgate

Led by MIT moms Teresa and Ruby, this is a weekly group for parents-to-be and parents of infants to crawlers to share information and support each...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 10:00am to 11:30am
MIT Museum

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

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 10:00am
Newcomers Office Hour

Are you new to MIT and MIT Spouses & Partners Connect? Want to learn about how to participate in our meetings and groups? Have questions about childcare,...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Choosing Quality Child Care

Presented by Kathy Kasabula, B.A.; Child Care Operations Administrator, MIT Work-Life Center This introductory discussion is specially designed for...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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,...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
MIT Reads Community Discussion: Americanah

The MIT Libraries invites you to join the discussion about Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah, chosen in partnership with My Sister’s Keeper. Americanah...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
MTL Seminar Series: "Scaling Challenges to System-Level Opportunities"

Mark Rodder, Samsung Challenges for the semiconductor industry are to deliver technology at low cost, small area, low power, and high performance, with...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Over the Horizon: Time, Uncertainty, and the Rise of Great Powers

This event is part of the Security Studies Program Wednesday Seminar Series. How do established powers react to growing competitors? The United States...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
SLS Seminar: Gregory Wagner (MIT)

"The coupled nonlinear dynamics of large-scale internal waves and geostrophic flows" Internal waves are assumed negligible in the classic theory of...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Afternoon Snack with MITEI Education

The MIT Energy Initiative will be hosting weekly study breaks. Come talk to current students, faculty and MITEI staff to learn about all the opportunity...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Prehealth COPA Overview

Do you know what COPA stands for? If you are applying to medical school this year, you should! COPA will provide you with a letter to support your...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Weekly Wednesday Meeting - English Pronunciationa and Communicating with confidence

This workshop will focus on communication skills with an emphasis on English pronunciation and increasing confidence when speaking. We will discuss common...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Prof. Dr. Mir Wais Hosseini,  Institute for Advanced Study,  University of Strasbourg MIT Program in Polymers and Soft Matter Seminar

SEMINAR: 3:30 PM RECEPTION: 3:00 PM PPSM sponsors a series of seminars covering a broad range of topics of general interest to the polymer community,...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 3:30pm to 4:45pm
Chris Sultemeier - Executive Vice President of Logistics, Walmart

Chris Sultemeier, the recently retired Executive Vice President of Logistics for Walmart Stores, Inc. will give a talk, Convergence of Physical and Digital...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Geometric Analysis Seminar

Christos Mantoulidis(MIT) Title:"Geodesics via Allen-Cahn min-max on surfaces" Abstract: We use a min-max procedure on the Allen-Cahn energy functional to...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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Combinatorics Seminar

SPEAKER: Ryan Williams (MIT) TITLE: Connections between algorithm design and lower bounds in circuit complexity ABSTRACT: I will give an overview of...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Karen Smilowitz- Pierce Lab  Lecture Series

Leveraging Network Structure in Covering Path Problems: An Application to School Bus Routing Karen Smilowitz Industrial Engineering and Management...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
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The Potential for Solar Energy

The Potential for Solar Energy with Becca Jones-Albertus, Acting Deputy Director, U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office Solar...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Insurance Concepts: From Auto to Renters & Everything In Between

Insurance is a useful tool in the Financial Planning Toolbox, but education is key to make the personal decision of what risk to take and what risk to pay to...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
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...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Israeli Dance Beginner's Classes

Here's your chance to learn circle, line, and couple dances to the latest Israeli songs and popular classics. No experience necessary! All are welcome! Open...

Mass

Catholic Mass

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm
T60 or: The Mystery of Acoustics

T60 or: The Mystery of Acoustics First steps towards a Theater of Sound in 12 scenes for piano, live electronics & voices Join us for an evening of...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Wednesday, November 8, 2017