Events

Monday, September 25, 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

Data Science and Big Data Analytics: Making Data-Driven Decisions

MIT xPRO Online Professional Development Course Course starts: October 23, 2017 Enroll today: http://bit.ly/2v5OaIc Course Description Every...

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...

Probability Seminar

Note seminar meets earlier than usual: Douglas Rizzolo (University of Delaware) From Markov on chains on sets of trees to diffusions on the space of...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 3:15am to 4:15am
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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, September 25, 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, September 25, 2017 at 10:00am to 11:30am
MIT Museum

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

Monday, September 25, 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, September 25, 2017 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Chez Pierre Seminar

David Mandrus - University of Tennessee, Knoxville "From Neutrons to Nanoscience in the layered magnets -RuCl3 and Cr1/3NbS2"

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
International Language Lunch Series

Come meet other language enthusiasts, students taking learning languages, and native speakers of languages you’d like to practice. All MIT community members...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Labor and Reward in Science: Do Women Have an Equal Voice in Scholarly Communication?

A Brown Bag talk with Cassidy Sugimoto Despite progress, gender disparities in science persist. Women remain underrepresented in the scientific workforce...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
MIT D-Lab Tour

Visit MIT D-Lab and learn about how work with people around the world to develop and advance collaborative approaches and practical solutions to global...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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, September 25, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
PAOC Colloquium: Allison Wing (FSU)

"The role of radiative-convective feedbacks in tropical cyclone formation in numerical simulations" Interactions between convection, moisture, clouds, and...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Health – Equitable Urban Development Across Contexts

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, September 25, 2017 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
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...

Monday, September 25, 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...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
How to Work a Career Fair

Many students are overwhelmed when attempting to navigate a career fair with hundreds of employers. Come learn what to do in preparation for the fair, what...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Geometry and Topology Seminar

David Treumann (Boston College) Title: "Lagrangian surfaces and Deligne-Lusztig varieties" Abstract: Define an F-field on a manifold M to be a local...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Biological Chemistry Seminar Series: Abhishek Chatterjee, Boston College

Lecture Title TBA. For more information: Betty Lou McClanahan, blm@mit.edu

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 4:00pm to 4:00pm
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Expectation-Maximization, Power Iteration, and Non-convex Optimization in Learning and Statistics

LIDS Seminar Series (please note different day of week and location!) Speaker: Constantinos Daskalakis Affiliation: MIT Abstract The...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Applied Math Colloquium

Nick Trefethen (Professor of Numerical Analysis and Fellow of Balliol College, University of Oxford) Title: RANDOM FUNCTIONS, RANDOM ODES, AND CHEBFUN ...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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Fall Reception for new MIT Women

New to MIT? You've come to the right place! The MIT Women's League welcomes all women new to campus to a late-afternoon reception. Meet new friends, learn...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Geometric Representation Theory Seminar

Petr Pushkar (Columbia) Quantum K-theory of quiver varieties and quantum integrable systems In this talk I will define the quantum K-theory of Nakajima...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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Topology Seminar

Nora Ganter (University of Melbourne)

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 4:30pm
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Topology Seminar

Nora Ganter (University of Melbourne) Examples of categorical groups The notion of categorical groups, also known as 2 -groups is increasingly recognised...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 4:30pm
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Discover India Festival

Join us for this amazing performance for the first time at MIT! GET your FREE tickets now as they are running out fast!! 40 Artists From 15 Countries come...

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...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 5:00pm
 
Launch Smart Clinic – Artificial Intelligence (AI)

At the Artificial Intelligence Themed Launch Smart Clinic, startups present a 20-minute pitch for feedback from our panel of experts + the audience. Launch...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 5:30pm to 8:30pm
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, September 25, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Aga Khan Program Lecture

Womanhood: From Personal to Universal Photographs by Rania Matar Rania Matar Photographer, Massachusetts College of Art & Design

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Cristina Ricupero | Don’t Believe A Word I Say

Following Cristina Ricupero’s special interest in the mechanisms of contemporary secrecy, she will focus this two-part program on espionage, a topic she has...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Embedded Linux Beagleboard.org Workshop

BeagleBone Blue Workshop presented by BeagleBoard.org and Texas Instruments Join Jason Kridner, founder of beagleboard.org for an interactive session around...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Ace the Case, featuring Putnam Associates

Stop by to learn the DOs and DON’Ts of a successful case interview from Putnam Associates. Putnam Associates is a premier strategy consulting firm dedicated...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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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, September 25, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Discover India Festival

Join us for this amazing performance for the first time at MIT! GET your FREE tickets now as they are running out fast!! 40 Artists From 15 Countries come...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 8:00pm to 10:30pm

Monday, September 25, 2017