Events

Friday, January 26, 2018

(Men's Swimming and Diving) Boston College vs. MIT

(Men's Swimming and Diving) Boston College vs. MIT, Note: Time Changed to 6:00 PM, 6:00 PM

(Men's Track and Field) John Thomas Terrier Classic

(Men's Track and Field) John Thomas Terrier Classic, (Boston University - Boston, Mass.)

(Women's Swimming and Diving) Boston College vs. MIT

(Women's Swimming and Diving) Boston College vs. MIT, Note: Time Changed to 6:00 PM, 6:00 PM

(Women's Track and Field) John Thomas Terrier Classic

(Women's Track and Field) John Thomas Terrier Classic, (Boston University - Boston, Mass.)

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...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
BARC 2018

BARC, the Boston Area ARChitecture Workshop, is provided as a forum for computer architects at MIT and the Greater Boston area (and beyond) to get together...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 8:30am to 4:30pm
EARTH HACK 2018: Save Spaceship Earth

Can technology and design transform environmental information into action? Can we give earth a voice to engage billions of people to care about and take...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 9:00am to 5:00pm
MIT VMS Boot Camp: Crash Course in Enterprise B2B Sales for Startups

Kent Summers, MIT VMS Mentor, Haley Tidd, Program Administrator Friday, January 26 9:00AM-4:00PM, Lunch break from 12-1 PM Room 4-370 Enrollment:...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 9:00am to 4:00pm
Chemistry Student Seminar (CSS)

Chemistry Student Seminar (CSS) is a student-organized seminar series that host graduate students and postdocs to share their research in a friendly and...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 10:00am to 11:00am
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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...

Friday, January 26, 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...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
MIT Museum

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

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
 
Prior Art Searching of the Patent Literature

Patents are unique documents that provide detailed information about inventions. This session will introduce you to the types of information you can find in...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 10:00am to 11:30am
Disentangling the Effects of a Banking Crisis: Evidence from German Firms and Counties

Kilian Huber (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 10:30am to 12:00pm
 
Job search study group

Job search study group We all know how frustrating and lonely the job hunting process can be, but it doesn’t have to. Let’s get together to make this...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 10:30am to 1:00pm
Promoting Your Value through Transferable Skills

You have valuable transferable skills apart from technical skills, but sometimes they can be difficult to recognize. Join us to learn the importance of...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
The cosmic origin of the chemical elements

A talk by Anna Frebel, MIT We are made from star stuff -- but how exactly? I will describe how elements up to and including iron are made in fusion...

Sharing Research Materials: Best Practices to Maximize Collaborations

Are you a researcher? Do you utilize and share biologics, chemical compounds, and/or devices? Come join Viqar Hussain, MTA/ Technology Licensing Associate...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 11:45am to 12:45pm
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...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
 Introduction to Web Scraping with Python

Web scraping is a method of extracting and restructuring information from web pages. This workshop will introduce basic techniques for web scraping using the...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Engineering Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Participate in the Independent Activities Period at MIT by editing Wikipedia! Experienced and beginning editors alike are welcome: Experienced editors from...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Perspectives on Entrepreneurship

Melina Fan, Co-founder and Director of Scientific Outreach, Addgene, James Wilson, CEO, ZEA Biosciences, Diana Bernstein, Associate, Flagship...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Thesis Defense

David Phizicky, "Mechanisms Preventing DNA Replication Between Meiosis I and Meiosis II”

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 1:00pm
(Men's Squash) Middlebury College vs. MIT

(Men's Squash) Middlebury College vs. MIT

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 5:00pm
 
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....

Unleashing Alternative Futures: Constructing New Worlds through Imagination, Narrative, and Radical Hope

Lawrence Barriner II, Program Director, Community Media, Grant Tank Williams Enrollment: Limited: Advance sign-up required Attendance: Participants must...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Grad Hillel Shabbat Dinner

Share a Shabbat dinner and enhance your Jewish education with the Jewish graduate student community. Open to all graduate students. For more information,...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 7:30pm to 10:00pm
WMBR Open Radio Shows

Ever wanted to be on the radio? WMBR 88.1FM is MIT's campus radio station. Drop by during one of our IAP Open Radio Shows to play your music, chat on the...

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Trial by Jury, a one-act comic opera

*free of charge and includes a post-show reception* Trial By Jury is a one-act satire on love and the law. The lovely Angelina is suing her former flame,...

Friday, January 26, 2018