Events

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Community Wellness Classes - Registration Open!

Community Wellness offers a variety of classes for anyone in the MIT Community. Learn more or register at: wellness.mit.edu

MIT Museum

Current Exhibitions: Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson; Robots and Beyond: Exploring Artificial Intelligence at MIT; Holography:...

Register Online today for MIT's 2017/18 Winter Break Birthright-Israel Free Trip

It might not be Winter Break yet, but registration for the 2017/18 Birthright Israel Winter Break trip is NOW OPEN! Birthright is a FREE 10-day trip to...

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...

2017 MIT Life Science Conference

2017-18 MIT Technology and the Corporation Conferences. Sponsor: MIT Industrial Liaison Program; Office of Corporate Relations/ILP.. Open to: the public....

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 8:00am 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, September 19, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
PICS Seminar: Brian Jackson (Boise State)

"Tidal Decay and Roche-Lobe Over ow of Short-Period Gaseous Exoplanets " Discoveries of 100+ Earth-sized planet candidates with short orbital periods, some...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 10:00am to 11:00am
Are Hurricane Risk Models Dangerously Out of Date?

Speaker: Kerry A. Emanuel, Cecil & Ida Green Professor of Atmospheric Science, Co-Director of the Lorenz Center Please RSVP:...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Exhibition

List Projects: Civil Disobedience is a an exhibition featuring a program of documentaries, news footage, citizen journalism, artist’s films and videos...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Meridian Singers--seeking new voices

Meridian Singers, an a cappella chorus directed by Michael Barrett and open to all in the MIT community, is seeking new members as we prepare for our January...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
From Passive to Provocative: When Good Planning is Productive Troublemaking

The MIT Dept of Urban Studies and Planning, City Design and Development group, is pleased to invite MIT Guest Artist Newton Harrison to discuss what art...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Does Your Resume Communicate the Right Message?

Can your resume survive a 15 second scan and still get into the YES pile? Discussions will surround the strategies of effective messaging and how to be...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Physical Mathematics Seminar

STUART THOMSON (MIT) TITLE: The Fluid Mechanics of Metals ABSTRACT: In this talk we will discuss the mathematical modelling of violent elastic-plastic...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Dr. Miri Barak - Israel Institute of Technology

The BLOSSOMS- AW Project Technology-enhanced Project-based Pedagogy for the Promotion of Scientific Thinking Dr. Miri Barak, Faculty of Education in Science...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Harvard-MIT Algebraic Geometry Seminar

Giulia Sacca (MIT) Title: Degenerations of hyperkahler manifolds Abstract: The problem of understanding semistable degenerations of K3 surfaces has...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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(Women's Soccer) Salem State University vs. MIT

(Women's Soccer) Salem State University vs. MIT

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 4:00pm
 
Biology Colloquium Series (Dr. Pamela Bjorkman)

Speaker: Dr. Pamela Bjorkman, from the California Institute of Technology. Title: A Molecular Arms Race: The Immune System Versus HIV, Hosted by Dr. Dennis...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:15pm
ESI PEOPLE & THE PLANET LECTURE: Johan Rockström

Please join the Environmental Solutions Initiative and Dr. Johan Rockström for a riveting afternoon on resilient and sustainable global systems. - Tuesday,...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Networking for Big Data: Theory and Optimization for NDN

LIDS Seminar Series Speaker: Edmund Yeh Affiliation: Northeastern University Abstract The advent of Big Data is stimulating the development of new...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
PDE/Analysis Seminar

Pierre Albin (Urbana-Champaign) "A families index theorem on stratified spaces" Abstract

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 4:00pm
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Emile Bustani Seminar: “The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Fifty Years after the 1967 War: Impasses and Opportunities”

“The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Fifty Years after the 1967 War: Impasses and Opportunities” Prof. Leila Farsakh, UMass Boston In December 2016, Secretary...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
MIT Number Theory Seminar

Ananth Shankar (MIT) Title: “Exceptional splitting of reductions of abelian surfaces” Abstract: Heuristics based on the Sato--Tate conjecture suggest...

Tuesday, September 19, 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, September 19, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
MISTI Fall Info Sessions

Explore 26 upcoming information sessions for various MISTI programs. Speak with program managers and returning MISTI students. Learn about the application...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 5:00pm
 
Weekly Secular Forum:  God and Sex

The Secular Society of MIT hosts weekly discussions on a variety of topics related to nontheism, skepticism, and secular humanism. Past discussion topics...

B.I.C. at MIT

Haitian poet, singer and song-writer Roosevelt Saillant, better known as “B.I.C.” for “Brain. Intelligence. Creativity,” is one of the best known and most...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 5:15pm
Study Abroad Information Session

Are you interested in studying abroad, but are unsure where to start? Come learn about opportunities during IAP, summer, fall and/or spring semesters....

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 5:15pm
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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....

authors@mit - Mitch Resnick - Lifelong Kindergarten

The MIT Press Bookstore presents Mitch Resnick, Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab, discussing his book Lifelong Kindergarten on Tuesday,...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
(Women's Volleyball) MIT at Colby-Sawyer College

(Women's Volleyball) MIT at Colby-Sawyer College

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 6:30pm
 
Whither Health Insurance?   What Women Need to Know

Join AMITA and Distinguished Speaker MIT Professor of Political Science Andrea Louise Campbell for an evening of networking and an interactive facilitated...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 6:30pm to 9:00pm
(Women's Volleyball) MIT at Colby-Sawyer College

(Women's Volleyball) MIT at Colby-Sawyer College

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 7:00pm
 
Contra Dance with live 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, September 19, 2017