Events

Monday, December 4, 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...

Monday, December 04, 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...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
English Conversation Group

If you would like to feel more comfortable conversing in English, this is a group for you! Led by MS&PC member Sun Yeo. She has lived in the U.S. for over...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 10:00am to 11:30am
MIT Museum

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

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 10:00am
Parents and Parents-to-be Group at Eastgate

A peer-led weekly group for parents and parents-to-be to share information, support each other, and let the kids play together. Babies and kids of all ages...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Chez Pierre Seminar

Daniel Podolsky - Technion, Israel Institute of Technology "Buckling transition and antiferromagnetic liquids in two dimensions"

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Connections

Connections is an informal social gathering held once a month in the Emma Rogers Room (10-340). As its name implies, the gathering encourages women to take a...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Mondays in the Chapel

Join us as we gather each Monday in the chapel for a time of reflection and inspiration. We will eat a brief lunch together at 12:00pm in the Main Dining...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Environmental Issues

The SPURS/Humphrey program is delighted to invite you to our fall seminar series: North American Planning Experience: Is It Relevant for the Developing...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Environmental Issues

The SPURS/Humphrey program is delighted to invite you to our fall seminar series: North American Planning Experience: Is It Relevant for the Developing...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Group Advising2 with Dennis Kim & Matthew Vander Heiden: MD vs. MD/PhD

Hear from Dennis Kim MD-PhD, Chair of COPA, and Matthew Vander Heiden MD-PhD, a COPA faculty member, as they address the seemingly fateful question: MD...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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Career Connect Consultation

**Please sign up in advance for a 30 minute appointment here: https://careerconnect.youcanbook.me/ ** This consult is for the spouses and partners of...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
 EAPS Ornament Contest (and Ice Cream Social)

EAPS is hosting a create-your-own ornament competition to decorate the EAPS Festivus Tree in the Ida Green Lounge. Bring your A-game and create an...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Geometry and Topology Seminar

Laura Starkston (Stanford) Title: Symplectic isotopy Abstract: Symplectic surfaces in CP^2 gain significance through a theorem of Auroux stating that all...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Geometric Representation Theory Seminar

Galyna Dobrovolska (Columbia) Combinatorial wall-crossing and the Mullineux involution Note the change of time! Wall-crossing functors for the rational...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Special Seminar: Dr. Sidney Malik Wilkerson-Hill, Emory University

Seminar: Dr. Sidney Malik Wilkerson-Hill, Emory University Title: " Novel Cycloaddition Precursors for the Rapid Generation of Molecular Complexity " Time:...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 4:00pm
Probability Seminar

Yash Deshpande (MIT) Title: An information-theoretic analysis of the stochastic block model Abstract: The stochastic block model is a popular model for...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Topology Seminar

Michael Ching (Amherst College) "Operads, pro-operads and the calculus of functors" It is a well-known heuristic that the Goodwillie derivatives of the...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 4:30pm
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ACT Fall 2017 Lecture Series: The Edge of Knowing and Un-Knowing

The fall 2017 ACT Lecture Series invites renowned artists and philosophers to help us challenge our habits of perception and expand our margins of thought....

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Aga Khan Program Lecture

Exhibiting Islamic Art: From Doha to Dallas Sabiha Al Khemir Scholar and Curator

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Judith Barry | A Discussion of Several Research-Based Projects

Judith Barry utilizes a research-based methodology to explore a wide range of topics. Both the form and the content of her work evolve as the research...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Career Connect: Networking event (Spouses Panel)

Meet MIT spouses who will share their experiences through an informal conversation moderated by Program Manager, Jennifer Recklet Tassi. You will learn about...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Fundamentals of Tango

Admission: $90 general, $60 non-MIT-students, MIT staff and faculty, $40 MIT students and postdocs REGISTRATION: Please E-MAIL simonida@tangoaffair.com...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Intermediate: Walk, Figures, Musicality

Admission: $90 general, $60 non-MIT-students, MIT staff and faculty, $40 MIT students and postdocs REGISTRATION: Please E-MAIL simonida@tangoaffair.com...

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 8:30pm to 9:45am

Monday, December 4, 2017