Events

Wednesday, September 20, 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...

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, September 20, 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, September 20, 2017 at 10:00am to 11:30am
An Asynchronous Distributed Algorithm for Solving Stochastic Unit Commitment

Speaker: Anthony Papavasiliou (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium) Host: Dr. Audun Botterud (LIDS, MIT) Abstract: We present an asynchronous...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
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, September 20, 2017 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Covert Regime Change: Lessons from U.S.-backed Interventions During the Cold War

This event is part of the Security Studies Program Wednesday Seminar Series. ​Analyzing an original dataset of 66 covert regime change attempts by the...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
MTL Seminar Series: "How to Meet Semiconductor Industry Patterning Requirements of Ever Smaller Microchip Designs"

Anton de Villiers, TEL As the semiconductor industry drives to lower dimensions and roadmaps start moving into the single digit nanometer space for...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
SLS Seminar: Sarah Gille (Scripps)

Using the seasonal cycle to probe surface cooling and subsurface warming in the Southern Ocean Sea surface temperatures (SST) measured by satellite shows a...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
4th Annual Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition (MERE)

Sponsored by MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering and organized by MIT GAME, the Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition (MERE) is an annual event...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 12:30pm to 7:30pm
What is Urban Science and What Does It Have To Do with Planning?

Part of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning's Planning Ideas that Matter: Urban Science: Regression to Technocracy or Pathway to Progressive Planning?

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 12:30pm to 2:30am
Optimal repair of polynomials: Achieving the cut-set bound

Speaker: Itzhak Tamo Affiliation: Department of EE-Systems, Tel Aviv University Host: Prof. Yury Polyanskiy Abstract: It is a well known fact that any k...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 1:30pm to 2:30pm
LP, SOCP, and Optimization-Free Approaches to Polynomial Optimization and Difference of Convex Programming

Speaker: Georgina Hall (Princeton ORFE) Abstract: How can we prove that a set of polynomial equations and inequalities is infeasible? How can we write a...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thesis Defense

Jordan Bartlebaugh Hemann Lab Thesis title: "PHF6 Modulates the Chromatin Landscape in B-Cell Leukemia”

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 3:00pm
Tour of Public Art at MIT

Join the MIT List Visual Arts Center on a public art tour showcasing highlights of central campus. View artworks on this museum staff led tour of the List...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
 What Do Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Portend?

Speaker: Kerry A. Emanuel, Cecil & Ida Green Professor of Atmospheric Science, Co-Director of the Lorenz Center Natural disasters are the result of the...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Combinatorics Seminar

Speaker: Fabrizio Zanello (Michigan Tech) Title: Partitions into distinct parts and unimodality Abstract (PDF)

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
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Inorganic Chemistry Seminar Series: Jeffrey Byers, Boston College

Lecture Title: Nitrogen Fixation using Low-Coordinate Iron Complexes

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
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GAME Food Bank Volunteering

Help sort donated food that is stored at the central food bank, which gets divided out to all the regional food pantries. This is an incredibly fun outing...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 4:30pm to 8:00pm
Lie Groups Seminar

Speaker: George Lusztig (MIT) Lifting of involutions in the Weyl group to the torus normalizer

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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Professor Michael Fu - Henry L. Pierce Lab Seminar Series

Stochastic Gradient Estimation: Tutorial Review and Recent Research Abstract: Stochastic gradient estimation techniques are methodologies for deriving...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 4:30pm
January Scholars in France Info Session

Information session Learn more about January Scholars or about the French program at MIT. Refreshments will be served. January Scholars in France: Two...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 5:00pm
Black. Body. Art. Feminist Articulations of Race, Gender & Geography

"Black. Body. Art. Feminist articulations of Race, Gender, and Geography”, GCWS roundtable series Feminisms Unbound with Dell M. Hamilton (Harvard...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
F.E.W. Event: Go Green, Grow Green: Tips for Retirement Planning

Planning Your Future Life Some things in this world aren’t for everyone, but if we’re all lucky enough, we’ll all retire. Planning for retirement sooner,...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm
(Field Hockey) No. 5 Tufts University vs. MIT

(Field Hockey) No. 5 Tufts University vs. MIT

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 6:00pm
 
Conservative Rosh Hashana Ma'ariv Service

Rosh Hashana Ma'ariv/Evening service for the Conservative Minyan

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Reform Ma'ariv/Evening Service for Rosh Hashana

Rosh Hashana Ma'ariv/Evening service for the Reform Chavura

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Traumatic Memorial: Azra Aksamija, Huma Gupta, William O’Brien, J. Meejin Yoon

MIT Department of Architecture / Fall 2017 Lecture Series Dinner with the In-Laws: Traumatic Memorial Faculty: Azra Aksamija, William O’Brien, J. Meejin...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
(Men's Soccer) MIT at Wentworth Institute of Technology

(Men's Soccer) MIT at Wentworth Institute of Technology

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 7:00pm
 
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, September 20, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
BME Minor Information Session

Come learn more at the BME Minor Information Session! Prof. Krystyn Van Vliet will provide a program overview and answer questions about the deadlines and...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Orientation to Recruiting

Looking for a job or internship? Start here! Learn about: MIT recruiting policiesEtiquette when applying to jobs, interviewing, courting potential employers...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 7:15pm to 8:15pm
Rosh Hashana Dinner

First night of Rosh Hashana dinner, including a 5778 New Years Eve Party!

Mass

Catholic Mass

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Wednesday, September 20, 2017