Events

Thursday, September 21, 2017

(Sailing) (C) Midweek Firefly #1

(Sailing) (C) Midweek Firefly #1, 4:00 PM

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

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...

MIT Recreation Fall Open House

Join us for a day of FREE access to MIT Recreation's Z Center and Alumni/Wang facilities. The following special events and discounts will be offered...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 6:00am to 11:00pm
Conservative Rosh Hashana Shacharit Service

Rosh Hashana Shacarit/Morning service for the Conservative Minyan

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 8:30am to 1:00pm
Next Generation Electron Microscopy Technology and Applications with FEI Thermo Fisher

MIT.nano Tool Talks return for the Fall 2017 Semester. Join us for a day with experts from FEI Thermo Fisher Scientific - come for one seminar or stay for all!

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 9:00am to 4:00pm
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...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
Dr. Hector Ruiz Talk (9/21) - Former Chairman and CEO, Advanced Micro Devices

As an immigrant from humble beginnings, Hector Ruiz believes that technology and education open doors for people. Rising to lead Advanced Micro Devices in...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 10:00am to 11:00am
MIT Museum

Current Exhibitions: György Kepes Photographs; Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson; Robots and Beyond: Exploring Artificial Intelligence at...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 10:00am
Reform Shacharit/Morning Service for Rosh Hashana

Rosh Hashana Shacharit/Morning service for the Reform Chavura

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 10:30am to 1:00pm
Public Webinar: Concrete Sustainability Hub (Pavements)

**Videos of past webinars are archived to the CSHub YouTube Channel.** Life cycle assessment (LCA) considers environmental impact across all life-cycle...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Architecture & Urbanism Workshops | Panel Discussion and Review

MIT Department of Architecture / Fall 2017 Lecture Series September 21, 12 PM - 1 PM Panel Discussion with Marie Law Adams, Lorena Bello, Andrew Brose,...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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, September 21, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Physics Colloquium: Eric Cornell, Nobel Laureate

Speaker: Eric Cornell, Nobel Laureate, JILA, NIST, and the University of Colorado at Boulder Title: "Ultracold Bose Soup: Where Few-Body meets Many-Body...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
Displacement Research and Action Network Open House

Come learn about research currently being conducted by the faculty, staff, and students who participate in MIT's Desplacement Research and Action Network...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 12:30pm to 1:30am
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, September 21, 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, September 21, 2017 at 1:15pm to 2:30pm
Building Cognos Reports - Advanced

We will be building off of the Cognos Basics class. In this advanced class, we will learn how to connect two separate reports using parameters. This will...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Career Connect Consultation

This consult is for the spouses and partners of graduate students, postdocs, and visiting scholars and researchers. Job seekers and career explorers can ask...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Rosh Hashana Lunch

Lunch for first day of Rosh Hashana

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Networking

Learn and practice how to network in a practical and supportive environment! Address barriers to networking, develop strategies, and become familiar with...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
 
MIT Recreation FREE Body Composition Assessments

Stop by the Z Center to get a complete body composition analysis - providing a comprehensive look at your physical make up using the InBody 570. Sign-up for...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 3:45pm to 6:00pm
Biological Engineering Seminar

Zev Gartner, University of California San Francisco Programming the Folding of Tissues into Complex 3D Forms Hosted by Angela Koehler For more information...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Dr. Judith Bronstein - Environmental Science Seminar Series

The Ecology and Evolution of Mutualism Dr. Judith Bronstein, Ecology and Evolution Biology, University of Arizona Abstract: Mutualisms are cooperative...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 4:00pm
Electrochemistry at the Metal-Electrolyte-Gas Interface of Solid-Acid Proton-Conducting Electrolytes

Speaker: Sossina Haile Abstract: Fuel cells operating at intermediate temperatures are promising alternatives to combustion engines because of their fuel...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Materials Science and Engineering Seminar Series presents Prof. Sossina Haile

Materials Science and Engineering Seminar Series presents Prof. Sossina Haile from Northwestern University, who will present her talk "Electrochemistry at...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Celebrate Angles 2017: Student Author Reading

Join us for good food, good company, and good writing at the annual Angles showcase event. Published by the Writing, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Ctrl-Alt-Del with Tashlich

Tashlic program and service for the entire MIT Hillel community

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Platforms in the Public Interest: Lessons from Minitel

Platforms such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook dominate the internet today, providing private infrastructures for public culture. These systems are so...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Beyond Academics: PhD Career Options Panel

This panel will help PhDs and postdocs learn more about career options outside of being a professor. Panelists represent employers who hire PhDs and also...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
MIT Recreation FREE Outdoor Zumba

Get ready for a fun and exciting workout! The MIT Community including students, staff, family, and friends are all invited to our FREE outdoor Zumba class....

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
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....

Exploring Careers in AI & Robotics

Did you know that eastern Massachusetts is characterized as the Robotics Cluster? Automation, robotics and the use of sophisticated computer software and...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Public Program | Film Screening

Let the Fire Burn. 2013. Directed by Jason Osder 95 min. Let the Fire Burn presents, via television proceedings and news footage, the events leading up to...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Simple Person Applied Math Seminar (SPAMS)

SPEAKER: Frederic Koehler (MIT) TITLE: Two Fun Proofs of Approximate Caratheodory Theorem ABSTRACT: Caratheodory's Theorem says that in Rd every point...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Thursday, September 21, 2017