Events

Thursday, November 9, 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...

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...

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...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
COG3 Seminar: Jeremy Venditti (Simon Fraser Univ.)

"Flow in bedrock canyons and implications for morphology" Bedrock erosion in rivers sets the pace of landscape evolution, influences the evolution of...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 10:00am 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...

Thursday, November 09, 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...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 10:00am
 Prehealth COPA Overview WEBINAR

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...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Webex  
Prehealth COPA Overview WEBINAR

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...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Webex  
International English Bible Class

International students, scholars and spouses are invited to join us for a look at the Christian Bible to practice English and learn something new from God's...

Thursday, November 09, 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,...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Study Abroad Info Session for Course 2 Majors!

Earn transfer credit towards the major Gain skills & experiences for your future Programs highlighted: ETH Zurich Semester Exchange in Switzerland -...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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UT Austin Law School Information Session

Texas Law maintains one of the richest academic programs of any law school in the country. Our faculty is one of the most outstanding in the nation in terms...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
AKDC Lecture: His Excellency, Meret Orazov, Ambassador of Turkmenistan to the United States

His Excellency, Meret Orazov, Ambassador of Turkmenistan to the United States, joins the Aga Khan Documentation Center for presentations in honor of artist...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
iREFS Office Hours

Walk-in office hours for graduate students to directly access an iREFS to talk to! iREFS is a graduate student group that provides confidential peer support...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Free Conversational English Practice for International Students & Spouses

For over 20 years we have provided a FREE ENGLISH conversation time around tables with native English speakers for international students, scholars and...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 1:15pm to 2:30pm
MSEAS Seminar/Ph.D. Defense

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Biological Engineering Seminar

Moungi Bawendi, MIT In Vivo Optical Imaging in the Short Wave Infrared: Pre-clinical and Clinical Opportunities Hosted by Alan P. Jasanoff For more...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Chipman Seminar: Post-doc talks

Microstructure Evolution in Materials Dr. Ananya Balakrishna Abstract: Microstructure evolution features prominently in chemical reactions, phase...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Pappalardo Distinguished Lecture in Physics

Speaker: Andrea Ghez, UCLA Title: "Our Galactic Center: A Unique Laboratory for the Physics & Astrophysics of Black Holes" Abstract: The proximity of our...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
ORC Fall 2017 Seminar Series

The OR Center organizes a seminar series each year in which prominent OR professionals from around the world are invited to present topics in operations...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
 
Dinner and a (Science) Story

Join the PKG Center as we invite Science and Communications to sit down at the same table for an engaging new series of events: Dinner and a (Science) Story....

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 5:00pm to 9:00pm
POSTPONED: Brian Michael Bendis: The 2017 Julius Schwartz Lecture

Unfortunately we need to postpone this event until April 2018 due to circumstances beyond our control. Pleased stay tuned for more information about the...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Screening of AlphaGo - Movie (2017)

AlphaGo chronicles a journey of an unproven AI program from the halls of Cambridge, through the backstreets of Bordeaux, past the coding terminals of...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm
(Men's Squash) Northeastern vs. MIT

(Men's Squash) Northeastern vs. MIT

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 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....

Alison Brooks | The Ideal and the Real: Why Civicness is the Project

MIT Department of Architecture / Fall 2017 Lecture Series Alison Brooks, Principal and Creative Director of Alison Brooks Architects, is recognised as one...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
KGSA spouse social

Event is intended to invite both KGSA students and their spouses, as initial survey showed more favor on that instead of spouses alone. (postdocs are welcome...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Obsidian Tear

Friends of the Arts trip to Boston Ballet's Obsidian Tear + dinner at MIT before the performance.

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Rabobank-MIT Food & Agribusiness Innovation Prize Kickoff Dinner

Interested in food, agribusiness, and sustainability? The Kickoff Dinner will be a chance to learn about the challenges in food and agribusiness from the...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Simple Person's Applied Math Seminar (SPAMS)

SPEAKER: Dr. Philip Pearce (MIT) TITLE: Blood flow and oxygen transfer in feto-placental capillary networks ABSTRACT: During pregnancy, oxygen...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
GRE Study group

If you are preparing for the GRE and would like to practice and regularly meet wiht MIT Spouses & Partners members who are preparing for the same thing, this...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Toddler & Preschool Gymnastics

When: Thursdays (October 19th-December 14th; 6 weeks) Two sessions: 6:30-7 pm (Toddler:15 months to 2.9 years old) OR 7:05-7:35 pm (Preschool: 2.9-5 years...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 6:30pm to 7:00pm
 
Drawing Courses at Eastgate

Drawing Courses at Eastgate Please join us on Thursday evenings for relaxing art-making and instruction. A end once or every week on a drop-in basis, no...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Pub Night with MIT Spouses & Partners Connect

Hosted by MS&PC member Alexa Pollack and her husband, Ari Bronsoler, a grad student in Economics Bring your partner and friends for a relaxed evening at...

Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 7:00pm
Hamlet - A Play Presented by the MIT Shakespeare Ensemble

Welcome to Elsinore, a city of stiff machismo and military pride, ruled over by the gruff but decisive Claudius and his former sister-in-law, Gertrude. To...

Thursday, November 9, 2017