Events

Wednesday, January 31, 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;...

Entrepreneurship Development Program

Drawing from the vast culture of innovation and entrepreneurship at MIT, this unique, week-long course introduces participants to MIT’s entrepreneurial...

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...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
Exhibit | Exploring the Mechanics of Representation

Architectural historian Robin Evans described the space between a drawing and its object as a once-productive site in architecture. This site, with the...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
Managing With Situational Leadership®II

This course teaches a practical model for deciding how best to lead others and obtain results. It puts into perspective the ever-changing roles found in...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 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...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
Commercialization of University Technology: Innovation, Tech Transfer and Licensing

Technology transfer is the movement of knowledge and discoveries to the general public. This transfer is generally affected by means of IP licensing...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10:00am to 11:30am
Gene Set Enrichment Analysis

Gene Set Enrichment Analysis (GSEA) is a freely available tool developed at the Broad Institute that allows analysis of groups of genes in the context of...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
MIT Museum

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

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
Thesis Boot Camp: Exercises and Strategies for Writing a Major Technical Report

Amy Carleton, Lecturer: Writing, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication, Jane Kokernak, Lecturer: Writing, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication To...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Make Your Mark on MIT.nano!

When the cement trucks roll away and the last construction crews leave, the MIT.nano building will finally open in 2018... but there's still a lot to do...

Using Salesforce to Manage a Research Lab

Patrick McNeal (JPAL Global)

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10:30am to 11:30am
 
Newcomers Office Hour

Are you new to MIT and MIT Spouses & Partners Connect? Want to learn about how to participate in our meetings and groups? Have questions about childcare,...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
The oceans in a warming world

A talk by John Marshall, MIT In this lecture we will touch on some of the above questions and review how scientists observe patterns of warming propagating...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Child Protection Seminar: 10 Things Every Young Parent Should Know

Becoming a parent is a joyous and life altering event. It can also have a serious impact on your finances. How can you best protect your children? How can...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
PAOC Colloquium: Raymond T. Pierrehumbert (University of Oxford, UK)

Atmospheric dynamics of tide-locked exoplanets A large proportion of the exoplanets discovered so far are in orbits sufficiently close to their host stars...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Personal Storytelling 101

How do you tell a good story? Why should you want to? MITell is a storytelling group, meeting monthly on campus and open to all in the MIT Community. If...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
 
 The Engine and Early Stage Venture Fundraising

In this session, you will learn about The Engine, the new initiative that MIT put into motion to support tough-tech startups with capital and other...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Branding Yourself: Effective Communication Skills

It is important to deliver a consistent message throughout your written, verbal, and online communication when creating your own professional brand. Learning...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Lunch Around the World

Twice monthly lunch mixer for language enthusiasts to meet native speakers and exchange about language and culture! All MIT community members welcome....

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Making the Leap from Student to Thesis Writer: How to Write a Dissertation While Maintaining your Sanity

Alberto Abadie, Dave Donaldson, Heidi Willams, Martin Beraja, Michael Dennis Whinston, and Simon Jaeger (MIT)

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
 
Making the Leap from Student to Thesis Writer: How to Write a Dissertation While Maintaining your Sanity

Alberto Abadie, Dave Donaldson, Heidi Williams, Martin Beraja, Michael Dennis Whinston, and Simon Jaeger (MIT)

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
 
Aligning Assessments to Course Goals:  An Interactive Workshop

Darcy G. Gordon, Ph.D. and Swati B. Carr, Ph.D., MITx Biology Digital Learning Lab Fellows, Teaching is central to an academic career, yet many feel...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
IAP Workshop: Your Place on Stage

Part of the MIT Can Talk series, open to the MIT-community. Are you tired of reading tiny font and listening to a presenter in the background? Then come to...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
The design challenges of nuclear tokamaks – lessons learned so far

A talk by Tom Todd, UKAEA Culham TFTR and JET are the only tokamaks so far to have operated with DT fuel, generating significant fluences of the 14MeV...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Using Science to Test Innovations in Social Policy: Evidence in Education

Rob Rogers (J-PAL Global)

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
 
Physics Ph.D. Thesis Defense: Timur Rvachov

You are cordially invited to attend the following thesis defense. ’’Studies of NaLi molecules in the triplet ground state’’ Presented by Timur Rvachov ...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 3:00pm
Tour of Alcator C-Mod

Visit the Alcator C-Mod tokamak, a major fusion energy experiment that recently completed its final run with breakthrough results. Alcator C- Mod is the...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Water Management for Future Climate Scenarios

Water quality and water supply reliability are challenged by climate change in ways that affect livelihoods and ecosystems alike. In fact, climate’s...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Data Management: File Organization

Do you struggle with organizing your research data? Wonder if there’s a better way to arrange and name your data files to optimize your work? This workshop...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Science Advocacy Media Training

The media world can be difficult to navigate. Journalists have a small amount of space to cover complex scientific topics in a 24-hour news cycle, and...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
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Refuge at MIT: Worship & Bible Study & Christian Fellowship

Join BSF for our time of REFUGE. Worship and Bible Study in the Christian Fellowship Lounge with snacks at 5:30pm. Enjoying singing and study of God's word...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 5:30pm to 6:50pm
(Women's Basketball) Wellesley College vs. MIT

(Women's Basketball) Wellesley College vs. MIT

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 6:00pm
 
How to Start a Fintech Venture

Fintech is shaping financial services, succeeding in areas where traditional financial institutions failed. Building a fintech idea is interesting, but also...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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...

Wednesday, January 31, 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...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Creating a Successful Career: Strategies, Techniques, and the Big Mistakes You're Going to Make

Upon graduating from MIT you will begin a career. MIT has provided you with countless facts and formulas to help you with your job, but what have you learned...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Catholic Mass

Catholic Mass

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm
IAP Israeli Dance Beginner's Classes

Here's your chance to learn circle, line, and couple dances to the latest Israeli songs and popular classics. No experience necessary! All are welcome! Open...

(Men's Basketball) Babson College vs. MIT

(Men's Basketball) Babson College vs. MIT

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 8:00pm
 

Wednesday, January 31, 2018