Events

Tuesday, December 12, 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, December 12, 2017 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
SAA Holiday Ceramics Sale

Join us for the semi-annual sale of ceramics that have been designed, built and created by students and instructors at the MIT Student Art Association. Work...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 9:00am to 5:00pm
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, December 12, 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, December 12, 2017 at 10:00am
A Proactive Approach to Caregiving: Guidance on Planning Ahead

Presented by Jody Gastfriend, LICSW; Vice President, Senior Care Services, Care.com Mom or Dad may be healthy and independent now, so conversations about...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
MIT Alumnae Virtual Networking Hour

Make relevant connections with people in your area and across the globe.Discover new professional opportunities.Meet people you’d never have the chance to...

Tuesday, December 12, 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,...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
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, December 12, 2017 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Physical Mathematics Seminar

SPEAKER: Lydia Bourouiba (MIT) TITLE: Unsteady Fragmentation ABSTRACT: Understanding secondary droplet formation from fluid fragmentation is critical...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
 
Biology Colloquium Series (Dr. Yukiko Yamashita)

Speaker: Dr. Yukiko Yamashita, The University of Michigan, Title: "Asymmetric Stem Cell Division and Germ Cell Immortality", Hosted by Dr. Terry Orr-Weaver....

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Center for Exciotnics Seminar Series

"Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer Processes Underpinning the Production of Renewable Fuels" Speaker: Jillian Dempsey, University of North Carolina, Dept of...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
MIT Number Theory Seminar

Junecue Suh (University of California, Santa Cruz) Title: “Ordinary primes in Hilbert modular varieties” Abstract: The modular Jacobians decompose, up to...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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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, December 12, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Achieving the Paris climate goals: The engine of ambition

Achieving the Paris climate goals: The engine of ambition with Nate Hultman, Associate Professor, University of Maryland Delivering on the goals of the...

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....

Seminar on Applied Algebra and Geometry

Speaker: Yang Qi, University of Chicago Title: Geometry of tensor approximations and tensor decompositions Abstract: Tensors are closely related to secant...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
(Women's Basketball) Framingham State University vs. MIT

(Women's Basketball) Framingham State University vs. MIT

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 7:00pm
 
MIT Concert Band Winter Concert

Featuring the third-ever performance of Frank Ticheli’s new composition, Acadiana, jointly commissioned by MetWinds, University of Massachusetts New England...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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, December 12, 2017 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Contra Dance with live Quebecois folk music

Twirl your partner, and everyone else's! Contra dancing is an American folk dance with live music. The steps are easy, you can improvise with your partner,...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017