Events

Thursday, September 28, 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

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...

Career Connect: Kick Off Conference

Start off your job search with MIT Spouses & Partners Career Connect! Our mini conference is a great way to get inspired, ask some of your burning questions,...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 10:00am to 3:00pm
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 28, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
MIT Museum

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

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 10:00am
ExxonMobil Information Session

Representatives will be on campus hosting an Information Session to discuss career opportunities at ExxonMobil

Thursday, September 28, 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 28, 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 28, 2017 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
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 28, 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 28, 2017 at 1:15pm to 2:30pm
Coming Apart? Lives of the Rich and Poor Over Time in the United States

Income inequality in the United States has increased consistently since the 1980s, but has this growing economic gap led to larger cultural distance between...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Special Probability Seminar

Herbert Spohn (TU Munich and Columbia University) "KPZ growing interfaces: How flat is flat?" Studied is the TASEP with initial data given through a...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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3.042 1st Presentations

3.042 is “Materials Project Laboratory” — the capstone design class for Course 3 juniors and seniors. Students teams will be giving public presentations 4...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Biological Engineering Seminar

Schauer Lecture Julie L. Gerberding, Merck & Co. Respect Your Biome: Can Precision Medicines Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance? Hosted by: Ram...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Lecture in Organic Chemistry: Tom Maimone, UC Berkeley

Lecture title: “Synthesis of Complex Terpenes From Simple Precursors” Speaker website: http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/tjm/Lab_website/Home.html For more...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
 
Making Something From Nothing: Appropriate Technology as Intentionally Disruptive Responsibility

Thursday, September 28, 2017 / 4:00–6:00pm Registration required, location confirmed with registration. The Collaborative Creative Resistance...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Physics Colloquium: Dmitri Basov

Speaker: Dmitri Basov, Columbia University Title: "Quantum Materials: Insights from Near Field Nano-Optics" Abstract: In 1944 Hans Bethe reported on “the...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Brandeis Harvard MIT Northeastern Mathematics Colloquium

Lars Hesselholt (Nagoya University and University of Copenhagen) Title: “Higher algebra and arithmetic” Abstract: This talk concerns a...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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Topology Seminar

Lars Hesselholt (Nagoya University and University of Copenhagen) Higher algebra and arithmetic The seminar will meet at 4:30 PM in 2-190. This talk is...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 4:30pm
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D.E. Shaw Information Session

Representatives from D.E. Shaw will be on campus hosting an information session. For more information: Rebecca Teixeira, 3-1851

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 5:00pm 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...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 5:00pm
 
NSA Info Session

Learn from MIT alumni about the variety of technical experiences at the agency. - - All courses welcome - - NSA’s Top Five Career...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Nick Couldry: "The Mediated Construction of Reality: from Berger and Luckmann to Norbert Elias"

In this talk Nick Couldry outlines the project of his recent book, The Mediated Construction of Reality (Polity October 2016, co-written with Andreas Hepp)....

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Phantom of the Opera

Friends of the Arts event with dinner and a trip to see Phantom of the Opera at Boston Opera House. Sign up at https://goo.gl/forms/wAzGWgj4g05pJkRE3

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 5:30pm to 10:00pm
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....

MIT List Visual Arts Center | Public Program | Film Screening

Citizenfour. 2014. Directed by Laura Poitras 114 min. Laura Poitras’s 2014 documentary takes its point of departure in the filmmaker receiving encrypted...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Thursday, September 28, 2017