Events

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Author Function

Computer-generated poetry and fiction has been imagined for decades, even centuries. In recent years, this sort of literary art has not only been produced;...

Informational Session for Annual RFP

MIT Sea Grant will hold an informational meeting on this year’s RFP at MIT Sea Grant today from noon to 2 pm, to provide guidance for interested applicants....

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 12:00am to 2:00am
Photographic Exhibit: "Surface Tension" by Peter Vanderwarker

From the artist's statement: I had two favorite courses in architecture school: One was titled Materials and Methods: it covered the details of what...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
Advanced Technologies for Analysis and Metrology in Nanotech, Life Science, and Material Science Applications

Join us for a day with experts from Ametek here at MIT to talk about all manner of topics in SEM, TEM, NMR, E-Beam lithography and more. There will be a...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 9:30am to 3:45pm
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, January 25, 2018 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
Individual Consultations at the Writing and Communication Center

Enrollment: Unlimited: Advance sign-up required Sign-up by 01/08 Prereq: none Go to https://mit.mywconline.com to register and to schedule...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
Introduction to R Graphics with ggplot2

This introduction to the popular ggplot2 R graphics package will show you how to create a wide variety of graphical displays in R. Topics covered included...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 10:00am to 12:30pm
MIT Museum

Current Exhibitions: Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the MIT Center for Advanced Visual Studies; György Kepes Photographs II; Gestural Engineering: The...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
Physician Behavior in the Presence of a Secondary Market: The Case of Prescription Opioids

Molly Schnell (Princeton University)

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 10:30am to 12:00pm
 
Basics of Financial Planning

MIT has done a great job teaching students how to earn money. Unfortunately, no one teaches students what to do with it when they get it! This hour-long...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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, January 25, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Exhibition | List Projects: Adam Pendleton

List Projects: Adam Pendleton Adam Pendleton’s multi-disciplinary practice across painting, sculpture, video, and performance searches for “radical...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Catholic Mass

Catholic Mass

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
Faculty Forum Online: Super Storms and Extreme Weather

Alumni in research/faculty roles at universities and colleges share their research on the surge of super storms and extreme weather. Panelists: Howard...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 12:45pm to 1:45pm
IAP Class Waste management 101: Where Does Our Trash Go?

This 3-day session will run through the end-of-life treatment of all types of waste--trash, recycling, and compost--following their path from the trash...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Understanding How to Reason with Sources

Suzanne Lane, Director, Writing, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication Enrollment: Limited: Advance sign-up required Sign-up by 01/24 Limited to 30...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Thursday Free English Class for International Students & Spouses

For over 20 years we have provided a FREE ENGLISH conversation time around tables with American English speakers for international grad students, scholars...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 1:15pm to 2:30pm
Short Course on MINITAB Statistical Software: Experimental Designs for Robust Product/Process Optimization

Hosted by MIT-PDA Professional Development Committee MINITAB is a powerful statistical software for process optimization and research enhancement. It...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 1:30pm to 4:30pm
The Art of Behavioral Interviewing

While your technical skills will get you the interview, it is your behavioral attributes that will get you the job. In this workshop we will discuss...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Data Visualization: Introduction to Tools and Principles

This introductory session will provide an overview of concepts and tools for visualizing data. Attendees will be introduced to web-based, open-source tools...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Ed Tech Mini Design Studio

Enrollment: Unlimited: No advance sign-up Attendance: Repeating event, participants welcome at any session Technology can be designed and used for education...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Artists' Books @ MIT

Back by popular demand! Curious about what an artist’s book is exactly? Wondering what makes it different than the other books at the Libraries? Whether...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Special Seminar: Dr. Marco A. Allodi, University of Chicago

Special Seminar: Dr. Marco A. Allodi, University of Chicago Title: "Visualizing Chemical Dynamics Across Nanoscale Interfaces" Time: 2:30 pm Location: 6-120

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 2:30pm
 
Alumni Talks: Death to Riemann! Long Live Minkowski using Quaternions!

Einstein asked his great buddy and math savant Marcel Grossman for a flexible math tool for geometry. Marcel went to the library and returned the next day...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
SO BAD IT'S GOOD: An Introduction to Media Analysis Through Watching Bad Media

Kaelan Doyle Myerscough Enrollment: contact kaelandm@mit.edu before day you plan to attend Limited to 20 participants Attendance: Participants are...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
The Future of Climate Policy: Experts Discuss Carbon Pricing

Sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/8DxDxA36M6f0cbco1 Massachusetts is at the forefront of climate policy, with an opportunity to lead the nation in...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Writing Your Dissertation? Writing Your Proposal? Planning Ahead?

Get resources, strategies, and tips to streamline your writing process. We’ll discuss similarities between writing a dissertation (or Master’s thesis) and...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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....

Women Mentoring and Networking

Please join us for AMITA's Women Mentoring and Networking event on Thursday, January 25th in the Grier Room (34-401) at MIT. You are welcome to drop by at...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Film: Chasing Coral

What lies below, reveals what lies ahead. Join a screening of the Netflix original documentary Chasing Coral: http://www.chasingcoral.com/

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 7:00pm

Thursday, January 25, 2018